8 ways to say thank you

If you’re a regular reader, you may have noticed that we’ve done several posts this year focused on gratitude. (If you’re not… it’s okay, I’ll wait if you want to go take a look :) Expressing gratitude can mean something different to everyone. For me, lately, it’s meant making an […] Read More »

A card and a keepsake – personalized photo gift DIY

March has always been one of my favorite months of the year—signs of spring begin to sprout, the Shamrock Shake makes a grand return, and not only is it my birth month, but so many of those near and dear to me have birthdays in March, too. So, in honor […] Read More »

Fun and easy Easter crafts for every age {Friday Finds}

Easter is right around the corner! Here are some cute Easter crafts for you and your little ones.

Man… Time flies when you have a baby, and I can’t believe it’s almost Easter! I know I want to make a small Easter basket for my little lady, but I’m not totally sure what to put in it, because she can’t have candy and most toys yet. I figured […] Read More »

Happy Birthday, Girl! Gift ideas for her

Pop open a bottle of bubbly—it’s time to celebrate! Birthdays are ALWAYS a good excuse to celebrate the extraordinary women in your life. They’re the perfect time to let your sister and mom know just how much you appreciate all the times they’ve given you free therapy about life and love, or […] Read More »

12 creative pregnancy announcement ideas

12 creative pregnancy announcement ideas

When my husband and I found out we were pregnant with my son, it was one of the most exciting moments of our lives. We couldn’t wait to share the news with our family, friends, and pretty much any other stranger that would listen. However, I was only 4 weeks along, and […] Read More »

Everyday ways to say i love you, even when you’re busy!

When life gets busy, it's easy to forget to do those extra little things for each other. Here's a great collection of everyday ways to say I love you!

Now that my husband and I have a totally adorable baby girl, we’ve gained a LOT of love and baby snuggles. In turn, though, we’ve naturally lost some one-on-one time together. So, right now, it’s especially important for us to communicate our love for each other whenever, and however, possible. He does so […] Read More »

Bright and fun birthday colors

Make your next party pop with these bright and fun birthday colors.

I don’t know about you, but here in Ohio we’re definitely in the gray-white-and-slush time of year. It’s had me thinking a lot about the bright colors from my party last year, since the drab seems like it will never end. (I know, a bit dramatic, but winter is just sooo long!) […] Read More »

How to make coasters with photos

**This is an updated version of this post on how to make coasters using your digital photos, except finished with epoxy for a no-stick finish!** I didn’t really see the need for coasters until we got furniture I actually cared about. And then I quickly understood the appeal. Who wants […] Read More »

say thanks! how to write a thank you note

  From birthday gifts, to dinner parties, or even when someone just holds the door open for us—the world’s a much nicer place when we say “thanks.” …and it’s even nicer when we go the extra mile and give someone a thank you note. Figuring out how to write a thank […] Read More »

DIY gifts for coffee lovers {friday finds}

Coffee is one of the first things on my mind when I wake up, so today I'm sharing some of my favorite coffee-related DIYS with you.

If you’re anything like me, coffee is one of the first things on your mind when you wake up (and after lunch to get past that 2:30 slump). I love coffee—and I love all the fun accessories that go along with drinking coffee. So, on one of the coldest days of […] Read More »