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April 29, 2016
Turtle Swirl Ice Cream Cake - Pretty, delicious and SO easy to make!

Turtle Swirl Ice Cream Cake Recipe #SweetMemoriesGiveaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Little Debbie®. All opinions are 100% my own. Every mom deserves a special treat on Mothers’ Day, and today, I’ve partnered with Little Debbie® to share a decadent frozen dessert that she is sure to love! This turtle swirl ice cream cake recipe features […]

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July 7, 2015
Fresh Peaches and Cream Cake. Moist cake filled with chopped fresh peaches and a ribbon of cream cheese filling, and topped off with peach-cream cheese frosting. Delicious!

Fresh Peaches and Cream Cake

Looking for a delicious peach recipe to showcase summer peaches at their best? My fresh peaches and cream cake is a recipe you won’t want to miss! This cake features a moist crumb brimming with chopped fresh peaches and a ribbon of tangy cream cheese filling, all topped off with a peach-cream cheese glaze that is so […]

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June 30, 2015
Patriotic Star Wreath Tutorial

Patriotic Burlap and Star Wreath (DIY July 4th Wreath)

With July 4th right around the corner, now would be a perfect time to craft a pretty patriotic wreath to display all summer long. Over at the Darice blog, Live. Craft. Love., I recently shared an easy tutorial for a DIY burlap and star July 4th wreath featuring plenty of fun texture and color. This […]

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July 21, 2014
These barefoot "sandals" made with stretch cord and beads are such a fun kids' craft project!

How to Make Barefoot Sandals (Kids’ Craft Idea)

Looking for an entertaining, easy kids’ craft project to make this summer? Barefoot sandals are not only great fun to make, they are also a blast to wear! Made with beads and stretch cords, these “sandals” slip onto the foot to give the look of wearing shoes when you are actually barefoot. This project is suitable for kids of […]

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July 9, 2014
Make ornaments from shells gathered at the beach for a lovely memento. So fun! #modpodge #plaidcrafts

Decoden Sea Shell Ornaments

This post is sponsored by Plaid in conjunction with the Blueprint Social. If your summer travels take you to the beach, commemorate your trip by creating pretty sea shell ornaments. Made with Mod Podge Collage Clay from Plaid, this is an easy craft project that doubles as a lovely memento. Let me fill you in on […]

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July 4, 2014
Tips for capturing GREAT summer family photos. #HPFamilyTime

Summer Photo Tips #HPFamilyTime

Today’s post is brought to you by HP. For me, summer always seems to pass by all too quickly. Fun days at the beach and pool and vacations to our favorite spots will all too soon give way to back-to-school time, homework, and ball practices. This year, though, I’m determined to soak up as much of the […]

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June 30, 2014
Patriotic glow-in-the-dark star necklace craft. Perfect for July 4th! #thebigbling

Glow-in-the-Dark Patriotic Star Necklaces #TheBigBling

This post is sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. With Independence Day later this week, craft up some festive patriotic star necklaces with your kids to wear on the big day! These necklaces come together in no time at all, and they are made extra-special with a secret supply that will help them glow […]

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June 25, 2014
Loaded Blue Corn Nachos. Easy, healthy, and delicious!

Loaded Blue Corn Nachos

This time of year, our family grills out the majority of evenings, and I am always looking for ways to incorporate leftover grilled fare into our nightly dinner routine. Today I am sharing one of our family’s favorite ways to use up delicious leftover grilled chicken and corn: loaded blue corn nachos. From start to […]

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June 11, 2014
Patriotic color block pillow. These are so great for using all summer long! #ultimateredwhiteandblue

Patriotic Color Block Pillow #ultimateredwhiteandblue

Add a patriotic pop of color to your home by stitching up a fun color block pillow in red, white and blue! Even for beginners, this is a simple, straightforward sewing project that can easily be accomplished in a short amount of time and with minimal fabric. I have provided a printable PDF tutorial to […]

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June 10, 2014
The ideas in this list of summer tips are seriously brilliant! I can't wait to try them all!

15 Brilliant Summer Tips and Ideas

For our family, summertime means trips to the pool, outdoor gatherings, and lots of fun in between. Today, I’ve rounded up 15 of my all-time favorite brilliant summer tips and tricks to solve some of the post pesky problems of the season: bug bites, sticky sand at the beach, hot car seats and more. This is […]

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