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Beer Butt Chicken, Potatoes & Veggies One Pot Dinner Recipes
Family

Quick + Easy Pre-Summer Beer Butt Chicken

Happy Thursday! Spring is here and the whole family could not be more excited! Why you may ask? As that means we are just that much closer to lake season and a summer full of BBQ-everything! The past few weekends have involved some sort of list-making or organizing as we get lake ready, so to keep… Continue reading Quick + Easy Pre-Summer Beer Butt Chicken

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DIY Mason Jar Herb Garden
DIY & Tutorials

DIY Mason Jar Herb Garden

Spring is here, so what better time than now to set up our little herb garden I have been talking about doing for way to long! I just wanted something simple, easy, some-what compact, yet still "cute" looking too, and easily movable to float around the kitchen, whether it be on the island, hutch, or… Continue reading DIY Mason Jar Herb Garden

LEGO Star Wars 4th Birthday Invitations, Food & Decorations
Birthday Parties, Family, Parties & Events

LEGO Star Wars 4th Birthday!

Isn't it fun when the little ones hit an age where they pick their own birthday theme?! It was a tough choice between The Paw Patrol and Star Wars, but in the end the Storm Troopers won our little girls heart! Ever since Miss L went on her daddy-daughter date to the new Star Wars… Continue reading LEGO Star Wars 4th Birthday!

DIY Glow Stick Star Wars Light Sabers for Kids
DIY & Tutorials

Glow Stick Light Saber DIY

This past week has been busy, busy between trying to get unpacked and organized from our month down in Palm Springs and trying to get all ready for a little girl's FOURTH birthday! I know it's crazy to even think that - FOUR years already?! You might be able to guess the party theme already… Continue reading Glow Stick Light Saber DIY

Family

Palm Springs with Kids, Vacay Edition Part One

Palm Springs has been treating us well and the kids have adjusted quite well to the "pool-side" carefree life in the sun! Over our two weeks in the Palm Springs area we were able to get in lots of activities between lazy pools days, the zoo, a little shopping, and much more. Here are our… Continue reading Palm Springs with Kids, Vacay Edition Part One

Easter Ideas & Crafts for Kids
Family, Holidays & Events

Easter Ideas for Toddlers & Kids – Top 10 Activities, Crafts & Treats

Saint Patrick's Day has been and gone and Easter is just around the corner! Are you ready?! Here are ten of my favorite Pinterest Easter finds for toddlers and kids - activities, crafts and treats - and of course all "kid-approved" by Miss L. herself! 10.Painting with Plastic Easter Eggs | Buggy & Buddy 9.Easter Bunny… Continue reading Easter Ideas for Toddlers & Kids – Top 10 Activities, Crafts & Treats

Crafts, Food and Ideas for Saint Patricks Day
DIY & Tutorials, Family, Holidays & Events

10 Saint Patrick’s Day Ideas for Toddlers & Kids!

Less than ten days away, so here we our top 10 St. Patrick's Day ideas hand picked from a few of my favorite blogs and Pinterest accounts, and approved by little Miss L herself! 'Cause really who better to approve St. Patrick's Day Ideas for kids then our little 'almost four year old'!   Leprechaun Fork… Continue reading 10 Saint Patrick’s Day Ideas for Toddlers & Kids!

DIY & Tutorials, Family

Hello March! Hello Better Lettering Course! 

March is here, can you believe it? It feels like just yesterday it was the start of the new year! It's kind of hard to ignore the art of hand lettering in my industry, so when I stumbled along the Better Lettering Course I just had to sign up! At the beginning of the year… Continue reading Hello March! Hello Better Lettering Course! 

Crafting & Mug Cakes, Perfect Evening
Family

Crafting + Mug Cakes, The Perfect Combination!

Kids are in bed (without a fuss - bonus!) so I took a little "me time" with a little crafting and a warm mug cake; the perfect combination! I may have a little bit of an addiction with mug cakes (well crafting too, but that's beside the point), so I just had to share with you… Continue reading Crafting + Mug Cakes, The Perfect Combination!

DIY Spray Painted Milk Vases & Mason Jars Vases
DIY & Tutorials

DIY Tutorial: Chalkboard Spray Painted Mason Jars & Vases

Materials: Chalkboard Spray Paint (this is the one I picked up from our local HomeDepot: 11 oz. Chalkboard Flat Black Spray Paint) Mason Jars and/or Vases Steps: It really is quite simple... First, lay out some newspaper, a drop cloth or anything of the sort to protect your work area. Second, scrub and clean your… Continue reading DIY Tutorial: Chalkboard Spray Painted Mason Jars & Vases