The Sweetest Garden Party Cupcakes Tutorial

Around spring and Eastertime, these adorable flower pot silicone cupcake liners begin to pop up that I have always wanted to try! But why wait until next year?!  I decided to give them a try immediately by making some adorable garden party cupcakes and I can honestly say they were just perfect!!! After baking the… Read More »

High Scorin’ Tailgate Football Party Ideas

  Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?!?! The hubby has been counting down the days until the season started back up again and what better way to celebrate than with an indoor tailgate football party?! Scroll down for some simple ideas to host a high-scorin’ watch party as you cheer on your home team! Decorations… Read More »

Lea Clark’s Brazilian Tropical Playdate

At the beginning of the year, my daughter, Anabelle and I were anxiously awaiting American Girl’s announcement of the 2016 Girl of the Year. Last year, Anabelle’s An American Girl in Paris Patisserie party was inspired by the 2015 Girl of the Year, which was a perfect fit for us seeing as we love all things… Read More »

Classic Home Bowl Football Party for Evite

This post is spon­sored by Evite, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! I was thrilled to be contacted by Evite.com to once again participate in one of their Top Party Pro challenges! As you may remember, I took part in the competition last year with my Break Out the Bubbly preschool graduation… Read More »

Maryellen’s Fabulous 50’s Diner Play Date

This post is spon­sored by American Girl, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! My daughter, Anabelle, is a huge fan of the adorable American Girl dolls, as are many kids her age… and, let’s face it, so am I! As you may recall we were inspired by the 2015 Girl of the Year, Grace, for her… Read More »

Inside Out Movie Night: Sour and Sweet Emotion Lemon Bars

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are mine alone! #InsideOutMovieNight #CollectiveBias Our family is SO very excited for the DVD/Blue-ray release of Disney Pixar’s Inside Out movie tomorrow at Target!!! We watched the animated film when it was out in theaters and just loved the… Read More »

Halloween Mickey and Minnie Trunk-or-Treat

I can’t believe Halloween is only one week away!!! We are especially excited for the holiday this year, as we will be spending it at Disneyland for Mickey’s Halloween Party! It is our very first time attending this special event and are all ready with our costumes, which we can’t wait to share! In the meantime,… Read More »

Everyday We’re Guzzlin’… to Stay Hydrated!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are mine alone. #PureLifeRippleEffect #CollectiveBias   Though it is already October, temperatures here in Las Vegas are still in the 80’s and 90’s!!! Even though fall has arrived and the forecast finally dipped under 100’s, it will still continue to… Read More »

It’s Alive! Spooky Snacks with Frankenstein OREOs and Fanta Floats

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are mine alone! #SpookySnacks #CollectiveBias Every year, my family and I get super excited for Halloween, but end up getting super busy and not enjoying the lead up to it as much as we would like. I made the conscious decision… Read More »

Cookin’ It Up with the New Barber Foods’ Chicken Cordon Bleu!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are mine alone! #SimplySpecialMeals #CollectiveBias I have a confession, sweet friends: I have a major weakness for breaded chicken! Those that know me are well aware that I’ve been a big fan of chicken tenders, nuggets and the like… Read More »