Looking for Minecraft party games and ideas? Learn how to make your own Minecraft bean bag toss game with your kids. This is a great summertime family project,. #GameOnTheGo #sponsored #MyGameband

Is your kid crazy for Minecraft like mine is? Then, here’s a project you need to make together this summer: A Minecraft bean bag toss game. We’re talking endless hours of outdoor summertime fun, not to mention the fun you’ll have making it. And if you’re looking for ideas for Minecraft party games for upcoming birthday celebrations, you […]

Collect some small shells and hot glue them

My patriotic decorating often takes on a nautical feel. All that red, white and blue puts me in the mood for flag waving, fireworks and seafaring! Stars and stripes meet sand and surf in this easy patriotic project that’s great for July 4th or all summer long! I’m sharing a tutorial for how to make […]

This homemade cherry limeade recipe is the perfect low-calorie summertime drink. Made with fresh lime juice and cherry puree, it has the right balance of tart and sweet flavors. Mix in a little vodka, rum or tequila for a delicious adults-only version. #sponsored #donthesitaste

I’m sweetening up summer with Sweet’N Low® and sharing this homemade cherry limeade recipe as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #donthesitaste Every year, our family goes cherry picking at an orchard on the Blue Ridge Parkway. And every year, we pick more cherries than we can eat. So, I’m always scrambling for creative ways to use […]

Memorial Day Patriotic Porch Decorations

“Porch sitting” is one of my favorite pastimes. There are few things more relaxing than kicking back on the porch with a cold drink in your hand, shooting the breeze with friends and watching the world go by. Growing up, I wiled away many hours rocking on our porch swing. Now, the porch is one of […]

A seasonal selection of socially conscious goods from CAUSEBOX. Sign up for the quarterly subscription service using the code ATTAGIRL03 at checkout and receive a free Spring 2015 CAUSEBOX as a gift. Each quarter you will receive a new box of goods in the mail, with a percentage of proceeds benefitting charities around the world.

Just because I love a good cause… And just because I love getting surprises in the mail… I wanted to share with you a fun way you can treat yourself this summer while also doing a little good in the world. Take a look at the Summer CAUSEBOX, the quarterly subscription box is packed with socially […]

These miniature succulent gardens, personalized with black-and-white photos, make perfect birthday party favors. Or personalized them with childhood photos of the bride and groom for wedding favors or place cards.

I have a love-hate relationship with birthday party favors. On the one hand, I think it’s an incredibly nice gesture to give your party guests a thank you gift. But when it comes to kids parties, I know most favors wind up in the trash because they’re nothing anybody would want. But these mini succulent […]

Make these patriotic denim and burlap placemats for July 4th, Flag Day or Memorial Day. These easy no-sew placemats are made with denim and printed burlap ribbon.

Happy Flag Day! What better way to celebrate all things red, white and blue than with an all-American cookout and a patriotic-no-sew showcase with some of my favorite creative bloggers. (If you need me, I’ll be grilling out with my neighbors and stuffing my face with ribs this evening.) Be sure check out the easy […]

How to Regain Your Poise and Confidence #ad #RecycleYourPeriod Pad

Disclosure: I’m sharing about Poise Thin-Shape pads and my strategies for staying poised and confidentas part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #RecycleYourPeriodPad. Read my full disclosure policy here. Ah, the joys of working for yourself. The flexibility to set your own hours. No office politics to navigate. No boss to answer to. The joy […]

Sometimes, I like my coffee with a little kick! This iced coffee and chocolate martini really hits the spot! #IDelightIn10 #spon #IDelight

Sometimes I need my coffee with a little kick! This Caramel Macchiato Chocolate Martini recipe is great for those times when you need a caffeine pick-me-up and some soul-soothing chocolate. Go ahead — take a moment. Kick your feet up, and take 10. I don’t know about you, but by the time cocktail hour rolls around, […]

Decorating with Color and Pattern: Designer Showhouse Inspiration

Sometimes you just need a vacation! How else to explain the unplanned, unanticipated blogging vacation I took last week? Clearly, I needed a little break from the busyness of life, and all that juggling of home and family and work and blog. Plus, there was the wind down of school and the start of summer break. […]