Snowman Family Christmas Card Video Tutorial

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I created this project back in 2009 when I hosted an online Boo-log party (around Halloween that year) and it is still one of my most popular YouTube video tutorials of all time.  I did have a blog post on my Craft Junkie Too Blogger blog but somehow it disappeared when I switched over to CountryCharmbytracy.com and Wordpress so I thought I would share it in a new blog post. One of my favorite … [Read more...]

Red & Turquoise Christmas Deco Mesh Wreath

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I wouldn't have thought of putting these two colors together in one holiday decor project if I didn't see an entire section of various holiday signs and Christmas decor items at Hobby Lobby this year.   The more I looked at all of these items available the more I liked it.  So, I decided to buy some of the materials to make this wreath.  The picture really doesn't do it justice.  The colors just … [Read more...]

Simple Taco Soup

Taco Soup

I love to cook soup more in the fall/winter season than any other.  Here is a recipe for a simple Taco Soup that can be made up in about an hour or put in a crock pot and let it cook on low until you're ready to eat it.  Double or triple the ingredients to make a larger quantity to share with a neighbor or freeze for another meal.  Enjoy! Simple Taco Soup   Print Prep time 30 … [Read more...]

{Throwback Thursday} Turkey Poop Treats!

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I love this treat from several years ago that I thought I would share it again on a version of {Throwback Thursday!} What a fun and creative way to trick your guests into thinking they are getting turkey poop but really you are treating them to a sweet treat of candy whoppers. lol -- too funny!  This would be great for the kids but adults get a kick out of fun stuff too. Click on these … [Read more...]

Handpainted Burlap Pumpkin Fall Door Hanger

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Even though the calendar says its fall -- it feels more like winter here in south east Texas.  Brrr....the most recent arctic blast delivered lower colder temperatures that we are just not used to in my area.  Hello winter! Needless to say we have Thanksgiving around the corner and that does mean it is still the fall season.  I remember back in time when you would see Christmas decorations in … [Read more...]

Halloween Tags {Free Printable}

Halloween Printables

Each year I like to create a little tag to go along with my Halloween Treats to hand out to my co-workers and friends as well as ones for Spencer's classmates. Here are the ones I created this year. Enjoy!    I created two sizes including a postcard size and business card size.   I keep on hand a box of the Avery Postcards #5389 and Avery Business Cards #8371 for printing this size … [Read more...]

Back to School & Teacher Ideas 2014

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Back to School time is upon us. Yikes! Time to get the kiddos ready with school supplies, routines, schedules, pick ups and more. Over the past few years of blogging I've shared many ideas and thought it would be great to link to my actual Back to School category for easy reference. Ideas include..... ✔ Create a homework station ✔ Meet the Teacher gift ideas ✔ treat bags for students ✔ … [Read more...]

{Zebra Birthday Card} using Cricut Paisley Cartridge

Zebra in Car Birthday Card

If you love whimsical images and have a cricut die cutting machine the Paisley cricut cartridge is one to have in your collection. It includes this adorable zebra in a car image that is perfect for little girl or big girls too! My twin nieces celebrated their 9th birthday recently and had a party theme of zebra stuff. If you've been following my blog or creativeness for any amount of … [Read more...]