20 Minute Cleaning Tips for Last Minute Entertaining


This post is sponsored by Clorox—helping you clean on the go for a happier home. While I may have a few creative talents, God did not bless me with the skills to be a perfect housekeeper. More often than not, my house looks like it may have been the victim of a natural disaster. (Or aforementioned […]

Graduation Wishes Memory Frame Tutorial


This post is sponsored by Tiny Prints, but all thoughts, feelings and ideas are my own! The moment you get that piece of paper that took so many long hours and so much effort to earn, you feel like a million bucks. If there were ever an accomplishment to celebrate, graduating from any institution or […]

Smart Cookie Jar Teacher Appreciation Gift in 10 Minutes (or less!)


It’s been a fantastically fast school year, and it’s almost time to love and adore those wonderful teachers that grow our children’s little minds. I’d venture to say most of us are huge on gratitude and short on time to show said gratitude. As part of Craft Lightning with Crafty Hangouts, here’s a way to […]

Pikachu Ears Pokemon Party Activity


My son’s Pokemon birthday party was a wild success. The kids all had a ball and the birthday boy said it was the best. birthday. ever. High praise considering the parties he’s had! Every party needs some entertainment, and since a bounce house wasn’t in the budget this year, crafts and games were the key […]

DIY Puppy Party Fire Hydrant from Recyclables


I like to think that most of us try to be pretty “green”. Using things with less packaging, recycling, and overall reducing what we use. It’s pretty cool when we can apply those ideas to party decorating! A few years ago, I wrote an article for Yum! Food and Fun for Kids magazine where I […]