Father’s Day Printables and Quotes

For Father's Day this year, we thought it would be fun to offer you a couple of special things, printables and quotes. You see, holidays don't have to be about expensive, store bought gifts or even fancy, elaborate meals. They can be simple and fun. They can involve the kids. They can be handmade.Use the printable questionnaire below to ask the kids questions about their dad. The younger the child, the sillier the answer. Like this, "My dad weighs 82 pounds." Dad hasn't weighed 82 pounds since grade school! Come back each year to print one out and see how the answers change with age and a smidge more {childlike} wisdom. {Image credit, Becca Paro of Jumping Jax Designs}  Does Dad do all of the grilling? You could frame this one and set it out for him or hang it next to his … [Read more...]

Easy Printables: Thank You Card Templates

I love my machines (computers) and I love mail, BUT nothing beats receiving a handwritten letter, note or card. Most of them are easy to store and are great mementos. When I receive cards I like to write the date or just the year (in the case of birthday or Christmas cards). They are really lovely to look back on. Download Thank You Bells On Cards Because I like to design things, it is interesting to see each card with different illustration and typography styles. Download Thanks So Much Cards A cost effective and inexpensive way to show your appreciation to someone is to give them a card. These ‘Thank You’ card downloads give you the opportunity to do just that.These cards feature simple design, festive colors and are easy to make; just print, cut and fold along the middle … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Party Ideas that SPARKLE

Whether you're hosting a New Year's Eve party of your own or just having a little family celebration at home, you're going to want the most festive decorations and party favors! From an adult-only party to a kid-friendly countdown, we've got a handful of ideas that will make your party SPARKLE!/1/ Kiss Me at Midnight Banner - As soon as I saw this tutorial I knew I had to share it with you. There's a bunch of New Years banner ideas, but this one is different and amazing. Make it today!/2/ Gold Fringe Wrapped Numbers - Creating these numbers are a snap...and SO cute. 2015 never looked so good!/3/ Glitter Champagne Bottle - Your hostess {or your guests} will be so impressed by the beautiful glitter job you did on the champagne bottle. It'll be our secret how easy it is! Paint … [Read more...]

Daily To-do Printable

I'm a List Maker.  I like making lists because I LOVE checking things off when I'm done.  I sometimes have running Daily, Weekly and Monthly lists scattered around my desk.  There is something very satisfying about being able to accomplish what you had written down.  Are you a List Maker as well?  Great!  I've made a fun daily to-do printable just for us List Makers.I created a daily to-do list printable with a few fun things.  First - the Doodle/Dream section!  Not only am I List Maker but I am a Doodler, too.  I thought it would be fun to have a little space to just relax and draw whatever came to mind.  At the top, you can date your to-do.  It can be a daily, weekly or monthly list - it's your choice!  Oh, and we can't forget our water!  I put little boxes to check off when we drink … [Read more...]

DIY Teacher Appreciation Ideas

Teachers spend so much time with your children. While we may appreciate what they are doing and how they are contributing to  these kids, we don't often get the opportunity to say "Thank You". I love sending small gifts throughout the school year for my children's teachers. The gift doesn't have to be large or expensive. Teachers just love to hear they're appreciated in some way.Did you know that this week is Teacher Appreciation Week at your child's school? The first full week of May is the designated week to love on your child's teacher. You could send a small gift each day of the week or one gift on any of the days. {Really, you could send a gift ANY day of the year to tell Teacher you appreciate her!}Today I've gathered a few ideas that are a snap to put together. They're super … [Read more...]

Fun {and Free!} Kitchen Printables

Kitchen printables can be used to decorate, or can be functional as well - laminate and hang the conversion table inside a cabinet, place the labels on inexpensive glass canisters on your counter, use the pretty mason jar lids as a hostess gift! I love the menu planner too - I am always looking for ways to organize in the kitchen and this is a great start!I love Lindsay's Menu Planning page - she not only gives you the menu in a lot of pretty colors, she shows you how to bind it in a notebook to keep track of all your past menus as well!I love these little illustrations from The Handmade Home- I could see these being used for ADORABLE note cards!This conversion and measurement chart from I Should be Mopping the Floor is going up inside my cabinet right away - I … [Read more...]