Category: Thoughts

Happy Things Jar + A Free Printable!

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to be more present in the moment so that I can fully experience each day.  Sometimes time seems to fly by and I don’t want to miss a second of it.  This year, to better capture some of the highlights, I’ve created a “Happy Things” jar.  When something happens that makes me smile, I’m going to write it down so that when 2014 has come to pass, I can look back at the memories and treasure them always. Materials: A decorative glass jar (we got...

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Happy One Year to the Blog!

Today is our one year anniversary! We are so happy to see how far we’ve come in our first year and excited to see where we’ll go next. Thank you to everyone for all of your support! We love your comments, subscriptions, pingbacks, and re-pins! We wouldn’t be here without you! Here are our most popular posts from the past year! 1. DIY Tissue Paper Pom Poms 2. Happy Birthday, Cooper Dog! 3. Jack’s First Birthday Party 4. Things I Love: Disney World 5. Interchangeable Felt...

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Hokie Pride

We’re thinking about all of the Hokies out there today. Our thoughts and prayers are also with everyone affected by the tragedy in Boston yesterday.

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Welcome to my blog!  My name is Vicky Barone and I’m an artist, greeting card designer and a working mom.  I’m really excited about sharing my everyday inspirations and I’m finally getting around to starting my blog. I’m...

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