DIY Pineapple Pool Bag

The kids are officially on summer break and the next 3 months our days will be spent lounging by the pool.  My kids are like little fish and can spend all day at the pool, which means I need to be super prepared before I leave the house to head to the pool.  I spotted these cute pineapple totes at Michaels and decided to customize one to create this super cute DIY Pineapple Pool Bag to haul all of my sunscreen, snacks and pool essentials to the pool.These cute bags were in the … [Read more...]

Citrus Orange Favor Boxes

I am so excited about sharing this darling DIY project with you today.  In case you missed it we are celebrating the end of the school year with an Orange You Glad It's Summer Party and every good party needs cute favors.  These cute Citrus Orange Favor Boxes are a sweet treat to share with your friends as you celebrate the start of summer!To make these fun little boxes I used my Cricut Explore Air 2 and Cricut Design Space to create these custom favor boxes.  Its no secret … [Read more...]

Orange You Glad It’s Summer Party with Cricut

We have had such a great school year with amazing teachers, recognition, awards and new adventures.  It’s always fun to see how much the kids learn and grow throughout the summer, but we are so ready for summer!  I can’t wait for mornings without alarm clocks, afternoons spent at the pool and making memories with my kids.  As the school year comes to an end we are celebrating with a citrus inspired Orange You Glad It’s Summer party!Every year on the last day of school I host … [Read more...]

Tips for Hosting the Ultimate Pool Party

Summer entertaining is one of my all time favorite things.  Memorial Day is just around the corner, school is almost out and the start of summer is finally here!  It's time to dust off the pool toys, spruce up your patio and gather family and friends for the ultimate summer pool party!  I've teamed up with Tuesday Morning to share a few key tips for hosting the ultimate pool party.I am a firm believer that entertaining doesn't have to be stressful or overly complicated. … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Monogrammed Koozies with Cricut Explore Air 2

The season for summer entertaining is almost here, and I can hardly wait!  I host lots of dinner parties, backyard BBQs and holiday themed events all year long, but nothing beats summer entertaining!  Memorial Day is the official kick-off and signal that summer entertaining has arrived, and to celebrate I'm making personalized DIY Patriotic Koozies with my Cricut Explore Air 2.Every year we take turns with our friends hosting a Memorial Day party.  It's not my turn this year, … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Gift Card Holder

My life has been so fast and furious lately that Mother's Day just snuck up on me. Under the circumstances I thought it was best to go the gift card route, but I wanted the mothers in my life to feel special and gift cards can seem so impersonal. My solution was to let the container carry the message of love and appreciation. If you are looking for a great last minute gift idea for Mother's Day you are going to love this handmade Mother's Day gift card holder.Using my Cricut Explore Air 2 … [Read more...]

DIY Fiesta Invitation for Cinco de Mayo

It should come as no surprise that I am a big fan of Cinco de Mayo.  A celebration centered around bright colors, Mexican food and margaritas is my kind of celebration!  Every year we like to host a little Cinco de Mayo celebration with friends and this year I went with a colorful Chippin', Dippin' and Margarita Sippin' theme.  To set the tone for our party I created colorful DIY Cinco de Mayo invitations with my Cricut.One of my favorite things about owning a Cricut is the … [Read more...]