DIY Spring Moss Art

Making a Spring Moss Art Craft that is useful, pretty, and decorative is easy as 1-2-3 with this DIY Spring Moss Art tutorial!  All of the supplies needed were purchased in one store, Hobby Lobby.  Don’t you just love one stop shopping?  The best part is that you can make it in under 15 minutes.  Seriously!  I found […]

Pulled Pork Sliders with Crunchy Onions {recipe}

How to Make these Pulled Pork Sliders with Crunchy Onions Recipe is so quick and easy you’ll be surprised in a really good way. Seriously!  The best thing about this recipe is that hardly any preparation is necessary so you can multitask while dinner is cooking.  If you’re planning a Super Bowl party, game day or other gathering […]

How to Make a Paper Christmas Tree

Making a Paper Christmas Tree is a DIY craft that is super easy, cheap {or free} and perfect for the holidays!  It’s a fabulous way to recycle cereal boxes to be used for the bases, and use up that scrapbooking paper you have laying around.  All it takes is making your tree bases, punching out the scrapbook paper, rolling the […]

Feather Halloween Wreath Tutorial

How to make a wreath Craft that is useful, spooky, and festive is easy as 1-2-3 with this DIY Halloween Wreath tutorial!  All of the supplies needed were purchased in one store, Michael’s.  Don’t you just love one stop shopping?  The best part is that you can make it in under 5 minutes.  Seriously!  Get into the spirit of […]

Back to School Tags {free printables}

I’m always trying to think of fun ways to say THANK YOU to my kids teachers for all of their hard work.  I want them to know that I don’t take them for granted and that I appreciate that they work hard each day.  Sending my kids back to school is hard, so I’d imagine going back […]

Coconut Lime Sugar Scrub {homemade gift idea}

I’ve made a ton of sugar scrubs, but this Coconut Lime Sugar Scrub just became my favorite because it only uses FOUR ingredients, and it smells so good.  All you need is coconut oil, sugar, lime essential oil, and a lime to make the scrub.  I adore that sugar scrubs are easy to make, package adorably […]

Easy Homemade Dorothy Costume

How to make a Dorothy Costume is an easy craft that’s perfect for dress up and Halloween costumes!  I do not claim to be a seamstress by any means, but if you can sew a straight line like me then you can definitely sew this costume.  All you need is a plain white t-shirt, blue gingham fabric, sewing […]

Free Printable Thank You Tags for Teachers {teacher appreciation gift}

I’m always trying to think of fun ways to say THANK YOU to my kids teachers for all of their hard work.  I want them to know that I don’t take them for granted and that I appreciate that they work hard each day.  May is always a hot month, so to say THANK you […]

NO-Sew Wonder Woman Costume {DIY}

What’s better than a fabulous looking costume that looks sewn but isn’t?  Um, a no-sew costume that you can make in about 2-3 hours.  My sister made this fabulous NO-SEW Wonder Woman Costume {be still my heart} that looks like a million bucks and I couldn’t be more impressed.  Her inspiration came from this video […]

Homemade Bath Bombs

Homemade bath bombs are easy to make, relatively inexpensive, and make a fabulous homemade gift.  I decided to make both lavender and serenity bath bombs because of their relaxing and moisturizing properties.  And, they smell amazing and look beautiful.  These DIY bath bombs make perfect gifts for Teacher Appreciation, Mother’s Day gifts, and birthday gifts! […]

Santa Mason Jar Gift {free printable}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m always looking for new traditions for the holidays to share with my family.  And, what makes the holidays sweeter and more fun? Ho ho ho HERSHEY’S KISSES Santa Hat Chocolates!  They’re cute little […]

Double Chocolate Peppermint Fudge {recipe}

This post brought to you by The Hershey Company. The content and opinions expressed below are that of http://sevenclowncircus.com/. I’m always looking for new traditions for the holidays to share with my family.  This year The Hershey Company is my go to product brand because they have everything to make easy holiday recipes.  Baking is a big […]

Avalanche Bars Recipe PLUS {giveaway}

If you love Rice Krispies, marshmallows, white chocolate, and peanut butter, then you’ll adore avalanche bars.  Made famous by the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Company, this dreamy treat is super popular around the holidays.  The nice thing about the recipe is that you really can’t mess it up.  You can add extra peanut butter and white chocolate […]

DIY Flower Crown {how to}

Flower Crowns make the best summer and spring photo props ever.  I’ve fallen in love with how flower crowns look in braided and wavy hair and so I had to make one.  Surprisingly, they are easier to make than you’d imagine, and the best part is that they are completely customizable.  When you make the […]

Thanks for the A+ Start {FREE} Tags for Teacher Appreciation

Can you believe Teacher Appreciation week is here?  I ADORE trying to come up with clever, fun and inexpensive ways to tell my kids teachers that they are appreciated, valued and not taken for granted.  This year I wanted to give my kids teachers a “good start” so for one day of teacher appreciation week I wanted […]

Teacher Appreciation Tote {free printable}

Can you believe Teacher Appreciation week is here?  I ADORE trying to come up with clever, fun and inexpensive ways to tell my kids teachers that they are appreciated, valued and not taken for granted.  This year I wanted to let my kids’ teachers know that they are “golden”.  So, for teacher appreciation week I decided that […]

