Countdown to Christmas Pillow

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I have a thing for counting down to any event.  We already own a Dollar Tree Bucket Advent Calendar, and a billion Hershey Kiss Boards and now I am making a knock-off version of a retired Ballard Designs Advent Calendar Pillow?  I know…I know… I have a countdown sickness.  There is just something thrilling about {…Read More…}

Dollar Store Advent Calendar

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Do you love the tradition of the advent calendar?   Here is a creative idea for an advent calendar using Dollar Tree pails and a large board.  What kid doesn’t love the anticipation of something special each day to countdown to Christmas?  And these pails from Dollar Tree are perfect to put a small treat, {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Cook a Turkey

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In the United States, our Thanksgiving Day is just 12 days away.  Traditionally, we gather with family and friends for a feast of thanksgiving, and the classic entree is turkey.  If you’ve ever hosted a thanksgiving dinner, you know the pressure is on to place the perfect turkey on the table.  Since turkey isn’t something {…Read More…}

Be Grateful Pallet Art

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While this month is a great time to focus on all the blessings in our lives, really anytime is great time for that.  I am always trying to get my kids to have an attitude of gratitude.  This sign is just a reminder of all the things we have to be grateful for.  So I {…Read More…}