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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

I can’t believe it’s been 3 months since I posted on this blog.  I am such a bad blogger! lol  I really will try to do better this year.  I am so much better at being consistent on Instagram.  If you’d like to stay updated and see my post head over now and follow me. @stampwithanita

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Quick and Simple Spring Tablescape

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We had a blessed Easter with family and friends celebrating our Risen Lord.  It was such a treat to have ALL our kiddos home and even a few extra.  The pic above of our table shows the calm before the storm.  I think this is the first year I actually gave in and used paper and plastic plates. GASP!!!  I know…  I couldn’t believe it either.  But as I was setting up the table Saturday night I didn’t want to spend my time on Easter hand washing all those china dishes.  It’s okay to take a break some years and as our family continues to grow and move out our time with all of them here together is priceless. Continue reading

Living With the Thorn of an Unseen Illness

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More labs for my Natalie today. Since Spring her life has been doctor visits, labs, tests and again more doctor visits and tests. It’s so hard to watch your child who once had an abundant amount of energy and life become stricken with an overwhelming weariness that causes her to not be able to stand. Natalie was diagnosed with POTS – Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome which makes it difficult for her to stand up without passing out. For today’s post I won’t go into a lot of specifics but you can check out this POTS overview of what she deals with daily. Today’s post is not the typical post showing a fun project, but rather a raw and honest peek into my life and heart at this moment. Continue reading

Simple Spring Tablescape

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This is what I call “the calm before the storm”.  We had a simple yet very pretty table for Easter this year.  With just a few punches, some cardstock and chocolate I was able to add the perfect touch to our table. Continue reading

Beautiful Nature Decorated Eggs

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I can remember as a little girl collecting little treasures from nature and making all kinds of fun new creations with them, everything from a clover ring, a crown of leaves to a beautiful braided necklace of wild flowers to hang around my neck. Continue reading

Christmas Sugar Scrub

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A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of sharing a quick and fun DIY project with Mom Connection, a group of young moms at my church.  When I was asked to come up with a creative activity lots of ideas went through my head.  Young moms definitely need to feel loved, appreciated and pampered so I decided to share with them how to make a yummy homemade sugar scrub.  Sugar scrubs are such a simple way to pamper yourself and they make a wonderful gift during the Christmas season. Continue reading

Cyber Monday Deals Are Here!!!

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The Online Extravaganza Ends tomorrow!!!

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Not Your Mama’s Craft Market

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We are so excited  and honored to be featured on the Not Your Mama’s Craft Market today!
NYMCM is having the “Holiday” market in the beautiful Greek Orthodox Cathedral in the Short North downtown Columbus tomorrow night! What is better than shopping handmade on a Friday evening and than taking a few steps out the door to tons of restaurants, shop and entertainment!  Not only is the location amazing but also the venue itself offers more opportunities for entertainment and over 75 handmade vendors! Continue reading

FREE “Santa-tizer” Tutorial… My Gift To You

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We all love receiving gifts.  But I’ve found that the joy found in giving can not even compare. This FREE Tutorial is my gift to you.  You will find the link below.

This past week and weekend was fully packed with lots of gift giving and blessings!  I had a wonderful time celebrating my birthday.  Not just any birthday… this was the BiG one!  The BiG FIVE-0!  When did that happen?  Doesn’t seem possible.

But I have to say… my family made this the best birthday ever… regardless of the number.  Have I mentioned just how much I love this man who is a true gift from God to me. Continue reading

Where did Summer go?

Wow! I’ve been neglecting my blog a bit this Summer. I truly feel like the kids just got off the bus on the last day of school… YESTERDAY!

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It’s an annual tradition on our court for the parents to welcome our kids home by blasting them with water balloons and super soakers as they get off the bus. They may run but…

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And then this happened…

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So yeah… I really do feel like we just did all this yesterday… but then reality sets in. Summer has come and gone and it’s already back to school.  Summers seem to go by quicker each year.  I spent the Summer trying to soak up treasured time with my family and I didn’t post except for quick updates on Instagram and Facebook.  It’s a good thing I have those to look back on or I wouldn’t believe we actually had a Summer… it went way too fast.

In another post I’ll share about some fun things that happened this Summer but for now I want to share about the AMAZING DEALS happening right now!!! And they too are going by quickly and I need to tell you about them so you don’t miss out.

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Build your Starter Kit your way! For just $99, you get…

  • Your choice of up to $150 worth of any current Stampin’ Up! products, including items from the NEW 2014 Holiday Catalog.
  • A business supply pack valued at $65!
  • FREE SHIPPING!!! Save another 10% – the entire kit ships for FREE!
  • To be a part of my family of stampers… The Untied Stampers of America!

That’s $51 in FREE product!  A total value of $215!

But hurry this awesome Starter Kit Deal ENDS TODAY – August 28th…

ANYONE can purchase this Starter Kit!  You can join to enjoy your own discount off future purchases, or choose to make a little or a lot of extra money doing something that you love.
It’s super simple to join! Make your wish list and then ORDER YOUR STARTER KIT HERE.

All the fun, all the product, NO obligation…
But don’t take too long to decide… this deal is Short & Sweet and ends TODAY!

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BIG SHOT & BUNDLES special ends August 31st

      Order your FREE or DISCOUNTED Bundles right from my Stamp With Anita on-line store.

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►►Paper Pumpkin – 2 months at 50% off !!!
Such a great deal and a great way to try it out for half off.
Check out the My Paper Pumpkin 2 months for half off.
Sign up for My Paper Pumpkin from my direct site.
You must subscribe by September 10th to get 2 months half off.

So yes… Lots of great deals… all are SHORT & SWEET!
Just like my Summer… before you know it they will be gone, so soak them up while you still can.  As always, feel free to contact me if you have any questions or need help to order.


Blessings and Happy Stamping!
Anita Haines