{things i love} Play-Doh celebrates National Play-Doh day!

National Play-Doh day, September 16th

did you know that today, September 16th, is national Play-Doh day? knowing this, i thought that it would be fun to share with you a few fun Play-Doh facts!  {from the ever reliable Wikipedia} Play-Doh was first manufactured in Cincinnati, Ohio as a WALLPAPER cleaner in the 30′s. it became available for purchase in the […]

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{printable designs} a barnyard birthday :: a birthday printable collection

Barnyard Birthday printable collection from Lauren McKinsey :: hanging gift tags

CLICK HERE for the complete collection. i am so excited that our barnyard birthday collection is up in the shop.  it is one CUTE collection and one that i hope you love as well! i will be sharing LOTS more photos in the upcoming weeks from this collection and sharing lots of fun ideas of […]

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{a guest post from Lauren McKinsey’s momma} DIY :: How to build an A Frame Tent

How to build an A Frame Tent :: DIY

Last fall I decided to make an A frame tent for my two younger grandchildren, ages 8 and 2. I don’t recall what prompted this decision, but I found great instructions and inspiration at A Beautiful Mess. After a trip to a local home improvement store with my grandchildren to purchase lumber, I put my […]

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{lauren mckinsey favorites} how to give your dining room chairs an inexpensive makeover using Americana Decor chalky finish paint

How to give your dining room chairs an inexpensive makeover using Americana Decor chalky finish paint

this post is sponsored by Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint.  however, i will always share with you products and brands that i love and use!  all opinions and ideas are my own. it’s no secret that i love and adore Americana Decor chalky finish paint.  i have used it in several DIY projects that you […]

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{FREEBIE} grandparent’s day FREE printable card

Grandparent's Day FREE printable card from Lauren McKinsey

i have one grandparent still living and my Mimaw means the world to me.  she will be turning 96 in just a few short weeks and i love to brag on the fact that she lives alone in her own apartment, buys her own groceries, walks to get her hair and nails done and is […]

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