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Magnolia Leaf Square Wreath

Some supplies used were given to me in exchange for this post but all thoughts, ideas and opinions are my own. When you have made as many wreaths as I have, and have a “can’t do the same things twice” complex, you start looking at things in new ways. I know that there is a […]

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Quick & Easy Valentines Day School Lunch

Avery always takes her lunch, I was asked recently if she ever buys and I almost immediately said “No!”. Now, I don’t know if that is because I bought lunch and didn’t love it or if I really enjoy the daily craft project of making her lunch… or both. But either way, she has never […]

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Easy DIY Flavored Teas

I have had a perpetual battle with giving up energy drinks. I can’t even tell you how many times I have “quit” but what I can say is that I have drastically downsized and coffee is becoming more and more a ‘thing’ in my life… which of course also means I enjoy Starbucks. It is […]

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Easy NYE Photo Backdrop

Some products below were given to me in exchange for writing this post. All ideas, thoughts and opinions are my own. We are in the home stretch of the holiday season, New Year’s Eve is coming up and if you are like me, you are probably going to be home, or at most, at a […]

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Cinnamon Roll Waffles

Sometimes in life, you need something sweet. Other times, you need something sweet, now. The last week has been pretty rough so I was leaning more towards the second option this weekend and came up with these amazing cinnamon roll waffles. They were pretty amazing, but really, how could they not be? It was beyond […]

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Hanukkiah String Art

It is the holiday season! I love this time of year and when it comes to decorating for Hanukkah, most decorations have to be handmade. I am in love with this fun and easy string art I put together in about an hour and with materials I had on hand! I have always loved string […]

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Fall Brunch

Pumpkins, leaves, cranberries, burlap, rustic wood, all these things are some of my favorites to incorporate into a tablescape so it is not surprising that I love a fall table. Not only does it incorporate some of my favorites, it is so easy to put together on a whim. We recently had a quick and […]

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Quick & Easy Photo Transfer Holiday Sign

I am back! It has been a while since I have blogged and this time it was not for lack of creativity, but just plain old lack of time. Which is why Craft Lightening was the perfect day to come back! This craft is easily under 15 minutes, I guarantee that it took me longer […]

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10 Fall Playdough Recipes

Let’s all just agree that Fall has some of the best scents. I have a warmer in my class and it is always full of cinnamon, pumpkin, ‘harvest’ orĀ  some other wax cube with a distinct fall scent. One of the other teachers walked in yesterday and said “It smells like a craft store in […]

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Quick & Easy Simple Tablescape

Yesterday was Yom Kippur, one of our most important Jewish holidays and of course I wanted to do this elaborate tablescape. But that didn’t happen. At lot contributed to that starting with the fact that it was right in the middle of the week and I just didn’t have the time to make my crazy […]

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