Category Archives: spring

Have Fun with it Friday: Get your Creative Juices Flowing: Teacher Appreciation gift!

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Forgot to do this post earlier, but it really was a lot of fun! The girls enjoyed giving them out 🙂

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Creative Juices supplies needed

Creative Juices Teacher gift

Creative Juices Teacher gift

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: Have Fun with it Friday: Get your Creative Juices Flowing: Teacher Appreciation gift!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Time: 20 minutes
• Would I do it again? yes! These turned out so cute and the teachers really loved them!
• What I would do differently: change up the idea with different mugs, cups, candy and gift cards for different times of the year
• Items used: Water bottle with straw, lots of candy, gift cards to Jamba Juice for smoothies all summer, adorable idea and free printable gift card from: http://printable.tipjunkie.com/creative-juices-printable-gift-tag-teacher-appreciation/

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

Karie J

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Wear it Wednesday: White Skinny Jeans with Striped Top and Tom’s Wedges!

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White Skinny Jeans with Striped Top and Tom’s Wedges!

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Project: White Skinny Jeans with Striped Top and Tom’s Wedges!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Time: 10 minutes 😉
• Would I do it again?yes. Such a comfy, yet put together look that is perfect for spring and summer time!
• What I would do differently:more casual with some fun summer sandals
• Items used: Hudson white skinny jeans, Splendid neon pink and gray striped shirt, gray Tom’s Wedges, Stella and Dot key necklace and bangels

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

Karie J

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day 135: crafty kiddos/ spa sleepover birthday goodie bags with diy “bath bombs”

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Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 133: crafty kiddos/ adorable easter or spring easy kids craft: cotton ball sheep craft!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

 

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  • Project: day 133: crafty kiddos/ adorable easter or spring easy kids craft: cotton ball sheep craft!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes, the kids loved these and they are cute keepsakes for Easter decor next year!
  • What I would do differently: nothing at all 🙂
  • Items used:cotton balls, black construction paper or card-stock paper, google eyes, ribbon for a bow, glue

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 132: fashionable momma/ spring pink sheath dress with a simple side bun!

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  • Project: day 132: fashionable momma/ spring pink sheath dress with a simple side bun!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes, it is such a simple spring or summer work dress, lunch dress, church, or easter!
  • What I would do differently: add a gold belt!
  • Items used: knock off Michael Kors dress from Target, gold sandals from Target, Stella and Dot gold bangles, gold hoop earrings from Gorjana

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 132: get crafty/ so simple and cute easter or spring snack/ carrot “goldfish”!

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  • Project: day 132: get crafty/ so simple and cute easter or spring snack/ carrot “goldfish“!
  • Thanks so much to Grandma B and Aunt Molly for helping out with so much Easter fun!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes, it was too adorable! They were the perfect snack for the kiddos after a long easter egg hunt, but they are also great as parting gifts, easter basket fillers, cute lunch box snacks, and so much more!
  • What I would do differently:  make more to hand out with friends, or change out the goldfish for orange jelly beans!
  • Items used: goldfish, clear cellophane treat bags shaped into carrots by scotch tape and green ribbon!

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 131: crafty kiddos/ a fun Easter or Spring tradition: turning jelly beans into lollipops!

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  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes, and we definitely will do this tradition each and every Easter Eve!
  • What I would do differently: “plant” more!
  • Items used: jelly beans which were “planted” and then grew into lollipops Easter morning!

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 130: get crafty/ the meaning of Easter/ a simple craft and dessert in one to teach the story of Easter through colored jelly beans!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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Project: day 130: get crafty/ the meaning of Easter/ a simple craft and dessert in one to teach the story of Easter through colored jelly beans!
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Would I do it again? yes. It is so easy to get sidetracked from the real meaning and story of why we celebrate Easter, but doing this craft/activity helps keep things in focus!
• What I would do differently: do it every year as an Easter family tradition, as well as have printable versions of the poem to hand out to relatives and friends 🙂
• Items used: jelly beans, ice cream cones, twizzlers or licorice, as well as the cute idea and poem behind the meaning of each colors go to: http://beinglds.blogspot.com/2011/03/telling-story-of-easter-with-jelly.html and poem here: http://www.dltk-holidays.com/easter/jellybean.htm
Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 129: cooking it up/ so simple, but so cute Easter or Spring “Chicky Cheese Ball” appetizer

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Project: day 29: cooking it up/ so simple, but so cute Easter or Spring “Chicky Cheese Ball” appetizer
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1, this one was super easy!
• Would I do it again? yes! It was a huge hit today at our Easter party not just for it’s cute looks, but for the taste as well!
• What I would do differently: I actually might change up the decorations on it and try it for other holidays!
• Items used: cream cheese, shredded cheese, herb seasoning packet (just a bit to taste), salt and pepper, carrots and pepercorns, for the full recipe and adorable idea go to: http://jacyeats.blogspot.com/2011/04/chickie-cheeseball.html 

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 128: get crafty/ simple easter or spring table decor/flower arrangement with gerber daisies, peeps, and jelly beans!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

 

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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  • Project: day 128: get crafty/ simple easter or spring table decor/flower arrangement with gerber daisies, peeps, and jelly beans!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1. This one was super easy!
  • Would I do it again? yes, you all know I love the glass within a glass trick. It’s so fun to stick fun little festive decorations on the outer glass and not ahve to worry about the flowers dying too soon!
  • What I would do differently: change it up for each holiday, which I have been doing so far!
  • Items used: peeps, jelly beans, gerber daisies, small vase on the inside with water, and a larger outer vase to hold all of the “goodies!”

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