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On Lemon Lane is a space dedicated to providing high quality, detail-oriented products for educators, religious teachers, stay at home mommas, and creatives alike. My hope is that it will be a place to uplift, inspire, encourage, and refresh.This site has been a product of my thoughts and dreams for a long time. I thrive when it comes to all things creative but nothing is more fulfilling than sharing them with you. If you haven’t already, make sure to sign up to gain access to our exclusive member-only content. Subscription is free, and easy-peasy, lemon squeezy! *I promise I will treat your email as if it were my own… my personal email… not my trashy one 😉

You may be asking yourself, “What’s with all the Lemon?” Great question! Lemon is a family name. My dad literally grew up on Lemon Lane, in a house his Great, Great, Great Grandpa Lemon built. Some of my fondest memories still live on Lemon Lane. To me, Lemon represents faith, family, foundation, and hope for the future.

I am married to my sweet husband Ben. We came about in a rather serendipitous way that left me knowing that Heavenly Father loves us, knows us personally, and is cautiously guiding us through life. I will forever be grateful for him. Ben is smart, talented, witty and fun. He loves discovering new music and enjoys anything related to smoking meat, hunting/conservation, or Sports, yet can sing every word to Newsies. We are both major foodies, love the Red Sox, and left a piece of our heart in New Orleans. We challenge each other. We balance each other. I am a better version of myself because of him. We are the parents to two beautiful babies, 17 months apart. 

Benson is hilarious and so smart. He is obsessed with animals and hunting and can tell you what a Oryx, and an Eland is… While singing along to Garth Brook’s Thunder Rolls or Toto’s Africa. He is wild and full of life, mischievous and sweet, rough and gentle all rolled into one.

Little Lovelyn fits her name just so. She is lovely. She has brought such a light into our family. This beautiful baby girl is the most strong-willed, little thing I have ever come across. Don’t be fooled by her tiny stature, baby girl packs a punch. She has us all wrapped around her pretty, petite finger and she knows it. 

Even though the pictures are pretty and poised, know that our hands are full, and the days are long. My experience in motherhood has been such a rollercoaster causing extreme highs, and extreme frustrations, self-confidence, and self-reflections, utter joy, and utter exhaustion. Yet, it’s all completely, worth it. Yes, our responsibilities and short-fallings and messes may be overflowing… but so are our hearts.

On Lemon Lane is divided into three separate categories.

  1. Teaching:           · Educational · Fun · & Effective
  2. Living:                 · Inspiring · LDS · Ideas
  3. Creating:            · Everyday · Design · & Little Details

Each is a part of me.

 

 

Teaching

Educational · Fun · & Effective

Unlike most, I didn’t always dream of becoming a teacher. However, after years of schooling and multiple degree shifts. (Literally I could have had my doctorate by the time I finally graduated. I just have an interest in too many things. The idea of picking just one constantly eluded me.) I finally decided to finish my degree in Elementary Education. When asked why ELED? There were a few logical reasons that came to mind, but the overarching idea of the importance of the role of a teacher stood out. I literally credit my success in school to two instances with two separate teachers. Both saw something in me that I didn’t see in myself, and held me to a higher standard. I felt that if I could have this same type of impact on another, that it would be enough.

Becoming a teacher was one of the best decisions made. Not only did I discover a love for teaching, I gained knowledge and experiences that I draw from daily. Teaching also allowed a creative outlet. I was able to fine-tune my digital design skills as I created to the needs of my classroom. Like many teachers I was also in for a rude awakening to the demands and weight that accompany this profession. Many days I felt like a sub-par mother, wife, teacher, and community member. Working so hard to keep my head above water feeling mediocre in every facet. While the never ending paperwork, logistics, and hoops mounted.

Regardless of the obstacles, I loved teaching. Deciding to stay at home with my then two under two was a more bittersweet event than I could have ever imagined. There is a family created when teaching: your grade-level team, your students, the faculty, parents… 5th grade will forever hold a special place in my heart. My goal while at home is to continue to create products, and deliver fresh ideas that are educational, interesting, and effective. With the hope that in turn some of that precious teacher time will be freed up. If you are a teacher make sure to join the Teaching on Lemon Lane Facebook Group, here you will find a wonderful community willing to share their expertise and ideas, and follow Teaching on Lemon Lane on Instagram. Both are a great way to connect, and stay up to date when exclusive FREE teaching products are added to the Teaching on Lemon Lane resource library.

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Living

Inspiring · LDS · Ideas

My faith is my foundation. If you are a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, involved with Relief Society, Young Women, Sunday School, or interested in Gospel Lesson helps, Family Home Evening, Mutual ideas,  Scripture Study, or other Christian-based teaching resources. This is the place for you. You may also be interested in joining the Living on Lemon Lane Facebook group. A community built on the intent of Mosiah 18: 8-9. As well as following Living on Lemon Lane on Instagram. Here I strive to share inspiring stories, tender mercies, and faith promoting products and Latter Day Miracles, (original #latterdaymiracle). Everything I create in regards to my faith will always be free and can be accessed in the Living on Lemon Lane resource library. To learn more about what I believe, click here.

 

Creating

Everyday · Design · & Little Details

Here you will find a plethora of everything else! Organizational, Holiday, House Decor Designs, Gluten Free Recipes, Travel, Tips and Tricks, Lists and Guides, Party Invites and Details, Travel and Stay at Home, Crafts, and DIY projects, Favorite Things and not so Favorite Things… Being a wife and a mother. Basically a glimpse into the everyday, perfectly-imperfect, lemonade like life we live. These products can be found in both the shop, and the free resource library. I’d love to connect more! Make sure to like the On Lemon Lane Facebook page and follow On Lemon Lane on Instagram. 

