Birthdays

Birthdays

Ivory’s Blue and White Birthday

About a year and a half ago, I found a beautiful piece of fabric on Black Friday. It was just a little bit (a yard and 3/8) and there was enough to make a dress for Ivory if I made it while she was young. This piece of fabric became my theme for her party–blue…

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Eiffel Tower Birthday

 This post contains affiliate links. Elsa fell in love with the Eiffel Tower last year after Winter had her French party with her sisters. A few months later, we bought her a dress at a garage sale that was an all-over Eiffel tower print, and she loved it. For Christmas I made her this Eiffel…

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Winter’s Birthday Gifts

We started Winter’s birthday last week with presents at breakfast. That’s not how we have done things in the past, but I loved this change and it might occur a lot more often at our house. I did a silver and white theme using the back side of some green wrapping paper to wrap a…

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Liberty’s Birthday Gifts

I thought I’d share with you the gifts that I made Liberty for her birthday. I made her this necklace and this bracelet. I bought the pink beads many months ago at Michael’s when they had a 40% off bead sale. This was one of the least expensive stings of beads. The chain and 2 jump…

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Last Week’s Frugal Accomplishments

Shirt: Free hand-me down in like new condition, given as a birthday gift; shorts bought on clearance last year. In the background is our Early Elberta peach tree, from which we are still picking My husband cut my hair on Sunday morning. We had to replace our dishwasher this week. I compared models online and…

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Last Week’s Frugal Accomplishments

I had a lovely surprise party for my husband’s 50th birthday. I borrowed tables and chairs to have enough seating for everyone. We ate from regular plates and bowls. We ate outside on our back patio. Our menu: Individual sized French BreadIndividual sized Rosemary Olive Oil Bread Tomato Basil SoupPasta e Fagioli Pasta Salad (I used green…

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Subway Art Style Bookmarks

I’ve had a lot of questions about the Subway Art Style bookmarks that I made for my children for Christmas.   I made mine in Photoshop, but you can easily make them in Word. If you want more fonts than you currently have, do a search for free fonts, and download some new fonts that…