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March 24, 2017

With Spring Break quickly approaching, Mike and I were eager to plan a mini-vacay away!  We wanted to do something within driving distance so after a good amount of research we landed on the idea of Wisconsin!  Beer, Cheese – whats not to love!  We will be spending one night in Milwaukee and the following two nights at a cabin in Door County.  The icing on the cake is that the cabin we found is smack dab in the middle…

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DIY Sharpie Wine Glasses

Sometimes Mommy just needs a little time out and those times may just call for some wine.  My cousins birthday was yesterday – she is a strong, bold and beautiful single-mother and while I really would have loved to treat her to an entire day at the…

March 7, 2017

Easy DIY Trinket Dish

I love trinket trays and always find uses for them around the house so I naturally fell in love when I saw an easy tutorial to make my own customized trinket trays.  I thought this would be such a cute idea for a Bride-To-Be…

October 3, 2016
DIY Food Party

Champagne & Chocolate Pineapple

While searching “21st birthday gift DIY”on Pinterest, I stumbled upon the below picture of a champagne bottle decorated with chocolates in the shape of a pineapple.  I try to steer clear of the Pinterest projects that everyone does so I was super stoked when…

August 26, 2016
DIY Food

Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats

It is hard to believe that my best friend Cocoa turns 18-years-old today!  I am so lucky to have had him in my life for so many years.  In preparation for our birthday party for him, I tried my hand at homemade dog treats.…

May 15, 2016
DIY Food

Earth Day Cupcakes

Earth Day is April 22nd! Celebrate Earth Day with these cute cupcakes that are out of this world Start by preparing cake mix- I used a moist yellow cake mix Divide your batter into two separate bowls Using food coloring, color one bowl of batter blue and…

April 21, 2016
DIY Party

She Beads Girls Holiday Outing

One of my favorite parts about Christmas is spending time with family and friends new and old.  This year, I was delighted when my boyfriends mom invited me to her holiday gathering at She Beads, a hand-rolled clay bead studio and shop in Wilmette,…

December 18, 2015
DIY Food

Girls Night Appetizer: Spa Mask Taco Dip

A few weeks ago, my friend Kaitlin made and brought this delicious and unique appetizer to our Girls Night Gathering.  I hadn’t seen this before, not even on Pinterest, so I knew that I had to try making it myself!  This is Kaitlin’s (below)…

December 17, 2015
DIY Food

Cupcake Wreath

Happy National Cupcake Day!  After a busy day of doctor appointments and errands, I decided to whip up a cupcake wreath in celebration of National Cupcake Day.  This took very little effort, and is an easy hit at any party this holiday season! Start by…

December 16, 2015