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A fun interview with an old bird named Linda!

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A fun interview with an old bird named Linda!

My friend Linda Nance asked if she could interview me about our shop! Its a fun little 15 minutes of your time! Her Etsy shop is Gotta Be Handmade 

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Fun Bunny Decor and More!

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Fun Bunny Decor and More!

I thought I would bring you some fun spring decor ideas this week and include bunny items! I don’t know about you but we are more than ready to have the warmer weather and green grass! Which of course makes those furry hopping animals come out as well, just in time for Easter. One really fun trend I am seeing on Pinterest this year is lots of pink floral wallpaper. And I am talking about BIG flowers too! They are just beautiful. You can easily do this just on one wall so it’s a focal point for the room. Adding real...

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Zebra Facts

Zebra Facts

Zebras are now found all over the world today in zoo’s and sanctuaries, but they all hail from the African continent. There are three main types of zebra’s, the Mountain Zebra, Plains Zebra, and the Grevy’s Zebra. The first two are more closely related to the horse, but the Grevy’s Zebra is more like the donkey. The Plains Zebra is the most common and the other two are endangered. Each type of zebra had a stripe pattern that is unique to its family. The experts know this because the types do not interbreed. It has been tried in captivity, but...

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Valentine Boxes

Valentine Boxes

When we were kids, our valentines were delivered in white paper sacks. We carefully cut out our paper hearts glued them on in artful arrangements and the teacher lined them up, ready to go. If you were lucky she provided doilies and glitter for a special touch. Things are a little bit different these days. I noticed a trend several years ago when Jake was in elementary school and a note was sent home asking us to make a valentine box. It could be anything we chose, but keep it a shoe box size. Well, creative people love this and...

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Hot Chocolate Party

Hot Chocolate Party

Winter days here in Iowa need some cheer. It is finally snowing - finally! And bitterly cold, I might add. Mud and gray and mushy brown be gone! And that means we need some hot cocoa to celebrate. So let’s talk about how to go about that the right way! Consider throwing a party using these ideas. To drink the hot cocoa properly it should be in a mug, don’t you think? (This will need to be done in advance of the party if you are having one)1. Go to the dollar store and buy a white mug for everyone!...

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