Coconut Sugar Scrub {homemade gift idea}

I’ve made a ton of sugar scrubs, but this is one of my favorites because it only uses TWO ingredients.  All you need is coconut oil and sugar to make one of my favorite sugar scrubs!  I adore that sugar scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin!  Homemade scrubs are […]

How to Throw an Annie Party {DIY}

How to Throw an Annie Themed Birthday Party is like a walk down memory lane.  Annie may be new for the little ones, but it’s nostalgic for mom so it’s a win/win in my book!  My sister throws amazing Themed Birthday Parties, and this was no exception.  She designed the party with the help from Tricia Rennea, who […]

Shamrock Pillow {tutorial}

Making a St. Patrick’s Day Craft that is useful, pretty and decorative is easy as 1-2-3 with this Shamrock Pillow Tutorial for St. Patrick’s Day!  You might already have all of the materials on-hand, it’s super inexpensive, and I guarantee it’ll bring a smile to your face.  The best part is that you can make it in under […]

St. Patrick’s Day Chex Mix {recipe}

How to Make St Patrick’s Day Chex Mix is so easy to make your kids could do it too.  It’s a festive treat that looks super cute and tastes really yummy.  This Chex Mix Recipe uses Vanilla Chex cereal, Honey Nut Chex Cereal, white chocolate baking chips, pretzels and green M&M’s.  The mix is perfect for a birthday party, […]

Easy Black Bean and Butternut Squash Soup

This Easy Black Bean and Butternut Squash Soup with Sweet Potatoes is super delicious year round, but especially lovely on a chilly evening.   The nice thing about this recipe is that you can change things up to customize it for a flavor most to your liking, just add different vegetables or more seasonings.  I have 5 […]

LUCKY St. Patrick’s Day Banner {how to}

Making a St. Patrick’s Day Craft that is useful, pretty and decorative is easy as 1-2-3 with this DIY St. Patrick’s Day LUCKY Banner!  You might already have all of the materials on-hand, it’s super inexpensive, and I guarantee it’ll bring a smile to your face.  The best part is that you can make it in under 30 […]

XO Valentine’s Day Mantel

I’m so excited to show you my XO Valentine’s Day Mantel!  Over the past few weeks I have shown you how to make DIY Glitter XO Letters, DIY Pom Pom Garland and last years DIY Burlap LOVE Banner.  I LOVE how it all came together to make a simple and fun Valentine’s Day Mantel that anyone can […]

DIY Glitter XO Letters {valentines crafts}

Making a Valentine’s Day Craft that is useful, pretty and decorative is easy as 1-2-3 with these DIY Glitter XO Letters!  It’s a super inexpensive craft and I guarantee it’ll bring a smile to your face and add some sparkle to your decor.  The best part is that it doesn’t take long to make and it’s absolutely kid […]

2 Ingredient Queso Dip {recipe}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RO*TEL & VELVEETA for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Nothing calls my name louder than a quick, easy, and delicious Queso dip, especially one that only requires 2 ingredients!  Queso For All, y’all!  This creamy 2 ingredient Queso dip features RO*TEL and VELVEETA and […]

Bucket Valentine Card Holder {how to}

How to make a Valentine Card Holder Craft that is easy as 1-2-3 and perfect for holding a bucket full of love notes.  The best part is that it doesn’t take long to make and it can be reused year after year! {{wink}}  Get into the spirit of Valentine’s Day with this fun bucket Valentine card holder! […]

DIY Pom Pom Garland {Valentine Craft}

Making a Valentine’s Day Craft that is useful, pretty and decorative is easy as 1-2-3 with this DIY Pom Pom Garland!  Most people have all of the materials on-hand, it’s super inexpensive, and I guarantee it’ll bring a smile to your face.  The best part is that it doesn’t take long to make and it’s absolutely kid friendly. […]

Mexican Cuisine in CA #DineCalifornia

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of California Restaurant Month for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the things I love most about living in California is the FOOD.  We have really, really great food, and since the population is so diverse, we have a wonderful selection of cuisines […]

DIY Deer Silhouette Pillow {no sew}

Making a Deer Silhouette Pillow is a DIY craft that is super easy, inexpensive and perfect for the holidays!  This DIY pillow is a fabulous way to redecorate an accent pillow that you already have at home.  All it takes is cutting out a deer head silhouette and painting. Eventually you will have a festive accent pillow that you can have […]

Mini Cheese Ball Recipe + $110 Vons Gift Card {GIVEAWAY}

How to Make this Easy Mini Cheese Ball Recipe is easy, and it’s perfect for the holiday’s.  It makes an amazing appetizer to share for holiday parties with friends and family.  I haven’t met anyone yet that doesn’t love cheese and I’ve given you four delicious ways to transform one recipe!  By using Lucerne products you are enjoying […]

Peppermint M&M’S® Pretzel Sticks & Black & White Peppermint Brownies {recipes}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glad & M&M’S® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you have a love affair with M&M’S® like I do? If so, you have to check out the White Chocolate Peppermint M&M’S® and M&M’S® Holiday Baking Mini’s available at Target  this season only. They […]

Peanut Butter Bars & Graham Cracker Houses {how to}

This #PBandG shop is sponsored by #CollectiveBias Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are my own. There’s no better time than the holidays to bake and make fun treats that taste extra yummy!  At least, that’s my motto.  Lucky for me, my kiddos are on board with this sentiment and this month we decided that […]