Simple Modern Farmhouse Fall Mantel Decor

The official start of fall is this Saturday, and while it still feels like summer outside I am more than ready for all things fall!  I can't wait for chilly autumn evenings, football games, pumpkin spice everything and of course all the fall decor.  I teamed up with Oriental Trading to create simple modern farmhouse fall mantel decor that will transition all the way from Halloween to Thanksgiving. I've shared with you before that my living room is my favorite spot in our home, and … [Read more...]

Stress-Free Back to School Meal and Snack Ideas

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com.  Now that the school year is in full swing and everyone has adjusted to waking up early, homework and busy schedules it't time to focus on making life as stress-free and efficient as possible. Back to school time is often rushed and chaotic, but I'm here to today to share my tips for stress-free back to school meal and snack ideas along with coupon codes that will make tackling meal time a breeze! One of the challenges we face as moms is … [Read more...]

Pink-o-Ween Halloween Ghoul’s Night Party

Halloween is one of my very favorite holidays to celebrate.  I love everything about it from dressing up, transforming my home into a spooky Dead & Breakfast Inn and of course celebrating with spooktacular parties!  A night in with the "ghoulfriends" is always good for the soul, so I'm planning a Pink-o-Ween Halloween Ghoul's Night Party to eat, drink and be scary! While I love Halloween, I don't necessarily love the traditional black and orange color scheme.  I typically … [Read more...]

4 Fun DIY Halloween Napkins with Cricut EasyPress 2

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Cricut. The opinions, ideas and text are 100% mine. If you've been around for a while you know that Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  I get excited about everything from the decorations to the parties. As you know, for any great Halloween party you’ll need to think over all the details, and if you want to make it EXTRAORDINARY you will need to focus on the details. That’s why you are going to love this tutorial for 4 Fun DIY Halloween … [Read more...]

Easy Tailgate Snack and Party Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #KickoffWithGreatTaste #CollectiveBias It's that glorious time of year where the weather gets cooler, the holiday season begins and football fills our weekend!  I love this time of year and I always look forward to football games.  Whether we are heading to the local high school game or tailgating at the match up between major rivals I love game day! I've teamed up with my … [Read more...]

Baked Artichoke Pesto Chicken

Now that school is back in session and we are getting back into the routine of schedules, homework, and sports practices.  And after a long summer of traveling, camping and lazy afternoons by the pool and eating out WAY too much, I'm finally getting back in the kitchen and focusing on making wholesome and healthy meals my whole family will love. This Baked Artichoke Pesto Chicken has just 4 ingredients and is perfect for those busy weeknights. Our basil plant is thriving right now, and I … [Read more...]

Fun Box Top Storage and Organization Ideas

I receive monetary compensation from General Mills and SC Johnson in exchange of my endorsement of Box Tops For Education. Are your kids heading back to school soon?  If they are anything like my kids they are excited about the start of a new school year. This time of year we tend to focus on shopping for back to school supplies and picking out the perfect first day of school outfit, but it's just as important to stock up on their favorite snacks, easy breakfast ideas and lunch box staples … [Read more...]

Ombre Painted Corkboard

Today was my kid's first day of school and I was a mixed bag of emotions.  On one hand I'm super excited for them to head back to school and for all of the adventures, growth and learning they will do this year.  On the other hand I am going to miss the carefree days of summer and all the laughter and memories we made.  One thing is certain I'm not quite ready for all the paperwork, schedules and homework!  In an attempt to start the school year off organized I created this … [Read more...]

Magical Llamacorn Birthday Party Ideas

Bursting with sparkles, glitter and cuddly creatures this party is sure to be a whole LLAMA magical fun!  What do you get when you combine two of the hottest party trends, a magical Llamacorn Birthday Party full of whimsy, sparkle and fun!  This party is perfect for kids of all ages and I'm sharing all the party ideas and details to create this one-of-a-kind celebration on Oriental Trading Fun365. You may be wondering,  what the heck is a Llamacorn?  It's what you get … [Read more...]

S’mores Bar Party Ideas for National S’mores Day

It's no secret that I'm a fan of celebrating anything and everything from birthday parties to the silly national this or that celebrations. But every now and then one of these national celebrations grabs my attention and we go big, especially when it involves s'mores!  S'mores are a summer favorite and each year this popular campfire treat is recognized and celebrated on August 10th.  To help you celebrate this delicious, gooey treat I'm sharing a few of my favorite S'mores Bar Party … [Read more...]