7 Things We Did to Make Our Simple Treehouse Awesome

Adventure in the woods.  Treetop games.  Climbing and swinging.  Imaginative play.  Active fun.  All things I wanted in a treehouse.  Now if you have watched Treehouse Masters, you know the possibilities are endless when it comes to treehouses.  And I think one of those spectacular structures would … [Read more...]

How to Make a Giant Decoding Disk

Do your kids like secret codes? A couple months ago, my son started making paper decoding disks to write secret messages.  The idea was inspired by this cool book for boys (affiliate links included in post).  Since then, we have been writing messages for each other and even before school ended, … [Read more...]

How to Make a Flower Crown with Tissue Paper

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateAmazingBDays #CollectiveBias Birthday season is about to begin in my family.  Summer brings three birthdays and I am very excited to celebrate.  Parties, gifts, cards, cake, … [Read more...]

You’ll Love This Easy Patriotic Snack Mix

It is mid-June and I am starting to think of July 4th parties.  For years, I have wanted to throw a July 4th brunch and friends, this may be the year!! Will you be hosting a party or attending a picnic?  If so, here's an easy patriotic snack mix that is perfect for your upcoming July 4th … [Read more...]

How to Make 3D Artwork Your Kids Will Carry All Summer

Hi friends! I am SO excited that summer break is nearly here!  Being free from school work and schedule, and getting tons of time to play outside.  Are you ready? At the new house, we have lots of woods, tons of dirt and too much poison ivy.  But there are also cool rocks, a seasonal creek, … [Read more...]

Delicious and Easy Little Pies for Your Entertaining

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessPies #CollectiveBias Before I became a Wedding Planner, I worked as a Banquet Manager.  Aside from the pleasure of meeting and working with wonderful clients and throwing … [Read more...]

How to Make Birds Nests for a Ladies Brunch

I have found a new little obsession this spring.  (Remember last summer's obsession?)  Maybe my new preoccupation is because I have desperately waited for spring to actually arrive.  Or possibly, it is simply because these things are plain old sweet.  But I cannot seem to get enough of birds nests, … [Read more...]

How to Make Burlap Wall Art With Your Kids

Hi friends!  We have been in the new house for just about six months and I am still working on hanging art and photos on the walls.  A little lack of decorating inspiration and . . . yes, procrastination too.  But today, that's ending with this sweet burlap wall art.  It will combine your child's … [Read more...]

How to Make Tiles into Coasters for Party Favors

Whether you are looking for a handmade gift or unique party favors, today have a fantastic craft for you!  I will be showing you how to make tiles into coasters.  They are surprisingly inexpensive and can be suited to any theme (which is always a huge win in my book). I made these map coasters … [Read more...]

How to Make New Wood Look Worn for a Rustic Split Bouquet

This little project combines three things I love:  rustic wood, mason jars and fresh flowers.  It is simple in design and will look lovely on your dining table, window sill, nightstand or hearth.  Believe me . . . I've moved it all over the place.  My favorite spot, however, would be to display it … [Read more...]