How to Make a Crafty Photo Snow Globe

  The snow is here . . . at least for Northeast Ohio.  Just a few weeks ago, we accumulated 24" in 24 hours.  Talk about a rough start to winter!  Most unfortunately, it was the day I was hosting a gorgeous brunch.  But, I still had a couple people brave the weather and we ended up having a … [Read more...]

Fun Football Party Decor: How to Make a Burlap Banner

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #TheNewFanFavorites #CollectiveBias The big football game is getting close!  My husband is watching loads of football and I'm busy prepping for a little watch party.  Of course, my … [Read more...]

Pineapple Citrus Cooler for a New Year’s Brunch

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #EmergenCRecipes #CollectiveBias I love any reason to celebrate.  However, there is something uniquely special about throwing a New Year's party.  Maybe I am just sentimental, but I love … [Read more...]

Mini Pumpkin Pies for an Easy Family Game Night

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessPies #CollectiveBias If you've been following along in my weekly newsletters, you know that we switched schools this year for my kids.   To say it has been a challenge is an … [Read more...]

Easy to Make, Kid-Inspired Fall Decor

I love decorating and celebrating each season.  Autumn happens to be one of my favorite times of year.  As I was beginning to pull out my fall decor, I knew my daughter would have fun joining me for a little craft to celebrate the change of season and warm, fall colors.  If you have a child who … [Read more...]

How to Make a Bagel Stand

Did you catch last week's fun breakfast for a kids' sleepover?  Milk, fruit cups and a bagel bar with a DIY chalkboard serving tray.  But what I didn't show was how I made these adorable bagel stands.  And that, I saved for today.  Whether you're serving bagels or doughnuts, these display … [Read more...]

How to Make a Chalkboard Serving Tray for a Fun Kids’ Breakfast

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone.  #BetterBreakfast #CollectiveBias Are you a serving tray junkie?  I cannot walk by serving trays in the store without melting and wanting to take home each one.  I see beautiful glasses, … [Read more...]

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...]