Poppin’ Into Summer Party

We are so ready for summer and can't wait for days filled with trips to the pool, family vacations, movie nights and sleeping in.  To celebrate we are Poppin' Into Summer with a simple and vibrant themed party.I love any excuse to celebrate and it's become a tradition for me to host a party on the last day of school. We've had a Surfin' Into Summer pool party, a Poolside Popsicle Party and this year we had a poptastic Poppin' Into Summer Party.  I decided to keep things simple and stick with a … [Read more...]

Raspberry Lemonade Mojito

By now you may have noticed from my Pink Flamingo Party Cups and Pineapple Flamingo Banner that I'm in the process of planning a tropical themed birthday party.  You can't have a party without a signature drink so this year I'll be serving a refreshing kid-friendly Raspberry Lemonade Mojito. Every year my birthday somehow manages to come and go unnoticed with the hustle and bustle of kids starting school.  This year I decided I would take matters into my own hands and plan my own birthday … [Read more...]

Perfect Peach Tea Recipe

Compensation was provided by Pure Leaf via Mode Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Pure Leaf. The weather is getting warmer and the sun is finally shining, it's the perfect porch weather!  Just like this perfect summer weather we are enjoying I have the perfect peach tea recipe that is incredibly refreshing, simple to make and ideal for sipping on the front porch. When we moved into our new house I was … [Read more...]

Dirty Coke Float Gift Basket

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareSmiles #CollectiveBias I've always believed in the quote "it takes a village to raise a child."  I can't imagine raising my little people without the support, love and advice from my circle of trusted friends and family.  I have been blessed with an amazing "village" that helps keep me afloat.  So this summer I'm saying "thank you" with a Dirty Coke Float Gift Basket and sharing lots … [Read more...]

Ex’STRAW’dinary Teacher Appreciation Gift

There is no way I can thank my children's teachers enough for all they do.  I am so thankful that our teachers take the time to nurture, guide and make learning fun for my kids.  We have been very lucky and have had great teachers, and because I think teachers are Extraordinary I'm sharing a quick and easy Ex'STRAW'dinary Teacher Appreciation Gift your favorite teachers will love. Both my parents and sister are teachers and I frequently ask them what types of gifts are their favorite to … [Read more...]

Striped Paper Straw Goal Post {Football Party}

I've got Football Fever and recently shared a tailgate party I put together to celebrate our home town team on Piggy Bank Parties. This simple party was planned, crafted and put together while my kids were napping (Yay for naps!)  While I was looking for a frame or a way to display the football menu a light bulb went off and I thought "wouldn't it be cute to have the football suspended from a goal post." I was rummaging for something to create the goal post with and initially had … [Read more...]