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Is there a such thing as a low key party? plus winners !!!

Is there a such thing as a low key party? Oh my... I am exhausted! I did get to dart out of school right at 2:00 and now relaxing after a hot shower.

Here are some of my tips. I'd love to know your tips!
1. Have a guest reader - You can really get ready if there's a reader keeping your little ones occupied



2. Pick one craft and don't try to do it on the day of the party. I always run out of time at parties so rarely do I do crafts the day of the party.





3. Kids love using their five senses. I try to fit in some curriculum during parties. This year I covered our Science Unit: five senses.  At Christmas we will be doing a goods and services unit and Holidays Around the World.





4. Keep them busy! Packets are a plus! There are tons of free packets on tpt. Students always need something on their desk. I love my pumpkin time unit and can't wait for Holidays Around the World.

5.  Use signup genius to get donations for party food or supplies. This year we had Chick-Fil-A.  Three parents sent in money other parents sent in paper products, cupcakes, drinks, etc.


How do you keep SANE on holidays? I swear Halloween is the worst :)




Favorite Halloween Games:

Witch Hat Horseshoe




Hope everyone has a Happy Halloween. 
Here are the winners for the recent giveaways


Door Hanger from Elizabeth Ann's : Sara Brown
Kidecals gift certificate : Sidney Ellen Mckay



Fun Giveaway!!!!


Do you like to add some style to your life? I'm all about color and fun!!! Recently I had the chance to order some fun items from Kidecals. Kidecals.com offers personalized,waterproof  labels and decals. Their unique name labels stick to any surface – including clothes – and are waterproof, dishwasher & washing machine safe! Stick these personalized kids name labels & kids name tags on easily lost items such as water bottles so they get quickly returned .This company has fun decals for all types of people. Not just KIDS!!! I am so glad I found their awesome products. I ordered some fun leopard keycals and some funky mustache stickers. 



You have to check out all of the keycal options. SO MUCH FUN!







Best Part: Decals are dishwasher, washer and dryer safe and removable/reposition-able. This means that you can label your kids clothing, boots, hats, mittens, pool toys, electronic devices, backpacks, water bottles and so much more!

I ordered the kidecals on a Sunday and they arrived by Tuesday. I love that there is always FREE shipping. I already have my Christmas shopping complete for my teenager nieces. I know they will love to add some style to their laptops. I also have my eye on some fun labels for my sweet nephew. Which kidecal product would you like to win???




Kidecals is giving away $21 worth of goodies so enter below.
You can browse through their other items and make a purchase on their website. You can get 15% off by signing up for their newsletter. You can also follow their Facebook page here

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3/50 project with a giveaway

In case you didn't know... I'm obsessed with decorating for holidays. I used to go all out and now I like it simple. Whenever I'm in the mood to decorate I just go to my garage and pick a door hanger. Pretty simple these days. I have door hangers for all seasons. It really is getting out of hand. HAHA!



When I was in Biloxi last month I found the cutest booth at their local Seafood Festival. It's always a treat when I find new artists. I'm OVER commercialized products. I try to support the 3/50 project as I have seen cute shops disappear over the years. Check out the cuteness at Elizabeth Ann's Shop. I am now a forever fan! LOVE her art!




Did you know door hangers make great gifts? I love door hangers as presents. Usually for bridal showers I will give an unexpected gift such as a door hanger. I remember when I got married I always remembered the gifts that weren't on my registry. Same goes with baby showers. Look at this precious chevron elephant. How stinkin' cute is he?




And... of course I need door hangers at school. 






Take a look at some of these precious hangers on her esty shop or Facebook. She also has gorgeous frames. They were stunning in person. I can't wait to do another collage wall with some of these frames.




Do you need a new door hanger? Would you like to a chance to win one?
Elizabeth Ann is giving away a door hanger to one lucky winner!
Follow the rafflecopter below and Good Luck to you!






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Currently

Thank you Farley for hosing! I LOVE your new hair style. 

Treat: You may have seen it but if you haven't you will LOVE this sweet story.





I'm about to reach 1,000 followers so you know what that means.... Giveaway Time! I'm obsessed with giveaways because it gives me a chance to shop!  I went shopping in Destin and picked up a couple of things for a giveaway: Brookstone Sand, Godiva chocolates, and I already had these cute Candy Cottages pictured below.





Sand is awesome. No mess 98% sand 2% polymer

Decorating our Candy Cottage!









Blakely's first oreo!


I can't wait for Pumpkin Day. I'm so happy I finished the Pumpkin Time packet. It's on sale for $1.50. I also included a FREE questioning cheat sheet here.


I will be giving away a box of Godiva chocolates, Brookstone Sand or Candy Cottage and $10 to my tpt store to one lucky winner.


First person to guess my favorite Halloween Candy will WIN! You can earn up to 4 guesses by

1. Following me on Instagram ( 1 guess)
2. Pinning my Pumpkin Time Packet (1 guess)
3. Leaving Feedback on Pumpkin Time Packet (1 guess)
4. Link up to Saturday Snapshots ( 1 guess)



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