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Max’s Italian Themed Birthday Party

My son Max looooooves to eat.  So I thought what better way to celebrate his birthday than to have a food theme party.  Pasta is his favorite so I went with Italian.  Specifically pizza, pasta and paninis because, well, who … Continue reading

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Easy D-I-Y Easter Decorations

I wasn’t a huge Easter fan as a kid.  Yes, I loved having Cadbury mini eggs for breakfast.  That part was always great (and still is ;)  ).  I also used to like beating my little sister in our Easter … Continue reading

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Autumn Is Here

I used to hate the fall as a kid.  I think because it meant going back to school and  getting dark earlier.  The earlier the street lights went on, the less time I was playing outside with my friends.   … Continue reading

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2011 Holiday House Tour Continued

I figured I’d show you all around our house in all it’s tacky shimmering glory lol!  Here’s what the rest of Casa FSL is looking like these days… Super Christmas-fied! I added just a few touches to the kitchen… The … Continue reading

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Gingerbread House Making With The Kiddos

Continuing on with yesterday’s gingerbread theme… It’s becoming a little bit of a tradition around here.  For the past couple of years, we rally up the kids and decorate gingerbread houses.   Last year I learned that you need to … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

I’m going to be honest. I should have posted this on like Thanksgiving. It has looked like Christmas here at Casa FSL for about a month! I couldn’t wait for it this year. Last year we were only living in … Continue reading

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DIY Clothespin Christmas Card Display

Last December was our 2nd month in our first (and current) home.  In other words, we had nothing.  This included a place to display our Christmas cards.  This is what I came up with last year since the only things … Continue reading

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For The Kids’ Table On Thanksgiving

When I was little, Thanksgiving day would go something like this: Wake up ridiculously early. Watch the parade. Unravel the 20 braids in my hair so it would look crimped and gross like fancy mermaid hair because that’s what people … Continue reading

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Not Your Grandmother’s Wreath: A Tutorial

I hate wreaths.  There. I said it.  They remind me of old ladies.  Since I’ve been introduced to Pinterest, I’ve seen some that I actually -dare I say it- like! I’ve seen some pretty cool D-I-Y wreaths while surfing the net … Continue reading

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How To Make Free Word Art

It’s not a surprise that I love art.  I love when I walk into my house and see artwork up on the walls that I created myself.  It puts such a personal stamp on your decor.  Here’s an example of … Continue reading

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