Proud to Be an American Printable

I doodled this today as I reflected on what it means to live in the United States.  Sometimes I think we all take our freedom for granted and days like Memorial Day are such great reminders that HUGE prices are paid we can flourish.  I am happy to share it so it can be colored by many! You can download it here! Cheers and Love, Laura

Teacher Appreciation with Scotch Products and Expressionery

Last week I shared a whole bunch of awesomeness for teachers with Expressionery.Com products.  I was amazed and excited that so many of them also used Scotch Products (Washi and Masking Tape) so I decided to create a fabulous teacher basket gift using these two also.  I put in the basket all the things I would have wanted when I was teaching just to share what a teacher really wants! …

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Expressionery Loves Teachers

I am so excited to share just how much Expressionery loves teachers by spreading teacher appreciation love through this awesome campaign.  Lots of my bloggy friends have used products that I designed for Expressionery to create gifts for teachers.  Hopefully you will find one or lots that inspire you to give to the educators in your life. I created these fun notes for the assistant principal at our school (well …

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Teacher Gift in an Apple Paint Can

I loved being a teacher.  I loved learning alongside my students and growing more and more each year.  I really LOVED getting gifts from the kiddos.  They were always beaming with joy when they handed me their presents.  This is an idea to give a teacher gift in an apple paint can, a hand painted can that looks like an apple!  I know, crazy fun!!!  One of the best things …

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Easter Decor – World Market Style

I love decorating my home and my studio for the holidays.  I love that with World Market, I can mix up the amazingness of their products with my creativity and DIY lifestyle to make Easter decor that works for me…with a little World Market style. Here’s the deal about being an ambassador for World Market.  I am spelling it out in bullets to make it super clear as to what …

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Peanut Butter Cookies with Wilton Vanilla Melts & Sprinkles

First of all, let me start by saying that EVERYTHING is better with sprinkles.  Making things cute and yummy…yep, that’s what we do around here.  These peanut butter cookies with vanilla melts and sprinkles from Wilton are just that…yummy and adorable too. We made a generic peanut butter cookie recipe but made the cookie sizes pretty smallish, fitting 15 to a sheet.  We baked them and while they were still …

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Udderly Awesome Valentines Day Printable

If you know me, then you know that I have super sensitive and dry skin.  Living in Colorado and working with crafty materials day in and day out WOULD leave my skin a disaster if it weren’t for my fantabulous supply of Udderly Smooth creams and lotions.  I LOVE them so much that I am giving them to friends for Valentines Day.  I am excited to share my udderly awesome …

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Wilton Valentine Whoopie Pies

It all started when we found the whoopie pie pan at Michaels yesterday after church.  We have been wanting to make macaroons and get trendy around here but weren’t sure how to start.  The pan looked like the solution.  The great news is that the recipe comes on the inside of the pan packaging…SCORE!  We did adapt to make them vanilla flavored with a chocolate cream inside. We baked them …

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Heart Sugar Cookies to LOVE

When it is cold (which is was yesterday), I like to bake.  It warms things up and creates happy all over our home.  Sugar cookies are always a favorite, especially ones that are decorated and adorable when they make it to school lunch with Daddy (which they did) to be shared with the 6th grade lunch bunch. It all started with a pouch of Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix and …

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