10 FUN Ways to Celebrate Dad!

Looking for some fun ideas for Father's Day (or anytime you want to celebrate Dad)?  From crafts and gifts to games and crazy activities, these ideas will be sure to make Dad feel special and appreciated. 10 FUN Ways to Celebrate Dad: Have your kids fill out this Father's Day Booklet and share … [Read more...]

Awesome College Send Off Party Ideas

Are you sending a kid (yours or a niece or nephew) off to college this fall?  I am dreading the day.  But least I have 10 years to go and I am hoping those years go slow.  And when the time comes, I'll be referring back to this awesome College Send Off Party Idea.  It comes from my cousin, Jody. … [Read more...]

DIY Trophy Centerpiece for your Big Basketball Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #EasyBracketParty #CollectiveBias The college basketball games are upon us!  This is my husband's favorite time of the year as far as sports go.  And I love it because it is a great excuse to … [Read more...]

20 Romantic Tablescapes for Valentine’s Day

I love getting all sorts of ideas for decorating my table.  Here are some of the best ideas out there for romantic tablescapes you can use this Valentine's Day.   1.  Ruffled Blog - Now, who would have thought a plaid afghan could be romantic?  Way to go!   2.  Mochatini  - Strong … [Read more...]

Sharing the Love this Valentine’s Day with Minted

Are you all set for Valentine's Day cards and gifts?  If not, be sure to check out the super cute Valentine's Day Cards from Minted.  They have beautiful cards to send out across the country and even a fun assortment of personalized valentines for your child to share in the classroom. AND, not … [Read more...]

How to Fold a Napkin into a Heart

Add a fun touch to your table this Valentine's Day or any other special day you want to share some love with those around you.  When my daughter caught a glimpse of what I was doing, she was so excited.  Don't you love how easy kids are to delight? If you need of red napkins:  I was searching on … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Basket with Free Printable

Looking for an easy Valentine's Day craft?  Look no further! This month, I have a simple Valentine's Day Basket printable for you.  Grab some card stock, tape or glue and let your children color or embellish as much as they like.  This craft is great for home, the classroom or Sunday school … [Read more...]

Celebrating Your Familly on Valentine’s Day

There are so many cute ideas for Valentine's Day.  Sometimes, I want to try them all.  And then I get my sanity back and realize simple can be better.  It is completely ok to not add to your family's already existing traditions, whatever the holiday. Here is what my family does for Valentine's … [Read more...]

See You in 2015 & Top Posts of This Year

Hi Friends, The end of the year is coming and I am going to be taking the rest of the month off from blogging.  I am looking forward to more time focusing on Jesus, family and the opportunity for renewal and rest. I won’t be around the social media sites as much either, but I will pop in here … [Read more...]

5 Attitudes to Have When Entertaining Over the Holidays

Thanksgiving is upon us and you may be preparing for guests over the holidays.  You're writing menus, decorating the house, setting tables.  But hosting a successful holiday meal is more than good food and a clean bathroom.  Your heart has to be ready to receive your guests and extend these five … [Read more...]