A Decorated Christmas Mantel + ($150 Kirkland’s Giveaway)

classic red and green mantel

Since moving into our new house in late August I have been on overdrive trying to get settled and make our home feel like us.  I have gotten the garage organized, the mudroom lockers built, and my family room – complete with built-ins and a stone fireplace, all done.  I am not doing much decorating {…Read More…}





Countdown to Christmas Pillow

advent-calendar-pillow

I have a thing for counting down to any event.  We already own a Dollar Tree Bucket Advent Calendar, and a billion Hershey Kiss Boards and now I am making a knock-off version of a retired Ballard Designs Advent Calendar Pillow?  I know…I know… I have a countdown sickness.  There is just something thrilling about {…Read More…}





Halloween Hair: Pumpkin Bun #DIY4Halloween

pumpkin hair tutorial

So in the midst of building mudroom lockers, and decorating my new home I have loved doing a few quick projects. We love Halloween in our house and I usually make the kids some sort of Halloween shirt or something for the month of October.  Kayla loves when we do fun and unique things with {…Read More…}





Easter Hair Accessories

easter bunny hair accessories

Happy Easter Week! What fun things do you have planned for this weekend?  I must say, I enjoy being a mom to a girl.  Sans the drama and the whining – it can be so much fun.  Kayla loves to primp and enjoys matching outfits (think Punky Brewster).  So when I made her these bunny rabbit hair bows last year, as well as one to give a friend, she was ecstatic.  So much so she even modeled for some pictures.  Plus these are a great last minute craft you can whip up in 5 minutes.

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