Candi, Author at Inter-State Studio

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Still Time to Plan for Christmas!

Still Time to Plan for Christmas!

   

A New Adventure

Back to school…. This can mean many things for kids and parents alike…Excitement, anxiety, fear, joy, reprieve (like break out the mimosas, I don’t have to listen to them fight all day!), and much more.  I know in my household the kids and I had mixed feelings of excitement for the new, but anxiety for...

A New Adventure
My "Little" Brother and Me

My "Little" Brother and Me

  Meet Mitch. This is my “little” brother. He is two years younger than me, but could easily bench press me, so he always just shakes his head and smiles when I say that. Like many families, we live a ways apart; me in rural Missouri and him in super duper rural Iowa. Since we...

Babies Under The Weather

My son may not be to too happy with me for posting this picture someday. And I am sure I will have some embarrassing pictures of me placed for all to see. I’ll take it like a big girl because it will be worth it! I am not putting this picture out to irritate my...

Babies Under The Weather
To Read or Not to Read?

To Read or Not to Read?

Hopefully, you know the answer to this question! I have to admit though, I am not an avid reader. As a matter of fact, I am terrible at taking the time to soak in a good book. As a child, I would read some, but it wasn’t my first choice. My mom was a kindergarten teacher,...

When the Tornado Hits

As soon as your life seems situated, with schedules in place for a sense of normalcy, something else happens. Yes, something is always happening. This time, a tornado. I mean, I live in the middle of the Midwest, so what was I to expect? The week before it was a hail storm. I am not sure...

When the Tornado Hits
Sports Fun Birthday Ideas

Sports Fun Birthday Ideas

Birthdays are a big deal in our house! I love celebrating people that I love for all they are! I love making them feel special and loved, and I love any excuse to do crafts, decorate and host a party! From finding just the right gift, to making a cake and decorations, to seeing the...

Sports in our House

I often reflect on the busyness of my family’s schedule…this is the life we have chosen. Do I like being at home? Absolutely! And we do this, but I am an extremely social being, as are my kids; especially the younger two. My husband and I feel very strongly about teaching our children to have...

Sports in our House
Condiment Packet Organizer

Condiment Packet Organizer

This is so super simple, but I still thought I was a genius!  We don’t eat out too often but when we do, we seem to accrue a plethora of soy sauce, ketchup, mustard, dressing, barbecue sauce, and taco sauce packets! Some of them get tossed, but I like to keep a few on hand...

Super Easy DIY Post Earrings!

I have two daughters that love to wear all kinds of fun earrings (and I don’t let my younger one wear dangle earrings yet). Being the DIYer that I am, I thought it would be fun to create our own post earrings. Doing it ourselves was super quick and easy, not to mention it will...

Super Easy DIY Post Earrings!