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0 In DIY & Crafts

DIY Fall Farmhouse Clothesline Pumpkin

This Farmhouse style Pumpkin DIY is so cute, and you’d never know it was made from a clothesline! If you have some rope, you could do the same thing. I chose a clothesline because it is naturally a longer piece of rope. The only thing you may have to pick up is a pineapple decor item from your local dollar store. So simple and so affordable!   This adorable DIY Pumpkin would look great on top of a bookshelf, your…

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0 In Homeschooling

20 Watermelon Activities & Crafts For Kids

Check out this cool list of watermelon activities for kids! Kids of all ages will love trying out these watermelon ideas and activities and having fun this summer making crafts, experimenting, and learning!   This list includes 20 awesome watermelon activities with lots of fun ideas and watermelon themed activities to do with your kids this summer. There are watermelon activities you can do indoors or outdoors, watermelon crafts of all sorts, watermelon science activities, and watermelon learning activities. Your kids…

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0 In DIY & Crafts

Fall DIY Dollar Tree Farmhouse Tray Pumpkin

Fall just screams DIY Pumpkin crafts to me. Anyone else feel that way? This DIY is such a simple craft for fall and is so affordable. You may even have the supplies lying around your house!   If you love all things farmhouse, DIY, home decor and more, you may feel right at home in The Gathering community! Join us! We will be chatting about a new southern farmhouse home decor line launching soon!   DIY Dollar Tree Farmhouse Tray…

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1 In DIY & Crafts

DIY Farmhouse Wooden Mini Book Stack

DIY FARMHOUSE WOODEN MINI BOOK STACK A bit of scrap lumber and craft paint transform into a trendy mini book stack with a sweet message.  This Farmhouse style home décor is perfectly sized for a tiered tray. Whether you place this finished mini book stack on your dining room table, bookshelf, or entryway, it will be sure to catch the eyes of all who enter your home!     Supplies: Lumber, 1 x 6 – cut into 6” lengths Craft Paint…

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0 In Food & Recipes


Too hot for a campfire? No problem! Create a S’Mores Solar Oven from any flip top box (pizza box, gift box, doughnut box, etc.) It’s a science project and tasty snack all in one! S’MORES SOLAR OVEN   SUPPLIES: 1 box with an attached flip top lid (pizza box, doughnut box, shoebox, gift box, etc.) Aluminum foil Plastic page protector or plastic wrap Tape Scissors Ruler or straight edge Pencil Bamboo skewer INGREDIENTS: For the s’mores: Chocolate candy bars Graham…

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4 In Family/ Homeschooling

No Cook Pumpkin Spice Playdough

Oh, friends – there is just something about fall, isn’t there? Every year, I tell myself not to rush summer and to appreciate all the blessings that summer brings. And I truly do…but I would by lying to myself if I said that I don’t enjoy fall most of all! I love everything about it. And this fall, we are welcoming baby number 8 into our family, so it will be even more special for us!   My kids love…

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1 In Family

The Easiest DIY Playdough Ever

Who doesn’t love playdough? I know I grew up playing with playdough and my kids are doing the same. I can’t tell you how much playdough we have bought over the years! Thankfully, after some trial and error, I came up with a simple and cost effective recipe for DIY Playdough. Now, we can make playdough whenever the mood strikes and create until our heart’s content!  This recipe is for a very simple DIY Playdough Recipe. Feel free to substitute…

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1 In Homeschooling

Patriotic Sensory Bottle Craft For Kids

School may be out for some of us, but the fun and learning never stops! My kids love any sort of crafts that are related to the seasons or the upcoming holidays. This Patriotic Sensory Bottle craft is one that satisfies their need to be crafty and also has a peaceful effect on them when they play with it. Double win!   You only need a few simple supplies to make this Patriotic Sensory Bottle. They should be easy enough…

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0 In Simplify The Season

Simple Holiday Ornament Craft For Kids

My favorite time of the year is the Christmas season. There is so much promise, joy and good tidings rooted in the meaning of Christmas. But if I’m really honest, I would confess that the meaning of Christmas is easy to lose in all the hustle and bustle. One area in particular that I struggle with is gifts. Gifts can be a cool way to show love to the important people in our lives. Gifts are also a very real…

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