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Where Scrapbooking Meets Real Life
Where Scrapbooking Meets Real Life

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What you’ll need: 1/2 ounce beeswax 2 ounces shea butter 2 ounces coconut oil 1 ounce zinc oxide powder 5 to 7 drops of essential oil (optional) Procedure: (1) Place a glass bowl on a pot of boiling water over low to medium heat.  This will serve as a…

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Accidents. We drive by them.  We see them on the news.  We think they’ll never happen to us because we are very careful drivers.   At least that’s what I thought. As soon as we get behind the wheel, our safety rests a great deal on the ability of the…

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A common question I get is “what’s your typical day like?” My days are anything BUT typical.  However, to give an overview of what goes on in any given day in our house, I thought I’d write down an example based on a randomly selected day.  Today happens…

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"The Good Shepherd" Kids' Craft, in celebration of Good Shepherd Sunday.

  In preparation for this weekend’s celebration of the 4th Sunday of Easter, also known as the Good Shepherd Sunday, I thought it would be a perfect time to reflect on the Gospel readings  and share it with children through a simple craft. Through the use…

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Curious about homeschooling? I've got answers to the most common questions in today's post.

Whenever I meet a new couple and introduce myself as a homeschooling mom, I get asked the same questions almost every time. The depth of the conversation can vary depending on how interested (or not) the couple is and if they are also considering the…

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Homemade broths are a staple in our kitchen that provides both comfort and nourishment. Here is my recipe for an easy broth made using a slow cooker!

Chicken broth is something I constantly use in the kitchen. Instead of adding water to stews or stir-fries, I use chicken broth for more flavour and for added nutrition. According to Nourishing Broth: An Old Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World by Sally…

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This easy craft will have you decorating those cupcakes in no time! Complete instructions are available at The PaperHappy...just click on the link!

Here is a really simple but cute version of homemade cupcake picks. The great thing about being able to make it yourself is that you could customize the colour and  shape on the pick to suit the occasion you are celebrating.   It also won’t cost a lot to…

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Looking for an easy craft to make for Thanksgiving? Here's a simple yet meaningful one to try! Click on the link to see complete instructions at The PaperHappy.

With the many blessings we receive from the Lord, it seems hardly adequate that we have one day in the year to celebrate being thankful for His gifts.   Yet with the feasting and gathering we do become more expressive in showing others what we are…

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Here's a fun and easy craft to do with the younger ones to welcome the first day of Fall! You'll find detailed steps to complete the project, as well as ideas on how to use this craft to teach lessons in other subjects. Have a look!

To make this project, you will need: - scrap pieces of craft/construction paper (red, yellow, orange, and green) - white paper - glue - black marker - brown crayon     And here’s how to make it: (1) Using a black marker, draw three trees on a plain white…
A Craft for Fall Colours
A Craft for Fall Colours
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Our latest scrapbook layout features the delicately sweet member of a wedding entourage. If you're looking for ideas to layout your own Flower Girl photos, or maybe you're ready to share one with us, come visit The PaperHappy!

In choosing the background papers for this project, I wanted to keep the delicate feel as dictated by the little girl’s expression in the photo.  I was able to find coordinating papers from a My Mind’s Eye  collection that resembles the shade of her…
"Little Flower Girl" Page
"Little Flower Girl" Page
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