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I was supposed to have this post written this morning, but I am at the mercy of a six week old little angel. This post is not jewelry related but it is what is on my mind, Continue reading


St. Patricks day is coming up fast! Oh what a fun holiday St. Patricks day is. What I like about this holiday is you can go as crazy as you want, and the kids will love it. Or you can do absolutely nothing, and they will still be all right…As was the case last year.

The one thing that is tradition, is wearing GREEN or else you will be pinched. My dad would trick us every year by wearing any color but green except for his thumb nail he had colored with marker green. We would run to find him in the morning and pinch him, and then remembered the green thumb, and we would start running:) That is the kind of house I grew up in, we did not go crazy with the holidays but we did just enough to make it special.

I would like to add a new element to this jewelry tutorial, they are BEADS!!!!!!


My ideal plan was to make a four leaf clover pendant, and let me tell you I have beginners luck. While attempting my first four leaf clover Continue reading


March 14th 2014 documented a momentous day for me, not only because it is my beautiful sister Nicole’s Birthday on that day but I started to write down on a calendar what we ate for dinner every night.

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I Am Obsessed with Link Parties

Making Your Home Sing Monday – Sunday morning – Anything.

Inspiration Monday – Sunday 2:00 pm EST Recipes, Crafts, Printables, DIY Projects, etc. No Etsy stores

Motivation Monday – Sunday 6pm EST

Busy Monday – Sunday 7 pm EST – DIY, Recipe, Crafts

Frugal Crafty Home – Sunday 7 pm EST – DIY Projects, Recipes, and Crafts.

Monday Funday – Sunday 7:00 pm EST Recipes, Crafts, DIY, Decorating

A Pinch of Joy – Sunday 7:00 pm – Family Friendly Posts

Munching Mondays – Sunday 8pm EST DIY, Recipes, Crafts

Mommy Monday – Sunday night – Anything.

Something To Talk About – Monday 6 am – DIY, Decor, Crafts, Recipes

Your Designs This Time – Monday 8 am – DIY, decor, crafts, recipes giveaways or link parties.

Inspire Me Monday – Monday 9 am EST – DIY, Recipes Crafts

All Things Kids Books – Monday – Kids Book Activities, Crafts, Book Lists, & Kids Book Reviews

Turn it Up Tuesday Monday afternoon – Family Friendly posts

Good Tips Tuesday Monday afternoon – Family Friendly posts

Pick Your Pin Monday 6 pm EST – Family friendly posts

Treasure Box Tuesday Monday 8 pm EST Family friendly posts

Two Cup Tuesday Monday 8 pm EST – Family friendly posts

Show and Tell Monday 8 pm EST – DIY, Recipes, Crafts

Project Inspired – Monday 8:00 pm EST – DIY, Recipes, Crafts

Simple Supper Tuesday Monday 8:00 pm EST- recipes only

Two Uses Tuesday – 8 pm EST Crafts, DIY, Recipes, upcycles

Tutorials and Tips Link Party Monday 9 pm EST

Tips and Tricks Link Party Monday 9 pm EST

Create Link Inspire Monday 9:30 pm EST

A Round Tuit – Family Friendly Posts

What’d You Do This Weekend – Family Friendly Posts

Lou, Lou Girls – furniture makeovers, DIY projects, home decor, crafts, recipes, thrifty finds

Made by You Monday Recipes, crafts, family friendly

Mix It Up Monday – Recipes, Crafts, family friendly

Bloggers Brag Pinterest Party – Family Friendly

Tuesday at Our Home – Monday evening – Home Decor, Recipes, Gardening, crafting, painting

You’re Gonna Love It – Monday evening – Family Friendly Posts

Twinkly Tuesday – Monday evening – anything family friendly

Tuesday’s Table – Monday evening -Recipes

Monday Madness:


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Link up a maximum of three posts.

Links will be shared on Pinterest board.

How to get organized at home


Mommy Monday Blog Hop:

Link up any family friendly posts.

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Inspire Me Mondays:

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Manic Monday Blog Hop:

Link up anything you like.

Party runs from Sunday to Wednesday.

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Marvelous Monday Linky Party:

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All links must be family friendly.

Only posts that was not previously on Marvelous Monday.




Mommy Meet Up Mondays:

Mommy Meet Up Mondays

All links must be family friendly

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Open on Monday mornings and close on Tuesday afternoons.

OneRuddMom / Life Motherhood and the Pursuit of Happiness


From the mouths of babes:

Little Hearts, Big Love

Weekly linky where you share a parenting post, old or new about something your children said.

Linky opens on Monday and close on Friday evenings.

Pinterest board where posts will be shared.



Mum-bo Monday & Nanna’s Wisdom:

Mum-bo Monday

Family friendly posts (old or new).

Link directly to individual posts and not your blog.

Linked on two blogs.



Share the Joy:

Share the Joy linky at

Link up post that brought you JOY

Link back by sharing the badge or text link. Runs the whole week.



Inspire me Monday:

Share “What’s Inpiring You”. Book, quotes you love, bloggers that inspired you etc.

Share creative projects. DIY, recipes.

Link back to post. Party stays open all week.

Create with Joy


AnythingGoes Link Party:


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Link your favourites.

Monday 8:00 am to Thursday 8:00 pm.

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Upcycled Treasures

Monday Link Parties:
After School Link Up – School-Age (Ages 5 and up) posts related to crafts, activities, playtime and adventuresBest of the Blogosphere Linky Party – only one post per person

Bloggers Brag Weekly Pinterest Party (8am CST)

Blogging Mom’s Link Up

Inspiration Monday

Inspire Me Monday

Inspire Me Monday – crafts, decor, recipe, DIY

Let It Shine – mostly fashion, but not required

Making Your Home Sing Monday

Mama Moments Mondays – homemaking, homeschooling, natural living, personal wellness, family-life, attachment parenting

Marriage Monday – posts related to Christian marriage

Meatless Monday – meatless recipes

Menu Plan Monday – menu plans

Merry Monday Link Party (Mon 9pm EST)

Mingle Monday – mostly fashion, but not required

Mix It Up Monday

Modest Mondays

Mom 2 Mom Monday Link Up – listed under the Encouragement section of the blog

Mommy and Me Monday – any post including pictures of you and your kiddos

Mommy Moments – posts related to motherhood

Monday Funday

Monday Mash Up (8am EST) – no kid’s crafts or activities

Motivation Monday (Mon 6:30pm)

MotivateME Monday – fitness, nutrition plans

Motivational Monday

Thank Goodness It’s Monday

Tips & Tricks Link Party (9pm EST)

Totally Terrific Tuesday (10pm EST)

Week’s End – any post from the previous week

Weekend Update