Hot Cocoa Bar Print

Hey friends, Fotini here from Farmhouse Chic Blog! Today is the day I have the pleasure of hanging out with you and sharing something a little fun! When I think of Winter, things that automatically pop into my head are snow, hot cocoa, cozy blankets and warm fires. Somehow, the weather here in Ohio has been in nearly the 70’s, so I’m not quite thinking about those things right now, but I know it’s soon to come! Today I have the pleasure of sharing with you a free hot cocoa bar print!

hot cocoa bar print


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Quick and Easy Painted Backdrop

Behr sponsored this blog post. The opinions and text are all mine.

I am always looking for new photography props. From thrifty stores to even my Target runs, I constantly have my eyes open just in case I stumble across something that would be perfect for some of my photos. Right now, a lot of my fall and winter foods features sweet potato, pumpkin or butternut squash which leads to everything looking just a little bit too orange sometimes. A great way to help with that is to introduce some blue into the photo. I got tired of always using blue dishes so I decided to create a quick and easy painted backdrop.

Quick and Easy Painted Backdrop

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Food Lovers Mason Jar Gift Idea

I love food. There is definitely a reason this blog quickly focused on most food. One of my favorite places to be is in the kitchen cooking. I also have the pleasure of having lots of friends who also love to cook and I was brainstorming on a great gift to give them this holiday season. As part of the mason jar gift series (be sure to check them all out at the end of this post along with a great giveaway), I created a food lovers mason jar gift idea that I think would be perfect for anyone who loves to cook!

Food Lovers Mason Jar Gift Idea

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Thankful Thanksgiving Printable

Hello there! This is Fotini from Farmhouse Chic Blog! I am tickled to hang out here with you today! In case you’re wondering, Shannah has invited me to stop by once a month to share a free printable with you all! Today is that day friends :)

Thanksgiving print

A perfect reminder that we have so much to be thankful for! This free printable makes a great last minute decoration too.

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Ghost Craft {So Boo-tiful It’s Scary}

The Three Amighosts….

Growing up, I had these 2 girl-friends. We have known each other since we were 3 years old. 
We all only lived about 2 blocks from each other and way back then….we were inseparable.

The corner of Prichard and Cayuta Ave was right in the middle of our houses. Each of us came from a different direction, each from a different point of the triangle, so of course, that is where we would meet to walk to school together.

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Father’s Day Shaving Cream Art Luggage Tag

Hello! Jennifer from Satsuma Designs here and very excited to be back at Just Us Four blog – thank you Shannah! At Satsuma Designs, I create Seattle-made baby products and content that help make caring for kids as easy as child’s play. Click here for a fun offer to help your kiddos thrive!

Do your kids have Father’s Day gifts all wrapped up? If they’re like mine, they’ve made a cute card at school, but want to have something to wrap up for Dad to give him on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21st. I thought it would be a fun pun to use Dad’s shaving cream to make art, add a special note and create a laminated luggage tag that he can take on the road with him or wrap around his briefcase to take a little visual reminder of how much he’s loved everywhere he goes. Here’s how your kids can make a Father’s Day shaving cream art luggage tag.

This is a two-part post with the second part of the story over at Satsuma Designs. Here I’ll teach you how to make the art and at Satsuma Designs, I’ll show you how to create the personalized luggage tag to give Dad on Father’s Day.

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What you need to make your Father’s Day Shaving Cream Art Luggage Tag

  • Shallow baking pan or casserole dish at least 9″x13″
  • Spatula
  • Heavy white construction paper or card stock
  • 1 can shaving cream – get the old fashioned foaming kind, not the gel kind
  • Toothpicks or skewers
  • Food coloring
  • Washable splat mat or place mats
  • Wire cooling rack to dry paper 

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Best dad ever.

Hey you, and welcome! This is Fotini from Glamorous, Affordable Life! If you’re new around here, let me explain! I have the pleasure of stopping by once a month and sharing a fun, FREE printable here at Just Us Four with Shannah’s permission 😉

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Kids Room Stuffed Animal Organization

Hey y’all! It’s Ginger from Gingerly Made again. Last month I posted how I was organizing my kid’s room beginning with a knob hanger for bathrobes or pajamas or whatever other piece of wearable clothing that usually gets tossed on the floor. This month I am going to show you my stuffed animal organization to get them off the floor. It’s another fantastically simple project that has already transformed the tidiness of our kids room.

Our kid’s room is one of the most difficult to photograph rooms in our house, so please excuse the lighting in these photos.

To begin with, you need a couple of metal horse trough style flower boxes. You can find these at most hardware stores or garden centers. This is a pic from Home Depot’s site where I got mine from. This one is 24 inches wide. They also have some that are 36 inches wide if you have a lot of stuffies or really large stuffed animals.


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Teacher Gift: DIY Soy Candle


Hello! Jennifer from Satsuma Designs here and very excited to be back at Just Us Four blog – thank you Shannah! At Satsuma Designs, I create Seattle-made baby products and content that help make caring for kids as easy as child’s play. At my blog, you’ll find crafts, organizing tips, recipes, holiday and everyday treats to delight you and your kiddos. Come by for a visit!

Did you celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day at school this year? We did and there just aren’t enough ways to thank our teachers for all they do for our kiddos and our families. We try to find little ways to say thanks with little bouquets stealthily picked on the walk to school or a coffee card once in a while. So as the year winds to a close, I wanted to present a homemade gift that sends a fun message. Here’s my Teacher Appreciation Gift of a DIY Soy Candle. I’ve added a fun little message related to light to really drive it home!

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Life is a garden

Hey you! Let me introduce myself… I’m Fotini from Glamorous, Affordable Life! I have the pleasure of stopping by once a month and sharing a fun, FREE printable with you all! And guess what, today’s that lucky day!!

I have had so much stinkin’ fun planning for and planting our garden this year! We have planted so many little seedlings to get ready to plant in the ground, planted flowers as gifts, incorporated them into a garden themed birthday party and it doesn’t stop there! 

garden printable

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