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The National Marine Life Center (NMLC) #madeinnewengland

Tucked away next to the Bourne Fire Station on Rt 6 in Buzzards Bay  and in front of the Cape Cod Canal  is the The National Marine Life Center (NMLC),.  If you don't know the area well its right near the Cape Cod Railway, Mass Maritime and seconds away from the  historic Borne … [Read More...]


#FREE Diapers

    FREE Little Ones Diapers Jumbo Pack! at Kmart that is valued at $6.49 for FREE.    We all know diapers cost a ton but HOW do you get them for FREE? Choose free in-store pickup or join ShopYourWay Rewards for FREE and get FREE Kmart Shipping.   Click HERE to set … [Read More...]


Our first cast

Pat-man is my gentle giant. Lover of all with a  soft side.  Saturday during an Easter egg hunt he fell and his brother tripped over him. Now as a normal mom I say  "Get up brush it off" as he is crying holding his ankle We settle him down he plays a bit but limping a little. I really just … [Read More...]


Blogger of the South Shore

            My Cape Cod wall calendar says Yippie, Spring! But the temperature says, Put on your winter boots because snow is headed your way, sucker.   The Tom and Jimmy's the local ice-cream stand opens and it’s 55 degrees and sunny, … [Read More...]


#DIY Cup Cake Toppers

    I have to make cupcakes for Mother's Day. I hate to bake but I do like to frost and top the cupcakes. This is cute topper that is less than $1.00 to make for over 100 cupcakes.   Crepe paper/streamers (any color) Scissors Small self-adhesive pearls Scotch … [Read More...]

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#DIY money necklace

If find this gift more for grads that are guys and dads. You can make a great fun and humor with a simple money necklace like a Lei if you will. I saw this at a graduation party for twin brothers and I never laughed so hard. Crisp $1 Bills - Printing paper in whatever color you choose (I did … [Read More...]


#DIY Framed White Board

Having a white board is KEY in any college dorm room. I also know that most people have them in their homes. Here are some DIY gifts for teacher, grad, dad or even mom to make any home have personal touches. What you need: 8X10 photo frames  (try dollar tree) Lined paper legal size Ribbon … [Read More...]

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#diy Laptop or Tablet Sleeve

    I know having a laptop or tablet  is very cool but soften the cases are very BLAH and everyone has the same. I set out to use old fabric to make a few cases for a neighbor who is graduating. I used velrco to seal it but you could use a button What you need: Half yard … [Read More...]


#diy T-shirt quilt

I am a blanket and quilt person. They also make a sharp gift for a graduate for their college dorm or first apartment. I found the only hard part of this project is cutting the t-shirts. They tended to stretch while cutting the rotary cutting tool needs to be very sharp to get the job … [Read More...]


#diy Painting of your home state

When you leave home for college or leave home for work you always want a way to think of being at home. This painting is something I started for a friend of mine. I love the canvas look but I am sure you could go to a store and get brown canvas instead of painting it brown. I Used: 1 12″x12″ … [Read More...]