Hand stitched Boot Socks

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Fall is here and that means boot season!!  I am obsessed with boots.  I love them with skirts, leggings and jeans.  So this year I decided to make a few pairs of decorative boot socks.  You can use them to dress things up or with a Sunday dress.  And these little beauties are super simple to make and a lot less expensive than the store bought ones.  So here is what you need:

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Are you Happy?

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A few weeks ago I felt impressed to talk to my girls about being Happy.  So many times in our life we judge others, we talk about others, and say things about others all because we feel unhappy about ourselves, jealousy or guilt.  We do these things because we are not truly happy with ourselves.  We only see our glass half empty and want to feel better about ourselves.  In the end, the opposite is true. We feel worse about ourselves and the cycle continues.

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Learn to Sew & Unplugging Giveaway

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Boredom Busters & Unplugging Giveaway

  Every Mom Dreads the “Mom I’m bored”  All.. Summer… Long.  Only today we have got fantastic boredom busting ideas to help your kids unplug, we’ve got just as many giveaways going on!

To enter:
• Check out all the other giveaway prizes in the collage below!
• Hop on over to the other sites to check out their boredom busting ideas and enter to win their giveaway!
• There will be a winner on each blogger’s site so be sure to take a look at them all- there are some awesome prizes to be won!

Growing up my mom would make porcelain dolls for a little extra income.  We would make them from start to finish.  I would clean greenware, wire bodies and dress the dolls. When I was about 6 years old I would sneak onto my moms sewing machine and practice sewing lines on fabric. I would sit and turn the knobs of her machine.  Once she realized I was adjusting the the tension she decided to teach me how to sew.  I would make small pillows, pillowcases and drawstring bags.  Playing around on the sewing machine became a fun hobby for me.

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Chalkboard Bean Bag Toss DIY

Diy chalboard bean bag toss
I have been sitting on this project for a while now.  It is finally time to post about my easy DIY chalkboard bean bag toss.
 A while back my son needed to finish a scout project, a ward party and school carnival.  I decided all of these things needed to converge so I could kill three birds with one stone.  And so was born the Chalkboard Bean bag toss! I can use it for any holiday, classroom or party.  Just add chalk!

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Magical Vacation Giveaway!

Magical Vacation Giveaway (1)

Today is a pretty special day!  I have a huge giveaway!  I’ve to be teamed up with Get Away Today and some fabulous bloggers to giveaway a Magical Vacation Package worth $1500!!

Over the years I have posted Disney related Craft and dress ups. Here are just a few….

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Simple No-Slip Rug Cover

RBD home dec love blog tour rug slip cover www.freetimefrolics.com #DIY #tutorial #sewing

For today’s project I decided to get rid of my ugly rug and turn it into something amazing.  I didn’t want to have to buy a new rug so I made a simple slip cover to make it match my style.  I tried this once before with my large rug.  The great think about this one is it is fast and easy to make with a small rug.  It has an open bottom for easy removal and washing.  I started by finding these amazing fabrics at Riley Blake Designs.

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Cream Cheese Cupcakes

cream cheese cupcakes www.freetimefrolics.com The best cupcakes you will ever eat #recipe #cupcake

Usually around the 4th of July we have a small neighborhood BBQ.  My neighbor brought over these amazing cupcakes.  When I asked for the recipe she sent it on over.  When I saw it used a box mix I just about died I had not idea a cake mix could taste so amazing.  So I decided these were totally blog worthy.  Your family, neighbors or party goers will want the recipe!! Check out the recipe below and make a batch tonight!

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Free Patriotic Printable, Land That I Love

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My family has always been big on patriotism.  When I was a little girl we had an American flag my dad would hang from the top or our 1902 Victorian home.  I think it was 20ft x 10ft.  It was gigantic.  It was always important to them that we showed appreciation for the men and women who have given there lives for our freedoms.  I love that those values were instilled in me.

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12 Tips for Keeping Kids Internet Safe

12 tips to keep your kids internet safe
I really am not an expert in the Technology field.  But I am a mother of 4.  Each day we struggle with technology in our home and its over use. My 4 year old is well versed in turning on Netflix, Xbox and I pad. They are all user friendly. But when the question was asked how to I keep my kids safe on the internet I had to stop and think about the best solution for my family.  Each of you will have a different opinion.  And I respect that. There is so much good to be found on the internet.  But with the good comes the bad and the ugly. So today I am answering 12 questions on how we keep our kids safe on the internet. Like I said before, I am no expert but this is what works for us.

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