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Rylan Betts
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Throwing a Rainbow Themed Birthday
I love rainbows.  Seriously, love them.  They are joyful and bright and when observed in the sky make people stop and take notice of the beauty they hold. And, gentle readers, I am so fortunate to have a daughter who also loves rainbows. I was pretty thrill...

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Coach appreciation gift- DIY under $3
My son Walter has been participating in T ball this summer.   He has genuinely enjoyed himself and, oh goodness, what enjoyment I have had watching the antics of his team during games and practices. This is a team of boys and girls ages 5-6.  Trying to orga...

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DIY thoughtful gift for friend
Tomorrow is the birthday celebration for a very dear friend of mine.  We are going out to celebrate with a few beverages.  I also wanted to gift her a small something to remind her how much she means to me and so many people. I wanted the gift to be just ri...

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How to custom colour marshmallows
About a year ago I was at my friends son's birthday party.  He was having a Team Umizoomi birthday.  Since this little guy happens to have a mom that totally rocks, he got a birthday that did too. Among the food spread I spied a bowl of marshmallows.   But ...

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An open letter about your negativity
Dear You, Yes, you. This is not  a letter to my gentle readers. This is a letter to you- you whom have come at me with your negativity, entitlement and demands. I want to begin by pointing out the obvious. I refer to my gentle readers in almost every single...

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NON DIY cost effective gifts Lately I have been noticing a lot of people asking about cost effective gift ideas.  When they see me about to contribute a gift idea I am quickly told "I'm not the crafty type" and I am shut down. Oh, but dear and gentle reader...

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Last minute Fathers Day gift from child
Good morning, Gentle Readers.  Guess what day Sunday is? Yup, Fathers Day!! Came as a pretty big shock to me too yesterday.  So I needed a quick, easy, and of course frugal craft gift for my daycare kids to make for the father figures in their lives. When I...

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DIY birthday gift for girl
We had a birthday party to attend this past weekend for a pretty special four year old.  I was trying to think of what I could make her when Walter piped up that he  wanted to make her something.  More specifically, he wanted to sew  her something. Well how...

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DIY gift for Beaver Scout Leaders/Teacher/Grandma/Bridesmaids
Walters last Beaver Scout meeting is on the weekend with an overnight camp out for the kids. I wanted to give a small token of appreciation to his Scout Leader, Sunshine for all the time and energy and love she has put into this last season for the kids. Al...

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DIY Baptism gift under $15
We were able to attend a baptism for a very sweet baby girl this past weekend. That Guy did the cake for the baptism reception and that was our "big" gift to her. But I still wanted to bring along a small something for her. (This particular little girl has ...
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