Barnes & Noble Discovery Weekend


The other night, I spent some time at Barnes & Noble with several other Denver bloggers, checking out the massive variety of Christmas gifts available and learning all about DISCOVERY WEEKEND, a special 3-day event to kick off the holiday shopping season, happening this Friday through Sunday at Barnes & Noble stores nationwide. Discovery Weekend […]

10 Great DIY Minecraft Christmas Gifts


We just wrapped up a snowy weekend in beautiful Colorado, which has been our first really cold blast of weather this fall. The frigid temps have pushed me into full-on holiday mode, because holy cats, you guys – we only have about six weeks left until Christmas! And as my Minecraft-obsessed children sat side by […]

Tulip For Your Home – Fun Canvas Art


Check out this lovely canvas art that I made super fast using just these few supplies, including Tulip For Your Home products from i Love to Create. This will be so pretty in my daughter’s room! You’ll note that this is fabric paint, but it’s so versatile! I first tried to make a pillow, but let’s […]

Baked Potato Soup


Here is a recipe I’ve been meaning to share for a minute: Baked Potato Soup. It’s been in the back of my mind for months now, just waiting for cool weather to creep in. Now that the air is crisp and the leaves are crunchy, it’s time to break out the soup recipes! Now, I […]

Minecraft Creeper Popcorn Box


I was recently part of Laura Kelly’s Popcorn Box Blog Hop, a fun little exercise in creativity, where a group of creative bloggers were invited to decorate a popcorn box in any way we wanted, using any materials we wanted. This sums up what we were trying to do: “The objective is to create in […]

Last Minute DIY Costumes!


WE’VE GOT ONE WEEK TO GO, PEOPLE. Hopefully you’ve got your costume choices locked in at this point, but just in case you’re still scrambling to figure out what to wear for Halloween, I’ve put together a roundup of last minute DIY costume ideas for kids and for big people, too! How cute are these? […]

Sculpey Playdate!


A few weeks ago, my family and I invaded my friend Laura Kelly‘s home for a little Sculpey clay playdate. (Would that be a claydate?) The day was just delightful. I know I post all the time about my two sets of twins, who are 9 and 11, but of course I have my big […]

Idahoan Steakhouse Potatoes


Attention potato lovers. Also, busy moms. And hungry teenagers. And anyone else looking for really tasty, really easy meal ideas. My family recently sampled Steakhouse® Mashed Baby Reds®, Idahoan‘s newest line of premium, restaurant-quality mashed potatoes, available exclusively in the Denver area. Four awesome flavors are available: Real Butter, Cheddar & Parmesan, Roasted Garlic and […]

Minecraft Trunk-Or-Treat!


Last year, the crafty competitor supermom part of me decided that our family should have the craziest and coolest vehicle at our elementary school’s Trunk-Or-Treat. I scavenged the recycle bins throughout my neighborhood on trash day and brought home an entire van full of cardboard, which my kids and I converted into HUGE Minecraft characters! […]

10 Awesome Halloween Projects & Recipes


My friend Laura Kelly from Laura Kelly’s INKlings put together this fabulous roundup of Halloween crafts and recipes! My Candy Corn Martinis are included – yay! Along with lots of other really cool ideas. I love the Halloween Coupon Book Holder and the Gift Tag Printables! Check them all out. AND! Laura Kelly is sponsoring […]