Easy Baby Shower Ideas


Hi you guys!  How are you?  My sister-in-law and I hosted a baby shower for one of our sister-in-laws a few weekends ago.  Her entire guest list was pretty much made up of accountants so we had to get the shower in before tax season kicks into high gear!  We had the lunch catered by Garbanzos and it [Read more…]

Mitten Sugar Cookies & Recipe


I love practicing my cookie decorating skills with a batch of sugar cookie dough on a snowy weekend. I am practicing on a mitten theme this month.   In January, it’s a mitten theme.  I also like to stick to one design to make a streamlined assembly line.   I made these mitten cookies  to mail to my daughter and her roommates in the cold, mid-west [Read more…]

Mason Jar Spider Printable


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…]

College Care Package Ideas


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!


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…]

Housewarming or hostess gift idea


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…]

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…]

Pop Something Safe this 4th of July


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…]