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Open When Letter Ideas for Men

Ever since posting the Open When Letters I sent my sister I’ve been getting a lot of emails asking about what to do for Open When Letters for husbands and boyfriends. Since this seems to be a common need among my readers, I thought I’d ask my husband for some help and give you some of our ideas. Below you will find the best Open When Letter Ideas for men.

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Construction Birthday Party

construction birthday party printables

Bug’s second birthday was a couple weeks ago and we decided to throw him construction birthday party! I know he won’t remember these parties at all at this age, but I have so much fun creating all the decor and planning the party. So I went all out for his second birthday again.

I will admit that this year was a little harder with being 8 months pregnant. But I think his party came out perfect. Originally, we were going to have it at our house in the backyard. We ordered tables and chairs and a bounce house. Then it rained all day before the party and was 100% chance of rain for the day of the party. So we moved the party up the street to my mom’s house. Thankfully they live so close.

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Lumberjack Birthday Party Decor

John and I handmade so many items for Bug’s lumberjack birthday party that it couldn’t all fit in one post! I showed you a little bit of the decor in my last post about his lumberjack birthday party. I wanted to show you a little more of the decoration that we made for his party and also give you access to some free lumberjack birthday party printables!

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Ten Dollar Christmas

At the beginning of the year, when I wrote about our goals, I mentioned that I had been listening to Dave Ramsey and we’d been trying to stick to a budget. Because of this, we decided to reevaluate our Christmas gifts for 2016. We put together a budget for every person on our list in Google Spreadsheets with what we wanted to get and then the actual amount we spent. We looked for deals and tried our hardest to stay under budget. But for ourselves, we wanted to do something different.

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Valentine’s Open When Letters Printable

Valentine's Open When Letters

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! I don’t know about you, but after the holidays I have a hard time getting back into the groove of things. This year, John and I took a week off in between Christmas and New Years.

We went out to the river, spent some time working on things for our new Etsy shop, but mostly, we just relaxed. We played with all of Bugs new Christmas toys, explored the textures and shapes of different rocks, and enjoyed having nowhere to be and nothing to do. It was magical.

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Open When Printable

Open When Printable

I just love printables! I’m always on the prowl for good ones that will help make my life just a little bit easier. And if I can’t find them then I make them myself.

After making the “Open When” letters for my sister, I decided that I should really make a printable so that I could use them again in the future. This is a fun open when printable that can be used for so many occasions!

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What to Put Inside Your Open When Letters

My younger sister moved to Tucson over the Summer. I was really sad in the weeks leading up to her leaving, and I knew I was going to miss her like crazy.

She’s never lived away from home before, and now she was moving to a whole other state! I mean come on, it was going to be difficult for her too.

I wracked my brain for ways to make the move a little less painful, for both of us. After scouring Pinterest, I came across these “Open When…” letters.

They are such a cute idea! I knew I had to make these Open When letters for my sister. But I had a hard time figuring out what I should put in each one, here’s what I did.

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