6 easy Christmas cupcakes that anyone can make!

Easy Christmas cupcakes that anyone can make

December 17, 2014

I’m a big fan of pretty desserts, and pretty doesn’t necessarily have to mean professionally made. These 6 easy Christmas cupcake decorating ideas are simple as can be – and are absolutely adorable and festive, too! 1. Santa hat cupcakes by Our Mini Family 2. Reindeer cupcakes …

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Awesome FREE teacher appreciation cards {for the holidays!} #freeprintable #teacherappreciation #chickabug

FREE teacher appreciation cards {for the holidays!}

December 9, 2014

Awhile back, I made some free printable teacher appreciation cards, poking fun at Pinterest (with love!) and all of the over-the-top, craftiest-mom-on-Earth ideas that you see featured there. The whole idea is that you might want to make a super-crafty present, but let’s be real – grabbing …

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Awesome insect theme birthday party!

Insect theme party: Stavros is 5!

December 8, 2014

For a bug-loving birthday boy, only an insect theme party will do! My sweet friend Brenda threw this party for her 5-year-old son, Stavros, using the insect theme from my shop, plus a whole lot of creative ideas of her own. The color palette for …

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How to host a holiday cookie exchange {with FREE printables!}

How to host a holiday cookie exchange {with FREE printables!}

December 4, 2014

Baking a huge variety of holiday cookies on your own means recipe cards all over the counter, endless batches of cookies in and out of the oven, and spending a big chunk of December in kitchen lockdown. Instead of flying solo, throw a party and invite your friends over …

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70+ great ideas for DIY advent calendars!

70+ great ideas for DIY advent calendars

November 28, 2014

I love, love advent calendars. We had one growing up that was very similar to this, with a felt tree and tiny ornaments that had sequin details. My grandmother made it, I believe, and by now it’s quite old and quite special. Whether you like to make a …

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Gratitude ♥

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving, friends! I wish you a day filled with family, food, and bountiful blessings. ♥

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Free printable Thanksgiving place cards that will crack up your guests : )

Free printable Thanksgiving place cards

November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving is the day to get out your fine china, count your blessings, and use your tablecloth and “real” napkins. It’s a pretty fancy day. But why not be a little silly and fun, too! I designed some free printable Thanksgiving place cards for you that are pretty enough to use …

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Bright and pretty rainbow theme birthday party!

Rainbow party: Alexis is 2!

November 18, 2014

This happy and colorful 2nd birthday party was made by my sweet customer Amanda for her daughter, Alexis. It features lots of rainbow colored candy, some really cute and easy rainbow party food, and lovely homemade decor! This adorable rainbow centerpiece was made using printable party …

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30 adorable Thanksgiving desserts. These are seriously SO CUTE and easy to make, too!

30 adorable Thanksgiving desserts

November 16, 2014

Looking for cute, fun, and easy Thanksgiving desserts? I have 30 fabulous Thanksgiving dessert recipes to share with you today! From turkeys to corn, from pilgrim hats to pumpkin pie, there’s sure to be something here that fits the bill (especially if you happen to …

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Upcycled Thanksgiving crafts for kids! #thanksgiving #crafts #upcycle

Upcycled Thanksgiving crafts for kids

November 14, 2014

Last month, my roundup of upcycled Halloween crafts was a big hit (yay!) so I wanted to find some cute, thrifty, upcycled Thanksgiving crafts for kids to share with you guys. These projects are perfect for playtime, and lots of them will do double duty as Thanksgiving table decor, …

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