Bag Tassel Hack – How to Make Purse Tassels

Bag Tassel Hack – How to Make Purse Tassels

My Simple Hack for Team Tassels I am always at the fields. At least it seems that way. My kid is hard-core into soccer so I spend a lot of time on the sidelines. If you know anything about Texas and Oklahoma weather, you’ll know that you can get all the seasons in one...
How to Make Adorable Flower Fairies (Easily!)

How to Make Adorable Flower Fairies (Easily!)

My latest Craft Exchange project was a bit of a Hail Mary. When I sat down to my sewing machine to make a kitchen boa, I realized that something was terribly wrong with my machine since it wouldn’t actually stitch… so all those carefully cut pieces were...
Must do in Estes Park: Mustang Mountain Coaster

Must do in Estes Park: Mustang Mountain Coaster

What do you do with a mountain if you can’t ski down it? If you are in Estes Park, you get strapped into the Mustang Mountain Coaster, and you roller coaster down it!  We discovered the alpine coaster in Estes Park last week. It’s a “roller” coaster that’s built onto...
Zodiac Academy Review (The “Adult Harry Potter”)

Zodiac Academy Review (The “Adult Harry Potter”)

Does it deserve it’s description as being the adult version of Harry Potter? Ok, so I’m more than four books and 2,430 pages into the massive Zodiac Academy series co-written by sisters, Caroline Peckham & Susanne Valenti, who define their writing as, “…dark...
6 tips for visiting Cadillac Ranch

6 tips for visiting Cadillac Ranch

Anyone who’s driven through west Texas via Amarillo, likely knows of the infamous Cadillac Ranch. Built in 1974 on the historic Route 66, as a public tribute to the evolution of the Cadillac tail fin, these 10 Cadillac’s were half-buried, nose first into the dirt...
Mini Farmhouse Wreath Craft Project

Mini Farmhouse Wreath Craft Project

Looking for a holiday “Do It Yourself” craft that also makes for an inexpensive, interactive, and great looking Christmas gift? Well, I was last year. And when the dust finally settled (it’s Texas…snow isn’t an option), I had designed more than 50 Christmas...
Kentucky Derby Inspired Wall Art Craft

Kentucky Derby Inspired Wall Art Craft

It’s Craft Exchange time and this round’s challenge theme was Kentucky Derby! You can bet there were fascinators, roses, and, of course, those cute jockeys. While I love the Derby, I wanted to make something that anybody could use—anytime. Whether they were having a...
Easy Easter Egg Decorating Hack

Easy Easter Egg Decorating Hack

With Easter just around the corner, the timing for this “hack” is perfect. This is especially true if you’re like me: short on time and enthusiastic about making every holiday festive and memorable. I’ve discovered a way to make beautiful Easter eggs in just a few...
St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

So the hubs comes home from work one night and says he has to take cupcakes to the office. “Say what? Why?!” “Because I’ve been bragging on your cupcakes and it’s time to put up or shut up.” Oh goodness. The pressure. What was I...
Easy and Delicious Mardi Gras Cookies

Easy and Delicious Mardi Gras Cookies

This is a recipe for cream cheese spritz cookies, but I’ll give you a little backstory on this. I made the dough for these spritz cookies that I wanted to make at Christmas time but when I loaded it into my cookie gun and it was so stiff that it just basically...
Punny, Soccer-Themed Valentine’s Day Cards

Punny, Soccer-Themed Valentine’s Day Cards

I always joke that being on a club soccer team is the same as joining the mob. You give the club all your money, all your time, and show up at the drop of the cleat when needed. There’s a boss and you do everything you can to keep him happy. And let’s be honest, there...
Recipe Roundup: Girl Scout Cookies!

Recipe Roundup: Girl Scout Cookies!

You know it’s winter when you see rainbow boxes full of girl scout cookies with shivering little girls peeking over the tables outside all the local Walmarts, Lowes, and Krogers. Yes, Girl Scout cookie season is an annual tradition and the troops love your...