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It’s a New House!

Hey everyone! With finals coming up for me (Lauren) and mom and dad officially moving this weekend, I thought it would be time to show off the small  house tour that we recorded.  The house already looks quite different which we will show in future blog posts, but here is the house how we bought it!

Hope that you enjoyed our home tour.  It will look so good when we finally get everything finished.  I can’t wait to get everything moved in!

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Fabulous Finds and Fashions-Walmart Christmas Haul

Hello everyone!  I am giving you a wonderful set of Christmas clothes that I recently purchased from Walmart.  Now, I needed these clothes (like I have no Christmassy clothes).  So, why not share with you!

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Number 1: The super cute ugly sweater.  It’s actually a sweatshirt, but I needed a ugly sweater for a jewelry party.  I thought this one was so cute with the little penguins on it!  Like, I might actually wear this more than once.  And it was only $8!

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Number 2: These cute fleece leggings!  Now, I bought them to wear under my jeans for work because it is freezing cold when you have wet dogs rubbing against you legs.  But, I might wear them outside of work with some cute clothes…..These were only $8 as well!

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Number 3: The awesome Rudolph shirt!  I saw it, and had to buy it.  And, I don’t have any casual Christmas wear. So, this shirt was added into my cart and was brought home with me!  And, it was yet again $8!  What is up with Walmart and having things for $8?

Either way, these are my new Christmas clothes!  Hopefully I can wear them and get my 8 dollars worth!

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Drawstring Dishtowel Christmas Gift Bag

Good news!! We closed on our house! Finally! We closed late Friday and have been working on painting and other projects all weekend. We will try to finish a few more things this week and will be moving our stuff in next weekend. I can hardly believe it! I’m excited about the projects I want to do, but it will take awhile to get them all done. But a home is never finished, right? I’m sure there will always be things to do.

So, I won’t be having any Christmas decor for you, but I do have a few crafts. These are all pretty simple and don’t take a whole lot of work, but they look great and add just the right holiday touches.  These bags turned out so cute! I can’t wait to use them next year for my Christmas decorations!

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I found my dishtowels at Hobby Lobby. I bought 2 of the same design, but you could use coordinating ones too.

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I pinned the right sides together and sewed up the 2 long sides and one short side, leaving the top open.

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Keeping the bag inside out, I folded over the top edges and sewed it, making a pocket for the ribbon to run through. Leave a little open at one end to run the ribbon through.

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I used a safety pin at the end of the ribbon to make it easier to thread through the opening. I pushed it through by holding the pin through the fabric, gathering fabric and then pulling the excess back towards the beginning.

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Once your ribbon is through, you can fill up the bag with gifts and other goodies, gather the top of the bag and tie it in a pretty bow!

I love how the sun sparkled in this picture!

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All filled up and ready to go!

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Pretty packages tied up with red ribbon!

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How about a little bit of gold?

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I really like how cute these look. I think they will look great under the tree. They will add a little farmhouse to your Christmas!

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I hope you all have a wonderful week! I’m not sure how much I will be around, but I will try to pop in to say Hello!

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Here are some other post you may want to look at:

Fashion 2015 Pam Red Dot Dress Black       Simmer Pot Stack of Jars

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Gifts for the Techologically Savvy

Hey everyone!  I hope you are all having a wonderful week and are ready for Christmas!  I know it’s still a few weeks away, but you can never be too ready!

So, if you have a friend who is technologically savvy (or sister like me), it may be very difficult to find a perfect gift for them.  But, here are some suggestions for you from Redbubble!

*This blog post does contain affiliate links.  I will be sharing some items from our affiliates that you can go out and buy yourself!  And, it will cost you nothing extra if you click on the links on the sidebar or on the logos below!*

Aren’t these adorable????  There are so many more options on Redbubble and you can search for them by whatever you are looking for.  Want phone cases?  There are tons of different options!  Want a new laptop sleeve?  No problem!

You can also search for certain things that you want!  Does your tech savvy friend like Disney?  Search for Disney laptop sleeves!  Redbubble has everything you could ever want.

Click on the link below to check out Redbubble and see some of the new iPhone Wallets that they are carrying!

Check out the new iPhone Wallets from Redbubble!

You can also check out Groopdealz.  This website can be a little bit difficult because they deals only last a short time!  But, maybe you that’s exciting for you!  Here are some examples of things that you can find on Groopdealz.

The emojis are some powerbanks for you phones, and they are absolutely adorable!  And I know that you are all confused by the hedgehog gloves.  Not only are they adorable, but they can be worn while using your phone!

Last day deals at Groopdealz

I hope that this has helped you out!  Check out these sites to find more stuff, even if they aren’t for the tech savvy!

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Finds and Fashions-Bingo!

Hi everyone! I am back today with another Finds and Fashions. I picked up these Bingo cards and flashcards at a huge fundraiser sale. Some history about Bingo and my family. My moms family started playing Bingo at Christmastime when she was a girl and the tradition has been going ever since. My parents and siblings and our families play it every Christmas, my girls usually have friends over for New Years and we play it then, and my mom’s family still get together at Easter and guess what we play? Bingo! So obviously I had to buy these cards! I’m not sure what I am going to do with them yet, but at some point I will come up with something!

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All the little markers! My mom has purchased Bingo cards with the little window that slides open and shut, so we don’t have to worry about the markers moving or falling on the floor. One year, we were at my uncle’s house in the backyard, playing Bingo. We used whatever we could find for markers, including pinto beans. Guess what he had growing the next year in his yard?!

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There was just one of these cards mixed in with the rest. I have never seen this kind before, in fact, I don’t even know how to play Bridge, but it’s kind of cool.

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Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you all have a wonderful day!

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