Displaying Kids Art on the Wall–{Hot Tip!}

School is over and summer is well underway.  But I bet if you are anything like our family you have kept special papers, report cards, and art projects all in some type of bin, box or folder.  One of the things I have noticed about my kids is that the more I showcase their projects the more they try.  I love decorating with my kids’ art work and I find that they feel such a sense of pride when their artwork “makes it” on our walls.

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Kitchen Gadget Alert: Spice Storage

I have a deep love affair with kitchen gadgets, kitchen tips and tricks and storage essentials.  Back in October, after trying to find a certain spice in my crammed-full-of-crap spice cabinet, a whole shelf fell sending about 20 spice bottles flying out of my cabinet – one of which fell on my foot.  OUCH! So that prompted me to ask my Facebook fans how they organize their spices.  One of you mentioned the YouCopia SpiceStack  .  

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Plastic Package Opener

You know how you purchase those fun electronics for your kids?  And then they beg for you to open it right away?  So you grab scissors, a knife or a saw and start gnawing at the package?  And then you have a sharp corner? And then you cut your finger? And then you start bleeding? And then you look for a band-aid? And then you ruin the Christmas present opening experience?

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Top Tips for Painting Fabric

I have done my fair share of fabric painting and have learned a lot through trial and error.  I love the process of painting on fabric because it really allows you to get the exact color and design you want at a relatively low cost. I thought I would put together a list of recommendations and products that I use to help you achieve maximum results when attempting to paint or stencil fabric.  Here is what I have learned along the way…

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