Wednesday, October 18, 2017

DIY Uma from Descendants 2 Costume


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My family is obsessed with Descendants 2.  We love the movie (including myself, I bought the soundtrack and have it on my phone playing all the time).  On Halloween we love doing family costumes but last year we didn't do anything :(.  Well this year I was excited to suggest doing a semi theme (not everyone was on board, which is fine) and doing Descendants.  It's nice that there are so many COOL characters that are both boy and girls.  We have had issues in the past because my daughter likes certain things, but my boys don't or vice versa.  Descendants is something that everyone likes and there are so many characters that they get to pick their favorite.  Well my 4 year old picked Harry Hook and so he begged me to be Uma with him.  So to make him happy, I made myself an Uma costume :).   You can make this for an adult or a child, that's the joy of making it :). 

Monday, October 16, 2017

Harry Hook from Descendants 2 Kids Costume


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Have you seen the new Descendants 2 movie?  My kids are OBSESSED with it!  Especially my four year old.  He has it on repeat all. the. time.  He loves Harry Hook (he is the son of Captain Hook) and when I asked him what he wanted to be for Halloween, he immediately told me Harry!  Since the movie is still really new (it came out this summer) they don't have all the character costumes yet, like Harry Hook, so I had to improvise.  This costume isn't 100% home made but it's not 100% store bought either.  Either way, he loves it and that is what matters (please it was pretty as far as costumes go!).   


Sunday, October 15, 2017

25 Awesome DIY Halloween Costumes {MMM #403 Block Party}

Halloween is just a couple of weeks away (what?!?) and there's still plenty of time to make an amazing Halloween Costume.  I still have to make 4 of them.... Check out these ideas for your next costume.



Thursday, October 12, 2017

Harry Potter Corner Bookmark with Printable


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Yesterday I made some super fun Halloween corner bookmarksI loved them so much thought that it would be fun to make up some other ones.  I thought what would be perfect for a bookmark?  A book character!  Harry Potter is one of my all time favorite book series, so I thought that I needed to make up a Harry Potter corner bookmark.  I love how these turned!  I made them two different ways, one with a printable and one using card stock and vinyl.  Both are super easy to do and both are super cute! 


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Halloween Monsters Corner Bookmarks with Free Printable


My kids always ask me for some kind of bookmark and I decided it was time to make them some super fun and cute ones!  I love the look of these corner bookmarks, they are just so much fun!  These Halloween corner bookmarks are SUPER easy to make that the kids could do it!  All you have to do is print them out and then fold them and they are good to go :).  


Sunday, October 8, 2017

DIY Pirate Costumes, Crafts and Treat ideas {MMM #402 Block Party}

Arg!!! Shiver me timbers I've got a ton of awesome Pirate crates, party ideas, and other DIY projects for you guys today!  These would be perfect for a party, Halloween costume or just for fun!
DIY Pirate crafts, party ideas, recipes, kid costumes and more

Friday, October 6, 2017

DIY Reversible Halloween/Christmas Farmhouse Signs


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We all know that I love making signs for my house, especially around the holidays.  I love being able to make things look and say exactly how I would like them too :).  Well I was at a cute shop one day and say a sign that said EAT with three signs and I liked the idea of having a letter per sign.  I didn't want to make an EAT sign, but I immediately thought that maybe I could make a Christmas sign.  Then my mind started going and I thought to myself, why not make a sign that works for Halloween and Christmas.  One side could say JOY and the other side could say BOO.  They were fun to make and I love how they turned out.  Plus I love when I can use something longer than just a few weeks!  

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Christmas Neighbor Gift Idea- DIY Small Farmhouse Signs


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I know it's just October and it's too early to be posting about Christmas (who I am kidding, it's never too early!!) but I was just too excited not to post about it.  Plus it's never to early to start thinking about Christmas before the chaos begins.  Every year I do some kind of neighbor gift for my friends and neighbors.  It seems like every year I am trying really hard to not eat sugar or I am on some kind of diet, so the idea of giving out baked goods and treats for neighbor gifts doesn't sound like a good idea.  I have always liked to give some kind of unique gift that I make that is practical or super cute :).  Well I thought that these little farmhouse signs would be great for neighbor gifts this year.  They are small (about 6x6 inches) so they will easily be able to go on a shelf or a table.  Plus I love these little signs, they are just so much fun so I think other people will like them too!


Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Super Easy DIY Indoor/Outdoor Sign Post Perfect for Holiday Decor


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Every year when I bring out my holiday decor, whether it's Halloween, fall or Christmas I find that I have a lot of signs that need to be hung.  As I was setting up my Halloween stuff I decided it was time to make a post that I could hang signs from.  It was super easy to make (seriously only took 30 minutes or so) and I love how it turned out.  The best thing about these posts is that you can use it inside or outside, they look great either way!

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas {MMM #401 Block Party}

We can officially say that Halloween is THIS month! With Halloween just around the corner, it is time to pull out all of the pumpkins and the carving tools and make some magic. We have pulled together some of the cutest pumpkin ideas including a lot of no carve ideas that will make your porch the talk of the town! Find all the links below.


Monday, September 25, 2017

Fall Porch Decor- DIY Pumpkin Patch Farmhouse Sign


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Lately I have discovered that I love doing projects (who I am kidding, this isn't a recent discovery, I've always loved doing projects, that's why I blog :D), especially ones that involve wood and building something.  I have discovered power tools and I love them!!  I have done so much on my house lately that I have to control myself and force myself not do stuff on it LOL.  Well since I still want projects I have been on a huge making sign kick and since fall is here, I decided it was time to make a fun fall sign.  I had fun designing this pumpkin patch sign and I especially love how it turned out! 

