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: Themes & Tips for Building a Great Gift Basket

  Putting together a great gift basket takes more than throwing a couple items in a container.  Today, I am sharing some awesome tips that will help you build a beautiful basket and more than 65 theme ideas for inspiration. My friend, Tara, makes amazing gift baskets.  Seriously, they are … [Read more...]

DIY Valentine Arrows For The One You Love

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyTuesdayValentine #CollectiveBias It was a blind date 15 years ago. A date I agreed to reluctantly. A date that turned out to be one of the best decisions I ever made. So into … [Read more...]

Showing Kindness with a Doorstep Hot Chocolate Basket

Hop out of the car.  Put it on the front porch.  Ring the doorbell and RUN! These were the instructions I gave my kids when we delivered this hot chocolate basket to our friends' front porch.  I had backed my car into their drive for a quick getaway.  However, the execution of our plan wasn't … [Read more...]

Gift Guide: For the Hostess

Are you looking for fun gift ideas for the person who loves to entertain? Here is a collection of 15 items, each under $25, perfect for delighting the hostess! >> And if you happen to be that hostess, just send this link to your husband.  He will be grateful for the ideas. (This post … [Read more...]

FREE Finding Dory Activity Sheets

Has your family seen Finding Dory?  Last week, we packed up the truck, grabbed the air-mattress and headed to the drive-in to see the latest Disney Pixar film.  It was a great movie and we really enjoyed it!  In fact much of the next day, my kids acted out scenes from the movie.  But, at least I … [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 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...]