Scrapbook Paper Photo Mat | Atkinson Drive

Scrapbook Paper Photo Mats

When we first moved into our apartment here in Indiana, we had a long barren hallway that led from the great room/kitchen to the garage, little man’s room, and the guest room. I knew I had to do something about it because everyone visiting would see it…but at the time we didn’t have a lot…

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No-Skid Drawer Organization | Atkinson Drive

No-Skid Drawer Organization

When we went on our amazing IKEA trip in June I found a great roll of drawer-liner paper. Seriously, IKEA has everything – I LOVE it! Anyway…I’ve been having a hard time with a few of our kitchen drawers. You know the ones…they hold everything except the kitchen sink. Obviously I had to get some…

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Make your own coasters with this step-by-step tutorial, and $5! Beautiful, and affordable - they also make wonderful gifts for the hoidays. /// by Atkinson Drive (with free printables)

DIY Tile Coasters {with free download}

Since I refinished my beautiful side table for the family room, I knew it was time to get me some coasters so we don’t ruin the newly finished wood. I’m really trying to go for a mix of rustic and modern in our family room; of course I’ve been searching on Pinterest for the perfect…

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Colored Ice Sensory Play | Atkinson Drive

Colored Ice Sensory Play {Plus Soap & Water Play}

I was so excited to try a colored ice sensory play activity with the little man this last week! One morning after preparing breakfast, I got out the ingredients & equipment I would need to make the colored ice. My plan was to take him outside after nap time and let him go wild with…

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Edamame Lettuce Wraps

My family has been on an Asian food kick for awhile now. I don’t know what it is…but those flavors have just been grabbing me! {Maybe it helps that I’ve learned how to make yum yum sauce to go with all of our meals…} One of my favorite food blogs is Poor Girl Eats Well….

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Cupcake Wreath Ribbon Detail

{Patriotic} Cupcake Wreath

OK, so in my quest to get fit & healthy I may have overdone it with the core exercises yesterday… Not that it’s a bad thing; everyone can use some exercise now and then but jeez! This morning I am rewarding myself with a delicious, healthy banana almond smoothie…trust me you’ll want to try it!…

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