Dorm Room Suggestions Not on the List!


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…


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


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:  

A Simple Christmas in a Mason Jar


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...]


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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


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...]

Easter in a Jar


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...]