Fresh Flowers – Floral Baby Shower


A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending a baby shower and birthday party for my friend Jacqui of Jacquilyn Avery Photography. I love getting invited to Jacqui’s events because you know you’re going to be in for an amazing and beautiful time. This was no exception. Jacqui was having a little girl […]

Roasted Garlic Ranch Chicken Skillet Dinner

Hidden Valley Ranch Garlic Chicken Skillet

Things have been a little dessert heavy around here lately and so I’m pleased to bring you a delicious dinner idea sponsored by Hidden Valley Ranch and Data Rank. Have you seen that Hidden Valley Ranch has some new flavors? You can now get Avocado Ranch, Cucumber Ranch, Light Cucumber Ranch, Sweet Chili, and Roasted Garlic varieties. I chose to work with […]

Root Beer Float Ice Cream Sandwich


The fourth of July is almost here. Thanks to Dreyer’s/EDY’S® Frozen Custard and SocialMoms for sponsoring this post and giving me the opportunity to reflect on why I love the fourth of July so much!  I have such great memories of Independence day as a kid. We always watched the fireworks show that our neighborhood park put on. […]

Make Your Own Chocolate Coconut Dessert Cups

Make Your Own Chocolate Coconut Dessert Cups

My daughter was recently introduced to Aquaball water. They are the bottles of flavored water that are shaped like a ball. I was absolutely fascinated by the shape. I saw tons of crafting potential, so I had been saving the bottles without a specific purpose. Then one night at dinner my daughter was drinking an […]

Printed Burlap Mr. & Mrs. Framed Art


I’m so happy to be participating in the wedding edition of Craft Lightning. The idea is simple, all this week bloggers from all over the blogosphere are creating wedding themed projects that can be completed in 15 minutes or less. So awesome! I thought it would be a great idea to focus on a wedding gift […]