Amazing DIY Faux Flower Tutorials

Round up of beautiful DIY faux flower tutorials

If you haven’t discovered Hometalk yet, it’s a fabulous repository of all things DIY. Crafts, home improvement and gardening are the heart and soul of this site. All the Hometalkers are always eager to help as well–if you have a DIY question, there’s going to be someone on there with an expert answer for you. […]

Last Day of School Sign Free Printable

Last Day of School free printable sign for photos

It seems to have happened again. Another school year just zipped by! I myself kind of like the printed “First day of ____” signs I see all over the place (including with my own children) when school starts. It only takes a minute, so why not do a last day of school printable sign as […]

Sweet and Speedy DIY Graduation Gift


We’ve got more graduates in our lives this year than any other that I can remember. Most of them are our babysitters…which makes me a little more sad than I should be because, you know. Babysitters leave for college. And you have to find new ones, and it’s hard. Anyway, we do love our sitters […]

BBQ and Brews on BHG


Backyard BBQs with darling themes are so perfect for summer in so many ways. They’re a good excuse to gather family and friends and host a few fun group activities. My friend Natalie of Southern Belle’s Charm held one such BBQ recently as an event to appear on Better Homes & Garden’s web site. It […]

Circus School Party – The “Experience Party” Strikes


As kids start to get older, they seem to want at-home parties less and less and are drawn to experience-based parties. This year, there was no convincing my daughter into doing something at the house, we had to go seek some thrills. My little coastal city is not a panacea for exciting party venue–you’ve got […]

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 […]

Apple Teacher Appreciation Free Printable Tag


Our school’s teacher appreciation week is upon us, and it seems I’m inspired to come up with some fun things for my kids’ teachers this year. Really, these women who see my kids for the better parts of their days during the week are really amazing people, so showing a little gratitude is the least […]

Free Printable Bath Bomb Tags

Free printable fizzy bath bomb tags - perfect for teacher appreciation gifts or party favors!

If you follow the lovely ladies over at Made From Pinterest, you’ll see that I’ve recently posted up there for them again. The post I wrote is all about making fizzy bath bombs (that your kids can help with) and I figure if you’re going to give them away as little gifts, some free printable […]

Emoji Make a Splash Pool Party

Emoji Make a Splash Pool Party inspiration

I really do love unique party themes. Working with Southern Belle’s Charm, I have the opportunity to design quite a few of them! Like this Emoji Make a Splash Pool Party. What’s cool about it is that this little girl took all the things she loves and mashed them up into a birthday party theme […]

About to Pop Free Printable Baby Shower Invitation

Free printable "About to Pop" baby shower invitation

A few weeks ago, I posted up a super-cute free printable baby shower party favor idea over at Project Nursery. It’s absolutely perfect for a the popular baby shower theme “About to Pop!” Every once in awhile, I get a little taken with a design and can’t help but take it a few steps further, […]