On The Go Snacking Station from a Strawberry Basket

On The Go Snacking Station from a Strawberry BasketWith school starting up in another month for us and even sooner for some of you, I thought I would share a fun way that we tote snacks along in the car that may be useful to you for this upcoming school year. I thought it up when a moment of Mommy Brilliance hit me after we had visited a strawberry patch this summer.  Continue Reading…

Watercolor Resist Painting Using School Glue

Watercolor Resist Painting Using School Glue…what a fun craft for kids!

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® Elmer’s and Wet Ones, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #CraftandCleanUp http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV So far this summer we have been lucky enough to enjoy vacations, road trips, hanging out with the best Grandma and … Continue Reading...

Eloise is Turning Four!

Ellie's 4th Birthday!

My little Eloise turned four this a earlier this month. FOUR!!!! How has she been a part of our family for that long already? It seemed like just yesterday we were racing to the hospital, they ran me up to Labor & Delivery, threw a gown on me, and she flew out. By far our fastest delivery and just minutes from being … Continue Reading...

Coffee Koozie Pattern Review

This is so cute! I love this Coffee Koozie and it's a FREE pattern and tutorial from Fat Quarter Shop

I am a total sucker for patchwork. I just love the combinations of colors and designs, how dark prints can coordinate with lights, how soft prints can so easily work together with busy ones. I love digging through all the pretty antique patchwork quilts at the flea market. I have always, always, always wanted to make a … Continue Reading...

Craft Supplies Galore Giveaway!!!

Craft Stash Giveaway

  Oh my heck, you guys are just going to love today's giveaway. Like, really LOVE it! I reeeeeally wish I could enter (seriously $400 in craft supplies!?) that is just awesome, but I'm more excited to be a part of it giving away some fun crafty goodies to ONE of you!! … Continue Reading...

Makin’ It Cute Petal Pack Review

Makin' It Cute Petal Pack Review from Fat Quarter Shop

Have you seen the new Makin' It Cute Petal Pack from Me and My Sister Designs yet? It is so cool! It's a set of plastic templates to make your own flower designs and it works great for fabric crafts as well as paper crafts. Today I thought I'd show you how I used it to make an embellishment for a Thank You card envelope. … Continue Reading...

Do You Want to Build a Snowman-FREE Printable Party Favor

Do You Want to Build a Snowman? FREE printable!! Such a cute favor idea for a Frozen party

We had Ellie's 4th birthday party over the weekend and it was so much fun!!! Since she is in a major Frozen phase we just couldn't NOT have a Frozen birthday party for her! I had a blast decorating and making everything all Frozen-esque. It really is a great movie to coordinate with and if you might be contemplating … Continue Reading...

Water Balloon Vowel Game

Water Balloon Vowel Game-how fun is this idea to keep kids in the learning mode all summer

If your little ones are anything like mine, they don't jump up and down begging to practice school work during the summer. It just isn't in their DNA. So to keep them learning over the summer months I need to get creative. Since we always have water balloons and squirt guns on hand in the summer I came up with fun way for … Continue Reading...

Summer Drinks: International Delight Coffee Frappé

International Delights Frozen Coffee

*This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of International Delight. The opinions and text are all mine. As a momma to 4 little ones I really love my coffee….and I really NEED my coffee too. It keeps me sane. Especially with my early bird little guy waking up at 5:30 in the morning (!!) Darn birds singing so … Continue Reading...

Housewarming Gift Idea

Housewarming Gift Idea-this is so cute!

Happy 4th of July for those of you stateside! I hope y'all have a great day and weekend enjoying all the fireworks!! Earlier this week we had to say goodbye to some super awesome friends. They are moving out of state and if I can be totally honest, it sucks. A lot. We have known this family for for 6 years and have become … Continue Reading...

Love Builds a Happy Home-FREE Printable

Love Builds a Happy Home-FREE Printable

Now that the majority of the bigger pieces of my new studio have been completed (thanks to my husband!) I have finally started thinking about the walls. They are still undecorated, not a shelf, not a frame, not even a fabric embroidery hoop has been hung yet. I am just not sure about placement…so stressful, lol! … Continue Reading...

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