Shrink Plastic Family Photo Christmas Ornament

I have used shrink plastic for so many projects but it works so well for handmade custom Christmas ornaments that I just have to share! First of all, I wanted a little camera at the top. I collect vintage cameras so it was the perfect way to personalize the …

20 Holiday Traditions Checklist

On a particulalry long car drive I decided to pass time ( and interrupt the sibling bickering) by asking my kids to call out things they would like to do to celebrate the Holidays this year. My daughter wrote the ideas down and I turned their favorite traditions into …

Festive Holiday Treats with Nestle

The holidays are upon us! Thanks to Nestle and Dollar General it doesn’t have to cost a fortune to create fun and festive treats. Check out their money-saving coupons on some holiday essentials. I have 2 great and really simple and stress-free ideas to share that would be perfect …

Perfect Coffee at Home with BUNN

I woke up to the smell of coffee brewing in the morning throughout my entire childhood and until I left home for college. Nothing says, “wake up” like that delicious smell. I have been guilty of hitting the coffee shop for my daily cup of coffee for years. Thanks …

Yoplait Go Big- A Letter to My Tween Son

It is a brave new world raising my tween son and my soon-to-be-tween daughter. They are getting bigger by the second no matter how much I ask them to slow down. Yoplait Go Big invited me to write a letter to my tween about what makes them amazing and …

7 Handmade Gifts I Would Love to Recieve

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I love making handmade gifts for my friends and family. With the season of gifting upon us, I am already rounding up some great ideas for gifts made with love. These 7 gift ideas are things I think I could actually make myself and …

Journal- The Kids are Learning to Play Music

Both of my kids decided to learn an instrument this year. My daughter chose to play the violin. My son chose to play the trumpet, which I think says a lot about their personalities. I can’t really play an instrument. I learned a few Christmas songs on the piano …

Easy Meatballs

My kids LOVE meatballs. That’s why this easy meatball recipe is a regular on my family menu. They get so excited when they find out we are having spaghetti and meatballs for dinner. The best part is that they are pretty easy to prepare and the work-to-child happiness ratio …

Real Fall Leaves Mini Canvases Project

I really can’t get enough of fall art projects. I received this US Art Supply Stretched Canvas Variety Square Set to try out and I knew right away I was going to come up with a leaf project for these cute little canvases. The 8 canvases in this set …