Party Food Ideas: A Trail Mix Bar

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Are you looking for a fun and different party food idea?  One of the biggest hits at the Farmer’s Market Wedding was a “make your own trail mix bar.”  It would be such a perfect idea for your summer movie nights in lieu of a concession stand, birthday parties and more.  The kids especially love it.  Here’s what [...]

DIY Favor Bags from Oh Joy! Tray Liners (or other cute papers)

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When I hosted the little hooray for summer party featuring Oh Joy for Target products, I wanted little favors for each of the girls.  I had originally bought the tray liners to line the cute plastic trays that came with the collection, and then I realized that I could turn them into fun favor bags.  [...]

Tween Boy Bedroom Makeover: Drapes and Wall Color

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This month has been crazy busy!  I am so excited to be embarking on THREE new design projects and they are keeping me hopping…and I LOVE it!  First up is a project for a cute baseball loving tween…my sweet Andy.  His room has been on the back burner for a long time, and when he heard [...]

Irresistable Banana Muffin Recipe

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One thing I definitely love about the summer is the freedom I have to make a few more homemade breakfasts.  Usually we are rushing to get started on daily schedules and out the door for things, but these lazy days we are able to wake up late, lay around the house, and bake and cook [...]

Farmer’s Market Wedding at Parker Ranch

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I can’t believe I haven’t shared this here yet!  The newest edition of Mingle Magazine is hitting store shelves as we speak, and this wedding is a feature in the issue!  It was such a fun day with so many special touches. The Farmer’s Market theme allowed for arts and crafts, a super laid back [...]

Interior Design: The Power of Pillows

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Ah, pillows.  These little squares of fluff have so much power to change a space!  If you are feeling like you want a change, there is nothing like updating your space with a few inexpensive pillows to breathe some new life into your room.  One of my favorite things about having neutral furnishings is the [...]

Patriotic 4th of July Freebie: As American as Apple Pie Printables

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I LOVE the 4th of July!  Fireworks, Red White and Blue, a warm summer night, great food and patriotism…how could I NOT love it?  Apple pie is the perfect 4th of July treat, so make it cute to boot?  I love the idea of a grab and go, handheld, yummy dessert.  You can make quick [...]

DIY Tutorial: How to Make a Wired Ribbon Pennant Banner

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I was at Hobby Lobby yesterday and ran across these darling printed burlap wired ribbons. They were begging to be made into a banner, so since they were 50% off I brought them home with me. This is one of the easiest things you can make…we’re talking under 30 minutes, and it is SO cute!! [...]

Quick and Easy Way to Make Summer Popsicles Mess Free


With 4th of July guests and lots of little messy hands headed our way, I decided to share this quick and easy way to help keep messes at bay!  During the summer months my little Ash has a “popsicle a day” rule (if I didn’t have that rule, she’s ask me for them all day!) [...]

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