7 Fabulous 4th of July Favorites

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Here are some for my 4th of July Favorites! Get inspired by these 7 Patriotic Creations... It's A Snap: Wrap rubber bands around glass candle holders. Pinwheel Entrance: Put pinwheels into buckets and watering cans filled with sand. Let Freedom Ring Printables from Lovely Paper Blog USA Glitter Project from Eighteen25 Flag Blocks from Brown Paper Packages Fruit Pizza from The Idea Room Ice Cream Sandwiches from Living Locurto (via Tip Junkie)   For even more ideas and to add your … [Read more...]

Fathers Day Canvas Gift

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First let me preface this by warning my husband if he happens to be reading this to stop right now so as not to ruin his Father's Day Present Surprise!!! Now with that said, LOOK WHAT I MADE EVERYBODY!!!! And it only took me 10-15 minutes from start to finish! Here is what I did: 1. I took these 3 pictures of the kids from our recent trip. These pictures captured one of the best days of the vacation for us, so looking at their sweet smiles takes me right back! 2. Then I uploaded these … [Read more...]

Red, White, and Blue Cupcakes


Last week I received a fun little surprise in the mail from my friend Cindy, from Skip to My Lou. Along with being an amazing creative blogger, Cindy is also the owner of a baking supply store called Sweet! Look at the fun products she sent me: Red Sprinkles, Glitter Star Cupcake Picks & Blue Polka Dot Baking Cups I took a page straight out of Cindy's blog and made some fun cupcakes for the ladies I visit teach each month: Cindy has a great tutorial for these cupcakes, and her cupcakes … [Read more...]

Red White and Blue All Over- Patriotic Ideas

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Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays! I love the food we have at our BBQ, and I love the summer evening with fireworks filling the sky. In my search for Memorial Day ideas last year, I decided that everything for this holiday also goes great for the 4th of July and Veterans Day too! Here are some red white and blue patriotic favorites: Decor Fresh and bold flower arrangement Red White and Blue Garland LOVE this! Flags on your porch Painted flag decor Carnation balls Door … [Read more...]

Family Vacation to Maui

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My family just got back from a FABULOUS vacation to Maui, Hawaii- courtesy of Social Spark! :) My family of 5.5 flew to Hawaii and checked into one of the nicest hotels! We had a garden suite which meant we woke up to an amazing view every morning and had a grassy area for the kids to play whenever we had some down time in the hotel. We swam at the pool and went to the beach everyday! We also went whale watching, drove to the top Maui's volcano, snorkled, drove to Hana and had a stinkin' … [Read more...]