Football Party Ideas

Football Party with Appetizers and the Ultimate Queso Dip

The other day I shared an Ultimate Queso Dip recipe that's perfect for a Superbowl party or your next tailgating session, and today I'm sharing a few additional photos from our most recent football bash. These football party ideas are all really quick and easy to execute, but they look impressive … Read More...

Roll a Compound Word Game

Roll a Compound Word Game

Learning language skills is fun with this educational Roll a Compound Word game! Hop on over to the Ellison Education blog to get the full how-to tutorial! … Read More...

The Ultimate Queso Dip Recipe

3-Ingredient Ultimate Queso Dip

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RO*TEL & VELVEETA . All opinions are 100% mine. The Big Game is coming up, and no matter which team you're cheering for, a football party or tailgating session is ALL about the food. I like to set out an assortment of snacks and appetizers, … Read More...

Valentine’s Day “Love” Hoop Art

Sweet Valentine's Day Love Hoop Art

Have you seen all of the seriously amazing American Crafts goodies that are available for Valentine's Day in the Target One Spot yet!? I'm dying of cuteness. Target always has great stuff in the "dollar section," but this time they've outdone themselves! There are over 40 products including washi … Read More...

Easy Dinner Recipes: 30-Minute Taco Cups

Easy Dinner - 30 Minute Taco Cups Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich. All opinions are 100% mine. The beginning of the week can be hurried and busy, but that doesn't mean that your dinnertime has to suffer! Manwich Mondays are a great way to kick-off the week with a tasty, easy-to-make, family meal around … Read More...

Heart Pencil Arrow Valentines + Printable Gift Tag

Valentine Heart Pencil Arrows

I love Valentine's Day, and I especially love creating sweet gifts for my boys and their friends. I wanted to focus on making a non-candy Valentine treat since our homeschool group does a sugar-free celebration, and I came up with these adorable heart arrow pencils + a printable "You've got the … Read More...

10 Ways to Squeeze in “Me Time” in 20 Minutes

Composition with notebook and pencils on wooden table close-up

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and PEOPLE®, PEOPLE StyleWatch®, & InStyle®, but all my opinions are my own. #PMedia #NewYearMeTime http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Making time for yourself is one of the most important things that a … Read More...

First Words Sliding Hat Activity

Ellison Education Sliding Hat First Words Match Game

Simon (age 4) is ALL about reading these days, and he never seems to get tired of educational activities. I made this fun first words sliding hat activity for him to practice his beginning reading words, and he LOVES it! Hop over to the Ellison Education blog to get all of the details on how to … Read More...

Printable: “Sprinkled with Love” Confetti Valentine

Confetti Valentine Printable

  Confetti is always a HUGE hit around here, so I thought it would be a fantastic idea to create a free printable confetti card for Valentine's Day. I paired my printable up with these super fun confetti straws, and my kids couldn't wait to get their hands on them!  The cards read "Wishing … Read More...

10-Minute Coffee & Milk Exfoliating Soap

DIY Invigorating Coffee Soap

Coffee has many beneficial uses in bath and body products including toning skin, reducing redness, eliminating cellulite, and fading stretch marks and acne scars. It's also packed full of antioxidants which improves circulation to firm and brighten skin. With all of these benefits, it's no wonder … Read More...

DIY Vintage Sheet Headboard

DIY Headboard with Vintage Sheets and Cut It Out Frames

When I first saw these awesome 14" square wall art pieces from Cut It Out, I couldn't wait to get my hands on them! I think they'd look incredible as a large mirror or art piece, but I had even bigger plans for them - a headboard! A DIY vintage sheet headboard, to be specific. The face of the cut … Read More...

No-Bake Berry Coconut Almond Protein Bars

Gluten Free Berry Coconut Almond Protein Bars

In true New Year's fashion, I've been trying hard to eat healthier foods lately, and one of the things that I have been experimenting with is protein powder. I've been drinking a lot of protein shakes for breakfast and lunch, so I wanted to try incorporating it into something non-liquid for an … Read More...

Free Printable: Donut Thank You Gift Tags

Free Printable Donut Thank You Note Tags

I love donuts. Every time someone has asked me what my favorite food is, for as long as I can remember, the answer has always been donuts. I should probably say something healthy like quinoa tabbouleh, but let's keep it real...it's donuts. Last week we wanted to celebrate Sawyer's last day of … Read More...