My Coffee Story

This is a sponsored post. I remember my first “coffee”. I was in college at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (go Badgers!). I tried a french vanilla cappuccino. I was tired, it was cold and it smelled so good. Totally commercialized, sugar/chemical laden dessert that bares very little resemblance to coffee, I know! But that is […]


Handmade Gift Idea

This is a fun handmade gift idea for you favorite little reader, the book lover in your life, your child’s classmates, the librarian or for teachers to give to their students. Today, I’m sharing with you my literary classics book tote and bookmarks–a perfect fit for our handmade gift category in the #DesignSpaceStar challenge. I used […]


DIY Trick-or-Treat Halloween Tote

I’m participating in the #DesignSpaceStar competition. Creations are my own original artwork. Affiliate links are included. Creating a tote has to be one of my favorite ways to use my Cricut Explore™. You can get totes at the craft store for dirt cheap and use them for a million things. I have been creating printables for […]


Creating With Your Children’s Work

I first shared Quinn’s tshirt with his handwriting on the blog a bit back. Today, as part of the #DesignSpaceStar competition, I’m going to share how you can get your child’s handwriting on your own creation. My team is working on fall projects and this shirt seems like the perfect Cricut project to kick off back-to-school. […]


Porch Makeover Details

Yesterday I shared how we made and hung our very cool number sign as part of our porch makeover. Today, I want to share the details of this project. When we first looked at our house 7 years ago all I saw was wrought iron vines and grapes. I almost didn’t even set foot inside […]


Porch Makeover Reveal & How DIY Street Number Sign

This post brought to you by Elmer’s ProBond Advanced. All opinions are 100% mine. The very first thing I said when we put an offer in on our house was, that porch needs a makeover. Nearly seven years later–it finally got one! The wrought iron completely dated the house and that carpet was atrocious. I […]


I Made A Pillow

There is a phrase lately that I have been a little bit obsessed with. Let them be little. Lately I feel like everything is about more. Kids start school younger, go longer, and there seems to be this push for them to know more. I’m all for learning, but right now I just want to […]


A DIY Shirt With a Special Touch

I am so excited about this project. As soon as I finished I texted a picture to my mom and my friend and anyone who would listen. Now let me start by saying how blessed I was to invited out to Utah to meet the fine people at Cricut and get a sneak peek at […]

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The Unexpected

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I was gone earlier this week. This is the kind of thing that was totally unexpected, heck unimaginable. Two months after having Eleanor, I got it in my head I would start a blog. It just felt right. I didn’t have a plan and dove in […]

Wash you hands printable-- perfect art for the bathroom.

New Faucet, New Printable

Moen faucet and free printable for bathroom art.