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...]

How to Make Rustic LOVE Signs

Do you love rustic wood signs?  You may be surprised to hear that they are not very hard to make.  I consider myself to have very average skills in this department but can still turn out signs I would hang in my house every day of the week.  Today, we're making these cute LOVE signs with a slight … [Read more...]

Make Spring Entertaining Easy With This 6-Ingredient Sandwich

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #SandwichWithTheBest #CollectiveBias When you think of entertaining, do you only think of complex, gourmet meals?  Friends, it does not need to be that way.  Today, I am … [Read more...]

How to Make a No-Sew Jedi Robe

Are you looking to make simple Jedi Robes but don't want to pull out the sewing machine?  These no-sew Jedi Robes will be a big hit at your Star Wars Party or for everyday costume fun. What You'll Need: thick felt or other fabric scissors tape measure thick jute For our no-sew Jedi … [Read more...]