Elegant Mardi Gras Party {Vendor Collaboration}

Are you ready to throw a Mardi Gras party with a color twist? When Tiffany from Fizzy Party mentioned that she was planning a Girls Night In with a Mardi Gras theme, I couldn’t wait to come up with a fun set of printables for her event!  We had a great time collaborating and brainstorming [Read On]

Party Planning {Impulse Buys}

Please tell me that you are like me….make me feel a little bit better, kay? So here’s how the story goes: the NIGHT (yes I said ‘night’) before my son’s birthday party, I decided that I was going to make some marshmallow pops and decided to rush over to Joann Fabrics. I knew that they [Read On]

Valentine’s Day Printables {Free Printables}

Update:  Please check out THESE posts for other great free printables: As promised, this is the last of three free Valentine’s Day printables.  Every year, I try to do something other than candy for Valentine’s Day.  Last year I did glow bracelets…this year we’re doing sticky hands.  I got a great deal on 6 dozen [Read On]

Valentine’s Day Printable – Classroom Party

Do classroom parties stress you out?  Pinterest is FULL of ideas that are both cute and spendy.   How about an inexpensive and non-candy treat for the classroom parties? My kids LOVE glow sticks so I thought that I’d share with you this free download that I whipped up last year for my son to [Read On]

Holiday Giveaway – $500 Gift Card

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Fathers Day Subway Art {Free Printables}

Father’s Day Subway Art Father’s Day is RIGHT around the corner and I promised myself that with THIS holiday, I wouldn’t be late.  I was thrilled to get a message from Shannah over at Just Us Four to create this fun new Father’s Day subway art.   Shannah is a pretty crafty gal – I [Read On]

Linky Party – Let’s Connect Thursday – Facebook

  I’m so happy to have met several AWESOME bloggers while attending the Snap Creative Conference last month.  Truth be told, I met a whole lot more than  “several”.  I had a huge realization that I have a LOT more to learn about blogging than I ever thought!  Which is why I’m SUPER excited to kick [Read On]

Pick Me to Party – {Swish Branding – New Business Cards}

My new business cards – and a marketing challenge! Challenge 1: Re-design As I prepped for the snap conference, I knew I needed to update my business cards. The old ones weren’t printed on the best paper – the colors weren’t as vibrant as I wanted – and they were quite honestly: pretty darn UGLY! [Read On]

Snap Preparations – Etsy finds

As the snap conference quickly approaches, I thought I’d share some of my FAVORITE Etsy purchases.  If you know me, you know that I love Etsy – that’s no secret.  Some of my favorite jewelry, stationary, and clothes are from Etsy!  So when it was time to make sure I had everything I needed for the [Read On]

Can’t Wait for the SNAP Conference

  Snap! There really should be a song about the conference…or maybe an honorary dance…or something else equally special!   If you haven’t heard of the conference, it’s a conference for creative bloggers. A chance to meet and learn from some of the best bloggers “out there”.  Everything from blogging basics to advanced SEO to [Read On]