Outdoor Halloween Decorating Ideas

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Halloween is almost here and it’s time to start decorating your home to welcome guests and trick-or-treaters. Decorating your home for Halloween does not have to break the bank or interfere with your budget. There are many decorations that you can make with household items. By making your own Halloween decorations, your home will have a unique look and you will save money. All you need is craft … [Read more...]

Blue Jello Fruit Dip Recipe {How to make ANY Color}

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For our sponge bob party I was going with an underwater them. To go with the pineapple fruit bowl I wanted something blue. I discovered a recipe from jello that I changed up a little. It ended up being an amazing dip for our fruit salad. It only takes a few minutes to prepare followed by a few hours in the fridge. Ingredients: Jello (The flavor your choose will determine your dessert color) … [Read more...]

Making & Selling Lemonade For A Cause

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Last week I shared with you the mission of Sunkist and Take a Stand for Charities. I told you about the online tools to prepare for a lemonade sale such as poster, recipes, and pricing tracker are available for a free download. And because sometimes it’s just more fun to have an “official” lemonade stand for selling, Sunkist is releasing new, limited edition 2012 stands that will spark creativity … [Read more...]

Host an Ice Cream Birthday Blast Party (Even the Kids Can Do This!)

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This weekend I had the pleasure of putting together a birthday party for my brother and my sister in law. They are amazing people and deserved an awesome party. Something beyond party pats and streamers. With money tight and time and energy even tighter I had to come up with something new and extraordinary. And I did...well I think it was awesome! I had to share this with you. This ice cream theme … [Read more...]

Home Improvement DIY: update ugly brass door knobs

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You know the ugly door knobs I am talking about. Even though our house was built in the 2004 it looks like it was built in the nineties. We have brass everywhere. Since we are in the middle of our home improvements I decided to update the whole house. Now that we have a new color and fresh paint up on the walls and doors the brass looks even worse. It stands out like a sore thumb. So those … [Read more...]

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Drawing Project for Kids & Healthy Snack Ideas #Snacks4WimpyKid #cbias

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Drawing For Kids Inspired by Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days Movie Plus: Healthy Snack Ideas   Are you and your kids excited about Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days hitting theaters this week? WE ARE! My daughter and I have read all the books together and so we are especially excited to see this movie based on books 3 and 4 of the series. Last week we read through book 3 again and it was just as … [Read more...]

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