Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwiches ~ Giveaway

Red White and Blue Ice Cream Sandwich

Who else is ready to celebrate the 4th of July with the sun, sand, fireworks and all things red, white and blue?! The 4th of July is a big holiday for my family, deeply rooted in tradition with an open-door that welcomes all family and friends. Our giant-sized celebration has become an annual event that […]

4th of July Paper Plate Crown

4th of July Crown Craft

It’s a craft. It’s a fashion accessory. It’s fun! And you can make this 4th of July Paper Plate Crown quickly and easily with things you probably have in your house already. Oh and it makes the cutest pictures!  So I had a 4th of  planned for last week, but when I started to make it — it […]

Red, White And Blue Crackle Cookies

Red White and Blue Crackle Cookies

With the 4th of July fast approaching, I started thinking about an easy and patriotic desert my kids could help make for our family celebration. Last year, K and I made these amazing Lemon Crackle Cookies. (Seriously, if you like lemon, try them!) They were so good, I wondered if they would be good with white […]

Skinny Red, White And Blue Margarita

Skinny Margarita

I created this Sweet ‘N Low recipe for a Skinny Red, White And Blue Margarita as a sponsored post for the Socialstars #donthesitaste campaign. The recipe and opinions are my own. The 4th of July is less than two weeks away, and I am excited to share a brand new recipe featuring a colorful spin on my favorite frozen […]

Minnie Mouse Diaper Cake Tutorial

Minnie Mouse Diaper Cake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MagicBabyMoments #CollectiveBias One of my favorite baby gifts to give is a diaper cake. Not only are they completely practical, but they are also adorable. And, if you have never made one, you might be surprised to learn […]

A Practical Father’s Day Gift + Free Printable Tag

Father's Day Gift Tag

I was asked the other day what I had planned for Father’s Day. Without hesitation I replied, “We are going to see the mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs.” Then the question came, “Mermaids? For Father’s Day?” I laughed because, of course, mermaids are not a traditional Father’s Day activity. But I also think that it […]

Frozen Yogurt Covered Strawberries

Yogurt Covered Strawberry

Everyone knows that yogurt and fruit are the perfect pairing. But when you freeze fruit and yogurt it suddenly becomes a special treat, which is why Frozen Yogurt Covered Strawberries are my daughters’ new favorite snack. The best part is this super healthy snack is sweet and delicious, which makes it feel like an indulgent treat. And who doesn’t […]

My New End Table (With Storage) + Free Printable

Today is Going to be a Great Day Gold Printable

I am so excited about the newest piece of furniture in my house. It is exactly what I have wanted for ages, and now it is mine. It looks perfect, it will be fun to decorate each season and best of all this Providence Buffet Table/Media Console from Better Homes and Gardens for Walmart has storage!  For […]

How To Make Lavender Bath Salts + Printable Gift Tag

Lavender Bath Salts

My favorite reaction to homemade gifts is, “You made this?! How?!” Fellow kindred crafting spirits understand that there is nothing quite as rewarding as making a gift for someone by hand. But here’s my little secret — not all handmade gifts are hard! In fact, some handmade gifts are easy to make. One of those handmade […]

Hamburger Helper Crunchy Taco Bowl

Crunchy Taco Bowl

Taco Tuesday is a weekly event in my house. It’s the one night of the week that I know everyone will happily eat dinner without any complaints, no matter how I change up the taco format. This week I tried a brand new taco recipe when I created a Hamburger Helper® Crunchy Taco Bowl. It was […]

4th Of July Resist Painting Kids Craft

4th of July Resist Painting Kids Craft

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Glad, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #pressnsealhacks Everyone uses Glad Press ‘n Seal in the kitchen, right? (If not, you totally need to. It puts all other cling wraps to shame.) Have you ever used it for crafting? My […]

A+ Teacher Gift Tag

A Teacher Gift Tag

Another school year has come and gone, it is hard to believe! My daughter had another excellent year, due in large part to an awesome teacher. In fact, her teacher is an A+ Teacher! To thank her for everything she has done for my student this year, I came up with an A+ Teacher Gift Tag. (And […]

Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Dip

When it comes to pot luck parties, my favorite contribution is a cheese dip. My old standard is Granny’s Dip, a cream cheese and olive dip that my Granny always made, but I now have a new favorite dip to share at parties – Buffalo Chicken Dip.  I have to thank Mr. and Mrs. Ack […]

16 Graduation Party Ideas ~ Giveaway

Graduation Party Decorations

Another year has passed and suddenly your baby is graduating. How is that even possible? But there is no time to reminisce now, you have a graduation party to plan. After all, this is a big day that only happens once so you need to make it count. Here are 16 Graduation Party Ideas to make your party a success.

Red, White And Blue Sangria

Red White and Blue Sangira

Summer is fast approaching, and as the days grow longer we will spend many evenings outside with friends and family. My favorite summer cocktail is sangria, and in the spirit of summer I gave it a patriotic makeover creating an easy Red, White and Blue Sangria.