Valentine’s Games Free Printables

2 Valentine's Games BINGO and Tic Tac Toe Free Printables SMall

I am such a dork, but I am really excited to be in charge of planning my daughter's first grade school Valentine's party. I couldn't help with Halloween, which is just as well because I don't really like Halloween anyway (don't hate me). I know I want to divide the kids into 3 groups and ... continue reading

150 Patriotic Crafts, Recipes, Printables and Parties

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I just love The Fourth of July! For the past few years we have celebrated at one of our local parks and it has been perfect. We set up camp in between the playground and  restrooms across the field from the jumpy houses along the stream. There is a great crowd but plenty of room ... continue reading

Cupcake Decorating Kit

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Boy, this is a busy time of year for gifts, teachers, mom's, coaches, dads.... I want to show everyone how much we love them, but I can't break the bank to express our gratitude either. I did a post on some ideas for teacher appreciation and end of the year gifts and I chose one ... continue reading

Classroom Baby Shower

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My daughter's Kindergarten teacher is having a baby! The kids are mesmerized and so excited about it that we decided we had to throw together a little celebration! We made the kids a big part of it and their little faces were shining with pride throughout the entire party! A few weeks before the party we ... continue reading

Under the Sea Mermaid Party


A few weeks ago, my daughter's wish of a Mermaid Under the Sea Party came true. She was actually pretty lucky it happened at all because that morning we got a 1 foot snowstorm here in Denver, but all of her awesome friends ,and their parents, actually made the effort and came to party with ... continue reading

Tres Leches Mascarpone Cupcakes

Tres Leches Cupcakes from Too Much Time On My Hands 3 copy

True Story, my gym ALWAYS has Food Network on one of the tv's in front of the treadmills. Turture or Motivation I can't decide. Anyway, it was my lucky day a few weeks ago when there was a new show on Home Made in America with Sunny Anderson. She happened to be visiting a super ... continue reading

Owl Themed Baby Shower


Last weekend I had the opportunity to co-host a baby shower for one of my very best friends! I already shared some of my inspiration, banners, and free printables, but here is the low down on the beautiful day! The true centerpiece was a fabulous cloth diaper owl one of my co-hosts, Jessica created.  (If you want ... continue reading

Burlap Owl Banner & Fabric Printing Tute

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Have you all been printing on fabric yet? Well, I have been experimenting  for a while now and wanted to share my recent project and a few tips. I made this simple and rustic banner out of scrap burlap and fabric and some jute. We will be using it for an upcoming owl themed baby shower. ... continue reading

Girlie Owl FREE Party Printables!

Pink and Green Girlie Owl Party Free printables

One of my very best friends in the whole world is having her first baby. Amy has a super sweet natural and outdoorsey owl theme going on in the nursery and we decided to carry that over to the shower as well. I am lucky enough to be part of the shower planning committee and ... continue reading

Maple Bacon Sugar Cookies

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The Bacon Bash is history and my home is still infused with the scent of bacon. I am kinda over it. Today, I wanted to share my amaze-balls Maple Bacon Sugar Cookie Recipe  The bacon is only sprinkled on top and not laced throughout the cookies so you can easily adapt this recipe- as if ... continue reading