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Easy DIY Herb Garden

Here is the easiest herb garden you’ll ever make. All you need are: jars soil rocks seeds or starter plants labels (you can find them here.) Instructions: (For the full tutorial, visit blog.onlinelabels.com)   Step 1: Fill your jars 1/3 of the way with rocks. Step 2: Fill the rest of your jar with soil. Step

Paint Your Own Wrapping Paper + Gift Tag Printables

When it comes to wrapping gifts, I like to make it special. This time, I’ve painted plain white paper with graphic shapes and bright neon colors. Check out the full tutorial over at onlinelabels.com. It’s so easy to do and really it doesn’t take too time. First you have to paint your paper. Here are

Celebrating Easter with Peeps

  I love Easter. The weather is nice and there are new beginnings all around. A few years back I made (but never posted) these little Easter peep placeholders. They are super easy to  make. Paint a small flower pot that you can pick up at craft stores. Then decorate the rim with washi tape

Owl Cupcake Liner Mask Craft

Isn’t this owl mask adorable? Best part, you make it with cupcake liners and a paper plate. Honestly, it can’t get any easier or mor inexpensive than this. Owls have been so trendy the last few years. I think it’s because their eyes are so big and so cute. (In fact, here is another owl

Winter Feather Snowflake Kid Craft

Kai longs to play in the snow. Since we live in Florida, all he’s gotten is fake bubble snow or shaved ice. What a bummer. So, I made these feather snowflakes to get the kids in the spirit of winter even if you live in a subtropical environment. What’s best about this project: you can

Mid-Century Modern Christmas Tree Kid Craft

I’ve got a project for all of you design fans! A mid-century modern tinsel Christmas tree. It’s so easy and oh-so-retro. It’ll keep your kids busy as you do all of your holiday prep work. (Sometimes it feels endless doesn’t it?) Check out the complete how-to on Momtastic.com   Supplies: Scissors Silver pipe cleaners Pony

DIY Christmas Advent Calendar

I love Christmas. But this year, we’re doing a smaller Christmas. Normally I go all out — giant tree, lots of decorations. This year, I’m simplifying it. But you know what else I’m doing different…I made Kai an advent calendar to help him count down to the big day. I’ve never done this before for

Election Night Red, White and Blue Cocktail

Here’s a simple, yet festive cocktail recipe just for tonight. Because, you’re going to need it! I’m so excited about voting. It’s such a privilege and honor. I’m dedicating this vote to my grandmother and my entire female lineage. My grandmother passed away last year and she was a full-fledged democrat. She and my grandfather helped

Healthy Halloween Smoothie Recipes

Let’s be honest, all of that Halloween sugar is just loaded calories and headaches. Or at least that’s what I think. If I eat too much candy, I feel horrible, but I still want to partake in the Halloween festivities. That’s why I made these healthy Halloween smoothies for onlinelabels.com. Click here for the complete

Halloween Glow-in-the-Dark Ghost Decorations

Want to add a spooky Halloween decor to your night of trick-or-treating fun? Check out these simple and easy to make glow in the dark ghost decorations that I made for Momtastic.com. (Get the full tutorial here.) Literally, it’ll take you minutes to make these. Here’s what you need: White balloons Glow Sticks Marker Scissors