 

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This popped up in my memories and I can’t even handle it! 2 years ago. 2 years ago seems like it was just yesterday. 2 years ago feels like a lifetime. So much has changed. So much is the same. How has it already been 2 years! ...

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Anybody else going a little stir crazy with this #everlastingwinter ❄️ I’ve never longed for warmer weather like I am right now! Today we decided to put the snow to use👊🏻 have you ever made Snow Cream??? Literally what childhood dreams are made of. Did I mention those dreams are only made out of 4 ingredients that you can find in your kitchen on any given day. Check out the blog post or highlight story for kore information! ****Also, should add I enjoy this treat just as much, if not more than my toddlers. It’s shockingly delightful💛 ...

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Seriously nothing better than getting pictures of my products in use! Can you even handle how perfect the @safariltd Toob animals are for this free printable?! I love that they offer such a variety! I spy an elk..... if you’re wanting to use this printable but realized you’re no longer within the #primeshipping timeline. You still have options! Hit up your closest @hobbylobby like @katie_m_lemon did! ...

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T-minus one day till Valentine’s Day! Who’s ready?? I’m still trying to figure out what to do for my loved ones.... Remember, these templates and others are available for free download on the website! I’d love to start some fun new traditions, what do you do for Valentine’s Day?? ...

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FREE #valentinesday printable hitting the website TONIGHT! I am so excited with how these turned out❤️❤️❤️ Lots of fun options: friendship bracelets, animal figures, even SEED PAPER. Yes, you literally plant those little paper hearts and wildflowers will sprout and bloom😍 Details and free download coming soon, stay tuned! ...

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Made it to Magnolia and we’re all pretty stoked about it!! Beautiful details, friends and family, and yummy GF options, see story for details💕 Any tips or other places to stop while in Waco? ...

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I spy DIY Toddler proof Mickey Ears.... This fun craft literally took less than 5 minutes and was a HIT for the entire trip! Details coming soon💕 ...

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Can’t wait to share the Traveling with Toddler Tips Series that will be hitting the blog soon. We do our fair share of traveling each year. Which means we’ve made the mistakes, and perfected the art for you! Would love to hear any tips you have to share! ...

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Some people just can’t hang... #disneyland Make sure to check out the latest blog post for all things, tips, tricks, and travel with toddlers! If you are planning a trip to Disneyland or plan to travel with #twoundertwo I’ve got you👊🏻 ...

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Looking for a fun and practical neighbor, friend, or coworker gift? @eosproducts is always well received! Download this cute and FREE printable at www.onlemonlane.com
Simply cut out the center ornament and secure the Eos container 💕
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Baby boy’s face melts me in this picture. This time of year is magical ❄️ and being able to experience it through the eyes of these little babes is truly a blessing. Blog post featuring ideas of how to have a more family centered Christmas is coming soon! 🦌🌲🎅🏼🦌🌲🎅🏼🦌🎅🏼🦌🌲🎅🏼 ...

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My boys. My heart could explode. Baby boy is no longer a baby and is quick to refute the idea of him always being my baby boy. This kid is one and only. Full of fire, full of life, full of mischief, and full of compassion. He is a walking contradiction, and smart as a whip. He is funny, and kind, and a whirlwind. He can identify animals you or I have never heard of, and carry the sweetest tune. He is fearless, confident and has such an unbelievable tolerance for pain. Yet something as harmless as a cow or a dog can make him come unglued. We love this boy. We are better because of him. Baby boy is an unstoppable force... just ask his sister. Happy 3rd birthday sweet boy! ...

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This was probably my favorite birthday party to date. When I thought of the possibility of having it at @cabelas I immediately set my sights on it. @ben_bdoxey was hesitant and unsure but even he admitted to it being the BEST time 🌲🐾🦡🦌🌲🐾🦡🦌🌲🐾🦡
Printable scavenger hunt, invitations, thank you tags, party favor labels and banner will be available to download. Party details and availability coming soon!
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Check out the Wildlife Adventure Party pack! My little boys birthday party @cabelas inspired it all! Guests went on a bingo scavenger hunt to earn their tokens for the shooting range! Party details and, printables will be hitting the website soon! #staytuned ...

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Couldn’t let the day pass without wishing @ben_bdoxey the happiest of birthdays. My greatest blessing. My biggest support. My best friend. My answer to prayers. My dream come true. My perfect balance. My missing piece. My Bible dictionary. My word of the day. My recommended song. My voice of reason. I love you, and the life we are creating 💛 No matter where this life takes us, or what is achieved, or not, it will always be an abundance of “enough” with you. ...

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Little Lovie’s first princess party with her cutest cousins💕 Lovie picked between an Ariel dress and a Tinkerbell dress she beelined to the pixie... 🧚‍♂️ Which is fitting because she’s the tiniest little pixie we know 💕🍋 Also, I’ll snag the information of Princess Belle 🌹 she was AMAZING! ...

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“She was beautiful, but not like those girls in the magazines. She was beautiful, for the way she thought. She was beautiful, for the sparkle in her eyes when she talked about something she loved. She was beautiful, for her ability to make other people smile, even if she was sad. No, she wasn't beautiful for something as temporary as her looks. She was beautiful, deep down to her soul. She is beautiful.” I love this quote that many attribute to F. Scott Fitzgerald, but did you know there’s actually no evidence to him ever writing or saying anything like it! Either way this saying is BEAUTIFUL💕 this large print will hit the shop soon, visit www.onlemonlane.com for more info🍋 ...

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Chasing that last bit of fall with my favorites. Cornbelly’s did not disappoint! WOW. Have you ever been? ...

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#handmadehalloween Costume details and tutorials hitting the website soon! Each year I wonder why I think I need to make our costumes, only to love the finished product so much that I’ll dare to do it again next year 👻 ...

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