Quick Tips for Planning a July 4th Brunch

I love the 4th of July!  Our town puts on the cutest, family-centered Old Glory Day celebrations.  But because this takes up much of the afternoon and I still like to have friends over at some point during the day, brunch seems like the most logical option. Here are some quick tips for hosting … [Read more...]

How to Make a Delicious Waffle Bar Your Guests Will Love

  If you are looking for a fun and easy breakfast idea, look no further.  This waffle bar is it!  It requires only basic prep work before your guests arrive and the build-your-own style menu is fun for all. A couple weeks ago, I hosted a Norwex Party with friends and family.  Are you … [Read more...]

How to Be Purposeful About a Slow Summer

If there is one thing I've been looking forward to as we wrapped up the school year, it is a SLOW SUMMER. The last month has been crazy.  Not only have we been over-scheduled and over-committed, we went and threw a puppy into it.  And friends, let me tell you if you didn't already know, those … [Read more...]

Your Guide to Star Wars at Disney World

The minute Disney acquired the Star Wars franchise, we all knew that the galaxy far, far away was about to get so much closer.  If you have even one Star Wars fan in the house, you're marching orders have already been set.  Schedule your next family vacation for Walt Disney World and plan on … [Read more...]

A Mother’s Day Bouquet of Love Notes

  Of all the Mother's Day gifts I have received from my kids, my favorites have always centered around handwritten notes or creations my children have made.  Today, I am sharing a super simple, yet thoughtful gift idea for kids to make for Mother's Day. The added bonus?  You probably have … [Read more...]

10 Party Items Not to Pass Up at a Garage Sale

If you love entertaining and throwing parties, but you don't like spending a lot of money, you need to hit the spring and summer garage sales!  I have scored so many great deals on treasures from garage sales and flea markets that I now use for entertaining, tablescapes and party decor. If you see … [Read more...]

What to Expect at NINJAGO World LEGOLAND Florida

Calling all NINJAGO lovers:  If you have kids who like Kai, Cole, Nya, Jay, Lloyd or Zane, get your keys and hop in the car.  This Orlando area destination will thrill your kids as they train to become a ninja with their favorite NINJAGO friends.  LEGOLAND Florida has always been a must do theme … [Read more...]

Easy Ideas for a Spring Picnic Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #PureLife40pk #CollectiveBias With spring's arrival, I am beyond eager to get outside and enjoy the new season.  Blooming flowers, warmer temperatures . . . and no more snow.  What better … [Read more...]

Spring Placemat Printable: Seasonal Fun for your Table

Happy Spring!  We may have had 12" inches of snow just two weeks ago in Ohio, but it is officially spring time.  Let's celebrate! This month, I have a fun spring placemat printable for your kitchen table.  Print it, invite your child to draw, color and fill it out, and then laminate it for a … [Read more...]