Finding Easter

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Finding Easter I thought this was a fun and different idea for Easter.  There are many ways that people enjoy and celebrate Easter. From celebrating the resurrection of Christ from death and the tomb, to hunting eggs and filling baskets of goodies, to visiting the bunny. We are Christians and believe in celebrating the resurrection, Continue Reading …





Homemade Coconut Milk

Homemade coconut milk

Homemade Coconut Milk   Having a child with dairy allergy means milk issues in our house. I try not to use soy milk when possible because of the high use of GMOs in it, and the hormone concerns in girls from consuming too much soy. Don’t get me wrong, we enjoy edamame as a snack Continue Reading …





Friday Favs

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I am really enjoying this opportunity. I noticed all of this weeks favorites are things I saw and photographed from magazines. I read House Beautiful, Better Homes & Gardens, and Ladies’ Home Journal, but I get a lot of fun and ingenius ideas from my Lowes Creative Ideas magazine. It is sent to me for Continue Reading …





Create your home office in a small space

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Create Your Home Office In A Small Space Need to get work done, but don’t want to head into the office? Or, do you want to transition from working at an office to working at home on a regular basis? If either of these questions applies to you, a home office is something that you Continue Reading …





Fun Friday Favorites

Fun Friday Favs

I am starting a new feature on the site called Fun Friday Favorites. Each week I will spotlight several things I have found and fell in love with. It could be a product, destination, item of clothing, thrift store find, viral video, Pin on Pinterest, person to follow on Instagram, or whatever. I may even Continue Reading …





5 Travel Tips with Small Kids

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5 Travel Tips with Small Kids We recently did a whirlwind 8 hour road trip to Orlando from Charlotte for a weekend. Yes, but it was worth it, and very simple. We left Thursday afternoon after the hubs and I had worked 10 hour days, and picked up a minivan rental- Dodge and it rocked. Continue Reading …





March is National Crafting Month

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National Crafting Month I will be doing one post a week of my favorite online craft stores, supplies, in person craft stores, and maybe something else. Crafting is my original passion. It is what I wish I had more time to do. It is my outlet and creative heaven. Hopefully soon my kiddos will allow Continue Reading …





Veronica Mars Movie Review

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As you likely know from the news, or maybe even here on Begin to Craft, the Veronica Mars film has finally made it to theaters. It’s been a seven year struggle for writer/creator Rob Thomas and actress Kristen Bell to get Veronica from your TV to the big screen. More importantly, the fact that the Continue Reading …





Divergent, Movie Review

Divergent film poster

Divergent Divergent is a movie trailer I saw months ago, and knew I wanted to see the movie. It wasn’t until after seeing the trailer that I even knew there was a book series for it. I did not feel the need to read the book yet, besides not having the time. That quickly changed Continue Reading …





Book Review: Saving Hascal’s Horrors

Saving Hascal's Horrors

This post contains affiliate links. I was given a free copy of the book to read and review. I like to read. I really enjoy it. I will read books on how to do things, sometimes, but my passion in reading truly comes in fantasy and fiction. I had the opportunity to read Saving Hascal’s Continue Reading …