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Vanessa Barker (OurThriftyIdeas)
Worked at Our Thrifty Ideas and MommyNess Adventures
Attended Pleasant Grove High School
Lives in Utah
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Balloons filled with candy and made to look like pumpkins. What a fun and creative way to do the doorstep booing this year! @Walmart #BOOItForward

Balloons filled with candy and made to look like pumpkins. What a fun and creative way to do the doorstep booing this year! This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS. All opinions are mine alone. #BOOItForward…
Balloons filled with candy and made to look like pumpkins. What a fun and creative way to do the doorstep booing this year! This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS. All opinions are mine alone. #BOOItForward #CollectiveBias What’s better than being and BOOing others during Halloween season? Not much …
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Child Proofing Your House for Visitors

This post is sponsored by Owlet for Baby Safety Month. As always, all words and opinions are 100% my own! Did you know that this month is Baby Safety Month? I didn’t either until Owlet decided to get together a whole bunch of bloggers together to give a…
This post is sponsored by Owlet for Baby Safety Month. As always, all words and opinions are 100% my own! Did you know that this month is Baby Safety Month? I didn’t either until Owlet decided to get together a whole bunch of bloggers together to give a bunch of tips on how to achieve …
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DIY Team Shirt - My Rivalry Week Gift

Create a DIY team shirt for an upcoming tailgating party or just a game day at home. This DIY team shirt only cost $2 to make. Sometimes you have a friend who cheers for the rivals of your football team….and on rivalry week you just have to do something…
Create a DIY team shirt for an upcoming tailgating party or just a game day at home. This DIY team shirt only cost $2 to make.
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Chocolate Crepes with Fruit Filling. A warm and chocolatey breakfast full of fruit - Family Favorite #StirImagination AD

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StirImagination #CollectiveBias Chocolate Crepes with Fruit Filling. A warm and chocolatey breakfast full of fruit will be a family favorite.  I love…
Chocolate Crepes with Fruit Filling. A warm and chocolatey breakfast full of fruit will be a family favorite.
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Roasting biscuits over the campfire creates the tastiest campfire scones!

We are heading campaign this weekend again (along with a MILLION other people for Labor Day) and when I asked the family what should be on the menu, the first thing the kids requested were these campfire scones. We’ve even tried making them in the oven,…
We are heading campaign this weekend again (along with a MILLION other people for Labor Day) and when I asked the family what should be on the menu, the first thing the kids requested were these campfire scones. We’ve even tried making them in the oven, and they just aren’t the same so I have …
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Utah's Renaissance Faire - TICKET GIVEAWAY

One of my family’s favorite places to go is Thanksgiving Point, it’s even what William has requested for his birthday party. And all the fabulous events they have make each visit even more fun. There’s always something new to experience each time we go. …
One of my family’s favorite places to go is Thanksgiving Point, it’s even what William has requested for his birthday party. And all the fabulous events they have make each visit even more fun. There’s always something new to experience each time we go. This upcoming weekend (August 26-27 2016), the Utah Renaissance Faire will …
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Porch Gift Drop - Fall and Halloween Ideas

Create a fun porch drop gift using foam pumpkins. Perfect for Halloween and Fall! This post is sponsored by Floracraft Make It: Fun. As always, all opinions and words are 100% my own!! One of my favorite things about Halloween is the “Boo-ing” tradition.…
Create a fun porch drop gift drop using foam pumpkins. Perfect for Halloween and Fall! Fill it with some goodies and leave it on the porch of a friend.
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The Best Kids Halloween Crafts

One of my favorite things about this season is all the fun craft ideas that I can do with the kids. They get so excited about the ghosts, pumpkins, monsters and other scary objects we get to make. So today I’ve compiled a list of some of the crafts we are…
One of my favorite things about this season is all the fun craft ideas that I can do with the kids. They get so excited about the ghosts, pumpkins, monsters and other scary objects we get to make. So today I’ve compiled a list of some of the crafts we are going to make this …
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Baby Shower Gift Ideas to give your Best Friend

I’m done having babies which means I don’t get to buy all the newest and cutest baby stuff for myself…but that doesn’t mean I’m done buying them all together. I still have friends having babies, in fact during ONE text conversation I had 3 friend announce…
I’m done having babies which means I don’t get to buy all the newest and cutest baby stuff for myself…but that doesn’t mean I’m done buying them all together. I still have friends having babies, in fact during ONE text conversation I had 3 friend announce pregnancies! So although that isn’t in my future, I …
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This recipe for dutch oven cobbler is so delicious and easy enough to prep in 3 minutes! Cook it at home or while camping.

One of Sean’s favorite things to eat is cobbler, so when Sean came home one day a few years ago and said he was going to make cobbler that night (he DOESN’T COOK) I was shocked. I didn’t know that meant he was going to be using just 3 ingredients and…
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These tags are such a fun way to give your kids a surprise in their lunchbox or after school snack.
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These cookie jokes tags are such a fun way to give your kids an surprise in their lunchbox or after school snack.
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These faux planters are so cute. Can you believe they are made from foam balls and faux succulents? Creative

When I got a full box of Make It: Fun Crafts Foam Balls, all the fabulous craft ideas started swirling in my head. I had quite a few of them, so don’t be surprised if a few show up on the blog in the next few weeks!!! But today I have a fun one for […]
When I got a full box of Make It: Fun Crafts Foam Balls, all the fabulous craft ideas started swirling in my head. I had quite a few of them, so don’t be surprised if a few show up on the blog in the next few weeks!!! But today I have a fun one for …
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