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The Best Items on Etsy for a Bride-to-Be!

By: Kristen Darkow   Everybody loves Etsy, am I right? Cute, homemade and personalized items, all while supporting small, home-based businesses. I've always been a fan, but over the past year while Andrew and I were engaged, Etsy was my lifesaver. A good chunk of our wedding decorations, bridal party gifts, etc. were all from… Continue reading The Best Items on Etsy for a Bride-to-Be!

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Patriotic Fourth of July Crafts

By: Amanda Magnus With the Fourth of July coming up much quicker than anticipated, now is a great time to start thinking of some crafts to decorate for the holiday. I love the Fourth of July because it's always so fun getting together with family and friends and getting to watch the fireworks. It's also… Continue reading Patriotic Fourth of July Crafts

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An Ice Cream Social Bridal Shower

By: Amanda Magnus This past weekend was a busy one! We celebrated Easter with family and also had a bridal shower for Kristen. I can't believe their wedding is only 6 weeks away! I love planning parties, it's just what makes me happy. I love the planning process, figuring out the fine details and seeing… Continue reading An Ice Cream Social Bridal Shower

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Easter Crafts for Kids

By: Amanda Magnus Well this week has been a weird one weather wise if you are in the Midwest. We had 60 degree weather and now we are getting snow! We did get to enjoy some time outside playing while the weather was nice but now we are stuck inside. So, what do we do?… Continue reading Easter Crafts for Kids

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Gift Giving Ideas from Kids

By: Amanda Magnus Gift giving can be so stressful this time of year. It's hard enough trying to find gifts from you for everyone on your list. Then if you also have children you may be having to find gifts for them to give to friends and family as well.  If you are still searching… Continue reading Gift Giving Ideas from Kids

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Board & Brush: Our Experiences and Thoughts

By Kristen Finstad   So, one of mine and Amanda's favorite things to do together is Board & Brush! If you haven't been, you ought to go! If you're unfamiliar, Board & Brush is this cute little place (with locations nationwide) where you basically turn a piece of raw wood into a super impressive decoration… Continue reading Board & Brush: Our Experiences and Thoughts

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Gettin’ Crafty: Halloween Luminaries Edition

By Kristen Finstad   Let me start off by saying that Andrew wanted me to name this blog post "Eat, Drink and BOO Crafty". Not a bad idea. Anyway - I asked, and you answered! Two weeks ago I listed several Halloween craft options, and the Halloween Luminaries received the most votes. Remember these?  … Continue reading Gettin’ Crafty: Halloween Luminaries Edition

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Pinterest Halloween Crafts – What’s Your Vote?

By: Kristen Finstad Halloween is quickly approaching, and I firmly believe that there are few things cozier than a house decorated for fall and all of its festivities. I've done my due diligence in researching Halloween crafts on Pinterest, and I've found a few of my favorites. Some are spooky and some are cute. I'm… Continue reading Pinterest Halloween Crafts – What’s Your Vote?