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This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #25 Janine and #90 Julie. Have fun announcing and inviting! I’m happy to have Storkie, a Make and Takes sponsor, here today with a giveaway. They’ve got great products for all kinds of invitations and announcements, and 2 readers will be winning a […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #86 Allyson. You’re the proud new owner of some beautiful jewelry! The Vintage Pearl, one of Make and Takes sponsors, is here today with a fun jewelry giveaway. One lucky reader will get a $75 gift certificate to spend on something from their […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered and shared what their kids are curious about. Congrats to #113 Tiffany. Have fun with your shopping spree at Peek Kids! One of the amazing connections I made at the Mom 2.0 conference was with the team from Peek Kids, aka Peek…Aren’t You Curious! They […]

Everything Mom, one of Make and Takes sponsors, is hosting one of the biggest sweepstakes I’ve seen this side of bloggertown. Can you say “Take me to Mexico” or “I need a kitchen appliance makeover”? Because you could win one of these prizes if you enter today. There’s the Velas Resort Getaway, a $5500 package […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #11 Sarah E. #42 Janelle, #76 Anne. Have fun finding out what happens in this final book!! Yes, it’s here! Can you believe it? The 5th and final book in the Fablehaven series is out today: Fablehaven: Keys to the Demon Prison, and […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #25 Deborah Gilchrist. Have fun making your jewelry with these beautiful gemstones. Hey, all you DIY crafters! Yes, I’m talking to you. Get ready for this fabulous crafty giveaway today. Add a Dangle, one of Make and Takes sponsors, is offering a gift […]

There is real talent when it comes to thrift store shopping. I’m lucky to live near two of the top thrifters around, Allison and Kami. These ladies are skilled in their approach and attack! After going with them on a recent trip to the thrift store, I learned a thing or two. Here’s a few […]

I can’t get enough of this Old Spice commercial. I die of laughter every time it’s on. I like to do what he says: look at your man, now back to me, look down, back up. Ha! It’s so cleverly done!! “The tickets are now diamonds!”

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #47 Jennifer and #135 Elizabeth. You’re the winners of some fabulous snail mail stationary!! Enjoy. Perideau Designs, one of Make and Takes sponsors, is offering a fabulous stationary giveaway today! Bridgett, creator of Perideau, is happily giving away 2 $25 gift certificates to […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #264 Sarah A.! Have fun playing dress-up with your little fairy! Little Fairy Wings, one of Make and Takes sponsors, is offering a fabulous giveaway today. It’s all about being a girly girl with magical fairies and flower headbands! Even if your house […]

I was at Mom 2.0 in Houston this weekend, another amazing blogging conference. If you haven’t been to a blogging conference yet, here are my 3 reasons to attend. Going will change your life and your blog, promise! Reason #1: The People. This is the fun part, where you get to meet really cool bloggers. […]

We’ve completed Day 5 at Park City Mountain Resort, our last StartNOW ski day. Thanks to PCMR for being a fabulous sponsor and helping my son become a skier! And with the Winter Olympics going this week, it’s been fun for him to see what he could become if he keeps at it. He’s really […]

We’ve Got Your M&T Buttons!

by Marie on February 17, 2010

Along with the redesign of our site, we’ve come up with a few fun Make and Takes buttons you can add to your blog. So grab a button and show the love for M&T! And make sure to add the “featured at make and takes” button if you’ve been featured here!

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered in for these amazing prints. We have 3 winners. #24 Kendra, #65 Alicia, #185 Dymphna! I’ll get you in contact with Kathy to choose your print. The Dreamy Giraffe, one of Make and Takes newest sponsors, is offering a fabulous giveaway today. Kathy R. Jeffords […]

I just got back from the blogging conference Blissdom and am happy to share some of the amazing moments, bloggers, and celebrities I saw!! Here’s me and Allison from Petit Elefant, my conference buddy who I never go without (along with Jyl and Rachael, go Utah!) It started off with Kevin Carroll, an amazing speaker […]

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?! Well, here’s some yummy tailgating snacks to help round up the football fans! Citrus Guacamole by Recipe Girl (pictured above, yum!) Cheesy Spinach Bacon Dip by A Southern Fairytale Crab Stuffed Mushrooms by Furey and the Feast Teeny Tiny Tacos by Time in the Kitchen Here’s a few more […]

You’ve seen the fun caricature drawings people get at carnivals and festivals. I love them. They find the silliest features your face might have and bring it to life. Gabriel Olsen is one of those amazing illustrators and is a master at caricatures. He was kind enough to give me the two drawings below. I […]

I’ve just spent the last two days at Alt Design Summit in Salt Lake City, UT. Happily it was in my hometown, so I didn’t have to travel far! This conference was all about design. Design in blogs, crafts, food, photography, home, everywhere. I learned a ton, thinking about how I can improve the design […]

I just found this movie clip over at Clover Lane, (who has a fun crafty blog. Check out these Winter Decorations!) Although this movie isn’t out yet, I know I’m going to love every minute of it. It’s a documentary about 4 babies growing up in 4 different parts of the world. It’s going to […]

I just finished reading the book Hunger Games and Catching Fire (it’s sequel), and January is not even over yet, exceeding my New Year’s Resolution expectations! Now that I’m finished, I have a few thoughts. Then I want to hear what you think! SPOILER ALERT – Read the books and come back! I absolutely loved […]

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