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Free Mini Craftsy Classes!

Free Craftsy Mini Classes!

Have you seen all of the great mini-classes Craftsy is offering right now? Our long time readers know that mom and I love Craftsy. We’ve blogged about them and have given away classes to our readers in the past. If you’ve visted before, you know that Craftsy offers free classes on a variety of creative subjects. Their expert instructors share clear …read more

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Featured: Designer – DrFrankKnits

fighter jets

I had to do two double-takes when I first spied DrFrankKnits creations. Are those knitted? Why yes – yes they are! These little 3D gizmo’s are phenomenal! I was both tickled and inspired when I happened upon the creative inventions found on her blog - From the Needles of DrFrankKnits.  The Free Pattern Friday feature will keep me coming back for …read more

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DIY Insulin Pump Band

DIY Pump Band | SimplyNotable.com

As many of our long time readers know, my 12 year old, Jaci has type 1 diabetes. She started using an insulin pump about 5 months ago. An insulin pump is fantastic because instead of giving herself 6 injections a day, she only has to get one injection every 3 days. Because she doesn’t make her own insulin, this pump gives her a constant drip of insulin. …read more

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Inspiralize Me!

Spiralized Greek Salad Appetizer | SimplyNotable.com

  Have you ever heard of a vegetable spiralizer?  Me either, until today when Mom introduced us. I’m normally not a huge fan of kitchen gadgets. They pile up so easily, falling into disuse and crowding my cabinets. But the Spirooli, (the brand I got to play with today), has now made my list of must have’s. This tool slices effortlessly …read more

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Distressed Chevron Wooden Growth Chart

DIY Wooden Chevron Growth Chart Tutorial | SimplyNotable.com

  The weather is getting so nice here in Northern Utah, it only makes sense for Emily and I to put away the sewing machines and play out in the garage for a bit. Emily was inspired by the recent cute growth charts she’d spotted on pinterest, and came up with a modern twist on them to go with her decor. I admired her finished chevron wooden …read more

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Reusable Snack Bags

DIY Reusable Snack Bag Tutorial | Simplynotable.com

  It never fails – 9:00 pm and my kids tell me they have run out of ziplock bags for tomorrow’s lunch. Same at your house? Enough is enough – I decided to try my hand at making reusable snack bags. Today is the day I free myself from throwaway plastic bags and join the reusable snack bag revolution! <grin> Materials you need for …read more

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Protecting Mom’s Stash

Make a Floral Lavender Sachet Tutorial | SimplyNotable.com

  Mother’s Day is a fun time of year around here. I always have a great time coming up with gift ideas for my Mom. I never have to think too hard – she’s just so easy! She loves little pretty things. Useful or not - if it’s pretty, she loves it. If it’s pretty and handmade, she’s over the moon! This Mother’s Day – and yes, I’m revealing …read more

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Quickie Graham Cracker Treats

Easy Graham Cracker Treats for the Busy Mom | SimplyNotable.com

  Okay, busy Mom’s – I’m going to let you in on a very clever, amazingly easy, last minute rescue treat recipe that has saved my bacon more than once! You know those times when your darling little one remembers to tell you at bedtime that you’ve been assigned to provide treats for 30 kids the following day? Well, here’s your salvation. Keep …read more

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Sharpie Tie Dye

Mess Free Tie Dye With Markers! | SimplyNotable.com

I don’t remember ever having such fun and clever activities in my high school years, but my oldest daughter, Stormi sure has some fun! This weekend was the Morp dance. For those as confused as I – Morp is Prom backwards and is a casual dance for juniors and seniors. The kids form groups and get started early in the day with “day activities” …read more

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Modern Reversible Fabric Belt Tutorial

Easy Reversible DIY Fabric Belt Tutorial | SimplyNotable.com

Remember these? Me too and they were not pretty! They were usually made of eye searing bright cotton webbing and sported stripes running through the middle. They looked like they were straight out of the…..well, 80s! I guess because they were. ;-) I decided to update these cute little belts with a more modern style. They’re easily customizable, …read more

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