Won’t ZOO Be Mine Valentines

My kids are always asking me which holiday is my favorite. I always struggle to pick just one favorite, I love them all.  They all have something quirky, fun or fabulous that make them worth celebrating.  Take Valentine's Day for example, I love the silly puns, corny cards and chocolate!  And since it will be here before you know it I thought it was time to start sharing some new projects, printables and parties starting with these wild Won't ZOO Be Mine Valentines. A couple … [Read more...]

DIY Santa’s Cookies & Milk Placemat with Cricut

It's official I'm obsessed with all things Santa this holiday season!  It all started with my Letters to Santa themed Christmas tree, then it was a cute DIY "Santa Stop Here" sign on my Whimsical North Pole Christmas Mantle. Then we started baking cookies with our DIY Mrs. Claus Baking Kits and you can't forget about writing letters to Santa and putting them in our special DIY Letter to Santa Envelopes.  I thought we had this year's theme well covered, until I started thinking about … [Read more...]

Sweet Holiday Themed Gifts with Hallmark

  I was asked by Carusele to participate in the #HallmarkAtWalgreens campaign, sponsored by Hallmark at Walgreens. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. The Christmas tree is up, the decorations are finished and presents are being bought.  Now it's time to focus on my favorite part of the holiday season, the gift giving.  The entire holiday season is filled with opportunities to give gifts and bring joy to others, from your office Secret Santa, your … [Read more...]

Mrs. Claus Bakery Kit

Let the Christmas countdown begin!  Today is December 1st and I am looking forward to all things Christmas.  When I think about special Christmas memories and traditions I have, baking cookies is right up there at the top of my list of favorites.  Every year my mom would spend hours in the kitchen baking cookies, letting us lick the spoon and packaging up and delivering treats to neighbors and friends.  This year I want to give the gift of memories and quality time together, … [Read more...]

DIY Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Ideas

How many of you count down to Christmas? I do, every.single.year. I am like a little kid when it comes to Christmas, and my kids are just as excited as I am, if not more. There is something so magical about counting down the days until Santa arrives, the anticipation is half the fun. Make it easier to count down with these DIY Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Ideas! You can do it as a countdown, or make it even more special and create an advent calendar full of fun little candies, toys, and … [Read more...]

Slice Into Summer- 20 Watermelon Party Ideas

If you’re all about summer’s favorite fruit- watermelon, then it makes sense to have a Watermelon Party!  I truly believe the best part about a party is the dessert table, with all the decorations and food. Have a fantastic party with all these sweet Watermelon Party Ideas. I hope you find some great ways to incorporate some of these ideas in your next BBQ, 4th of July party, or get together! Festive as it is inexpensive, this watermelon box party favor makes a great gift for your friends to … [Read more...]

25 Carrot Themed Recipes and Crafts for Easter

Easter is just a month away, and I am so excited. I love Easter and all of the traditions that go with it, like Easter egg hunt parties, new Easter outfits for church, and confetti egg!  There are so many ways to celebrate Easter, and many of us like to gather with our loved ones, feast on delicious food, have egg hunts with the kids, and just be together. Inspired by the Easter bunny himself, and his favorite food I have rounded up 25 Carrot Themed Recipes and Crafts for Easter.  … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

It's my favorite time of year once again- autumn is in the air and the season of harvests, festivals and spectacular changes are upon us.  I think I love this season so much because it embraces my need for change.  While most people avoid change at all cost, I crave the need to mix things up.  Autumn is all about change. Change in temperature, change in clothing, a change in the colors of leaves and a change in my morning routine.  As the weather gets cooler it's a time where I take a moment to … [Read more...]

25 Easter Dessert Ideas

Easter is one of my favorite holidays to spend time with my family and friends, remembering the true meaning of the day and watching the kids' excitement. It also means lots of delicious foods, especially all the sweets! I have picked out 25 Easter Dessert Ideas that are prepared to amaze even the pickiest eaters.25 Easter Dessert Ideas Sugar cookies are always a great idea to have, especially with a kiss in the center.Easter Blossom Sugar Cookies Funfetti makes these blondies more … [Read more...]

25 Football Game Day Recipes

Right now, it's up in the air who's playing the Super Bowl on February 7th this year...  But more importantly, have you figured out your Game Day Menu yet? Don't go for the norm- chips and dip, regular chicken wings, and frozen pizzas. Think outside the box and try out some unique and tasty Football Game Day Recipes. Lots of great food to munch on during the game and not have to worry about whether or not you need to refill the dip bowl or make more frozen foods. Don't reach for the frozen … [Read more...]