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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

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

Thanksgiving Wine Labels

This year personalize the bottle of wine that you’re bringing over for Thanksgiving with one of these fun wine bottle labels. I made these for Onlinelabels.com. Click here for the complete how-to and downloadable printables. Plus tips on how to peel off the original label easily. They have fun sayings like: Gobble ’til you Wobble

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

Halloween Marshmallow Monsters

This Halloween I wanted to make something oh-so-cute. Check out these adorable monster marshmallows that I made for onlinelabels.com. (Click here for the complete how-to.) They literally only took a few minutes to make. Kai was so excited to see these. I mean, for real, who wouldn’t be? How adorable are these little fellas. Supplies:

3 Popcorn Recipes for Father’s Day + Free Printables

Here’s a little known secret about me. I LOVE popcorn! I mean LOVE it. So does my dad, who just happens to be the best pop ever!!! So, for Father’s Day this year, I thought it’d be fun to make him a variety of flavors. Parmesan Birthday Cake Honey and Pecan For the complete recipes

Mother’s Day DIY Tea Bags + Free Printable

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday! What are you giving your mom? I gave my mom a bag of treats and some DIY tea bags that I designed for onlinelabels.com. Check out the full tutorial here. This special gift will only take, honestly, about 15 minutes to make start to finish (plus clean up). Here is