How to: Mason Jar Salads

Serve up fun all year long by serving up various mason jar salads.  Learn the basics of assembling a salad in a jar below plus get tons of great recipes so you can give this one a go.  Salads in a mason jar are a great way to eat healthier all year long.  You can pack up any one of these salads for the ultimate work day lunch.  Or pack a few and head off for a family picnic.  Either way, we are here to help with tips, tricks, and recipes.

How to Assemble a Mason Jar Salad -- grab your ingredients and throw together an amazing salad in a mason jar.  Great instructions on how to keep your salad fresh!

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Hot Glue Gun GIVEAWAY!

I am kicking off a years worth of projects sponsored by Adtech Adhesives this month and I am thrilled to offer y’all a chance to win a hot glue gun of your very own.  You can also browse my current hot glue gun project archives or stay tuned right here as I post a new project each month.

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Painted Wood Caddy with Chalky Finish Paint #chalkyfinish #decoartprojects

 It is no secret that DecoArt Chalky Finish paint is one my my favorite craft supplies.  I recently completed this painted wood caddy and thought I would share with y’all today.  I am blessed to be on the DecoArt design team and am compensated for posts such as these however all projects and opinions are my own.  I would definitely love the chalky finish paint regardless. 

Painted Wood Caddy -- use a stencil and Decoart Chalky Finish paint to complete this look on any wood surface. [Read more...]

Make your Own: Captain America Shield

 You too can make your own Captain America shield!  A wreath form and a few sheets of foam board are all it takes to make a Halloween accessory that any child will love.  Now I have to tell y’all however that this shield has NOTHING to do with Halloween for me.  My teenage daughter needs it for superhero day for homecoming week.  The things we do for our kids y’all.  

Make your own Captain America shield -- a wreath form and some poster board can be easily turned into a Halloween costume accessory!

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Outdoor Halloween Decor #dollargeneral

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

I love using outdoor Halloween decor to make a super spooky entry for any trick or treaters.  A huge thank you to Dollar General for sponsoring this post and allowing me to shop their amazing store for my supplies.  You can get all of your supplies at Dollar General as well to make your front entry look just like mine.  Super spooky with a little bit of blood as well.  Scare the little goblins this year with these fun ideas.

Outdoor Halloween Decor -- get ideas for decorating your porch for Halloween including a bloody doormat that you can make yourself!

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5 S’mores Recipes

Start a bonfire and try one of my five s’mores recipes tonight.  You know you want some of delicious variations on the traditional s’more.  These are so simple to make that you can try all of the recipes in a s’mores tasting party.  Of course you can just put the ingredients for one of these out next to the traditional version if you are feeling a little less adventurous.  

S'mores 5 Ways -- five fun ways to enjoy s'mores outdoors or even inside!

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Glow in the Dark Spider Web Window Clings

Do you want to add a little spooky to your windows this Halloween?  Make these glow in the dark spider web window clings and stick them on your windows.  The kids will love watching them glow each night!  Plus they are so super simple that they only take minutes to make.  That is a win win!  A huge thank you to Adtech Adhesives and Crafty Hangouts for sponsoring this series.  I get to play with some great glue products once a month for an entire year so y’all stay tuned.   

Glow in the Dark Spider Web Window Clings -- a fun addition to your windows this Halloween!

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Make a Fall Tray with Buttons

 You can make a fall tray with buttons with this craft tutorial.  I am in love with this tray.  It is sturdy and gorgeous which is the perfect combination.  Yep it is a thrift store makeover as well so it didn’t cost me much to make.  Grab your button stash and lets make a great fall tray with them.

Make a Fall Tray -- use buttons to make a fall scene on a tray then pour on a two part epoxy!  Full instructions for making your own by clicking!


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