10 Back to School Teacher Gift Ideas

10 Back to School Teacher Gift Ideas

The new school year is coming quick. Soak up the last rays of sunshine this month and then send your kids back to school with these great gifts for their teachers! These teacher gift ideas are simple and inexpensive and most come with a free printable!   Berry Special Teacher ... [ Read More ]

Strawberry Pineapple Popsicles

Strawberry Pineapple Popsicles

Strawberries are a staple in our house. I buy the 4 lb. container and they are gone within a few days. I'm lucky if I get my hands on any because my children shovel them into their mouths by the handful. Not that I'm complaining. I should never complain that they are eating fresh fruit but I would ... [ Read More ]

Back to School Pencil Bouquet

Back to School Pencil Bouquet with free printable

How many of you are thinking about Back-to-School already?  I always have to get into school mode super early because my daughter goes to a year-round school and starts back at the end of July (tomorrow actually). Anyone else out there with kids in year-round?  Summer just goes by way to fast. July ... [ Read More ]

10 Amazing Outdoor DIY Projects

10 Amazing Outdoor DIY Projects

 I don't know about you, but my outdoor space could use a little help. Our garden is a tad overgrown, our grass has so much damage from this past winter and we have a total of 4 seats for entertaining. The one saving grace in our yard is our  hammock but I don't get to use that nearly as much as I ... [ Read More ]

DIY Stenciled Bag for Less than $5!

DIY Stenciled bag final

My daughter finished first grade last month and has developed a love of reading. She is doing lots of summer reading (her favorite being The Magic Treehouse series) and looks forward to our trips to the library to pick out new books. Since she comes home with armfuls of books every time,  I decided ... [ Read More ]

Easy Homemade Strawberry Sorbet

This strawberry sorbet is so easy to make and so delicious!

It's smack-dab the middle of summer and the temperature is going up up up. My preferred way to cool off is with frozen treats. I made this delicious Strawberry Sorbet the other day. 3 ingredients and no ice cream maker needed. Does it get any easier? Nope.   1 quart strawberries, ... [ Read More ]

“Lifesaver” Birthday Gift in a Jar

This adorable Lifesaver Birthday Gift in a Jar comes witha free printable!

I'm excited to share today 101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends, including my Lifesaver Birthday Gift in a Jar + printable. I am joining forces with Kristen Duke in her Birthday Celebration Week along with over 100 talented bloggers sharing lots of inexpensive ideas and free printables! All ... [ Read More ]

10 Camping Tips and Tricks

10 Camping Tips and Tricks. Clever ideas to use on your next camping trip.

We recently took a family camping trip. My husband and I used to go camping all the time before we had kids. Then there was a long stretch where we didn't go at all because a baby in a tent just did not sound appealing. Hats off to those of you who do it but for us it was just not happening. We took ... [ Read More ]

DIY Weathered Sign

DIY Weathered Sign final

I love the look of old weathered wood. There are times when I just want to snatch an old weathered sign from the side of the road. But since stealing really isn't my thing, I make my own. My latest is one that I made for my gallery wall. I debated for a while on what to put on my sign. First ... [ Read More ]