Handmade Holiday Christmas Mantle Decorating Ideas

Decorating for the holidays is one of my favorite things, but updating or changing out your decor from year to year can sometimes seem daunting.  The mantle is one of the easiest places to add holiday cheer.  This Christmas transform your mantle into a focal point, with simple handmade decor and a few sparkly statement pieces.  I'm thrilled to partner with Cricut and Balsam Hill today to share with you my simple and beautiful Handmade Holiday Christmas Mantle. My mom always tells stories … [Read more...]

DIY Skeleton Drink Bucket

Halloween is just around the corner and we are gearing up for our party.  With Halloween being on a weekend this year I thought it would be fun to host a get together with our friends before we head out trick-or-treating.  Nothing too fancy, just a few Halloween treats and drinks. Of course that means we need a few festive touches to make it an extraordinary celebration.  And who wouldn't love grabbing a frosty beverage from our DIY Skeleton Drink Bucket. This year I've been obsessed with … [Read more...]

Market Fresh Tote

Our Saturday mornings are usually pretty packed with soccer games, but whenever we get a break in games or decide to wake up a little extra early we love to head to our local Farmers Market. It's a great way for our family to spend some quality time together and to encourage our kids to try new fruits and veggies. Loaded up with a bounty of fresh local produce we're going to need a way to get it all home.  Which is why I decided to make this fun DIY Market Fresh Tote to help us get all our … [Read more...]

DIY Skull Themed Halloween Cups

I'm slightly obsessed with skeletons this Halloween.  I have had lots of fun adding them to my Halloween decor, including them in Murder Mystery Dinner Party and now I'm getting crafty and adding them to our Halloween cup, because let's face in my opinion there is always room for more spooky Halloween fun! These easy DIY Skull Themed Halloween cups are perfect for entertaining or just a fun family dinner. I love entertaining my friends and family, especially during the holiday season. It's … [Read more...]

Pitcher Perfect Lemonade

Hot summer days have us longing for an endless supply of refreshing beverages and lemonade tops our list of must haves. This Pitcher Perfect Lemonade is the ultimate way to celebrate summer.  It's perfect for everything from backyard BBQs to kid-friendly lemonade stands!   A big thanks to our partner Expressions Vinyl for helping us make sure our favorite refreshing summertime drink looks great too!  Plus, I've teamed up with some of my favorite bloggers to bring you lots of fun and … [Read more...]

DIY Laundry Room Sign + 5 Tips to Make Laundry Day Easier

  Becoming a mother was one of my greatest joys in life...but I wish someone would have warned me about all the laundry that comes with motherhood!  Since the birth of my sweet, active, adorable and messy children my house has been over run with mountains and mountains of laundry.  Which is exactly why I've decided to make our laundry room in our new house my own personal sanctuary, starting with this cute DIY Laundry Sign. I thought this saying was cute because our home is filled … [Read more...]

Raspberry Lemonade Mojito

By now you may have noticed from my Pink Flamingo Party Cups and Pineapple Flamingo Banner that I'm in the process of planning a tropical themed birthday party.  You can't have a party without a signature drink so this year I'll be serving a refreshing kid-friendly Raspberry Lemonade Mojito. Every year my birthday somehow manages to come and go unnoticed with the hustle and bustle of kids starting school.  This year I decided I would take matters into my own hands and plan my own birthday … [Read more...]

Pineapple Flamingo Banner

The summer is heating up and things are getting tropical around here as I prep for a flamingo themed birthday celebration!  Yesterday I shared my easy DIY Pink Flamingo Party Cups.  Now that everyone will be sipping signature drinks from pretty pink flamingo cups we need an equally festive bar cart with a tropical Pineapple Flamingo Banner. This is another super simple project you can complete in less than 30 minutes with your Cricut.  One of the things I love most about my Cricut is the … [Read more...]

Pink Flamingo Party Cups

I'm loving the tropical trend of pineapples and pink flamingos.  This year I've decided to jump on the trend and design my birthday party with this tropical theme.  I've started collecting ideas for a festive pool party and I decided it's never to early to start working on party decor. So today I'm sharing the first glimpse of Pink Flamingo Party Decor for my birthday celebration. We will definitely need a way to stay hydrated at our pool party, so of course I'll be setting up a drink … [Read more...]

Fabulous Front Porch Makeover

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of World Market. All opinions are 100% mine. One of my favorite things about our new house is the front porch.  I've always loved the idea of having a front porch; it reminds me of simpler times where neighbors visited with each other, communities came together and life moved at a slightly slower pace.  And I absolutely love having a space that instantly greets people when they arrive, it's our home's welcome center.  Today I'm showing you some … [Read more...]