Aug 01, 2018

How to Throw a Summer Pool Party That The Kids (and the Moms) Will Love

Mocktail made with la croix water and watermelon.
This blog is written in partnership with Big Lots.  All opinions are my own. What is the fun of having a pool if you don’t spend the summer hosting pool parties for family and friends?  Around my house summertime means…
Jul 31, 2018

Get the Kids Outdoors With This DIY Gnome Bowling Set

Recycled bottles lawn bowling
Your kids will magically put down their screens this summer and be out in the sun yelling STRIKE with this adorable DIY gnome lawn bowling set.  Recycling, garden gnomes AND bowling – what’s not to love about this project?  If…
Jul 26, 2018

Easy and Delicious Lemongrass Infused Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Small bowl full of home made ice cream.
I love lemongrass.  I have a giant lemongrass plant growing in my backyard.  I’ve used it to make lemongrass popsicles, Tom Kha Gai and even lemongrass infused fruit tarts.  Since it’s summer and all this time I thought I would…
Jul 24, 2018

Create More Outdoor Seating With a DIY Cinderblock Bench

DIY patio bench made from blocks.
Like most of us that love entertaining I was in the market for some extra outdoor seating.  I of course decided to make my own and this spiffy new DIY cinderblock bench was born.  I had a ton of bricks…
Jul 19, 2018

DIY Drip Cake Ice Cream Cone Ornaments That Look Good Enough to Eat

Ice cream cone ornament boxes that look like they are melting.
DIY ice cream cone ornaments are always a good idea whether it’s July or Christmas.  Take it from me, I know from experience.  Like everyone else on Pinterest I became obsessed with adorable ice cream drip cakes.  Not to actually…
Jul 13, 2018

ISpy Image Blog Hop – 5 Bloggers, 5 Images, a Whole Lotta Fun!

Find and seek flat lay of rainbow colored vintage toys.
I am so stinkin’ excited to tell you guys about this new Ispy project I am a part of.  Yup, Ispy.  As in search in find, Where’s Waldo and all the other names your favorite childhood game goes by.  This…
Jul 12, 2018

Colorful and Crafty Embroidery Hoop Wall Pockets

Wall pockets full of highlighters made from embroidery hoops and plastic canvas.
Have you been staring at your cluttered work space thinking deep thoughts about how to make embroidery hoop wall pockets?  Ya, me too.  So much so that I have now made two versions of these EASY fabric pocket organizers.  A…