Back to School Teacher Gift with Stampin’ Up!


Every year, when it’s time to go Back to School, I always end up trying to figure out what to do for a Back to School Teacher Gift. I’ve done several things over the years, but I always like to come up with new things. Part of that is because I enjoy coming up with […]

A Piece of my Heart


I’ve been wanting to get a little more personal on the blog, and I decided today was as good as any day to start. Don’t be surprised if you see posts like this pop up every so often. The last few weeks, it’s been quieter around The Happy Scraps. It’s been a busy few weeks […]

Back To School Questionnaire Printable


Five years ago when my oldest son was starting first grade, I wanted to have something to scrapbook that was of his handwriting. I had in my mind the questions I wanted him to answer. I found some scrapbook paper that was lined, just like the lined paper they use in school at that age, […]

The Creative Exchange Link Party #14

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Hello! I don’t know about you, but this last week has been crazy for me! My kids have been doing swimming lessons for the last 2 1/2 weeks and my son also had band camp that ended last Friday. Between the two, I was pretty busy, but this week doesn’t feel like it has settled […]

30 Minute Draw String Bag Tutorial


My oldest is going to middle school this year. He’ll be starting 6th grade in a couple of weeks, I’m not so sure I’m looking forward to him growing up like this, but what can I do? I know he’ll be fine, he is a good kid, but sending them off to middle school is […]

The Creative Exchange Link Party #13

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Hello, how are you all doing today? I’m excited for another party! I hope you’ve all had a great week, and are ready to show off what you’ve been working on. I’ve had a busy couple of weeks with my kids, so I haven’t had the chance to be very creative lately. But I do […]

The Fabulous Five – Tasty Recipes


I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for delicious new recipes to try. Whether it is a dinner item, treat, breakfast, or whatever, I am always on the lookout for new ones. During the summer time, I am especially looking for easy recipes that don’t heat up the house. I’ve rounded up […]