Asparagus and New Potato Salad

Today I'm sharing one of my favorite springtime recipes, Asparagus and New Potato Salad.  This light and fresh side dish showcases both asparagus and new potatoes with a hint of lemon and thyme and will quickly become a favorite for dinner, outdoor entertaining or Easter Brunch. This recipe is an oldie I found in a cookbook my first year of married life and have tweaked over the years to make it my own signature dish. My parents had come up for a visit and we decided to take a trip down to … [Read more...]

Natural Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Typically when it comes to decorating Easter eggs around here it is usually lots of messy fun with bright colored eggs and silly stickers.  The kids always have a blast, but this year I wanted to make my own version of grown up Easter eggs because the kids shouldn't get to have all the fun, right!?  If you are looking for something this year I have you covered with my Natural Easter Egg Decorating Ideas!  Plus, I've teamed up with 3 other bloggers to give you even more inspiration for decorating … [Read more...]

Paris Inspired Springtime Brunch

Our Texas weather has been all kinds of crazy lately.  For the most part we've enjoyed a rather mild winter, but lately we've been hit with record low temperatures, ice and snow and while we loved having a few fun snow days I'm anxiously awaiting the arrival of spring.  I can't think of a better way to welcome warmer weather than with a Paris Inspired Springtime Brunch. This month's Michaels Makers Challenge is all about Springtime in Paris with lots of Parisian-inspired projects, plus an … [Read more...]

Spring Planting Party

Fresh air, chirping birds, and flowers blooming, this can only mean one thing...spring is in the air.  Today the sun is shinning and it is such a welcome sight.  After a long winter we are definitely ready for spring and decided there is no better way to usher in the new growth and celebrate the season with a fun Spring Planting Party.  Get ready to dig in and create a party that will delight your little buds! Our local community garden was the perfect location to host our Spring Planting … [Read more...]

Recycled Water Bottle Planters

Big thanks to REPREVE for sponsoring today’s post and encouraging us to #TurnItGreen   The kids and I are antsy for spring to arrive, we could use a fresh start and some warmer weather.  While it's still too cold outside to get started on our garden we decided we could bring a touch of spring indoors with these fun Recycled Water Bottle Planters. Did you know that the U.S. plastic bottle recycling rate is less than 30 percent?  Most people don't even think about what happens to … [Read more...]

DIY Mud Pie Kits

In case you missed seeing this fun tutorial on Piggy Bank Parties, I'm sharing it with you today!   What do April showers bring?  Mud and worms, of course...and Giggles Galore Mud Pie Kits! With spring in full swing I wanted to create a fun way to welcome the warmer weather and idyllic carefree childhood.  I was inspired by my DIY Lemonade Stand  Kits I made last year and asked Piggy Bank Parties to help me create the perfect gift to welcome spring!   The messy mixture of dirt and … [Read more...]

Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt

Last year we had our first Easter Egg Hunt and I couldn't wait to have one this year.  But, with busy schedules and lots of other activities going on we ended up not having our big Easter egg hunt with friends.  Instead I planned an Easter Brunch for our family and we had a small get together with lots of fun hanging out together. I loved the Easter party package from Dimpleprints I used last year and decided to use it again this year and reused many of the same elements. I used the play set … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Hunt Party

I've been busy planning our 2nd annual Easter Egg Hunt Party and I thought I would share pictures from our party last year.  This was such a fun party to plan and the kids had lots of fun, I can't wait for this years party!  Do you have plans for an Easter party this year? The party was outside at a fabulous local park and the perfect setting for our fun filled afternoon.  I used the Easter party package from Dimpleprints to create this bright and fun party.  I had a short turn around time and … [Read more...]

Spring Fling {Party}

March means the promise of warmer weather, blooming flowers and Spring Break!  My mom wanted to throw a little party for the teachers at her school to celebrate their upcoming week of freedom.  She sent me an email told me what she had in mind, told me she was doing it in 1 week and then asked if I was in.  Of course!Pin ItI put out a call on Facebook for inspiration or cute spring packages and Miranda with Whimsical Printables said she would love to design something for me.  I was thrilled with … [Read more...]