Thursday, November 2, 2017



It's time for Funtastic Friday Link Party and we are so glad that you are here!  Ali and I are at Pinners Utah this weekend to attend some awesome classes, do some shopping, and present our class on "Christmas Traditions, Decor, and Goodies"!  Our first time presenting at Pinners--look for a blog post about our weekend soon and check out our social media for photos of the fun as we go!  PINNERS UTAH


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This burlap pumpkin wreath is perfect for fall & all the way through Thanksgiving. You can also use this to make a plain burlap wreath to embellish however!
Sherry's favorite - Burlap Pumpkin Wreath @ Crafts by Amanda
German Chocolate Popcorn has all the flavors of a German Chocolate Cake but easier for snacking! | Take Two Tapas
Donna's favorite - German Chocolate Popcorn @ Take Two Tapas
Flannel Covered Books for Autumn D├ęcor
Heidi's favorite - DIY Flannel Covered Books for Autumn Decor @ Sadie Seasongoods
Maple Pecan Squares - So addicting! They are a cross between a butter tart and pecan pie.
Debra and Lacie's favorite - Maple Pecan Squares @ Simply Stacie
Working towards reducing chemicals in your home? These easy DIY wool dryer balls are an awesome way to reduce chemicals when you do your laundry!
Liz's favorite - Easy DIY Wool Dryer Balls @ Busy Being Jennifer
These tray decoration ideas are perfect for Thanksgiving! Cut the file and apply a decal for a farmhouse feel! Free template for cutting with a Cricut!
Cristy's favorites - Tray Decoration Ideas for Thanksgiving @ The Country Chic Cottage
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween and Party in Your PJs 181

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! How has your trick-or-treating been?  Ours will get started here in a bit; Ali is going to a "trunk-or-treat" at our church.  Ali and her boyfriend Tanner are going as Buttercup and Wesley from the "Princess Bride".

It's just a few days till Pinners Utah begins in Sandy, Utah November 3-4, 2017!  You can still get tickets--use our code "chicks" to get a discount on those!  Tickets HERE.

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Living on Cloud Nine shared a delicious Caramel Cider Pumpkin Sheet Cake!

Time to get ready for Thanksgiving! The Misadventures of a Homesteadin' Mama has the front door for November!

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Free Mazes for Preschoolers!

We were not compensated  for this post--passing the mazes onto you!

Hi and thanks for stopping by and visiting us today.  We have partnered in the past with 
 and are doing so again today.  We hope that you enjoy the mazes that your preschooler is sure to find fun!

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