Summer Bucket List Chalkboard Art

Who is LOVING summertime? The freedom, relaxed lifestyle, and sunny days outside are my favorite. But I know there are days to come where I will hear the dreaded, "I'M BORED!" We decided to take advantage of our huge kitchen chalkboard to create a list to keep us motivated to get out there and take ... continue reading

EASY Tween DIY Desk and Office Renovation

My daughter has been begging for a desk forever. We had a minimal budget and it was a small space so it took a while to find just the right thing at a thrift store. There is no way this plain brown desk was going to work in Holden's sparkly and pink bedroom. We go ... continue reading

DIY Painted and Framed Cork Board

I have been having so much fun updating Holden's bedroom! She was dying for a desk and I decided to clear out a corner and create a little office space for her. I shared her super thrifty supply organizer last week and now I am excited to share her awesome and HUGE corkboard! I started ... continue reading

Dollar Spot Desk Organizer Personalization

We found this awesome (and boring) white plastic desk organizer in the Dollar Spot at Target. It was exactly what we needed for my daughter, Holden's, mini office. But there was no way we could keep it the way it was! I had a pack of scrapbook paper I used to make a little banner ... continue reading

Christmas Dreams Coming True with Thomas

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fisher-Price for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My nephew JAK was surprised last Saturday morning when we showed up with some fun early Christmas gifts for him! All the cousins were excited and he could not wait to tear into this special gift ... continue reading

One Shopping Bag-Everything for my Tween

I am not going to shopping makes me nervous. I am not big on crowds and shopping marathons so anything that keeps it quick and simple is definitely for me. Having one store to go to for every tween girl on my list? YES! My daughter, Holden, was psyched to take a trip to ... continue reading

Craftstruction for Kids of All Ages

Mom's are always the last to know.... I had three boxes of Qixels sitting in my dining room, just waiting for the perfect time to break them out for the kids. After school one day a few neighborhood kids were hanging out here when all of the kids discovered the boxes. They went CRAZY! All ... continue reading

The Favorite Gift of the Season and a Giveaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Genesis Bows for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Does anyone else ever need some fresh inspiration for the holiday gift giving season? We were really excited to find a gift that keeps our kids active and engaged while challenging them and being fun ... continue reading

Easy and Fun Crafting Kits for Kids

My daughter has been asking and asking to learn to knit. Two issues; I do not know how to knit and I have some hand issues to prevent me from learning to knit with needles. However, I love supporting her creativity and hand craft projects so I was on a mission to make it happen! ... continue reading

Top 5 Things Our Schools Need

I am VERY passionate about our schools, our teachers, and education. In my past life, I was an elementary school teacher and my heart will always be there. I am very fortunate to work from home now and have the opportunity to be involved in our school and school district. I see first hand the ... continue reading