Gift ideas for kids – what to get for kids 5 and under

Trying to find a cool birthday gift for a toddler, preschooler, or kindergartener? Well, look no further! I’ve rounded up 14 gift ideas for kids, and whether you’re shopping for a wiggle-worm or a bookworm, I’ve got you covered. They’ll have a blast riding on the bouncy cow, or using their imagination and some colorful magnets to build animals and buildings. I […] Read More »

A back to school keepsake with Creatacard

My oldest daughter started kindergarten last week, which basically blows my mind. Like any 21st century parent, I wanted to document her first day of school and what she’s like as a five year old, in a way that would be easy for me to store and also keep up […] Read More »

Survival guide – a back to school supply list for moms

School supplies – check. Book bag – check. Lunch – check. Mom’s sanity – check! Nice work mom!  The kids are either already off to school or they’re prepped and ready, (possibly) sleeping in their clothes and new book bag, in anticipation for the first day of school. Well now, […] Read More »

Oh, baby! Baby gift ideas for moms-to-be

Goo-goo, ga-ga!  Ever notice how much stuff babies need to be equipped with at any given time? It’s A LOT. Whether you or someone you know is ready to have a baby, being prepared is super helpful. (As “prepared” as you can be, anyway…) That’s why my gift guide offers […] Read More »

Say THANKS! 17 hostess gift ideas for your next summer party

It’s summertime, and that means party season is in full swing! At some point in time, we’ve all been the hostess with the mostest, so we know how much energy goes into planning—and actually executing—a successful party. That’s why being prepared with just the right hostess gift and thank you […] Read More »

Say it with sweets – a creative thank you gift idea

I recently put together a custom thank you gift for a local design agency that we worked with, and it turned out so well, I had to share it! I first started with an idea to frame my gift around: candy! The agency’s brand color is orange, so I based my […] Read More »

17 Father’s Day gift ideas for any dad you can think of!

It’s that time of year again—time to celebrate all the very special dads in your life :) Of course, with this comes hours of trying to figure out the perfect gift for someone who already has everything (or says he wants nothing) but deserves all the love in the world. OK, all the […] Read More »

DIY chalkboard mug – a quick and easy Father’s Day craft

I don’t know what it is, but I find my husband SUPER difficult to shop for. Combine that with the fact that his birthday is in May, and by the time Father’s Day rolls around, I’m fresh out of ideas. Fortunately, now that we have children, I know that anything […] Read More »

My cute command center – an easy DIY message board

As a busy mom, I love a message board that can act as a command center—somewhere to write messages and reminders, hold on to important receipts and mail, and display a few recent photos. This DIY message board came together quickly and turned out so cute. It’s a lot better […] Read More »

The most adorable thank you cards I’ve ever sent

I just had a new baby a few weeks ago, and we were the lucky recipients of so many lovely baby gifts—plus many, many meals. I was especially grateful that all three of my aunts sent little gifts for this baby. Since it was my third baby, I wasn’t expecting […] Read More »