Sunday, May 30, 2010

Layouts using "The smile you give" Page kit

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

More inspiration that rocks my socks off!!!

Absolutely darling ruffle @ a boy, a girl and a pug

Drab to fab storage crate @ thrifty and chic

Almost no sew ruffle purse @ Susie Harris blog

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The smile you give Page kit and Accessories

Closer look at papers ;)

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Sunday, May 23, 2010

CSN Stores GIVEAWAY!!!! $40 GC! Woot woot!

Ever heard of them? Well, now's the time to get acquainted if you haven't already. They have over 200+ stores. As I was browsing through the CSN stores website I was blown away at the selection! You can honestly spend hours shopping. (Believe me, I know for a fact). Looking for a dog bed? They have it. Looking for purses...knick knacks, kitchen gadgets, sleeper sofa? They have it all!!!! It's a one stop shop!

CSN stores contacted me and have generously asked me to give away a $40 Gift certificate! HOLY COW! So, I did a little research and just take a looky-loo at a few things you can get for under $40.00.


This giveaway is open to U.S. and Canadian residents ONLY.  Please be aware that there may be shipping charges or in the case of Canadian residents, international fees, for certain products.
**GIVEAWAY starts Monday May 24th and ends Monday May 31st at 12 pm. I will announce the winner on Tuesday June 1st.**

1 entry- MANDATORY (if you don't do this, all other entries are disqualified) Go to CSN stores and tell me what you might use the $40 Gift certificate to buy. Please make sure I have an email address to contact you.

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Friday, May 21, 2010

Look what I found on the internets...more inspiration for you!

Another use for silverware @ my home ideas

Free printables {kitchen style} @ Under the table and dreaming

Plate wall @ cottage and vine

Express necklace knockoff @ Lemon tree creations

White sheets as a fab window treatment @ the pampered mom

Anthropology lamp knockoff @ 3 sun kissed boys

Fabric roses @ create and delegate

drink caddy turned centerpiece @ Just another hang up

fun tags @ The idea room

Simple boxwood wreaths @ All things related
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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Random inspiration for you!

I am always looking at blogs trying to get some inspiration for crafts, decorating, etc. I have decided to start sharing some of the stuff I find. Maybe it'll be helpful to some of you. (Plus it will help me keep this blog a little

Reclaimed t-shirts @ Lemon Tree Creations

 funky furniture redo @ Twice lovely

Super easy lemon hand scrub @ Under the table and dreaming

build your own monsters @ snowy bliss

treat jar topper @ eighteen25

Vanilla brown sugar body scrub @ Under the table and dreaming

mismatched silverware @ tatertots and jello

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Getting my kids to brush their teeth- RE: Tanner's tasty paste Review

How many of us have to constantly fight with our kids to get them to brush their teeth? Seriously, you would think that they would rather NOT have their teeth rot out of their head. lol. Problem is, they HATE my toothpaste (too minty), and I hate the thought of them using children's toothpaste I find at the grocery store because it's so surgery sweet. Can that be good for them? My kids range from 7 to 13 and finding the right toothpaste for all of them is not easy.

I was asked to try Tanner's Tasty paste and I figured I had nothing to lose. 
Let me tell you...the stuff is amazing. The boys love EVERY flavor! The toothpaste come in lots of flavors, such as chocolate, vanilla, BlingSicle (Orange creme), and the yummy taste makes them want to brush their teeth!
Confession: I have been using it too! It's so yummy! 
I can rest assured that my children's teeth are healthier while they use Tanner's tasty paste.An added bonus is that I don't have to worry about all the added stuff  like sodium lauryl sulfate, saccharin, artificial colors or flavors that are added to other toothpastes. You'll get none of that yucky stuff in Tanner's Tasty paste!

Here are some facts about Tanner's Tasty paste. (really, it's interesting) The more I read, the more I love this stuff!
 Mom's are RAVING about this toothpaste!

Dr. Holden is a dentist and has her own practice in Manhattan Beach, California. 

By working with children everyday, Dr. Holden has learned which flavors children respond to best when using toothpastes and prophy pastes. This understanding of children's favorite flavors has lead to the development of the Tanner's Tasty Paste line of toothpastes for children. If children enjoy the flavors of their toothpastes, it is likely they'll brush better and more often. And, if they brush better and more often, they'll have fewer cavities!

You can order it online- 

Tanner's Tasty Paste ships product using only recyclable
cardboard and corn starch packing peanuts (which dissolve in water).

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