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My Happy Neck….

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Look what my mom made me… I saw this necklace on line and asked if she could make it… I can’t knit to save me life…

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It buttons off to the side near the front.

She calls this her demo necklace, to see if I liked it {are you kidding me}??  I am off to buy cotton yarn for more… I am so glad I have a crafty mom!

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Birthday Fun!

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Look at this blanket my sister made me… Don’t you love those cuddly owls??  Dolce likes my blankie too!

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She also added to my wooden acorns and an owl candle holder….

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This pillow came from my friend Jill, she always gets me something gingerbread…. Did you know I collect gingerbread men??  LOVE them!

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This ACORN dish also came from Jill!  SCORE!

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Tina W. came over and brought me flowers in this BEAUTIFUL vase, and super cute fall dish towels.

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Grandma Shirley brought me these Bless this home stacking boxes…

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Em and family brought me movie tickets with this cute card and Tatum presented me the apple in her little hands just like the book cover!

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Roxanne and fam gave me Goodwill Bucks, so did my parents…

Stay tuned to see what AWESOME treasure I bought!

Thank you to my wonderful family and friends, you made my day super special!

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Blog Friends Swap

My bloggy friend, Tausha asked if I would want to swap amongst each other…  Of course I did, check out all the cute stuff she makes!  Anyway we set a send date and said, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and a little Pampering would be our theme…. My package arrived today, check out the loot!

Hand crafted cuties, magazine, book, CANDY jar, socks, candy canes, dish towel and spatula, little pillows, note cards, and each item had a hand written note attached… That girl has AWESOME handwriting!  Thanks Tausha….

Also my cupcake cutie came today….

Carly from Quiltville handmade it… Check out all of her quilted goodness!  Thanks Bloggy friends!

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I am THANKFUL…

…. for Elise she was my swap partner for Em’s “mini” Thanksgiving Swap… Elise and I both decided that we didn’t like “mini” in fact… to quote Elise, “go big or go home”…. that being said… here is the “mini” box that arrived on my porch today….

This thing could have held a piece of furniture!

Everything all packaged up…

Couple different angles of this BEAUTY… how LUCKY am I…..

Look she makes tassels… I LOVE tassels!

Giant SILVER acorn {LOVE acorns!}

a HUGE chalkboard! {did I mention I LOVE acorns}?

Glitter GIVE THANKS banner…

ACORN salt and Pepper shakers, TURKEY towel with cookie cutter, TURKEY note pad, ACORN mug… and CUTE tag!!

THANK YOU ELISE…. 

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I went to the book fair yesterday, By the way, I just LOVE the smell of new books! THANKS Cathy…. Bonus when your cousin is a librarian!  Check out this loot…

Big boys books

Little boys books

Holiday and… Cook books for Mama…

Then as if this day wasn’t good enough… I WON a give~away… Yep one of my daily blogs My Lily Eden was hosting a give away with AWESOME creations from Quiltville… A cupcake hipster bag… Does it really get any better than book and a bag??

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Just Added

I’ve had a few requests for my fall decor, so I added a couple new items to my etsy shop Worn Acorn

FALL glitter blocks!

and of course the beloved ACORN

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I made these last year for my sons preschool class, it was a huge considering all if the candy that gets past out, the mothers were all grateful!

Supplies:

Black cardstock

Halloween patterned scrapbook paper

Halloween rubber stamp {plus black ink}

Ribbon I used orange and black

Halloween Cookie Cutters

* You can also adapt this for Christmas, Easter, birthday favors….

Here is the recipe you will need to print {mine reads}

Happy Halloween

{Make this fun play dough recipe with your mom or dad}

Play Dough

1 cup boiling water

2 TBSP cooking oil

1/2 cup salt

1 cup flour

1 pkg Kool Aid mix

Stir water, oil, and salt until dissolved.

Stir in flour and Kool Aid mix until  cool enough

to knead to desired consistency.  Put in container.

Store in fridge.  Cut into fun shapes with cookie cutters.

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