Easy Polka Dot Cake & Cupcakes

This little cake and cupcakes were so easy, but they look pretty darn impressive, if I do say so myself!  :)  I whipped them out in a hurry (during […]

First Birthday Smash Cake Fun

There is something so special about watching a baby taste cake (or even sugar) for the first time.  You always imagine them diving into their very own smash cake […]

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    Baby Name Reveal Scavenger Hunt – Create a Special Memory!

Baby Name Reveal Scavenger Hunt – Create a Special Memory!

I love “moments”, and I’m always afraid one will sneak past me before I can truly savor it. So when we were having our fourth daughter, I knew I […]

Little Jar of Happiness: Choose to Be Happy Each Year!

“Choose to be happy.”

That is something we say all the time in our house.  To some degree, we believe that happiness is a choice. Yes, there are good days […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

The year 2013 is almost here!  I love this time of year when everyone gets to regroup after a busy holiday, reflect on events of the past year, and […]

Reindeer Food: Perfect Class Project or Party Favor

Spreading reindeer food, along with leaving cookies for Santa, has become a tradition for our family on Christmas Eve.  I had never even heard of sprinkling reindeer food outside […]

17 Ways Your Ornaments Can Bring Meaning to Your Tree

The night before I got married, my mom handed me a present and told me to open it the next morning. So as the sun came up on my […]

Mistletoes Plate: Perfect for Baby’s First Christmas!

My youngest daughter is celebrating her first Christmas this year.  (That’s her sitting in the wreath… we think she’s pretty cute!)  I am big on “moments”, so I’m always […]

100 Books for All Ages: Gifts Galore!

We love books.  As you can tell by the picture above, they get a lot of love in our house.  I think books make the best gifts, especially when […]

Thanksgiving Rolls With a Note Inside

Can I just say that I LOVE this idea!!  It’s such a simple way to bring some meaning into your Thanksgiving meal.  I got the idea for this post […]

Share the Halloween Spirit by “Boo-ing” Your Neighbors

I had never heard of “Boo-ing” until I moved south.  It’s not something we did growing up.  But boy, would I have loved it!!  It is right up my […]

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    DIY Painted Chairs with Stained Seats – Let Your Kids Help

DIY Painted Chairs with Stained Seats – Let Your Kids Help

We have a room in our house that wasn’t used much.  We called it our sunroom.  It’s a cute room that gets a lot of light, but without a […]