Mason Jar Spider Printable

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Hello! How is your week?  Here is a fun, easy treat for teachers, care packages,  or for  booing your neighbors!  I am sending one to a sweet neighbor boy who comes over afterschool to play with our new puppy, Chloe! I think Chloe is going to “boo” her new friend, Jack!  I also made these [Read more…]

Care Package Ideas for your College Student

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HI all- As some of you know I have a college age daughter! She is now a junior at a Midwest school! I want  to share a few ideas for care packages. It’s that time of the new year where students settle into a routine and may get a little homesick.  I mailed my daughter care packages during [Read more…]

Dorm Room Suggestions Not on the List!

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Hi There- This post is dedicated to all the parents of incoming college freshmen.  The days leading up to departure are filled with excitement, fear, sadness, plans and a sense of new-ness that brings back the first day of kindergarten!  New bedding, new backpacks, lamps, towels, toiletries, laundry bags… that list goes on and on.   [Read more…]

diy housewarming or hostess gift…

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Hi everyone-  How was your weekend?   My son is in the middle of varsity tennis tryouts so my nerves are on edge!  I swear it’s harder for parents, which my son is like, “Um, mom I am the one on the court!” Oh yeah, right.  Anyway, we  had several rainy days this week, which lead to cancelled practices [Read more…]

Guest Posting at A Peek into My Paradise

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Hi everyone!  I am so excited to be a guest blogger at Cathy’s blog, A Peek into My Paradise.  I am sharing a fun, kid friendly 4th of July party idea or surprise neighborhood treat!  You can see my guest post  HERE.  Here is a sneak peak of  the post:  

Last Minute Father’s Day Ideas for the Guy in your Life

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Hey ladies….  Hey, a girl can dream!  And, yes I know he plays for the other team, but who cares? He is just the cutest thing!  I fell in love with Matt watching White Collar with my boys.  It’s a cute, clean show and my boys love the banter back and forth between Matt and Tim Dekay [Read more…]

Winter Blues… Ideas to Chase the Blues Away

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When I think of Winter Blues I think of décor, but the reality is the cold days of winter can cause a different type of winter blues for our friends, family and even ourselves!  Shari’s Berries asked me to take a look at their Get Well Gifts Page to share what I would give to a friend [Read more…]

A Simple Christmas in a Mason Jar

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Who doesn’t love mason jars?   So I am constantly finding ways to make easy décor items that can be changed out with the seasons and holidays.  Here is my latest treat for the teachers.  Don’t worry they are not just getting a dozen candy cane balls! Our school does a cash collection. But, this is to [Read more…]

What is Craftsy?

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I was compensated to write this review for this Merchant.  All opinions are my own. What is Craftsy? I was first introduced to Craftsy in an article in The Denver Post. I checked them out online and at about this time I started noticing their ads on other blogs.  So what exactly is Craftsy?    Craftsy offers [Read more…]

HAPPY WOOF-O-WEEN DOG TREATS PRINTABLE

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Here is a fun printable and recipe  for your favorite 4 legged family members for Halloween {dog} treats.    I have made these dog treats before, but I wanted to put together treat bags for our neighbors’ 4 legged family members!   I had fun switching up different colors of paper and tags!  I used what I [Read more…]

Bird Seed Balls

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Look what I found at this fun place  I talked about earlier this week.  It’s called The Barn and it is a collection of vendors selling all kinds of stuff. It’s like an indoor tag sale!  I saw this and just couldn’t pass it up.  I know the perfect place for it in my backyard! It’s [Read more…]

Pop Something Safe this 4th of July

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Here’s a favorite 4th of July idea that I am re-posting!  This is a cheap  and easy treat for neighbors or guests the week of the 4th of July! I bought a box of microwave popcorn at Costco and found some scrap paper!  I actually used this idea for a real estate promotion. I left [Read more…]

Easter in a Jar

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What is it about a mason jar?  They just provide unlimited packaging ideas!  I think the world would be a happier place if we  used  more mason jars and less plastic!  This weekend we got a much needed  moisture packed spring snow storm.  And, instead of shoveling, I started to rummage around and found  a [Read more…]