DIY Halloween Costumes for the Entire Family

Halloween is one of my most favorite times of year. There's something about the cooler weather, the over-abundance of candy {mmm...Reese's!}, and the adorable kiddos dressed in Halloween costumes. When my kids were younger I dressed them in theme. The first year my two boys were Batman and Robin. The following year they were Captain Hook and Peter Pan. When we had our third son they all dressed as Star Wars characters, Darth Vader, a Storm Trooper and the baby was Yoda. Once my oldest son formed his own opinion, I lost my say-so in who wore what. And, that's okay, I guess. We all still have fun deciding on who or what they'll all dress-up as. Some years, they choose something that really makes me put on my thinking cap and get down and dirty with the glue gun. Other years, it's as easy as … [Read more...]

8 Great Gifts for the Photographer!

Last month we featured some Great Digital Gifts & given its popularity we thought it would be fun to feature some specific gifts for your favorite photographer. I’ve chosen 5 new gifts for this post that are unique as well as practical and would definitely be a welcome gift for an upcoming birthday, holiday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or any other special day coming up, enjoy!   This cute Camera Tumbler would be a great gift for your favorite photographer! It holds 12 ounces of their favorite hot or cold beverage & it looks like a real DSLR Lens. There is a sliding open/close feature on top & it has a stainless steel interior, super fun!   Last Christmas my Father purchased a Drone & we had a blast playing with it up at our Family Farm in Michigan. There are … [Read more...]

10 Spooktacular Cards

10 Spooktacular cards we found on ETSY. Halloween is one of my top favorite holidays during the year, filled with fun decor, treats, costumes, makeup, and parties. But one of my top favorite reasons I love Halloween is not always the most standout reason for many. What I cherish most about Halloween is the creative greeting cards that come out. Remember as children giving and receiving little cards with candy attached in our school cubbies! Well picture the adult, witty version without the calories! Here are just a few of the best cards this season. Kiss and Punch   Turtle's Soup Anab Design Vera La Lune Sparkvites Rifle Paper Co. ilootpaperie Fat Bunny Press Hartford Prints   Hope you enjoyed this … [Read more...]

13 DIY Spooky Halloween Party Ideas

With Halloween still a few weeks away, there's plenty of time to gather your supplies and create the spookiest Halloween party in all the land. From spider web decorations and witch finger foods, monster cakes and sugar skull pinatas, we've got a bunch of fun ideas listed for you!   /1/ DIY Halloween Party Invitation- If you're going to have a party you have to let people know. Print these invitations from home and send them to your closest friends and family. /2/ Trash Bag Spider Web Decoration- Chances are you have the supplies for this craft in your home already. /3/ Printable Halloween Banner and Bats- Banners are a fun touch to any party. You wouldn't have a birthday party without a Happy Birthday banner, would you? Exactly. /4/ Bat Mobile- No, it's not the … [Read more...]

5 Top Items to Put On Your Wedding Registry

(Sponsored) This blog post was sponsored by Macys ® but the opinions are all my own. Marrying the love of your life is one of the most amazing moments you will ever remember. As you start this new chapter of your life, you and your fiancé need to start making the wedding registry list – an essential list of wants and needs for your new life! Right now receive an Extra 15% off your wedding gift purchase with code WEDDING. Shop now at! Valid 9/1-9/30 I still remember how excited I was to get my registry gun and conquer this important task with my fiancé! A memorable pre-wedding activity, before walking down the aisle and saying ‘I do’. We considered many different registries but Macy’s amazing registry capabilities definitely took the cake! The great selection of brands … [Read more...]

10 Gorgeous Ways To Remake A Shirt

Let's talk about those plain ol' t-shirts hanging in your closet! Wouldn't you like wear them with more than your faded jeans and sneakers on Saturdays? Why not spruce them up with a bit of gorgeous upcycling? Whether your personal style is lacy, cute, or funky, we have a simple DIY to remake your new, well-loved or thrifted shirts into eye-catching wardrobe items! Are your favorite old shirts tighter than you'd like? Maybe you found the perfect band t-shirt in a thrift store but it's a size too small? Using a bit of lace edging, remake it into a flowy, boho style and enjoy the shirt in a beautiful new style! Crocheted Lace Side Seam - Trash to Couture Simply cut four slits in the back of a shirt, wrap small bits of lace or ribbon around each fabric section and you've got a quick … [Read more...]