snow ice cream

We have had a mostly mild winter in Denver this year, but right now, it is DUMPING snow outside! We have close to a foot and it’s still coming down like crazy. Will we have a snow day tomorrow? Maybe. Maybe not. We’re pretty tough here, and our roads are usually plowed out pretty well. […]

Personalized Journals with Stamped Metal Tags


I’ve been wanting to give metal stamping a try for literally YEARS now, but wasn’t really sure where to begin. Then the other day, I was poking around in Laura Kelly Walters‘ studio and noticed a set of metal alphabet stamps from ImpressArt, along with several different shaped blanks for creating necklaces, dog tags, and […]

Printable Minecraft Tablet for Dolls


My girls are way into doll play lately! They love setting up their dolls in elaborate play scenes, but they especially love creating awesome things for their dolls! Lexi likes to repurpose old clothes into fancy new outfits and accessories for her doll. Nikki likes to create fun food and jewelry for her doll out […]

Amazeballs Chicken Enchiladas


Well, I don’t mean to brag, but these really are the best chicken enchiladas you’ll find outside of an authentic Mexican restaurant – these are legit! I first learned to make chicken enchiladas from a friend of mine who was a chef. Years later, I learned that my husband’s family made their red sauce almost […]

10 DIY & Printable Minecraft Valentines

10 DIY & Printable Minecraft Valentines

It’s probably no surprise to hear that my kids are Minecraft crazy! (P.S. So am I!) Here are 10 DIY & Printable Minecraft Valentines that we think are super rad! Add a little customized fun to your kiddo’s Valentine’s party.

Crockpot Lasagna – an old favorite!


My house smells AMAZING right now! I love crockpot recipes, but I especially love the ones that only take a few hours to create magic. They’re perfect for when you have time in the afternoon to get dinner started before the kids get out of school. The evening comes together so smoothly, because dinner is […]

DIY Valentine Decor Collection

DIY Valentine Decor

Check out this awesome DIY Valentine Decor collection, created by lots of different crafty bloggers using products from i Love to Create. My cute button pillow with the bird on it is featured here, too! My favorite, though, are the Button Rings from Make Life Lovely! SO cute. I think my own little girls would […]

Dinner & the Movies Date Night Deal from Restaurants.Com

The post is sponsored.  For sharing this great deal with you, I will be compensated with a $50 gift card.   Woo Hoo.  For the record, I am buying the deal too because it rocks. Cupid’s arrow has hit: it’s dinner & a movie! This Valentine’s Day, escape the chill and cozy up for a […]

10 Great DIY Valentine’s Box Ideas


My kids aren’t making Valentine’s boxes this year (hmph!) but we have had such a blast making them in the past! With Valentine’s Day parties happening next week, I’ll bet lots of mamas like me are going to be getting their craft on this weekend, putting together awesome Valentine’s boxes with their kiddos. Here are […]

Hoodie Makeover with Tulip Fabric Dye


My large family loves thrift store shopping – nothing like finding a practically new or even brand new treasure in a sea of castoffs! The other day, I picked up two Aeropostale hoodies for my twin girls for $1.99 each! Unfortunately, one of them was hot pink – unacceptable, according to my girls!  I personally […]