Easter Printables

My sweet Sister in law Caitie, has done it again. She has used her sweet skills to make another cute Printable. I am so grateful for her!

Click on the picture below to get the printable version!

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Have a fun, happy and safe Easter this year spent with family and friends:)

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I remember Easter very vividly last year because  I was recovering from having Jamesy boy, and was having a lot of dizzy spells.

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Luckily Canada took over for me and gave my boys an amazing Easter!

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The Easter Bunny did happen to stop by, which surprised EVERYONE:)
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Later in the day, some of our good friends, invited us over for an Easter dinner and had an Easter hunt for the boys, I will be forever grateful for their kindness in making up for what my husband and I did not do, because we were in survival mode:)

 

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Birds Nest Ring Tutorial

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Spring is finally here! Can you believe it?

In the past few weeks it went from this:

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To this:

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The snow is almost gone, the birds are starting to come out, and we are starting to see our neighbors once again!

My dad has worked his magic and has created another masterpiece to celebrate the end of  another long winter.  Allow me to introduce the Birds Nest Ring Tutorial:

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The tools that you will need are:

Copper Wire – Cut it at 12 inches.
Ruler – to measure the wire
Pearl or any other type of bead you would like to represent your egg that is drilled so you can stick the copper wire through.
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Pliers
Mallet

After gathering all the tools that you need, here is the youtube video of my dad making the amazing ring. Or you can just watch it, and marvel at his awesomeness, which is what I do:)

This design is so beautiful and can be tweaked to be whatever type of jewelry that you prefer, like earrings, a pendant, or stick it in a plant… the possibilities are endless!

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Tales of the Shop:

My son was in hockey this past winter season.
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I never thought that one of my sons would be playing hockey, but when you move to Canada, it is what you do…right?

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My son was not a natural, but he definitely improved by the end of the three months.

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I was proud of him for wanting to go every week, and skate/fall for two hours.

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Now that the weather has warmed up, all the hockey rinks have turned to mush, and my boys are missing the winter, again!

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Dinner with my family for 365 Days!!!!!!!!!

March 14th 2014 documented a momentous day for me, not only because it is my beautiful sister Nicole’s Birthday on that day but I started to write down on a calendar what we ate for dinner every night.

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Lucky Horseshoe Ring Tutorial

When I saw this ring in the our Etsy shop, I immediately called my sister, my dad and of course my mom to let them know that I LOVE this ring.

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I LOVED it so much that I needed to know how my dad created it, and so he was kind enough to show me: Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Printables!

My wonderful sister in law Caitie, worked her magic again, and created this awesome printable:)

Click on this link below, this link will lead you to another link, click on that and then you will see it, I promise:)

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If perchance you are unable to see the link, please let me know!

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Shamrock Ring Tutorial!

I am so excited to show you these amazing Shamrock Earrings, created and made by my dad, also known as the pops!

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As I mentioned in an earlier post, I was struggling with making a Shamrock earring. So I turned to a source that would understand my situation… my dad. Continue reading

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Maybe a Pot o’ Gold?

St. Patricks day is coming up fast!  Oh what a fun holiday St. Patricks day is. What I like about this holiday is you can go as crazy as you want, and the kids will love it.  Or you can do absolutely nothing, and they will still be all right…As was the case last year.

The one thing that is tradition, is wearing GREEN or else you will be pinched.  My dad would trick us every year by wearing any color but green except for his thumb nail he had colored with marker green.  We would run to find him in the morning and pinch him, and then remembered the green thumb, and we would start running:)  That is the kind of house I grew up in, we did not go crazy with the holidays but we did just enough to make it special.

I would like to add a new element to this jewelry tutorial, they are BEADS!!!!!!

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My ideal plan was to make a four leaf clover pendant, and let me tell you I have beginners luck.  While attempting my first four leaf clover Continue reading

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Beat the Boogers

Cold and Flu Season

My sweet Sister Nicole was kind enough to write the blog post this week about something that is SUPER IMPORTANT, bronchiolitis, or as my sister put it in understandable terms for me…  A really bad cold.

My sweet Jamesy boy got really sick in November Continue reading

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Free Valentines Day Printables

So Valentines Day is this week, which means that I better get my boys writing out some Valentines ASAP!  This is the first year they decided to pick out girl Valentines for the ladies in their class.  They took it very seriously and after a LONG time they decided on Frozen.  Which surprises me because they have never been drawn to the movie…Which is beyond me because it is AWESOME!

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Heart Earring Tutorials

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It occurred to me the other day, that Valentines day is next week! How in the world did that happen?

Last year I really was into designing heart earrings. Continue reading

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