Ariel Halloween Costume

DIY Ariel Halloween Costume

Sewing Halloween costumes for my kids has always been one of my all time favorite projects. I have always loved taking them to the store to flip through costume patterns, sometimes as early as August, then planning and scheming what costumes they would want that year. Even though I always tried to get an early… 

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15 Simple Disneyworld Tips & Tricks

15 Simple Tips and Tricks for you Disneyworld Vacation

I know that the internet is FULL of all kids of Disney World tips, tricks, and advice. Most of it is really good advice and  some of it is terrible. Because of all of this advice, I’ve contemplated writing this post for about 3 years now, I just wasn’t sure about it-  I didn’t want… 

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Lace t-shirt Inspired by Oz the Great and Powerful

Lace T-shirt Inspired by Oz the Great and Powerful

  Have you seen Oz the Great and Powerful yet?  My family and I sat down to watch it last week and absolutely loved it.  I thought I had such a great message about overcoming obstacles and believing in yourself. Any time I watch a movie I’m always inspired by the costumes.  I adore seeing… 

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Make your own Witches Hat Fascinator


Last week I guest blogged over at eighteen25 for their Spooktacluar September series… here’s my post in case you missed it!  Hello eighteen25 readers.  My name is Melissa Mortenson and I blog over at The Polka Dot Chair.  This is the 3rd year that I’ve had the privilege of contributing to Spooktacular September! I think… 

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A Princess Skirt


Last Fall we went to Disneyworld.  It’s my favorite Fall vacation, great weather in South Florida, lighter crowds and the Epcot Food and Wine Festival.   We’ve been a few times (one of the benefits of being within driving distance) and I don’t think I’d ever go in the summer again, after seeing how nice… 

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Mr. Horseman & Mr. Crane


I could not convince my family ALL to match for Halloween this year (I know, I’m horrible… I always try to match the costumes).  So the girls were Witches  & the boys went as, Icabod Crane & the Headless Horseman I didn’t make my husbands costume. Just “refashioned” it from some previous costumes and cut… 

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Disney Cruise Scrapbook Travel Album


Pin It A few months ago I shared with you one of my “tricks” for scrapboooking vacations. Today I’m going to show you how I used those tricks to make this Disney Cruise Scrapbook.  Essentially I do the journaling on the trip then come back afterwards and add photos and embellishments. A few weeks ago,… 

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