Picnic Blanket Tutorial

Picnic Blanket Tutorial-Blanket includes built in straps so it rolls easily

I love summer so much! We spend a lot of days at the park with friends and I love having a good blanket to sit on in the shade of a nice tree. This year I am sitting on a new, bright fun picnic blanket. The best part of it though is that it has built … [Read more...]

Easy Minion Cookies

Easy Minion Cookies

Our family loves the minions-how about yours? I've done several minion projects in the past (here and here and here), but with the new movie coming out soon I wanted to do something new and different and fun to celebrate! I made these simple, easy … [Read more...]

Summer BBQ Invitations and Ideas & Giveaway!

Summer BBQ Invitations

I can't believe that summer is almost here! There's nothing I love more during the summer than a fun backyard BBQ with friends. Who's with me? Today I am giving you a quick and simple way to throw your own party. I've got free printable Summer BBQ … [Read more...]

Paper Bag Journal Tutorial

Kids Journal Idea-Made from Paper Bags

Happy summer! This project today makes me really happy. It was fun for ME to make and my kids ate it up! My 10 year old boy spent over an hour working on his and was just in absolute heaven doing it. It's a perfect project for summertime because your … [Read more...]

Kid’s Hooded Beach Cover Up Tutorial

Kid's Hooded Swim Cover Up

Today is the day!!! My kids get out of school today (and early too so I have time to party with them)! I am so excited. We'll spend lots of time at the pool this summer and it can be tricky getting in and out of the pool area with 4 little kids and … [Read more...]

Summer Tote Bag Tutorial


I am so ready for summer! It's the most wonderful time of the year! My kids and I have a weekly park day with friends and a weekly pool day, so there's lots of toting of sunscreen, towels, snacks, buckets, flip flops, you name it. I thought it would … [Read more...]

25 Things to Sew for Summer

25 Things to Sew for Summer

It's getting close to summer time!! (At least in my neck of the woods.) I am so excited for it. I just love summer. I think it would be fun to sew up some fun things to kick off the start of summer, so I've been doing some searching for things to sew … [Read more...]

Favorite Books to Read Aloud to Your Kids


One of my very, very favorite things to do as a mom is to read chapter books aloud to my kids. We almost always have a book that we are in the middle of reading and we'll read a little before bed or on a lazy Sunday afternoon. So, I thought it … [Read more...]

S’mores Ice Cream Cake Recipe

S'mores Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Ok, it's starting to hint at Fall around here....just barely, but summer's not over quite yet. Need a summery treat to serve for labor day? How about a S'mores ice cream cake? Hot fudge, marshmallows, graham crackers, ice cream....how could … [Read more...]