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Host the Best Vodka Sampling Party EVER!

Get your girlfriends together because I have the best idea ever!!! Infuse vodka with different combinations of fruit, candy or whatever you can think of and invite everyone over for a grand-old-time. Honestly, I’m a light weight when it comes to drinking, but I’m a sucker for fruit-infused things. (Check out this fruit-infused water post

DIY Garden Markers You’re Sure To Dig

As if you didn’t know, gardening is one of my family’s “things.” Actually, it’s my son Kai’s thing. So, I teamed together with Onlinelabels.com and designed these garden markers to help Kai organize his seeds and to add a little bit of ornament to his garden. Check out Kai’s garden here.  To make these fun

DIY Earth Day Map Candles

I love Christmas and Easter, but my favorite holiday of all is Earth Day. I don’t know, I guess it’s the little hippie in me. I found an old diary of mine from when I was in 6th grade. It said something like, “I think I’m an environmentalist.” Haha – of course I did. I

Get Organized: DIY Geometric Cork Board

I don’t know about you, but I’m not always the neatest person to in the world. My husband, Mr. Clean, can attest to that. But I really, really do try to maintain order. Honestly, I think it’s my artist brain that just doesn’t work orderly. You may laugh, but it’s true! I’m a wanna-be neat

How to Make Strawberry Planters

In the craft world, especially during summer, fruit DIYs are so trendy. Pineapples are on top of the list. A big thanks to sites like StudioDIY and Oh Happy Day for making that happen. This year, I thought I’d jump on the fruit trend band wagon, but skip the pineapple and go straight to the

DIY Eggshell Seedlings

If you’re a regular following of my blog, you’ll know that my son Kai really digs gardening. He has a nice garden in the backyard full of veggies. We buy starter plants from the store, but he also plants seeds as well. We recently read about starting seedlings in eggshells because shells are packed with

Bunny and Chick Easter Mason Jar Kid Craft

  Easter is this Sunday! It’s came so quickly this year! Check out these simple and cute Mason jar crafts I made for TheStir.com. Click here for the complete how-to.  Each year, we spend Easter with my cousins and his kids. This year is no different, except we aren’t having our massive Easter egg hunt.

DIY A Pop of Color to an Ikea Lack Table Hack

Don’t you just love it when your furniture is versitle and can change it on a whim. That’s why I designed this super easy DIY project. I simply transformed everyone’s beloved lack table (you know you have one or four somewhere in your house), into a modern cube end table that features a pop of color.

DIY Citrus Peel Bird Feeder Cups

“Feed the birds – tuppence a bag” — this is from Mary Poppins, in case you didn’t know. And you know how much I love Mary Poppins! But for real, let’s take a que from our favorite nanny and feed the birds using old citrus peels. I recently wrote an article about this for Mother Nature

Random Act Of Kindness Rocks

Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day. What are you doing to spread the love and joy into the universe. Recently, I designed these hand painted rocks for Mother Nature Network to do just that. (Click here for the complete how-to.) After I painted them, my son and some of his friends put them all