Summer is such a bright, cheerful time of the year, and it means different things to different people. For me, summer means bbqs, campfires, the smell of freshly cut grass, and . . . birthday party prep. Both of my boys have summer birthdays, and it seems just when I finish planning and executing the first one, it’s time for the next party planning. I used to go really elaborate and crazy in my decorations and prep, but after so many years, I’m dialing it back. I still want my parties to look impressive, just with much less effort!
It’s time for the Monthly Destash! This month, I sort of cheated. Yeah….I started this challenge and I cheated. But actually not. This month, I decided to destash a project I started THREE YEARS AGO. Three years ago, I had this great idea. I took my son’s hand prints in specific colors to create Avengers art out of them….sounds good, right? Did at the time! I took them on large… Continue Reading
If you have kids – or know anyone who does – you probably have seen plenty of cutesy baby photos showing chubby little bundles sporting monthly baby stickers on their tummies that proclaim “I’m 3 months old!” or “I can crawl!” These stickers have become a staple baby shower gift. While they aren’t terribly expensive, they are fairly simple in design. So today I’m going to show you how to make… Continue Reading
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. This post is sponsored by Huggies Little Swimmers. All opinions are mine alone. #WaterThemDailyCB #CollectiveBias After many ups and downs in the weather, so typical of the Midwest, I finally feel safe in calling it: IT’S SUMMER!! Summer time means lots of things for our family; soccer games, barbecues, campfires, and of course, our favorite retreat… Continue Reading
I should be in bed. . . catching up on my “stories” instead, even knowing sleep would probably be a great idea. Poor baby H has been sick the last few days, so we could ALL use more sleep. But I also wanted to share this post with you! Sick babies and some fun friendly gatherings lately have stymied a bit of my blogging, so a late night post it… Continue Reading