year in review :: celebrating our one year anniversary living in North Carolina


  July 1, 2014. that was the day we became official North Carolina residents. i can hardly believe that it has been one year since our move, and in a way i can’t believe that we really did it! i wanted to capture the last year on “paper.” to document the “real” behind our move and […]

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summertime sign & activity sheets to entertain the kiddos

Watermelon, ant, ladybug, ice cream cone and bumblebee summer essentials printable and activity sheets from Lauren McKinsey

it’s officially summer and just in time to celebrate the months of no school, outdoor activities, family vacations, cookouts and watermelon i created this printable collection that makes me smile! you will find our whimsical and colorful bumblebee, ants, ladybugs, ice cream cone and watermelon on this adorable sign and our craft sheets! it will […]

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first USA Flying Tiger store review :: where fun, cute & colorful meet AFFORDABLE products you can’t resist

Flying Tiger opens in NYC :: a store and product review from Lauren McKinsey

one day while scrolling through Facebook i saw a post about a store named Flying Tiger that was set to open in NYC on May 16th! intrigued and not wanting to forget i snapped a quick screen shot and went on my way. a few days before my mom and i left for the National Stationery Show in […]

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celebrate Independence Day with our patriotic 4th of July printables

Land that I Love Patriotic Printables from Lauren McKinsey

July 4th! Independence Day! this is the day that we as Americans set aside to celebrate our freedom and honor those brave men and woman who have laid down their lives and continue to lay down their lives for our great country – the LAND that we LOVE! this new patriotic printable collection is hands […]

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keep track of the gifts you have purchased with this FREE master gift list printable

FREE gift list printable to help you organize your gift box from Lauren McKinsey

i have this big rubbermaid in the basement labeled GIFT BOX! it is the box that i keep all the gifts i purchase year round until it’s time to wrap them and give them away. i learned to keep a gift box from my mom. she always kept a gift box which was wonderful when you […]

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