Pokeball DIY Pokemon Party Favor in Under 10 Minutes!


One of the trinkets we gave the kids as part of their becoming “Pokemon Trainers” at the end of the Pokemon Birthday Party were these Pokeball DIY Pokemon Party Favors. If you’re not familiar with Pokemon, the “trainers” catch Pokemon (the critters) and stuff them into the tiny Pokeballs where they live.  I suppose they […]

Best Ever Carrot Cake Recipe


I think I mentioned it before, but I’m now a regularly contributing poster for the sweet ladies over at Made From Pinterest. Since we’re well into the windy month of March, I thought it would be nice to make a pretty kite-inspired cake topper. My inspiration for this quick-to-make project came from Nikki at Tikkido. […]

St. Patrick’s Day Kid Craft: ShamROCKS


This post is graciously sponsored by Elmer’s. All thoughts, opinions, ideas, and ramblings are mine. But as always, I never post about products I don’t love and endorse! My kids get excited about any craft project I might send their way, as do most children. Doubly so when there is glitter involved. While glitter seems […]

St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Floats and Lucky Straw Flags


In putting all my St. Patrick’s Day posts and decorations together, I felt like I had to have at least one edible thing. It doesn’t have much to do with St. Patrick’s Day, but I’ve been thinking a bit about my Grandmother this month (she would have been 99 this year!) and how much she […]

Lucky Gold Leaf Flower Pots

Tutorial on how to gold leaf flower pots for festive St. Patrick's Day decor

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t a holiday where I traditionally go all out with decorations. That doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a festive piece or two around, and what is out has to be somewhat understated. (Nothing scarier than going to nose to nose with a fake leprechaun in the middle of the night!) As soon […]