Organizing your pantry! Plus, free food label printables!

Written by Lyndi. Posted in Free Printables, Graphic Design

I am the happiest girl when things are clean and organized around me.  Of course, being a single working mom of four kids doesn't really leave me any extra time to organize.  I decided to make this pantry of mine a priority and I wanted to share my ideas with you. Organization + Food + Matching Glass Jars = Lyndi's happy place! 

I wanted a very classy, fun look but I also needed my pantry to be functional.  I bought these glass jars from Walmart and Target and it helped with my problem of all the random chip, cookie, and crackers bags that get stuffed to the back of my pantry and I end up forgetting that I even have them.  Plus, it makes it pretty!! 

I also displayed all of my white dishes in my pantry.  It gave it a beautiful look and it will be nice to have easy access to them.  

I created labels for all of my cooking ingredients to finalize the look.  I also created some fun kitchen quotes and framed and hung them in my pantry.

You can download the labels and kitchen quotes for free below.  The labels you can print on an 8.5x11 size page.  I suggest either printing them on photo paper or lamentating them.  Enjoy!!


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Baptism Ideas – Free LDS Printables!

Written by Lyndi. Posted in Free Printables, Graphic Design, Kids & Family Life, Party Planning, Uncategorized

Free LDS Printable Baptism Ideas

Hey Guys, I've been working on putting together some baptism ideas for a little girls baptism and I thought I'd share these adorable printable baptism graphics with you! You can frame them for a cute table decoration and save them in a memory book or as a bedroom decoration afterward. I hope you enjoy these free LDS Printables, they can be downloaded below. 

If you are interested in having a custom designed invitation or graphics for your child's baptism, you can email me at: lyndi@elliebeandesign.com

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First Day of School Signs {free printable download} Preschool – Senior Year **UPDATED**

Written by Lyndi. Posted in Free Printables, Graphic Design, Kids & Family Life

This is a great way to document your child's first day of school, and when your sweet kids are grown and gone these first day of school signs in the pictures will help you remember how old they were.  I created these from ages preschool through senior year!! Download for free below.  You can print them on an 8.5x11 or 11x14 (pictured).

first day of school signsI am so in love with these two preschoolers! Lucy finally (by the skin of her teeth) gets to go to preschool this year with her big sis and she is beyond excited!! Although it was very difficult to have 3 kids in 3 years I absolutely love their closeness in age now! It sure makes things fun, crazy and our days full of girly screams (especially Max). 

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It took Lucy a minute to get the confidence to go in the door...as you can see Millie Kate is giving her the "get over it already and come on" look.first day of school picture
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 Max started first grade...WOW! I can't believe my little side kick will be away from me all day long.  It will be an adjustment to say the least!  I love this boy and on his second day of school he said "mom, I really am starting to enjoy school".  What a stud he is! first day of school first grade

Millie HAD to come with us on his first day to wish him well.sibling love first day of school

Then there were the 12 year olds...man oh man!  How did they get this old? Jayce is my nephew, but I like to call him my fifth child.  Him and Madison are the same age and they go to school together.  Makes this mama happy knowing that Jayce is there to take care of anyone who messes with my girl :) . first day of school printable signprintable download free first day of schoolthe kids on their first day of school breakfast before the first day of school

Happy first day of school to all of my friends out there! I hope for many successful days ahead for your kiddos and lots of fun lunches out with girlfriends for all of the moms!

 

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New Neighbor Gift ideas {Free Download}

Written by Lyndi. Posted in Free Printables, Gift Ideas

One of my favorite things about my job is to help my clients build their new custom home.  I love helping my clients with the planning, designing, and choosing every single item inside and outside of their new home.  I try to focus on the details and in the end really makes a home extraordinary and stand out.  Once their homes are complete and beyond beautiful, I like to leave them with a sweet house warming gift.  I have given several different gifts in the past, but here is one that I recently used.  This is also perfect for your new neighbor too.  You can go big or small and it always turns out looking amazing.  I like these new neighbor gift ideas because it is very practical, but still really cute too!  I also have included the "Welcome Home" gift tag to download for free below.  new neighbor gift ideas
I started with a bunch of products that you would need when moving into a new house.  It's all pretty random, but can come in handy when every thing is in a box!  I bought most of this from target, including the glass jar!  new neighbor welcome gift
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Valentines Day Cards {FREE Download}

Written by Lyndi. Posted in Free Printables, Graphic Design, Holidays, Valentines Day

If you are a procrastinator like me, then here are some free Valentines Day printables for you to download just in the nick of time!  There is one for everyone from friends, neighbors, baby daddies, kids classmates and for the LOVE OF YOUR LIFE!!!  Of course if you are on top of things and already have your kids class valentines all ready to go, then come back to this post next year! :) These all download easily as a 4x6 or 2x3.5 card!  I just upload mine straight to costco photo center to make it cheap and easy!  Happy Valentines Day! beminelongmustachevdayyouarehere1babydaddy1IMG_6607wheelielikeyou1owlvalentine1IMG_6609

 

Here are all the Valentines Cards that I have created.  To Download for free, click on the link under each card.vday2

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10 Rules for ULTIMATE happiness

Written by Lyndi. Posted in About Me, Free Printables, Graphic Design, Health & Wellness, Life Coaching

I have experienced several challenges this past year, but in the end I have grown and become a much stronger person because of them.  I feel peace, have great determination and a sense of confidence in my unknown future.  I am very excited about 2014!!

I am beginning this new year with a renewed sense of what is truly important in life.  I try to live my life very simply.  I definitely make mistakes on a daily basis, but these 10 rules are what I base my life upon...and when I do, I feel complete contentment.

I wish love and happiness in each of your lives this new year and I know that if  you can follow these 10 rules, EVERYTHING else in your life will fall into place.  HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

Love, Lyndi

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*UPDATED* I need to clarify my reasoning for number five on my list.  When I say "Give Guilt the Bird", I mean you shouldn't let other people's ideas and opinions determine how you live your life.  Make choices based on what you feel is right and what is good for YOU!  Don't worry about what others think and don't let them have control over your life.  There is definitely a time and a place to feel regret and guilt when you have done something wrong...but when this happens, don't be hard on yourself.  It is the perfect learning opportunity to know that you should change that behavior so you don't feel that way again. 

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