A fun Sweepstakes, Kraft Paisley Points, and a Walmart gift card giveaway!

In our house, let’s face it.  We go through a lot of cheese.  We have it in sandwiches, on top of salads, over top of our pasta, covering our burgers, and sometimes even straight out of the refrigerator.  With the door open.  Not that I’d know anything about that…


The folks at Kraft Foods have teamed up with Brad Paisley in a program called Paisley Points that actually rewards us for noshing on cheese!  Hmmm…Brad Paisley, Kraft Cheese, prizes and a Walmart gift card giveaway.  You certainly can’t ask for much more!

So before I get to the rewards program details and giveaway, here is a little Brad Paisley to brighten up your day.  Enjoy…

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Create your own Greeting Card Organizer- free download!

Summertime can get hectic.  I have to admit that I’m pretty scatterbrained, year ’round, but I’m particularly bad this time of year.  Lot’s of crafty projects on my mind, mixed with vacation plans and fun things to do outdoors create a perfect storm where my memory is concerned.  And that is why my sister-in-law has to wait nearly every year until November for her birthday greetings card.  Which wouldn’t be so terrible if her birthday wasn’t in July.

So, this year I’m trying a little something different.  I created a DIY Greeting Card Organizer to help me stay on top of special occasions.  And even look just a bit organized!

diy greeting card organizer

This DIY notebook contains sleeves for cards along with easy lists of birthdays and anniversaries so that you never lose track.  I have to credit my Mom for this idea.  She is the most organized person that I know.  She made a book like this for herself and every first of the month, she refers to her book, stocks up on cards and sends them out.  Seems pretty easy doesn’t it?

So I created a downloadable file with the cover and birthday and anniversary perpetual calendars.  You just have to cut them out and fill in the blanks!

Want to know how?

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Make your own Scratch-Offs!

While perusing Sam’s Club the other day, I ran across some great deals on cleaners called the Total Clean Lineup.  It includes Cascade® Total Clean ActionPacs, Tide® Total Clean and Dawn® Ultra Total Clean.  And naturally, my crafty mind did not immediately go to house cleaning.  Much to my husband’s dismay.  Scratch offs!!  Did you know that you can make scratch offs with the use of dish detergent?

diy scratch off coupons

You bet ya!  And it is incredible easy too!  I’ve been in need of something fun to include in the shipped items from my Etsy shop and this project is the perfect solution.  I used some of my dish detergent to make cool coupons for my shop.

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Nailed it! Paperless Coupons and a major craft fail…

Yep, I nailed it.  Well, I certainly found something else that I’m not very good at.  It falls in the same category with cooking, I guess.  Anyway, I thought I’d share my tale of woe with you.  The good, the bad and the ugly.  The good?  Well, Walgreen’s Paperless coupons!  The rest- judge for yourself.  You can laugh.  It’s okay.  The hubby and his dad already did.

In fact, they still are…

puzzle nail art

I know I’m a bit on the odd side sometimes, but I just loved the look of these nails!  Polishpedia had a great video tutorial and assures me that this is a simple project that even  a moron could do.

Well, they didn’t use those exact words, but that is what they meant…

Click here to see my version of puzzle nails!


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Making Paper Beads with Kellogg’s Cereal Boxes! #goodnightsnack #cbias

The folks in my house love cereal.  It is a favorite for morning, noon and even a Good night snack. With that said, I often have a large amount of Kellogg’s cereal boxes in my recycle bin to choose from when it comes to crafting. And why let something cool and colorful go to waste?  So I made paper beads from cereal boxes!

diy cereal box beads kelloggs

I just love the colors on these beads.  And they were simple enough to make too!

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Redeem points for great prizes- just for drinking water!

nestle water and healthy diet

This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. Treadmills are scary. They have blank digital eyes that stare at you ruthlessly while you run for your life on the seemingly speeding belt. I know that it’s waiting patiently for me to trip and fall and make a huge fool of myself […]

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Queen of Hearts- a new decorative painting pattern!

Queen of Hearts pattern - decorative painting

I’ve always loved the pictures on decks of cards.  Seriously, it doesn’t take a lot to make me happy… I decided to try my hand at designing my own Queen of Hearts.  And then create something unique with an old piece of furniture!  How about a Queen of Hearts bedside table?  Bet you don’t already […]

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Fun Summer Knit and Crochet Patterns

fun summer knit and crochet patterns

Do you knit or crochet?  Well I’m here to put a rest to two sad little myths.    Knitting and crochet is not just for little old ladies and it is not just for winter clothing!  I checked out the web and found some fabulous summer knit and crochet patterns that even the most trendy […]

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2014 Photography Challenge- Weather

photography Challenge weather

Welcome to the Sitcom Photography Challenge! Today our theme is weather.  The Challenge consists of new themes every two weeks.   It is fun to come up with some great photos based on the theme and then share them with all of the Sitcom readers!  It is a great way to start thinking “outside the box” […]

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Personalized Photo Puzzle Giveaway!

piczzle personalized puzzle gift

This post was sponsored by Piczzle Photo Puzzles and Tomoson! I found a great idea for that person who has everything!  Namely, my husband.  Our anniversary is this week and I was stumped as to what to get him.  After 22 years, I pretty much ran out of surprises.  Then I came  across a company […]

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