lunchbox ideas and printable

A Lunch Box Printable

This lunch box printable post is sponsored by Pearls Olives to Go.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. My kids are back at school which means an additional task every day: packing lunches.  Olives have always been a favorite lunch box item for my kids so we’re loving the ease of new Pearls Olives […]

knit cozy for mason jar

Knit Mason Jar Cozy

I haven't been doing a lot of knitting lately but this weekend I dug out the needles and whipped up a knit mason jar cozy.  It adds texture {and color, if you want} to a plain old mason jar and is a great, warm look for fall and winter. I hit up my yarn stash for a ... continue reading...

pencil visual

21+ Ways to Personalize Pencils

With five kids going back to school next week, I'm up to my neck in school supplies! While I'm not loving having bags of supplies everywhere, I do love new office and school supplies and love to stock up on them when they're so affordable at this time of year.  I also love to add ... continue reading...

pumpkin made from bundt pans

Repurposed Bundt Pan Pumpkin

You know I love a good repurposed or upcycled project and today's craft combines all my favorites: repurposing, the color orange, and pumpkins. This repurposed bundt pan pumpkin turned out so cute and will make a whimsical and unique centerpiece for fall! If you watched ... continue reading...

apple shaped hand pies

Apple-Shaped Hand Pies

With the start of school approaching and the fall season on its way, I have apples on my mind.  Apples just seem like the perfect symbol for this season.  And apple-shaped hand pies bring the perfect flavor for the season too!  These tiny pies make a great back to school treat or ... continue reading...

fabric covered bar stools

Recovered Bar Stools

Are you on periscope?  If so, you may have already seen a sneak peek of this project.  After years of enjoying coffee sack covered bar stools, I gave my stools a makeover with fresh, colorful fabric that looks perfect in our family room.  These recovered bar stools are a breath ... continue reading...

cupcakes for baptism or church event

Cross Cupcakes

My middle daughter was baptized this summer and we celebrated with super cute, super simple cross cupcakes.  These would be perfect for a baptism or christening, or any church event that requires a celebration! To make these simple cupcakes, I baked a batch of cupcakes ... continue reading...

creamy potato salad with dill

Creamy Potato Salad

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Ball Park. The opinions and text are all mine. Easy summer meals mean hot dogs on the grill at our house.  A few weeks ago I shared a simple idea for a hot dog bar with Ball Park Park's Finest hot dogs and today I ... continue reading...

instagram visual

25+ Instagram Crafts

Instagram is one of my favorite social media platforms.  I love the eye candy, I love catching up on what friends are doing, and I love posting bright and colorful photos on my own instagram account {click the link to follow me}.  Besides the visual stimulation, instagram has ... continue reading...

simple painted pencil garland

Painted Pencil Garland

Celebrating the start of another school year?  We've got a week and a half till my kids go back and school supply shopping has left me in full-blown school mode.  Despite the fact that I'm seeing pencils in everything, the inspiration for this painted pencil garland actually came ... continue reading...

ranch cheese ball with crackers

Ranch Cheese Ball

Last weekend I was volunteering in the children's area at church and some thoughtful soul left a cheese ball in the volunteer lounge.  It was so delicious and I came home determined to recreate it.  This ranch cheese ball, with only three common ingredients, will be a new go-to ... continue reading...