I have been wanting a few big signs in my house for a LONG time. With some motivation from a friend I finally got them finished and I couldn’t be happier. I love how much personality they add to our home. Before you get started you need to get your supplies: 1x10x6 board, vinyl, Silhouette, […]

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Around the first of the year we asked our Young Women to write down a goal for their Personal Progress and had them turn it in. We did this for a couple reasons. First, we wanted them to think for a few minutes about their personal progress, where they were, where they wanted to be […]

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Here at Dirty Dishes Messy Kisses we believe that chocolate chip cookies should be gooey, delicious, and FULL of buttery, chocolatey flavor! These cookies are just that. You will never need another chocolate chip cookie recipe because this is IT!! This is my go-to recipe, it’s ready in minutes and never disappoints, there’s just one […]

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Not too long ago my friend and I were discussing the sandwich issue. Sandwiches can be boring… especially when it’s just two piece of bread with meat and cheese thrown in between or a slab of peanut butter and jelly. No, no, no, it has to be a REAL sandwich. I’m talking mayo and some […]

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Last week we visited the beach with my in-laws while they were in town and recently the beaches have all been covered in hundreds.. okay probably more like MILLIONS… of smooth stones. We decided to take a walk along the water’s edge when I noticed that there were a great deal of beautiful white stones […]

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Bunny Banner

I have a confession, I don’t like decorating for holidays. I don’t like having all the extra stuff to store, the clutter and constantly trying to keep up with the ever changing holidays, but my kids love it. So I compromised and decorate enough to be festive but not so much that it’s overwhelming.  This year I […]

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A couple of weeks ago I was cleaning out Tiny’s closet (for probably the 15th time since she was born) and I was overwhelmed with the amount of clothes she has. It’s no secret that kids grow like weeds and by the time you buy them new clothes they already need a new size!! Not […]

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Coffee Filter Wreath

I don’t know what it is about wreaths, but they make me so HAPPY!!! I just love how much they change a space. Today I’m going to show you how to make a coffee filter wreath. They are really easy and cheap, WIN-WIN in my book! You only need a few things. Coffee filters, a Styrofoam […]

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 HAPPY DAY OF GREEN!!!!!  Ever since I was a kid I’ve loved St. Patrick’s Day. I don’t even worship the Patron Saint of Ireland Saint Patrick, but I love green and I love dressing up so naturally this holiday would be a favorite. I considered making green food for fun, but I doubt that Tiny […]

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If you and your household eat all of your bananas before the brown chicken pox take over the sunny yellow skins you must be (1) a family of monkeys or (2) a ninja shopper who has learned how to buy only what you’ll eat. I, on the other hand, have not quite mastered this art […]

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