Kentucky Derby Party Ideas {and a Chinet® Giveaway}

Kentucky Derby Party Ideas on polkadotchair.com
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It’s spring in Kentucky which means only one thing, it’s Derby Time!! I know that you’ve heard me say it before, but Derby time in Kentucky is one of my most favorite times of the year. There are loads of great activities for families and the whole city puts on a great show to welcome… 

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Printable Pom Pom Polka Dot Party Hats

Printable Pom Pom Polka Dot Party Hats on polkadotchair.com
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Since it’s been a “polka dot party” all month long on this blog, I figured it would be appropriate to make some Polka Dot Party hats to celebrate!!  Do you like alliteration? If so you’ll love these printable, pom-pom, polka dotted party hats!  (Whew, that’s a mouthful!!)   I’m sharing these party hats as a… 

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Pot of Gold Mason Jar Gift Idea

Pot of Gold St. Patricks Day Gift Idea, includes free printable "you're the pot of gold at the end of my rainbow" tags on polkadotchair.com
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  We like to say in our house that we are a “Wee bit Irish”.  We have Irish ancestry on both mine and my husbands side of the family.  My girls also spent years perfecting their jigs and reels in Irish Dance Class.  Although gone are the days of dancing our way through the St…. 

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Nail Polish Valentine’s Day Gift

Nail Polish Valentine's Day Gift idea on polkadotchair.com
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  My 12 year old daughter wanted to take some Valentines to her friends at school, but could not find any that she thought were “grown up” enough.  We love all a good Valentine’s pun, so we came up with the idea to make one for a teenager! Our school does not allow food for… 

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Jar of Hearts, Valentine’s Day Mason Jar Gift

Valentine's Day Gift Idea and Free Printable Valentines!
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  I LOVE Mason Jars! Today I’ve got a fun idea for a Mason Jar Valentine’s Day Gift for you! It’s simple to do and make a great gift for a friend, a teacher or co worker. I’ve even included a free printable Be Mine Valentine for you!   To make one you’ll need: Mason… 

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Strawberry Gift Basket Idea

Strawberry Gift Basket Idea and free printable tags on polkadotchair.com
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During the last part of 2013 I started sharing more printables with you here on the Polka Dot Chair blog. According to google analytics, you’ve liked the printables so I’m going to be sharing more here with you in 2014! A friend of mine had a birthday recently and I was stuck as to what… 

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Snowman Mason Jar Craft Idea

Snowman Mason Jar Gift Idea
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Today I’ve got another Mason Jar Craft Idea for you.  I love crafting with Mason Jars, there are so many possibilities of cute things to fill them with. For more ideas see my Mason Jar Sewing Kit and Mason Jar Santa Gifts.   This gift is very easy to make and I’ve even included a… 

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Mason Jar Christmas Gift Idea

Mason Jar Christmas Gift Idea
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Today I am going to share with you this fun Mason Jar Christmas Gift. I’ve even included a FREE printable for you!   Click here download your free gift tag printable. I love to give out simple yet cute gifts at Christmas, and I love to think of clever ways to package them. I think this… 

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Graham Cracker Bites

Graham Cracker Bites
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Today I’m going to share with you a recipe that’s been in my family for years, Graham Cracker Bites.  My Mom always used to make these yummy bites to take to friends and family at Christmas time.  I loved that she made them but hated that she gave them away!   They are an addicting… 

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Get Well Soon Care Package Idea

Get Well Soon Free Printables and Care Package Idea - CUTE!
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 This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Kleenex but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #KleenexTarget  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO It’s almost “that time” again, the dreaded cold and flu season is nearly upon us.  I don’t know about you guys but I feel like we get hit hard with… 

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DIY Mason Jar Sewing Kit (with free printable)

DIY Mason Jar Sewing Kit (with free printable)
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“DIY Mason Jar Sewing Kit (with free printable)  The holidays are coming up and I’m so excited to share with you one of the “new discoveries” I’ve made this month! It’s going to make your gift giving this Christmas so much easier!  Today I’ll share with you how I used it to make this DIY… 

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Thanksgiving Gift Idea & Printable

Thanksgiving Gift Idea and Free Printable
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  Today I want to share with you this very simple Thanksgiving Gift Idea and Free Printable!   A few years ago a friend of our brought us treats for Thanksgiving, I thought it was such a nice gesture. What a great way to show your friends that you are grateful for them at this… 

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Sports Safe Kids

Sports Safe Kids Checklist
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  Today we are taking a break from all of the craftiness to talk about something that I feel pretty strongly about, keeping kids playing sports safe on the field. My daughter played Field Hockey for 5 years, and as you may know if you’ve ever seen a game, it’s pretty much a full contact… 

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DIY 4th of July Paper Crafts

4th of July Papercrafts
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image source The 4th of July is next week and it has to be one of my absolute favorite holidays all year.  There’s something about the BBQ, watermelon, fireworks and sunshine that just seems to scream America to me. I thought I’d share a quick round up of some 4th of July Paper Crafts that… 

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