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Fall Home Decor Ideas {MMM #400 Block Party}

Happy fall everyone!!  I love this season :).  Before we get to the linky party I wanted to let everyone know that I am celebrated my 400th weekly link party, woot woot!  I cannot believe I have been doing this for this long!  To celebrate, I am having a giveaway over on my blog, so pop on over to my blog to enter :). 


Have you guys gotten out all of your fall decor yet?  I am so ready to bring out mine and create some more.  Here are some great ideas to help you get inspired to decorate for fall. 


Friday, September 22, 2017

Super Easy DIY Fall and Halloween Farmhouse Signs


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Today is the first day of fall, woohoo!!!  I love fall!  I especially love the month of September because you get to enjoy school being in, the cooler weather and not have to worry about the holidays (that's a completely different story come October!).  Last week I made up 6 different farmhouse signs for a boutique and I thought I would show you all the different designs and styles that I did. I designsed all of them differently but made them all the same way :).  If you haven't made one of these signs before, you should, they are super popular and super easy to make!  

Monday, September 18, 2017

The Best Banana Bread and Muffins Recipe


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The school year is in full swing and we are starting to get the hang of school and all the chaos that goes with it.  I am really enjoying having my kids back on a routine again and they are all enjoying school.  Even though we all are used to school and everything, mornings are still very frantic and crazy!  My kids are NOT morning people at all and sometimes they get up late, like 15 minutes before it's time to leave the house.  Plus this year my oldest is in 7th grade, which means that he started school sports and the past two weeks he has had early morning practices (they start at 6:30am....) and so that has added to our stress in the mornings.  Since I of course want my kids to have breakfast in the mornings, I decided to make up a couple batches of this amazing banana bread/muffins to make our mornings run a little more smoothly.  They are super easy to make, plus my kids LOVE them!

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Crochet Ideas and Yarn Projects {MMM #399 Block Party}

With fall right around the corner and cooler days coming, it's time to pull out some bright yarns and dust off those crochet hooks and knitting needles.  These projects will provide all the inspiration you need...

Friday, September 15, 2017

Color STREET New Fall Catalog

Color Street has been "open" now for three months, which means that it's time for a NEW CATALOG!!  The launch was amazing and it has gotten crazy popular in such a short time.  (Don't know what Color Street is all about, check out my post introducing it!)  These nails are super easy to apply, don't need any heat or tools to apply and only take a few minutes, plus no dry time!  Seriously, they are amazing!!


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Organized Laundry Room Makeover


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7 months ago my husband and I started doing a remodel on our house.  It was built in 2010 so it is VERY beige, so we starting updating it and making it more gray and white.  We tiled our master bathroom and kids' bathroom and I loved how it turned out so much that I wanted to tile the laundry room too. I love how this room turned out!  I think that this will make it easier to do laundry :).   I'm excited to show you the process of how we made over our laundry room.


Sunday, September 10, 2017

Pumpkin recipes, ideas and crafts {MMM #398 Block Party}

It's pumpkin spiced latte time again and with that comes all the other amazing pumpkin goodies. These pumpkin crafts and recipes will carry you through all the wonderful Fall holidays! 

Tons of pumpkin recipes, crafts and home decor idea for all of falls holidays

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Amazing Football Watching Foods {MMM #397 Block Party}

 
Fall is here and that means football! We have pulled together some amazing recipes for your football watching party! Nothing healthy here. ;)

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Cookie Recipes {MMM #396 Block Party}

Fall is coming and that means that baking season is coming soon too!  Who else is excited for the cooler temperatures and all the warm and gooey foods that come with it?!? I sure am!  So I rounded up some super yummy cookie recipes for all of us to enjoy this fall :). 



Sunday, August 20, 2017

20+ Ideas Using Lemons {MMM #395 Block Party}

I'm not quite ready to give up summer and all the lemony freshness that comes with it. If you want to hold onto summer just a little bit longer, you'll love these fun ideas with lemon...

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Awesome Galaxy Crafts and Recipes {MMM #394 Block Party}

I love a gorgeous galaxy craft or recipe. The swirls of purples and blues and stars, yup sign me up.
galaxy crafts recipes and other DIY space projects and tutorials

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Back To School Lunch Ideas {MMM #393 Block Party}

We are already starting to see back to school pictures in our feeds and with back to school time comes lunch time. We have compiled a list of great ideas for your kids lunches!

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Back To School Ideas {MMM #392 Block Party}

It is crazy to think that this week it's August!  I am already seeing back to school pictures on my social media feed, it's crazy.  I am always sad to see summer go but I am always excited for the structure that school brings.  To get ready for school, here are some great ideas to make the transition easier. 

Friday, July 28, 2017

Tips on How to Remove Color STREET Glitter Nail Polish Easily

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So I am obsessed with Color STREET nails.  They are amazing and I love how they look, feel and how easy they are to put on and take off.  Because they are 100% nail polish, they can easily be removed with nail polish remover.  All of the nail polish strips come off with nail polish remover but I have found that the glitter ones are a little bit harder to get off (just like regular glitter nail polish).  Well I found out a way and a remover that makes it super easy to take it off the glitter polish (this could be used for any of the Color STREET nails!).