Fa La La La Llama Pancakes and PJs Christmas Party

Tis' the season to rock your Christmas jammies!  But, not just any PJs, no we need cute personalized fa la la la llama PJs.  And if you are going to have cute new PJs you might as well plan a Llama Pancakes and PJs Christmas party too! The holiday season is one of my favorite times of the year, especially when it comes to hosting parties.  I love putting together simple celebrations that let us soak up every second of this joyful time of year.  I decided this year that we … [Read more...]

Black and White Buffalo Plaid Farmhouse Christmas Tree

It is the most wonderful time of the year.  It's the time of year where lights twinkle, ornaments glimmer, and joy is abundant!  For me, it's also one of my favorite blog posts I write all year and a time where I get to stretch my creativity and deck the halls for the holidays.  This year I'm embracing one of the hottest holiday trends with my Black and White Buffalo Plaid Farmhouse Christmas Tree. I've been obsessed with one of the hottest new trends. black and … [Read more...]

Holiday Decor with Cricut Maker vs. Explore Air 2

As the holiday season approaches one of the things I get lots of questions about from readers is which Cricut machine to buy. Whether you are planning to hit up the Black Friday deals or hoping that Santa leaves one under the tree for you, I'm here to help you decide which machine is right for you. I have been a Cricut owner since 2010 and over the years I've crafted with each of their machines.  You are probably familiar with the two most recent machines, the Cricut Explore Air 2 and … [Read more...]

Colorful Trick or Treat Yo’ Self Candy Cart

When it comes to Halloween you can never have too much candy.  A Colorful Trick or Treat Yo' Self Candy Cart is the perfect way to pass out Halloween candy!   Whether you are looking for a unique idea to pass out Halloween candy or you want to host a simple play date for your kids, this Colorful Trick or Treat Yo' Self Candy Cart is a fun way to celebrate Halloween.  I love Halloween and hosting parties all month long, so I'm always looking for fun and unique ways to … [Read more...]

Colorful Easter Wreath

Spring has sprung, and this year the season starts with Easter. There are so many wonderful elements about Easter-- flowers, sunny skies, eggs, chicks and of course, chocolate! If I had to pick my favorite thing, it would be the colors of the season. I love bright colors and after a long gray winter, there’s nothing more refreshing. Hi Alison here, and today I’d like to share a colorful Easter wreath that is sure to brighten your spring. What You Will Need: Straw wreath form … [Read more...]

Rock Candy Rainbow Donuts

It has been raining here non stop.  I seriously can't remember the last time we saw the sun, which is quite frankly starting to make me go bananas.  I don't think I would handle living in a climate where there are gloomy skies and rain all the time, this girl needs sunshine!  But then again I'm reminded of that old saying "you can't have a rainbow without a little rain", and I realize sometimes you need a good storm to see the bright beginnings.  But, while I am waiting on … [Read more...]

FREE Hand Lettered St. Patrick’s Day art print

Hello there friends! St. Patrick's Day is that special holiday where anyone can be Irish for the day. I know so many people that go absolutely crazy celebrating the day and even take off of work to make it their own personal holiday party every year. Then there are some who just quietly celebrate being Irish or wishing they were, in their own ways. No matter where you fall on the celebratory spectrum of this holiday, I think it's safe to say we all feel blessed and we all hope and wish for a … [Read more...]

Mini Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Raspberry Ganache

AD - This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury™. The opinions and text are all mine.   Love is in the air and the sweetest holiday is just around the corner.  This Valentine's Day show your sweetheart how much you love them with decadent mini chocolate cakes with chocolate raspberry ganache.  These mini cakes are a sweet finish to a romantic Valentine's dinner and you'll love how easy they are to whip up, just in time to celebrate with your loved ones! We used to … [Read more...]

Bee Mine Valentine Tote Bag

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it comes clever messages and sweet treats. There are so many cute sayings for Valentines, like “You Rock,” “You Are So Berry Nice,” “Donut Go Breaking My Heart,” and “You’re the Bomb!”-- the list goes on. Hi, Alison here, and today I’m taking my love of flower making, plus pom-poms and putting a fun twist on “Bee Mine” with this DIY Valentine tote bag. It’s perfect for kids to collect their valentines in or a great gift for friends and … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Style Hot Cocoa Bar

This month DecoArt challenged us to create a project that was warm and cozy for our monthly challenge.  When it comes to warm and cozy during the winter months I can't think of anything better than sipping on a cup of hot cocoa wrapped in a warm blanket.  So, I did what any normal person would do and I created a farmhouse style hot cocoa bar that we can use all winter long! I am a big fan of a styled bar cart, as you may have noticed when I created this DIY Metallic Bar Cart, or … [Read more...]