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Sacramento Music Festival Presents Collective Soul, Mat Kearney and More! #SMF2014 #SMF

Sacramento Music Festival

With seven #1 hits on their resume, iconic American rock band Collective Soul is confirmed as the Sunday night headline act for the 2014 Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee.  The Festival is scheduled over Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-26. With this high energy band added to the line-up, the … [Read More...]

Crafts and Home Decor

Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas – A Garden Party

Mother's Day Brunch Ideas - A Garden Party

Show mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day with a special Garden Party in her honor. She’ll adore the time you took to create a beautiful table-scape celebrating her special day, and you’ll love how easy it is to recreate this gorgeous setting with our simple DIY Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas tutorial below. […]


How to Make a Palm Sunday Palm Cross

Palm Sunday Palm Cross

The craft of creating a palm cross from a Palm Sunday palm frond is a tradition that has been around for many years. Folding your palm into a cross is a way to express the Easter story, remember the importance of palm Sunday, and to remind children that Jesus came into the town walking over […]


Coconut Crunch Cake Recipe

Martha Stewart Coconut Cruch Cake Recipe

Nothing screams summer more than a sweet coconut dessert recipe, and this Coconut Crunch Cake is sure to please the crowd! The triple-punch combination of cream of coconut, coconut oil, and shredded coconut is sure to send your taste buds on an island vacation. Photo by Con Poulos. Courtesy of … [Read More...]

Food Allergies

Keep Kids with Food Allergies Safe in CA – Support SB 1266 #epipenbill

Keep Kids with Food Allergies Safe in CA - Support SB1266

Wonderful news – Senate Bill 1266 has through the Education committee! Now we need YOUR help to get this bill through the Health Committee on the 23rd of April, (updated to the 24th of April, 1-4ish time frame) and keep kids with food allergies safe in California! SB 1266, mandatory epinephrine in public schools was passed […]

Free Printables

Top 10 Posts of 2013

Top 10 posts of 2013

I love learning what you like most about my little home here at Fancy Shanty, and there is no better way to know what you love most than by checking out my most popular posts. One thing I learned while researching the Top 10 Posts of 2013 is that you love crafts, the Elf on the Shelf, and doing … [Read More...]

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