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For my nephew's first birthday, my sister decided to go with a "cute as a button" theme. As always, I was responsible for making the cookies and cupcakes for his party. Originally, I was going to make round sugar cookies and then pipe royal icing on them to make them look like buttons. I happened […] continue reading...

  Now that the weather has warmed up, we have get togethers planned for the next few weekends! To help us, as well as everyone else prepare for all the parties, Layla Grayce is having a 15% off Hostess & Entertainment sale. Simply use the code SPRING15 through May 16th. Find an apron, dress up […] continue reading...

I have been wanting to create a message board for my house for the longest time, and finally had the chance.  I have a cork bulletin board, but I prefer a magnetic one for ease of use. It was relatively easy to make a magnet board once I found all of the materials.  There was […] continue reading...

Marshmallow pops are a really fast and easy treat to make when I am in a hurry, but want to make something homemade. It's not like a homemade baked good made from scratch, but it's great since it can at least be customized when it comes to the color. These would be great for a […] continue reading...

Since I made my fabric magnetic organizational board I knew that I wanted some nice DIY magnets to go with it. Almost anything can be turned into a magnet. It just depends on what you like! Sitting and chatting over a cup of homemade chai latte a friend of mine suggested using glass tiles. As […] continue reading...

I made a quick and easy little chalkboard with the chalkboard contact paper that I had leftover from my other projects.  It's a very versatile item, and the only thing I have to decide now is where to use it!  You can of course make it much larger if you want it to be more […] continue reading...

When I was asked (as a favor) to make cookies for a Baptism, I automatically thought of cross cookies. I figured that it was the easiest shape to match the theme. Angel shaped cookies, onesies and other cute shapes would have made nice Baptism cookies, but I didn't have any of those cookie cutters. I […] continue reading...

Decorating sugar cookies can be time consuming or really quick, depending on the method you choose and how elaborate the cookies need to be. Generally, most people love any tasty cookie as long as the don't have to do the baking!  At least that's how it works among my friends and family. To keep things […] continue reading...

Since Easter is coming up, that might mean a nice family dinner and getting together with family or friends. I like to get the kids involved in the preparation by letting them make crafts that may be used for decor or simple crafts just to keep them entertained. Here is a list of 10 Easter […] continue reading...

Spring weather is just around the corner and that means it is getting even closer to the summer season! There's nothing like nice colorful drink to welcome a new season and better weather! This pretty and delicious raspberry lemonade is perfect for parties, picnics, barbecues and just about anything else. There are many ways to […] continue reading...