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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

Good Vibes Zucchini Double Chocolate Muffin Recipe

Thanks to Jessica Seinfield’s book, I’ve been sneaking in veggies into Kai’s food since he was a baby. My latest concoction is zucchinis in double chocolate chip muffins that I made for onlinelabels.com. Click here for the complete recipe and how-to. Ingredients: 2 tsp coconut oil 1 zucchini 1 ½ cup flour, muffin mix or

10 Cool Gift Wrapping Ideas

When it comes to gifts, I always trying to make the wrapping as special as the present itself. I think it shows the receiver how special they are to you. Here are some gift wrapping ideas using labels from onlinelabels.com that is easy, but also pretty cool. Click here for the complete how-to.  I used two

These Back-to-School Hacks Will Make Your Life a Breeze

It’s back to school time! Kai has been in class for a week and a half. The stress of homework and getting to school on time is upon us. yay! I recently came up with these back-to-school hacks for cafemom.com that is sure to make your life a little bit easier. Here are some of my