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Fashionable and Easy DIY Hair Ties

I see these hair ties in all my favorite stores but never end up buying them because they are a little bit too expensive. Well, I have good news! They are SO easy to make! I saw this tutorial on… Continue Reading →

Wax Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

My girls love decorating the windows around our house. They are a perfect canvas for all kinds of sun catcher projects. We often make things with clear Contact paper, but this time we made beautiful stained-glass leaves with wax paper… Continue Reading →

Yarn Wrapped Mummy Ghost Bookmarks

My daughter and I are at it again with a Halloween craft over at Craftspiration. These Mummy Ghost Bookmarks are a perfect craft to make and take for a Halloween party with family, friends, or classmates. It’s also a great… Continue Reading →

Helping Women at Risk in Ethiopia

I’m doing my part to #HelpWomenAtRisk! Between October 1-31, my friends Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest — co-authors of Minimalist Parenting — are donating 100% of royalties for books purchased via WOMEN AT RISK, an Ethiopian organization that helps women lift… Continue Reading →

The Dish on Fish

In a moment of what is best described as “parental weakness,” I made the mistake of promising my precocious four year old that once he had his shots he could go to Red Lobster. Seduced by the cartoonish bright logo… Continue Reading →

3 Ways to Get Through Halloween Costume Anxiety

I’m a pretty crafty person, so you’d think this wasn’t an issue for me. But every year seems to bring on a new level of Halloween costume anxiety. It comes for both me and the kids. We are thinking about… Continue Reading →

DIY for Kids: Witch Hat Straws

Today I am going to show you, quite possibly the easiest craft ever for halloween: Witch Hat Straws! Make these then serve your favorite spooky after school drink for the kids! These would also be fun for a Halloween party!… Continue Reading →

Mix and Match Monster Flip Book

We keep our Halloween fun on the silly side around our house. My girls are not into scary! We had a great time drawing a stack of silly monsters together, then putting them together into a mix and match monster… Continue Reading →

Crochet a Pumpkin Stem Cozy

I’m on a crochet kick for October with all kinds of fun pumpkin goodies! Today I’m sharing my cozy for a pumpkin stem. Those ouchy pokey stems are never fun to hold, so I’ve crocheted a simple cozy to cover… Continue Reading →

Make Morning Fun with Breakfast Boards

Guest post by Casey of Life with Roozle I was a picky eater as a kid. I didn’t like meat or cooked vegetables or anything spicy. I liked food that didn’t have a lot of flavor. My mom had three… Continue Reading →

Have a Slice of Chocolate Zucchini Bread

With the end of the harvest season near, I’ve been trying to snatch up the last of the produce from the farmer’s market before the frost sets in. Last weekend, with a chance of snow in the forecast, I gathered… Continue Reading →

National Costume Swap Day is Coming!

As many of you know, each Fall at the (Suite) Mangum household we try to find news ways to put a little more GREEN in our HALLOWEEN!  In year’s past, we’ve focused on the trick-or-treaters. Something about giving out apples,… Continue Reading →

Heavenly Chocolate Waffles

I love waffles and I love chocolate. Put the two together and I am a happy girl! I found these Chocolate Waffles a la Mode from the M&T Spotlight page made by Deborah of Taste and Tell. The ingredients and instructions are… Continue Reading →

Crochet Pumpkin Coasters for Fall

How could I resist?! October is such a great time for crafts and how can I not crochet something with the shape of a pumpkin? Pumpkin crafts are the best! Pumpkins + Crochet = Cute! For these Crochet Pumpkin Coasters I used… Continue Reading →

Candy Corn Mason Jar Luminaries

Guest post by Pauline of Club ChicaCircle Hello everyone! I’m so thrilled to be here today sharing this super easy and cute Halloween decoration idea. I love, love, love candy corn! This time of year, it is my weakness. This iconic… Continue Reading →

Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese

My Pinterest feed has been filled with all kinds of foods you can make in a waffle iron – from hash browns to cookies to French toast. We decided to try some creative waffle iron cooking with one of my… Continue Reading →

31 Days of Spooktacular Halloween Crafts

Are you ready for some pumpkins, witches, and ghosts… oh my?! Halloween is my favorite. There are so many spooktacular things to make and do. It’s a DIYers dream to have 31 whole days to craft up something festive and… Continue Reading →

Making Yarn from an Old T-Shirt

You know my love of crochet, I’ve been sharing a lot of my latest projects over at Instagram. But I’ve recently been wanting to crochet with fabric or old t-shirts. So when I went online to find some video tutorials,… Continue Reading →

Simple Supper: Turkey Roll-ups

I’m all for quick easy, especially when it comes to cooking dinner. And if I can make something with 5 ingredients or less, I’m a happy mom! So I’ve partnered with Butterball to bring you another family favorite recipe that makes mom… Continue Reading →

Parenting Tip: Eat More “Fast Food”!

It’s true. One of the greatest discoveries I made as a parent was when I unlocked the power and precision of “fast food”. As Moms, we’re expected to pack 36 hours worth of activity into 24 hours. We need a… Continue Reading →

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