How to Create a “Hair Bow” in 3 Easy Steps

While my family and I were camping over Memorial Day weekend, the girls asked for me to try a few new and fun hairstyles for them to wear this Summer.  We found this adorable (and surprisingly easy hair style) while searching Pinterest on the blog of Hair and Make-up by Steph.  I tried it out … Read more

Make an Edible Easter Basket in 6 Easy Steps {Tutorial}

Looking for a cute Easter basket to make for your child’s teacher, friends or family? After Easter we always end up having a ton of baskets left over and I never know what to do with all of them. This is a precious idea that I found at Beth-A-Palooza….an edible basket!  It is adorable and … Read more

How to Make Peppermint Plates {Tutorial}

Ever since I was a little girl I remember my mom and grandmother spending hours (even days) in the kitchen preparing special treats for our teachers, friends and family.  They were always so creative when it came time to make something for us to give out.  Now that I  have children of my own I … Read more

How to Use a Chicago Cutlery Chef’s Knife

Now that I am giving Paula Deen a run for her money in the kitchen (or something like that), I am getting more comfortable trying new recipes with the help of my Chicago Cutlery DesignPro Knives.  Recently, I made a Ham and Cheese Quiche that was not only delicious, but Weight Watchers friendly, too!  And … Read more

First Day of School Chalkboard Canvas Tutorial

When I was pregnant with my first daughter, I became obsessed with scrapbooking.  I spent Friday nights with friends at a local “crop night” and glued, cut and stenciled my memories into a beautiful masterpiece.  Until I had the baby.  Now that life is more hectic, I look for simpler ways to remember the moment … Read more