Bee Fingerprint Teacher Appreciation Gift

It's no secret that Teacher Appreciation is on of our favorite things to celebrate around here. From my DIY Thanks for Helping Me Grow flower pots to homemade baked goods I love a good excuse to spoil our teachers.  I come from a long line of school teachers and I have the utmost respect for the men and women who teach our children.  Teachers are special people, and having a teacher that believes in you, encourages you and motivates you is truly a gift.  So this year, we are … [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...]

30+ Kids Valentine Printables

With Valentine's day being just a week away, I thought I would put together 30+ Kids Valentine Printables for my readers! If you're a procrastinator like me, that's ok.  I have you covered with lots of adorable ideas and free printables, all you need is a little bit of time and a printer.  It is a great way to spend an afternoon with your children, and the best part is that the Valentines are semi-homemade. It'll show there was a lot of love put into them. ALL the printables here are FREE and … [Read more...]

Creative Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas & Techniques

You've picked out the perfect presents for everyone on your list and now it's time to put them under the tree. I have partnered with Tuesday Morning to share creative Christmas gift wrapping ideas and techniques to help you wrap your gifts with a little extra holiday cheer and impress everyone on your Christmas list this year. I believe that a beautifully wrapped gift can show the special people in your life just how much you really care. I personally love receiving beautifully wrapped … [Read more...]

The Best Mother’s Day Gift

We think moms are the best ever, hands down!  The same could be said for grandma's too! We are certain that this adorable DIY project will hands down be the best Mother's Day gift they receives this year. Whether you are looking for a gift for mom or grandma we have you covered with this adorable DIY gift and free printables. I can't think of anything I cherish more than having my kids tiny little hand prints etched in time forever.  They grow up way to fast and I can't resist … [Read more...]

DIY Bath Salts & Spa Gift Basket

We all know that moms are some of the hardest working people on the planet.  I know my mom is and she is always taking care of others so it is only fitting that this year her Mother's Day gift be filled with ways that she can pamper herself.  For this month's Michaels Makers challenge I've created DIY Bath Salts & a Spa Gift Basket, perfect for the mom in your life who deserves a little TLC and pampering! For me taking a bath is a luxury, one that I don't take advantage of often enough. … [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...]

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...]

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...]

The Perfect Personalized Gift: DIY Painted Coasters

I love to give people gifts, to me it is like an art form and it brings me so much joy and happiness.  It seems like as we get older we need less and less stuff, but that doesn't mean that grown-ups don't like to receive a thoughtful gift for birthday celebrations or just because (which is my favorite kind of gift to give!) Today we are sharing the perfect personalized gift: DIY Painted Coasters your drinks will be dying to rest on. I am headed to a friends birthday celebration later this … [Read more...]