4th of July Sweepstakes

Are you ready for the 4th of July?  We have lots of plans and will be celebrating all weekend long with BBQs, Pool Parties and Fireworks.  If you haven't made plans yet, I've rounded up a few of my favorite ideas that are easy to execute and guaranteed to help you turn an ordinary celebration into an extraordinary one!  I've also teamed up with Tuesday Morning for a fun 4th of July Sweepstakes so you can treat yourself and celebrate the 4th, make sure you scroll down for all the details. If … [Read more...]

Cucumber and Onion Salad + Giveaway

It's that time of year again for backyard BBQs, pool parties, trips to the beach and dining al fresco. Outdoor entertaining is the best, it doesn't demand anything elaborate, just simple food and good company.  This Cucumber and Onion Salad will quickly become one of your go-to recipes this summer, it's light, refreshing and incredibly simple to make. As the weather turns warmer I can't think of anything better than moving the party outdoors. Which is why I am so excited to share my friend … [Read more...]

Kids Camp Labels

With summer just around the corner it's time to start thinking about how you'll keep the kids entertained all summer long.  We plan to have lots of pool parties, vacation adventures and lemonade stands, but I still need to work so I'm sending my kids to a few summer camps. Getting ready for camp means labeling everything.  We've partnered with Name Bubbles to show you how we are getting prepared with the cutest kids camp labels and we even have a giveaway just for you! I've been a big fan of … [Read more...]

The 45 Best Organizational Tips and Products

The New Year means new goals for many...and a lot of people take this opportunity to get reorganized and refocused in the New Year. Today we have teamed up with a great group of bloggers to give you the 45 best organizational tips and products and home organizing solutions for your household! Each blogger is sharing their favorite organizational products. **NOTE: Each link contains affiliate links to Amazon. These posts are not sponsored and each blogger has selected their items based off … [Read more...]

Back to School Party

We can't believe it's time for Back to School already! Summer has been so busy, filled with fun vacations and lasting memories. With summer coming to an end, it's time to start the back to school shopping. Clothes, supplies, and a seemingly endless amount of school lunches and snacks, all on the to do list. But first, we party! With a preschooler in the house, the start of school is exciting and we love to have a little back to school party. Since we were celebrating the start of preschool, … [Read more...]

Cupcakery Book Review & Giveaway

Are you ready for sweetness overload? I'm so excited to share Cupcakery, the newest book to my collection!  This gorgeous book by Toni Miller, the author of the popular blog Make Bake Celebrate, is full of simply irresistible party-perfect cupcakes that you can make in a flash! I met Toni at a conference this past January and loved her passion and enthusiasm for absolutely everything.  She was so bright and bubbly and I knew that her new book would be nothing short of amazing.  When Cupcakery … [Read more...]

Big Cricut Explore Air Bundle Giveaway

If there was one crafting tool I couldn't live without it would hands down be my Cricut Explore!  It is such a versatile tool and it helps me create home decor projects, the latest fashion trends, party decor and everything in between.  And because I think everyone should have the best crafting tool around I've teamed up with a great group of bloggers for the Big Cricut Explore Air Bundle Giveaway!   Exciting right?!?  Just think of all the fun projects you can make with your new Cricut … [Read more...]

Naked Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting

When there is a celebration there should be cake!  This time of year always brings lots of reasons to celebrate.  No matter what you are celebrating from graduation parties, teacher appreciation celebrations, birthday parties to Mother's Day this Naked Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting will be a star. I know this time of year can be crazy busy and running to the grocery store to pick up a store bought cake even seems daunting with your packed schedule, but I'm going to show you how … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Giveaway

Teacher Appreciation Week is the first full week in May. I am thrilled to have teamed up with some super crafty bloggers to share a month of amazing teacher appreciation gift ideas your teacher will love. Please skip on over to Skip to my Lou to see how we celebrate our teachers with an easy and Ex'STRAWdinary teacher gift! We love our teachers and YOU so much we are giving you a chance to win the most amazing prize package. Yes, you will win TWO of everything....one for you and one for your … [Read more...]

Building the Perfect Easter Basket + Giveaway

Easter is just around the corner and we are excited to partner with CVS to show you how to build the perfect Easter Basket with everything your little ones will love.  Plus you will have the chance to win this Easter basket valued at over $50 and you'll want to make sure you check out the 25 other bloggers I've teamed up with for a fun "My Favorite Things Eater Basket Giveaway!" The perfect Easter basket should be full of bright colors, tasty sweets and fun gifts.  It's super easy to put … [Read more...]