The 45 Best Organizational Tips and Products

The New Year means new goals for many...and a lot of people take this opportunity to get reorganized and refocused in the New Year. Today we have teamed up with a great group of bloggers to give you the 45 best organizational tips and products and home organizing solutions for your household! Each blogger is sharing their favorite organizational products. **NOTE: Each link contains affiliate links to Amazon. These posts are not sponsored and each blogger has selected their items based off … [Read more...]

Cookie Cutter Ornament Place Cards

Christmas is just around the corner and we are trying to squeeze in a few last minute holiday traditions.  I think that is my favorite thing about this time of year. I love all the family traditions, old and new, that help make the holidays extraordinary!  Over the years it's become a tradition to host a Gingerbread House Decorating party, but this year we decided to switch things up and decorate gingerbread cookies instead.  I found this fun idea for Cookie Cutter Ornament Place Cards on … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips & Techniques

I love, love, love a pretty wrapped package. For me getting a beautifully wrapped package is a gift in itself and today I'm talking all about Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips  & Techniques that will help you achieve those perfect one-of-a-kind Christmas packages to put under your tree. Thanks to my friends at Creativebug I learned some of the best gift wrapping tips from the Holiday Wrapping Techniques class by Lia Griffith. Lia always has such creative ideas so I was excited to take this class … [Read more...]

Frozen Hot Chocolate

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kenmore. All opinions are 100% mine. Hot Chocolate has long been the quintessential drink of wintertime, offering warmth and comfort in it's steaming mug of chocolaty goodness. But when you live in Texas winter usually doesn't mean freezing temperatures and powdery white snow drifts, especially this year.  So when it's too hot out for hot cocoa you chill out and sip Frozen Hot Chocolate instead! So far we are having a very warm winter, my … [Read more...]

Wooden Deer Silhouette Ornament

This post is sponsored by Cricut. All opinions are my own. One of the BEST parts about being a crafter this time of year is making handmade gifts for those we love, which is why I'm excited to partner with Cricut in a Secret DIY Santa Gift Exchange and bring you this easy DIY Wooden Deer Silhouette Ornament. For this particular gift exchange we were assigned another blogger to come up with a special diy just for them that involved using my favorite craft tool, the Cricut Explore.  I decided … [Read more...]

Distressed Wooden Chalkboard

Have you every had an idea or wanted to create something, but you weren't sure where to start?  I love learning new crafting skills and discovering new ways to make one of a kind projects, like this Distressed Wooden Chalkboard for my home.  But, sometimes my creative brain gets overloaded and I have no idea where to start, or what the best way to achieve a particular look, or what I even want for that matter, which is why I love Creativebug! If you haven't heard of Creativebug yet, they are … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Christmas Gifts with Printable Tags

It never fails, at the last minute you remember you needed a gift for a friend, teacher or neighbor.  We all have stressors during the holidays and this month the Michaels Makers were asked to come up with creative and fun holiday hacks and tips to help relieve some of that stress and make holiday entertaining and prepping fun!  Today I'm sharing 3 easy DIY Christmas Gifts with printable tags that you can make in a hurry for almost everyone on your list. Ever since I created my Oh Deer Coffee … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Bat BOO Kits

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BOOItForward #CollectiveBias During the holidays we jump at any chance we can get to spread a little cheer and joy to our friends and neighbors. Which is why when I first heard about the tradition of “BOO'ing” your neighbors I was all over it.  My kids were still itty bitty and there was no such thing as sneaking off quietly, but I insisted that we start this tradition so that it would … [Read more...]

Hottest Holiday Gifts for Girls

I don't want to alarm you but there are only 74 days until Christmas!  It will be here before you know it and you don't want to be stuck shopping for last minute Christmas gifts instead of baking cookies and making memories with your kiddos do you?  Don't worry I have you covered with a list of some of the Hottest Holiday Gifts for Girls to help you get a head start on your shopping list. I got a jump start on Christmas gift ideas this summer when I had the opportunity to attend the Chosen by … [Read more...]

Project Mc2 and The Ultimate Lab Kit

My daughter loves school and loves creating everything from beautiful and creative art pieces to creating science experiments.  Last year for her birthday we bought her one of those build your own volcano kits and she loved it. It seemed to spark this need to figure out, experiment and discover things.  So, the moment I saw Project Mc2 and the Ultimate Lab Kit at the Walmart Chosen By You event, I knew it would be a hit with my oldest daughter.  Our friends at MGA Entertainment were kind enough … [Read more...]