DIY Halloween Flowers

We are in the process of planning a Halloween event at work. We have a theme in mind. Without giving it away entirely just yet, I wanted to share one of many DIYs we’ve been working on. Creepy Halloween Flowers! Eyeballs, Skulls, and Teeth! That screams floral to me! What you’ll need: Flowers Skulls Eye…

DIY Halloween Candle Jars!

Fall is almost here! Here in southeast Iowa the temps are dropping, the pumpkins are growing, and Starbucks has released the almighty PUMPKIN SPICE! All things Fall and Halloween are here. This year, Allison was looking for a way to help raise money for her Dance expenses. With a quick Pinterest search we found some…

DIY Dessert Stand

I’m always looking for more affordable ways to decorate. This year for Eleanor’s 1st birthday party we went with a rainbow theme. I wanted pastel rainbow with lots of cute desserts. We’re having tie-dye cupcakes, a smash cake, macarons, and other rainbow themed treats. For all the desserts I wanted pretty ways to display them,…

How to Create Your Own Tree of Life Breastfeeding Photo

  Mothers all over Instagram are creating the ‘Tree of Life’ Breastfeeding photo. This is a beautiful way to remember your breastfeeding journey. Here is how to create your tree of life breastfeeding photo. In your app store download the PicsArt app. It’s free! 2. Open the app, create an account, and Click the Purple…

My Current Obsession

It’s no surprise that my newest obsession revolves around food. I was doing some Pinterest scrolling and came across a Charcuterie Board. No idea how to say it, but they look pretty sweet. So many colors and patterns. Baby E has a birthday coming up so I *might* just have to attempt one. I found…

Easy Crochet Baby Booties

  Let me start off saying THIS IS NOT MY PATTERN! I found this pattern on YouTube. While searching for a simple baby bootie pattern I came across LovinglyNie’s video. This is by far the EASIEST pattern to read, understand, and follow. Her directions are clear and the video explaining it and working through it…

DIY Artwork & Photo Display

I”m always looking for new ways to display my daughters art work and photos. The fridge is getting a little cluttered and the cat, “kitty” aka “CAT” likes to steal things off the fridge. This is one of my favorite displays! It can be done anywhere in your home, and takes about 15 minuets to…

Quick & Easy Fruit Salsa Recipe

With Winter quickly approaching I’ve been trying to get as much fresh fruit into my diet as possible. Two reasons: it’s still kinda fresh (ish) and the boost of vitamin C is a must during the start of cold and flu season. I’ve never made my own salsa of any kind, I’m not even sure…

Everything Pumpkin Spice

Sadly, October is almost at an end. However, with the end of October comes the best month ever, I could be biased, November! So what did October consist of you may ask? Pumpkin Spice Everything, and if you’re like me, you tried a lot of it. First, Whitey’s Pumpkin ice cream. So stinking good. 150…

10 Creative Pumpkin Ideas, No Carving Required.

Carving pumpkins is great, but if you feel like getting creative and you want to keep all your digits, here are some awesome alternatives to pumpkin carving! Melted Crayon Pumpkins! Pick your colors; rainbow, fall colors, or maybe your favorite football team. Another cute option would be to place a wax paper cut out over…