Do You Want to Build a Frozen Easter Basket?

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DisneyEaster #CollectiveBias Today is the first day of Spring, which means Easter is not far! Actually, it’s just a little over two weeks away, which is absolutely INSANE! It seems like it was just Wintertime and the entire country… Read More »

Fortunate Valentine’s Cookies

Several years ago, I wanted to come up with a Valentine’s Day craft with which my then almost four year old could help to hand out to her preschool friends and teachers. I thought the idea of dipping fortune cookies into Wilton candy melts, adding sprinkles, then packaging them up into miniature Chinese take-out boxes… Read More »

Out of this World Classroom Valentines

Two more days until Valentine’s Day! My daughter’s class is celebrating today with what they refer to as a Friendship Party, so we spent yesterday afternoon prepping and finishing the Valentines for her classmates! We usually make the little gifts she hands out to her friends, so every year as Valentine’s Day is approaching, I usually keep… Read More »

Football Party Ideas for the Big Game!

This post is spon­sored by Evite and Coca-Cola, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! FOOTBALL is big in our home. Ever since my daughter, Anabelle, was little, my husband tried to instill his love of the game in her! He would whisper you love football into her ear repeatedly, hoping his hypnotic, wishful… Read More »

Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Trunk-or-Treat

I can’t believe Halloween is a mere TWO days away!!! We just returned from a trip to Disneyland to partake in all the Halloween fun they offer at the park, which included the perfect photo shoot setting for my daughter’s costume this year! And as soon as we got back, it was holiday celebration time… Read More »

Anabelle’s Apple Cider and Bake Sale Stand!

This post is spon­sored by KitchenAid, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! Though lemonade stands are the classic Summertime experience for children of all ages, it seems that the entire motif just exploded in the party scene recently. From actual stands to fundraising events and even birthday party themes, it seems that… Read More »

Perfect Match: Valentine Cake Pops Tutorial

Now that February has arrived, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, along with the search for the perfect gift for your loved ones! Last year, I was inspired by retro Valentine images and sayings and created the Vintage Valetines publication, featuring four fondant cupcake topper tutorials. Following along with the “Love Matches” theme, I… Read More »

Whole Macadamia White Chocolate Crunch

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Hawaiian Host, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #HawaiianHoliday http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. If you’ve been following along on our sweet adventures, you know that our family adores all things tropical and Hawaiian! Since my husband is a surfer and… Read More »

It’s the Great Pumpkin Trunk, Charlie Brown!

Happy Halloween, sweet friends! What are your favorite Halloween traditions? Though we usually partake in fun school parties and parades, as well as trick-or-treating with our dear friends, we have never had a “Trunk or Treat” experience! Not only was that statement about to change this year, we also signed up to decorate our own… Read More »

Teacher Appreciation Week!

We’re in the midst of Teacher Appreciation Week and are having a blast showering my daughter’s teachers and support staff at her school! We are truly so appreciative of educators and since my husband is a teacher himself, we know just how much love and dedication they invest in their students and we are more… Read More »