You won’t believe this easy set up for white background photography!

Create Black & White Photography like the pros with this simple and inexpensive set up! {}

Have you ever wondered how bloggers and photographers get such gorgeous black or white background photography? Lighting is the key, but before you get the lighting right, you have to have a good set up. I’ve been propping up white foam core for months (and chasing it when the wind blows it off my table). … Read More

Delicious Dill Dip Recipe

Delicious Dill Dip Recipe -- A perfect appetizer for picnics, family dinners and game night {} Gluten free!

Are you a dill lover? I am. I plant it every year in my garden just so that I can eat it with salmon (when I can afford it), on cooked carrots, and with this amazing dill dip recipe that I’m sharing today. The recipe uses dried dill, so don’t panic if you don’t have … Read More

Best Paper Flowers Tutorials for Mother’s Day

Wouldn't these paper flowers make a great gift for Mom or Grandma on Mother's Day? They'd look pretty on a teacher's desk, too. The possibilities . . . {}

Today I’m sharing a fun Mother’s Day craft and gift idea. I don’t usually tell you to stop reading my posts, but if you’re a mom and you love flowers, you may just want to stop reading. Pass your phone or your computer to your hubby or your kids with a little, “Hint, hint” and … Read More

Gorgeous Coffee Filter Flowers Tutorial

These gorgeous paper flowers are simple and cheap to make. {Easy Coffee Filter Flowers Tutorial from}

Spring is in the air, and I am loving all the paper flowers I’m seeing all over pinterest. Of course, I had to make some. With my girls’ help, we created these gorgeous coffee filter flowers. They’re easy, and I love how something so simple turned into something so pretty. Keep reading if you want … Read More

Easy Easter Table Place Settings with Peeps

Add some pizzazz to your Easter Table with these simple table settings using Peeps candy {} These look so easy and cute!

Are you planning a special dinner for Easter? Add a little whimsy to your table place settings with colored napkins and Peeps! This project is a super simple way to add some color and fun to the table. Easter Peeps Table Place Settings RELATED: I Know that my Redeemer Lives, Meaningful Easter Activities for All … Read More

How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex {Without Suffering a Panic Attack!}

How to talk to your kids about sex (without inducing a panic attack!) -- Throw away your fears and find out how to have honest, open, values-based conversations with your kids. {} Parenting Tips #ad

Does the thought of talking to your kids about the birds and the bees induce a panic attack? I’ll admit, it can be pretty scary, but it is so important! We live in a vastly different world than the one we grew up in. If we don’t teach our kids about sex {while teaching our core … Read More

Mosaic Turtle Craft for Kids

Mosaic Turtle Craft for Kids: Kid Tested Fun! {Check out the tutorial for the cute turtles on}

This post is sponsored by Elmer’s. The craft tutorial and all opinions expressed are my own. My girls and I had so much fun creating these adorable turtles over Spring Break. I loved watching my girls get creative as they designed the shells. Bear went for a simple look, but Lu and Boo went design … Read More

27 Easter Crafts for Kids

27 Fun Easter Crafts to Make with Your Kids! {These ideas are so cute! I can't wait to try them.}

Life’s been crazy busy lately, and time is flying. I can’t believe it’s almost Easter. Is the year flying by for anyone else? To help you slow down and have some fun with the kids, I’ve rounded up 27 adorable Easter crafts for kids. Grab the kids and get crafting! Adorable Easter Crafts for Kids … Read More

With Good Vision, Anything Is Possible!

Help kids get the most out of life with the gift of good vision! (Find out how you can give the gift of good vision to children in need with #EyeGiveBack and VSP) #ad

Did you know that one in four children has an undiagnosed vision problem? Guess what? You can take care of your vision and help a child in need of vision care at the same time. (Pretty cool, I know!) Right now, when you purchase an individual vision insurance plan from VSP Direct™ for as low … Read More