Raspberry Lemonade Mojito

Raspberry Lemonade Mojito Party Drink

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

DIY Pineapple Flamingo Banner_Giggles Galore

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

Pink Flamingo Party Drink

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

Colorful Outdoor Porch Decor Tips

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...]

Big Cricut Explore Air Bundle Giveaway

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If there was one crafting tool I couldn't live without it would hands down be my Cricut Explore!  It is such a versatile tool and it helps me create home decor projects, the latest fashion trends, party decor and everything in between.  And because I think everyone should have the best crafting tool around I've teamed up with a great group of bloggers for the Big Cricut Explore Air Bundle Giveaway!   Exciting right?!?  Just think of all the fun projects you can make with your new Cricut … [Read more...]

DIY Motivational Water Bottle

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This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Brita, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BritaOnTheGo http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Motivation is what gets you started.  Habit is what keeps you going.  I'm making it a habit to drink more water on a daily basis, but first I'll admit I need a little extra push to help keep me on track.  I'm confident that my new DIY Motivational Water Bottle is just the thing I need to help keep me on … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Neighborhood Gifts

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When we first bought our first house as a married couple I was so excited about moving in and meeting neighbors, finding new friends and building a community.  I guess I had grand illusions of living on the same street As Leave it to Beaver, I thought people would be dropping by with plates of cookies and we would be hanging out on the front porch sipping tea.  But, it didn't work quite like that and I was a little disappointed.  Which is why I decided to make an effort to be the "welcoming … [Read more...]

Chalkboard Football Drink Labels

Chalkboard Football Drink Labels_Giggles Galore

We are gearing up and getting ready for the big game this Sunday, and while our team didn't make it to the Super Bowl this year we are still looking forward to some football fun this weekend. Since we will have a house full of people I decided to make some super easy DIY Chalkboard Football Drink Labels to help everyone keep track of their drinks.  These fun little drink tags are incredibly easy to make and as the host there is very little you have to do in advance.  I use my Cricut Explore … [Read more...]

Cricut Explore Starter Set Giveaway

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  You may have noticed from my posts lately like my Chalky Finish Christmas Sleds, "You're a Deer Friend" cookies gift and my Holiday Entertaining Tips, that I have a favorite when it comes to craft tools for my projects.  I use it over and over and over again and every time I use it I fall more and more in love! What tool is it you ask?  Well of course, it's my Cricut Explore, and I am thrilled to share with you today a chance to win your very own! Enter to WIN a Cricut Explore Bundle and … [Read more...]

Top 10 Reasons to Own the Cricut Explore

Deluxe Starter Set Explore Bundle

By now I am sure you know how much I love my Cricut Explore, it is my favorite craft tool and I use it almost daily.  I've been a loyal fan of Cricut since the very first machine made it's debut on the HSN, thanks to my mom who made an impulse purchase and bought one while she was home sick from work.  And while I've always been a fan, the Cricut Explore changed my world.  Simply put, this machine is awesome and I think everyone should own one.  Which is why I've put together my Top 10 Reasons … [Read more...]