My boys are both huge fans of the Pixar CARS movies, and I had a BLAST making this Radiator Springs birthday cake for my youngest! Now, I will be the first to admit that I do not bake, nor do I create fancy cake decor. I’ve always hired out for that, when and if needed. However, I’m experimenting with my craftiness . . . and getting tighter with my budget…. Continue Reading
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!
A few months ago, I was honored to do a guest post for Cathy over at A Peek In To My Paradise as part of her month-long Disney Series. It occurred to me that the post I wrote would make a great peek behind the scenes of my blog, and so I am sharing it as today’s Backstage Pass! Meeting McQueen and Mater If you’ve been following me for a while… Continue Reading
I’m so excited to share these Cars bedroom ideas with you – my son LOVED them! *Post contains affiliate links. See my full disclosure here.* This post came from blood, sweat, and tears. Well, ok, not exactly. But I swear I nearly bled, I definitely sweat, and while I don’t think there were tears, there were DEFINITELY swears. As you may know, we recently relocated back to Chicago after… Continue Reading
Thanks to the power of Facebook, I’m meeting great crafty Mamas all over! Please say hello to Jennifer of Mommy Homemade Frames – she’s does such unique, wonderful work! 🙂 My name is Jennifer McNally and I am the owner of Mommy Home Frames. I am a mother of a wonderful two year old boy, and also work part time at my local Police Department. I have always loved decorating,… Continue Reading