My Favourite Etsy Gifts

It seems like there are a million gift guides everywhere you look right now, but I wanted to share with you guys a few of the things that I've purchased as well as a couple other things I'd love to purchase, all from Etsy! There ain't no 100 items on this list, just a...

Christmas Bucket List – FREE PRINTABLE

Hey! It's me again, that crazy list lady! I've got a FREE printable Christmas Bucket List for you or if your Christmas traditions look different, then you should make your own! It doesn't have to be anything fancy, just write it out, draw little pictures if you want,...

DIY Pom Pom Garland

Ever see something in the store and think, I can make that. If you're a maker like me then you're brain is programmed this way! Sometimes it turns out great, sometimes not so great and sometimes I spend A LOT more money making it myself when I really should have just...

A Very Magical Unicorn Party

We did it! Another birthday party for the books and I have to say, this was the best one yet! I LOVE birthday parties, the planning, the decorating, all the things, except all the stress, haha. For real though. This was the first party where there were no freak outs...

Halloween Candy and What We Do With It

Halloween candy and what to do with it seems to be a hot topic these days. When I was a kid, we filled a pillowcase trick or treating, sorted it all (I remember that being so much fun) and ate away. I'm sure we had some guidelines on how much to eat as I do remember...

A Dozen Halloween Costumes Under $30

You guys know how much it means to mean to make our own Halloween costumes. It's fun, it's something I love and a it's special to share that with my daughter, BUT don't get me wrong, I know that it's not for everyone! Some people just aren't into it, some don't have...

Fall Bucket List

If you didn't already know, I am a list person. I feel like I can't say that loud enough! Lists are my life. For real. Every day I make a list. I try and make my husbands lists, but that usually doesn't go over as well, lol. Lists help me stay focused on getting the...

How To Declutter in 30 Days

When you look around your house, how does it make you feel? Are you relaxed? Cozy? Comfortable? Stressed? Anxious? I often feel overwhelmed. When I look at my house I see all the renovations we would like to do, but aren't currently planned, the toys on the floor and...

Our Back to School Essentials: Kindergarten

Do you have kid(s) going back to school this year? Or starting school for the first time? Feeling excited, nervous, happy or ..? It's the big K (kindergarten) for my girl and I'm honestly not sure how I feel! A part of me still can't believe she's almost 5 and going...

The Best Salsa Recipe – For Canning

You guys keep asking for my salsa recipe, so here it is! I got it from an older gentleman that I worked with years ago and it seriously is the best salsa recipe! Well, at least it is in my opinion 🙂 This is a cooked salsa recipe for canning. We eat it all winter long...

Have You Heard of the Etsy Design Awards?

Have you heard of the Etsy Design Awards? They are Etsy's first ever global award program! So cool, right? Also known as #TheEtsies, they honour creatives from around the world and celebrate the talented people behind the winning products, because YES, there are real...

Be Prepared & Pack a First Aid Kit

Have you ever been adventuring with your kids and they hurt themselves? OR maybe it was you! If not, then count yourself lucky, but don't think it will never happen. Fact is, you never know when or where someone will get hurt, so why not be prepared? It's SO easy to...

All The Ways to Use Lavender!

Are you a lavender fan? Naturally I was excited to harvest my home grown lavender for the first time this year, however I wasn't totally sure what to do with it all!  I absolutely love the smell of it, but until a couple days ago, had never actually used it in...

Iron: Are You Getting Enough?

Feeling super tired? More tired than normal? No idea why? Have you thought about getting your iron checked? Last fall I was so tired. I couldn't figure out why. I'm a morning person and always the most productive in the morning, but by noon I felt like my day was over...

What I’m Reading – July 2019

Do you read? I used to wonder how any parent had time to read. For me, reading has usually been a before bed activity, but since becoming a parent I find I'm just done by bedtime. If I do feel like reading, I'd get one or two pages in, then I'd be out. Of course when...