Appliance shopping


Remember when I wrote about my fridge not getting cold?  Well we thought we had it fixed.  After unplugging and defrosting 3 times, we decided to throw out all the food {better safe than sorry} and … [Read more...]

Printable Mason Jar lids

Get your free mason jar lid printable.

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Side swept hair style

I love this cute side swept hair style. It is perfect for kids or adults.

I really love a cute side swept hair style.  I have seen this hair style on a lot of celebs and red carpets lately and I liked it.   But I wanted to make it kid friendly. I knew with all the … [Read more...]

Funky Pretty Birthday Cake

I love the idea of a quirky but pretty birthday cake.

My daughter Emma had a birthday recently.  She requested a funky pretty birthday cake.  Which is so her.  She is quite girly but she also has a quirky side.  I tried to capture that in her … [Read more...]

Retro curls hairstyle

So doing these retro curls on my daughter. This hairstyle looks easy.

I love doing curled hairstyles.  On myself and my girls.  It makes them seem more precious to me.  This style is great for a fancier occasion.  I usually don't do curls just for school.  They are more … [Read more...]

Updating a plain glass vase

Stencil on your glass vases...why didn't I think of that.

I wrote this post as part of a campaign with Plaid and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own. My hubby bought me flowers a little while ago. They looked like spring in the middle … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Emma

bday girl

Today is Emma's birthday! Emma is the sweetest girl.  She will do anything you ask her to.  She is very loving and cuddly.  She has the BEST smile.  Emma loves to laugh and loves to make others … [Read more...]

Surprise Talents


I am so excited to brag on my daughter today.  Samantha is so creative and talented.  She has always been an artist, but every day I am blow away by her talent.  Here is some of her work: Isn't … [Read more...]

Family Photos


We hadn't had a family photo done since my little one was 18 months old.  She is now going on 4.  It was long overdue.  I found an awesome photographer.   She was great to work with and got some … [Read more...]

A day of silence


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I just can’t understand!


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Handmade Christmas: T-shirts

cute handmade t shirt

T-shirts seem to be my go to when I don't know what to give someone.  So of course we made some this year.  I think they turned out super cute.  I got some t shirt vinyl from Expressions Vinyl.  I … [Read more...]

Homemade Christmas: Ruffly Scarves

cute ruffly scarf

I'm so excited to be doing Handmade Christmas again this year.  If you remember, we have 32 people we need Christmas gifts for each year.  Not including our own little family or neighbors etc.  So I … [Read more...]

Updating my makeup routine

eyes lips face

Last week on facebook my sister posted this status: "Someone broke into my car and stole all my makeup.  Does anyone know any cost effective places for replacements?" I felt so bad for her.  Imagine … [Read more...]

How to design for the new facebook timeline

facebook timeline labeled

Facebook made some changes and made everyone switch over to the new timeline.  So now we have to design our pages all over again.  But don't worry it's pretty easy.  This post is going to be mostly … [Read more...]

Dyed drop cloth rug

drop cloth rug done

I was so excited to get a package in the mail from Tulip Tie Dye.  Who doesn't love getting fun stuff in the mail?  Here's what I got: The dye itself came in applicator bottles.  I loved that … [Read more...]