Sharing how I make my Christmas tree smell real. Just because you use a faux tree doesn't mean you can't get that amazing tree smell - without the synthetic fragrances. Catch the how to over on the blog!

How I Make My Artificial Christmas Tree Smell Real

Don’t get me wrong. I love my faux tree, but I also love that scent that only fresh tress and garland can bring. But it doesn’t mean that we can’t re-create it for ourselves! I wanted to share with you how I make my artificial Christmas tree smell real. You can easily find room sprays […]

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For years I would feel stressed and strung out throughout the holidays only to wind up on New Year's Eve feeling like I missed out because I was too busy. And a few years back I finally said no more. I am sharing my tips and advice on how to achieve a stress-free holiday season and actually get to enjoy it. Catch it now along with my planner over on KaraLayne.com

How to Achieve a Stress-Free Holiday Season

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For years I would run myself ragged through the holiday season trying to do it all. And then come New Year’s Eve I would look back at the last few months and regret the things I didn’t get to truly enjoy with my family. I finally said never again! I truly believe you can do […]

Nature activity for the kids and printable field guide. Nothing beats being out in nature. This is a fun family activity for the kids to enjoy being outside, exploring, and getting dirty. Get the free printable field guide over on KaraLayne.com! #NatureActivity #NatureWalk #NatureActivityForKids #FreePrintablesForKids #NatureFieldGuide #GetOutdoors #HomeschoolActivityIdeas #HomeschoolIdeas #FamilyActivitiesAtHome #Outdoors

Nature Activity for the Kids and Printable Field Guide

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Find the silver lining. Look for the blessings. These are the things we are told to do in the face of grief or tragedy. It helps to keep the focus on the positive. And while I believe in feeling the feelings we need to, I can say without a doubt the blessing in this pandemic […]

Gold Thanksgiving tablescape accent and free printables #ThanksgivingTablescape #DIYThanksgivingDecorations #ThanksgivingDecorIdeas #DIYGoldGuilding #GoldThanksgivingTableSetting

Gold Thanksgiving tablescape accent and free printables

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The big day is quickly arriving and we are all busy preparing menus and details as we gather friends and family around our tables to feast. Today I wanted to share with you a beautiful DIY gold Thanksgiving tablescape accent and free printables for this year! I found these mini glass leaf appetizer plates in […]

I wanted to share a quick and super easy back-to-school teacher gift idea that you and your little ones can put together for the first day of school! And absolutely - I have you covered with the free printable! Catch it all now over on KaraLayne.com

Back to School Teacher Gift Idea and Free Printable

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It’s that time of year, can you believe it?! Our house is buzzing with talk of seeing friends again, what sports to try out for, the teachers they got, and plenty of bittersweet feelings about letting go of summer. This week I am in complete prep mode as we gear up for another school year […]

Free Thanksgiving printables for 2017 from Kara Layne and Co. A gorgeous black and white buffalo check and the free download includes menu card, thankful list and place cards #Thanksgiving #FreePrintable #Tablescape

2017 Free Thanksgiving Printables

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If it’s wrong to love black and white buffalo check as much as I do then I don’t want to be right. Anyone else experiencing a severe addiction to it this season? If it wasn’t obvious from the Merry Christmas card design from the 2017 Holiday Collection, then it definitely is now! Just in time […]

Kids Valentine DIY + Free Printable | KaraLayneAndCo.com #ValentinesDay #DIY #FreePrintable

DIY Valentine and Free Printable

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I have you covered with the most darling kids DIY Valentine and free printable! We had so much fun making these and I hope you and your little ones do too. The supplies you want to make sure and have on hand are: – white 8.5 x 11″ […]

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Low Carb & Gluten Free Foods That We Love

Upcycled Antique Desk Using Milk Paint

The Blessings & Trials of Disappointments

Why Our Family Says No to Synthetic Fragrances

Creating a Cozy Atmosphere with Dark Walls

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