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Make Readers Fall in Love with You

Hiya! It's Jelli, your friendly blogging guru comin' atcha again this month with a foolproof strategy to keep your blog readers engaged and coming back for more! Remember, last time we talked we focused on the importance of connecting with our audience. We agreed that real, meaningful and authentic interaction with our readers is the best way to build our blogging communities. Today, I'm going to take that a step further and show you my best tool for implementing personal contact on a … [Read More...]

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25 DIY Gifts for Her

25 DIY Gifts for Her

  Happy Easter Weekend, and happy Spring to everyone living in a lovely place like Phoenix! My monthly roundup for Somewhat Simple is live - so head on over and get yourself ideas from 25 DIY Gifts For Her that any girl would love to get!     … [Read More...]

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Skip The Housework Saturday

Welcome to our weekly Skip The Housework Saturday party - a place to completely get involved and skip your housework a tad longer! Let's party, shall we? Here are some wonderful reasons to skip your housework AGAIN today! Let's START and END our meal with a Peep Milkshake from Kleinworth … [Read More...]

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Printable Kid Coupons

With Easter quickly approaching, these printable kid coupons are just the thing to print and add to the kidlet's treat baskets!  They're simple to print and cut, and would be perfect hole punched and added to a special keyring or hook. They're great last minute treats too, in case you wait until … [Read More...]

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A naptime Toddler chair makeover

Any naptime that is longer than an hour is a 'win' in my book. Laundry, dishes & dinner prep can be done - or skip all that and you can just work on fun projects! I usually go for the latter. I've been known to pick up a few curb finds & to scour thrift stores for fun makeover projects - I'm … [Read More...]

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Weekly Menu Plan Notepad

Hi all!  I'm excited to be back, sharing another reason to skip the housework.  Even though you'd be skipping the housework to make this project, you can totally justify it.  In the long run, it will help with part of running the household right?!?!  I am the type of person that doesn't mind … [Read More...]

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Skip the Housework Saturday

Welcome to Skip the Housework Saturday!! Who wants to ditch the cleaning, organizing AND laundry with me? We had a great party last week and here are a few of my favorite recipes! {Easter Bark: The Girl Creative} {Cadbury Magic Bars: Kleinworth & Co.} {Peanut Butter Egg S'mores: The … [Read More...]

alphabet bottle caps

Alphabet Bottle Caps

I'm a sucker for anything colorful at Hobby Lobby.   I'm also a sucker for anything with ABC matching possibilities.  If I can turn it into a learning game, I'll do it!  The teacher in me will always find things to make learning fun.  My poor kid will be doing ABC matching games when she's 20.  We … [Read More...]

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Easter Carrot Bags

Making Easter decorations isn't hard if you look at things you own in new ways!  I  have had a two pack of orange burlap sacks around my house since Fall, just waiting for Fall 2014 to come along so I could make something "pumpkin" with them.  Low and behold, I woke up this morning and thought, … [Read More...]

easter basket treats

Easter Basket Treats

If you shop at Target a lot and find yourself buying just about everything in their dollar bins - this is the Easter Basket Treat for you!  There's really not much too it.  It's a simple way to wrap up an Easter treat or even make a last minute gift for a teacher or a neighbor.  Doesn't HAVE to be … [Read More...]

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Simple Recipes

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5 second Iced Coffee

Ok, maybe 10 seconds,  but I'm about to change...your...coffee... drinking....world!     While staying with my … [Read More...]

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Kid-Made Chocolate Chex Mix

There comes a time in every mom's life, when you have to give up the control, you have to let your type A sit quietly … [Read More...]

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Sweet Treats & Skip The Housework Saturday

Welcome to our weekly Saturday party - a place to completely get involved and skip your housework a tad longer!   … [Read More...]

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Skip The Housework Saturday

Welcome to our weekly Skip The Housework Saturday party - a place to completely get involved and skip your housework a … [Read More...]

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25 Quick Workouts

When it comes to working out, I fail every subject.  I've had a gym membership for at least 10 months.  I've been 3 … [Read More...]

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Sweet Treats & Skip The Housework Saturday

Welcome to our weekly Saturday party - a place to completely get involved and skip your housework a tad longer!   … [Read More...]

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alphabet bottle caps

Alphabet Bottle Caps

I'm a sucker for anything colorful at Hobby Lobby.   I'm also a sucker for anything with ABC matching possibilities.  If … [Read More...]

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Easter Carrot Bags

Making Easter decorations isn't hard if you look at things you own in new ways!  I  have had a two pack of orange burlap … [Read More...]

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Easter Basket Treats

If you shop at Target a lot and find yourself buying just about everything in their dollar bins - this is the Easter … [Read More...]

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Weekly Menu Plan Notepad

Hi all!  I'm excited to be back, sharing another reason to skip the housework.  Even though you'd be skipping the … [Read More...]

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Bizarre Holidays – Printable April Calendar

When I open up my Twitter feed and find out I missed one of the bizarre holidays, such as National Pancake Day or … [Read More...]

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25 Free Printable Checklists

This week's printable is a HUGE roundup of Free Printable Checklists that you just sort of NEED in your life.  … [Read More...]

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