Feb 5, 2023

Blog Relaunch and Refocus

Blog Relaunch and Refocus
Hi! Well, it has been seven years, one house remodel, a global pandemic, and two more kids since I have posted anything on this blog. I’ve finally decided to relaunch this creative outlet with a bit of a refocusing. I’ve learned a few things about myself over the last seven years, and one of them …

Jan 27, 2016

Ice Cream is for Lovers | Crochet Ice Cream Koozie Free Pattern | A Sweet DIY Valentine's Gift For Anyone

Ice Cream is for Lovers | Crochet Ice Cream Koozie Free Pattern | A Sweet DIY Valentine's Gift For Anyone
Oh, Valentine's Day. You either love it or you hate it. Either way, you should probably get something for that special someone in your life. What I love about this gift is that it could be given to anyone. I made this sweet red and gray pair last year as a gift husband, but it would be equally…

Jan 10, 2016

Free Pattern: Nursing Infinity Scarf DIY

Free Pattern: Nursing Infinity Scarf DIY
If you follow me on Instagram, you have seen that things are a little baby crazy over here! In honor of our long-awaited and long-prayed for good news, I am going to share my latest go-to baby shower gift - an infinity scarf that doubles as a nursing cover. Or maybe it is a nursing cover that doub…

Jan 8, 2016

Sparkly Mermaid Seaweed | A DIY Party Decoration

Sparkly Mermaid Seaweed | A DIY Party Decoration
Last summer I shared my niece's first birthday party, a fun and girly mermaid affair with plenty of sparkles, sea creatures, and seaweed. Tons and tons of girly, pretty seaweed.  I threw seaweed on just about everything...the front door, chairs, food tables, chandeliers, the gift table.  Large…

Nov 8, 2015

DIY Military Family Wall Art | Home is Wherever You Are

DIY Military Family Wall Art | Home is Wherever You Are
You may have noticed that I've been a bit silent on the blog front. Things have gotten full time crazy over here. We've got big exciting things happening, not the least of which is that we bought a house! Aaaaahhhh. And not just any house, but one that needs major renovations before we mov…

Aug 24, 2015

Confetti and Calligraphy | An Engagement Party

Confetti and Calligraphy | An Engagement Party
I have been so excited to share this party with you!! I made myself wait until I got through a bit of my blogging backlog, but I can't wait any longer. This might just be one of my favorite parties yet. This also happens to be the very first party I have ever been paid to plan. And while I sti…

Aug 23, 2015

Made with Love | A Free Printable Calligraphy Gift Tag

Made with Love | A Free Printable Calligraphy Gift Tag
Here we go...I am attempting a quick blog post. I'm trying to get better about spontaneous blogging, no overthinking, no worrying, just a few thoughts and something fun to share. I have to say after years of primarily technical writing as an engineer, I have found it surprisingly difficult to …

Aug 21, 2015

The Littlest Mermaid | A Sparkly Teal and Purple First Birthday Party

The Littlest Mermaid | A Sparkly Teal and Purple First Birthday Party
Look at this stuff, isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think my collection's complete? Wouldn't you think I'm the girl, the girl who has...everything... I can't tell you how many times I sang this song while planning my niece's first birthday party. The first time I broke out …