Spotlight on Jessica Downey Photo

My sweet friend is a fantastic photographer! Her pictures are a.m.a.z.i.n.g. She recently took some pictures of my little girl and I just have to share with you her talent behind the camera. Take a look: If you live in or are planning to … [Read more...]

White Elephant Gift

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One of the most popular projects featured on Somewhat Simple, this White Elephant Gift is not for the faint of heart! Please only keep reading if you have a sense of humor and promise me you won't leave any negative comments. If you don't like it, … [Read more...]

Timeout Chair!

In addition to being a full-time mom, I also have the awesome job of teaching preschool from my home 2 days a week. I love teaching and with such young kids, the preschool curriculum gives me yet another creative outlet. (Not to mention with it only … [Read more...]

Lucky Gifts

I came up with this cute gift idea that my kids will give to some special people this St. Patrick's Day! I found these boxes at Dollar Tree by all the wedding stuff- 6 for a buck! I got some M&Ms on clearance after Valentine's Day- … [Read more...]

The Blarney Stone

I think when I was a kid I was told that kissing the Blarney Stone would give you good luck, but apparently the legend says kissing The Blarney Stone will give you the gift of eloquence or skill at flattery. Maybe "luck" sounded better to kids and … [Read more...]