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 »

A totally awesome Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles party

Dude! Looking to put together a turtle-y awesome party for your little ninjas? Check out our epic offering of official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle party supplies! We have so many great ninja turtle party ideas to add to your celebration that you’ll come out looking like a hero!

One of the perks of being the office’s resident party planner is getting the opportunity to try out a bunch of super-fun party supplies for free! This time, I got some brand new TMNT party supplies. (So, of course, I had to try a few Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles DIY […] 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 »

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 photo magnets — easy, inexpensive, and fun!

I’ve seen these Instagram magnets all over blogs and Pinterest in the last few years (and I’ve even seen them shared on Instagram—how meta!). I think it’s a brilliant way to get your photos off your computer or phone and have a physical copy of your favorite snapshots. (Plus, they […] Read More »