Here's another kid-friendly Minecraft craft: a DIY creeper face slap bracelet that you make with duct tape. You can customize these bracelets any way you want and with any skin or mobs you want. Make one of your own in less than 10 minutes by following the steps in this video tutorial.

It’s time for another fun, kid-friendly Minecraft craft. Kids love slap bracelets, especially when they’re decorated to look like a creeper from Minecraft. Since these are made with duct tape, you can create a DIY slap bracelet featuring any kind of mob or custom skin you like. You just need to have the right color […]

Sips & Dips Farm Inspired Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Read my full disclosure policy here. #DipYourWay #CollectiveBias In the summertime, all you need to make a party are some tasty snacks, cold drinks and good friends. Easy is the most important word for me when it comes to summer […]

Healthy Chai Tea Cakes Recipe

When my son was a baby, I used to escape to the cafe at the nearby bookstore for a little reading, relaxation and me-time, served up with an iced chai latte and a sweet treat. Now that Jackson is older and a lot more self sufficient, I don’t feel the need as often to hand […]

This Nutty Glazed Carrot Cake is the best carrot cake recipe ever. It's so easy to make, and you'll never guess the "secret ingredient that makes it moist.

More nights than I care to admit, I send my husband a 5 o’clock text that starts out, “Can you stop by the grocery store and pick up…?” No matter how many lists I make or how meticulous I am with menu planning, I always forget some crucial ingredient at the store. Or decide at the […]

What a gorgeous space! I love the vibrant colors, the mix of vintage and modern elements and the use of different patterns, textures and natural elements. Lots of great living room decorating ideas.

Our formal living room has been in an almost-finished state for years. It’s not so much that the room is an afterthought, but since it’s not one of the spaces we live in everyday, projects elsewhere always take precedence. You may remember that it took me forever to hang curtains in the living room and to […]

Extend the life of your appliance with these tips for maintaining and cleaning a dishwasher.

We’ve only lived here for four years, but our house is nearing its 10th birthday, which could mean we’re in for some major repairs soon. If I had to guess, I’d say the dishwasher will be the first major appliance to go. It’s older than the fridge and washer and dryer, and it gets an almost […]

An effortless picnic menu? It's definitely possible and delicious, too. These are some great grab-and-go picnic food ideas that look and taste gourmet but don't require a lot of effort. #EdwardsPie #pmedia #ad

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and EDWARDS®, but all my opinions are my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. #pmedia #EdwardsPies http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Where we live, there are lots of free summertime concerts and events. It’s the perfect excuse to pack a picnic and head […]

What a cool idea for a beach house or a nautical bedroom. Use nautical signal flags to spell out someone's name, then add some sailing knots as a finishing touch. Too cute!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ProjectAmazing #CollectiveBias Read my full disclosure policy here. We’re working on a makeover in my son’s bathroom to give it a bit more of a mature feel. Jackson is over the monkey shower curtain and other little kid […]

Try this seasonal craft cocktail twist on the traditional mojito recipe. This one combines blueberries and basil with lime juice and rum. Fresh flavors with a kick!

I’m sweetening up summer with Sweet’N Low® and sharing this brunch-worthy craft cocktail blueberry basil mojito recipe as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #donthesitaste Last month cherries were in season, and this month we’re picking blueberries and harvesting fresh herbs from the garden. You can only make so many batches of blueberry muffins […]

Gorgeous Table Decoration Ideas in Yellow & Black

A bouquet of bright yellow grocery store flowers provided the inspiration… … and a beautiful pop of summer sunshine for a weekend family brunch. As much as I love throwing parties and inviting guests to our home, my favorite people to entertain are those who are closest to me. There’s something extra special about elevating an everyday […]