January 31, 2014
My love for Target is no secret to anyone in my life. Last summer when it felt like the rain was never going to end, we spent countless hours in Target, playing in the toy aisles and browsing all the clearance racks. I especially love Target because of these shopping carts. They’re 15 times easier to push than any other cart at any other competitor!
I also love Target because they take coupons! And they have store coupons! And now they have an awesome new app called Cartwheel that saves even more because Cartwheel offers can be stacked with store and manufacturer coupons! The Cartwheel app has more than 700 offers you can use in store. Cartwheel is very easy to use. You can browse items listed, you can search for something specific, or in the store, you can scan a barcode and see if there’s an offer for that particular item.
You can select up to 10 offers and store them in your app. Offers are good as many times as you want to use them during the period they are offered! So it’s not a one shot deal, you can use them over and over! Some have limits and they all have restrictions, but it still makes for a great deal.
So Ollie and I headed out for a little shopping trip yesterday. First we browsed the baby section and found this adorable hat, though he didn’t want to keep it on so we didn’t buy it.
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January 29, 2014
I’m so excited to announce that I’ve been invited to join the Riley Blake Project Design Team! I’m over there today sharing two tutorials, actually, for some really awesome Valentine’s Day projects!
And the incredible folks at Riley Blake are letting me give away a Valentine banner panel with some fun coordinates and trims to a lucky reader!
For your chance to win, first go check out my tutorials, then come back here and simply comment on this post and tell me who your special Valentine is this year. I’ll choose a winner Wednesday, February 5th at 11:59 EDT. Good luck!
January 20, 2014
I had the privilege of reviewing the gorgeous Handmade Winter eBook!
I flipped through the delicious pages, mouth-gaping at the delicious recipes, divine cocktails, and inspiring sewing and crafting tutorials.
The entire eBook is full of phenomenal photography and terrific ideas. I was inspired the second I flipped the virtual page and landed on these precious chalkboard blocks.
My oldest is in Kindergarten this year and for some reason just can’t get the hang of rhyming. I’ve struck out on all methods I’ve tried to get her to get it and I thought this might just do the trick! And by golly, it did!
Instead of doing blocks I did wooden tags I found at Hobby Lobby. They’re easier to write on since they’re flat and she’s been writing words to her heart’s content!
I made 12 of them so she has plenty to experiment with and discover more rhyming sounds.
But in true girl fashion, all she wanted to do was write her name!
Read more about this project and all the other wonderful offerings in the eBook here.
**disclaimer: I received a copy of the eBook in exchange for my review. The opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own.