Easy Washi Tape Heart Craft

Washi Tape Heart Craft

What it is the day before Valentine’s Day and I am still posting just one more Valentine’s Day craft? Yes, it’s true. And the sad thing is that I bought the materials to do this Washi Tape Heart weeks ago, it took me all of 10 minutes to make and I am still waiting until the very […]

DIY Mustache Valentines Cards For Kids

Mustache Valentines Cards

With all eyes focused on Valentine’s Day and the all-important classroom Valentines (and Valentines box), I love seeing some of the creative ideas friends come up with. When a high school pal shared her son’s DIY photo Valentines cards I immediately asked if I could share the cuteness.  Not only is her son adorable, but these […]

Easy Sangria Recipe

Easiest Sangria Recipe

You know the saying, “When life gives you lemons…” Well, when Simply Beverages gives me juice, I make sangria! Next week, I will host several of the bigwigs from my husband’s company for dinner — in my house. That means this week I am recipe testing and cleaning (and panicking). And my first recipe test was a success. […]

A Rustic Charm Refresh + Printable Sign

Life Laugh Love Printable Quote

Several years ago a printer took up residence in my kitchen. It was ugly, but oh-so-convenient. No, I didn’t want to look at it in the kitchen, but I like to work at the kitchen table so having it there meant not having to run to the other side of the house several times a […]

Kids Valentines Cards: You’re A Gem (Printable)

Printable Valentine You're A Gem

It’s Valentine’s Day week! Have you decided what your kids Valentines cards will be? Don’t worry, I didn’t decide until this weekend and my youngest’s Valentines were due today! There is time, and these easy kids Valentines cards can be made in minutes — even today or Thursday night! Kids Valentines Cards – You’re A Gem I found inspiration for […]

Girl Scout Cookies Thank You Notes Free Printable

Girl Scout Cookies Thank You Note

It’s cookie season! My Daisy Girl Scouts Troop is half way through its first cookie season. It has been a fun process — everyone was very excited to dawn their uniforms and sell, sell, sell. Now it is time to deliver all those cookies, and today I am sharing the Printable Girl Scout Cookies Thank You Notes I […]

Pink Velvet Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

Pink Velvet Valentine's Day Cupcakes

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bakery Crafts. All opinions are 100% mine. Everything is better in pink, right? At least that’s what my six year old tells me.  And Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to indulge her pink sweet tooth with pink cupcakes. But these aren’t just any old […]

Valentine’s Day Candy Cane Lollipop And Printable Tag

Candy Cane Lollipop Valentine

This year I decided to do something more creative with our leftover candy canes (more creative than eating them all myself that is). I decided to repurpose the leftover Christmas treats to create a special Valentine’s Day Candy Cane Lollipop. Not only did the turn out adorable, but hello – peppermint chocolate! What could be yummier?!  […]

Valentine’s Day Lunch Box Jokes – Free Printables

Valentine's Day Lunch Box Jokes Printables

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Snack Pack. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you like to pack notes and surprises in your kids’ lunch boxes? Then I have a treat for you (and your kids!) Valentine’s Day Lunch Box Jokes that wrap around Snack Pack cups. Imagine the joy on your little Valentine’s face […]

Perfect Game Day Party Platter Ideas

Party Platter Ideas

Got a crowd to feed, then you need a party platter (or two or three). Whether you are hosting the gang for a game day bash or a birthday party, party platters make food prep easy, quick and tasty. With the help of José Olé® I created the perfect Mexican Fiesta themed platter that is sure […]

Valentine’s Day Stained Glass Mickey Mouse Cookies

Stained Glass Mickey Mouse Cookie

Anytime is a good time to celebrate a love for Mickey Mouse, but it seems especially appropriate at Valentine’s Day. This summer we made 4th Of July “Stained Glass” Red, White & Blue Star Cookies, which were a huge hit. So I thought it would be fun to make a Valentine’s Day version of Mickey Mouse cookies, introducing Valentine’s Day Stained Glass […]

Ranch Rosemary Chicken Kabobs

Ranch Rosemary Chicken Kabobs

Nothing says football like meat on a stick! And these easy Ranch Rosemary Chicken Kabobs could turn out to be the MVP of your Superbowl party food – they are that good.  Whether you are meal planning for the big game or making dinner for the family, these Ranch Rosemary Chicken Kabobs are sure to score. They […]

Toy Story Birthday Party Ideas

Toy Story Birthday Party Ideas

When I began to plan my daughter’s 3rd birthday party, there was only one option — she wanted a Toy Story Birthday Party. And from the moment I agreed to make her Toy Story party dreams come true (approximately last January for her October birthday), she told everyone she met, “I am going to be […]

15 Free Printable 2015 Calendars

Free Printable 2015 Calendar

BOOM! 2015 is upon us! That means it is time to get organized and ready to take on a new year with a new calendar. You could spend a lot of money on a fancy calendar, or you could download a free printable 2015 calendar from an awesome blogger who took time to make a pretty […]

How To Host A Progressive Party + More New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

How To Host a Progressive Party

One of the most fun parties I’ve ever hosted was a New Year’s Eve Progressive Dinner Party. It was such a fun way to ring in the new year for everyone. So much fun, in fact, that I highly recommend that you gather your friends and start planning now. You can still pull this off […]