A Book-ish Back to School Teacher Gift and Paper Bow Tutorial


This post is sponsored by Expressionery.com. All thoughts, opinions and ideas are mine! I’m pretty excited to get to play around with some new stationery products I just got from Expressionery.com. Especially since these are ones with so much potential! These bookplates can be used for so much more than books, but I thought books […]

Bake Sale Recipe Winner: S’Mores Cupcakes

Having a bake sale? These S'mores Cupcakes are big sellers. And with pretty packaging tips, they'll be the first to sell out!

Having a bake sale at your summertime lemonade stand? Cupcakes are always a bake sale winner because they’re usually the biggest and prettiest thing on the table. They pull a good price, so they’re also big profit makers for the bake sale holders! Today, I’m sharing my winning bake sale recipe with you and how […]

Tips for Making Picnics Prettier

Tips on how to make your next picnic more special with a few details made from simple stationery supplies!

One of my favorite things to do in the evenings in the summer is pack up a basket and go out to some adventurous location and have a picnic dinner. It’s so nice to take in the fresh air, have a change of scenery and linger over a meal out of doors with good company. […]

Kid Craft: Canvas Hand Painting Project

Kid craft project for rainy days! Canvas hand painting and easy clean-up craft project

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Wet-Nap®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #ConquerTheMess http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV The longer summer goes on, the more time it feels like we have to fill. While we love the pool and the beach and all the other amusements […]

Custom Upcycled No-Sew T-Shirts and Freezer Paper Painting

Create a custom-made upcycled t-shirt tank top without any sewing! Add a few freezer paper stencil accents for centsable fashion. Click through for the tutorial!

Like most of us, our house suffers from a serious overpopulation of t-shirts. While I try to cull the herd frequently, there are just some shirts the family doesn’t want to give up–especially my daughter–even though they are frumpy and sloppy looking! Sometimes the best answer to helping the all of us love these equally […]

Resuable Party Labels and Organization Ideas


This post is sponsored by Elmer’s products. All thoughts and opinions are my own.   If you throw enough events, you’ll go through more than  your fair share of label and hook-type things. Most of which get tossed after the party! I really love when I run into a new product that might help me […]

First Day of School Mini Schultüte

Easy DIY for first day of school treat in the German tradition--a Schultüte made in miniature filled with fun back to school supplies

For the past few years, I’ve had a few friends with young children who were living in Germany. Around the start of school time every year as their children began their academic careers, I’d see the kids holding these gigantic paper cones that were almost as big as they were. Of course, I had questions […]

Summer Camp Link Party


I love being part of Design Dazzle’s Summer Camp every year–just love all the fabulous kid craft projects we find on there perfect for summer! It’s just as much fun to see the great projects that all of you come up with in the annual linky party. Our Summer Camp Link party starts today and […]

Sundae Sundays Bar with DIY Personalized Ice Cream Bowls

An easy tutorial for all ages to make your own personalized ice cream bowls for #SundaeSunday !

Compensation was provided by The Hershey Company via MomTrends.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of The Hershey Company or Momtrends.  Summers fall into routines. Mornings for summer camp, afternoons for a lunch and a few chores, evenings the beach or some pool time, the weekends for road trips […]

Quick & Easy DIY Party Cracker Wedding Favors

Party crackers for an easy wedding favor idea - click to see the full party favor tutorial!

You have to love the new trend in weddings–handmade and DIY. It’s so wonderful to see bridal couples putting such a personal touch on their big days! Here’s a quick project for brides to add add to their arsenals for diy wedding party cracker favors. Each one takes less than 5 minutes to make, and […]