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...]

Coconut Lime Sugar Scrub

If you are anything like me all you want for Mother's Day is a vacation...or to sleep in and maybe even enjoy a day of pampering! I'm dreaming of a tropical vacation where I'm laying on the beach reading a book; listening to the sound of the waves crashing while a warm tropical breeze blows, gently swaying my hammock from side to side.  While my dream vacation will have to remain just that, a dream I've teamed up with Imperial Sugar to share this amazing Coconut Lime Sugar Scrub, which is like … [Read more...]

DIY Mother’s Day Gift Basket

Show your appreciation for mom and all she does with an easy DIY Mother's day Gift Basket filled with goodies she will love.  One of my mom's favorite things is baking and she especially loves baking with her grand kids, but it's not something she has lots of time for these days. So why not make it easy and give her a special little gift basket with everything she will need to make extraordinary memories! Recently while shopping for groceries at Market Street I spotted this adorable hand made … [Read more...]

Birthday Money Jar Gift Idea

Have you ever been at a loss for what to get that special someone for their birthday?  If you've ever been faced with this dilemma you'll love this easy and thoughtful Birthday Money Jar Gift Idea.   We recently celebrated my dad's 60th birthday and after asking multiple times what he wanted for his birthday and getting the same reply "I don't need anything but to spend the day with my family" I was at a serious loss about what to get him for his birthday.  He really doesn't … [Read more...]

Homemade Vanilla Extract – Christmas Gift Idea

I'm excited to announce that I have teamed up with 29 incredibly talented and creative bloggers to share some fun neighbor gift ideas. Make sure to check out all the ideas below and visit everyone's blogs for more details. This holiday make Homemade Vanilla Extract, it's an easy and affordable Christmas gift idea for everyone on your list.  I made homemade vanilla with some friends for the first time last year and handed it out as gifts to our teachers, neighbors and my husbands co-workers. … [Read more...]

Apple Bread

Hello, I'd just like to say I'm so happy to be here and thank you Mariah for letting me drop by. School is right around the corner and I always like to give our teachers a sweet treat at the beginning of the year.  Usually I give them a loaf of apple bread (which is super yummy), but recently I started giving them a jar filled with apple bread mix.  This way our teachers aren't showered with sweets all at once and they can bake up their own bread whenever they feel like it.  I also like the … [Read more...]