‘Tis the season for giving! Fun holiday gifts for everyone on your list

Does anyone else feel a slight twinge of panic that December is knocking at the door? (Deep breathe and count to 5…) Okay, now that we’ve established that the holidays are just about here (breathe), I can start to frantically make my lists—complete with a bazillion things to get ready, people to visit, and […] Read More »

Desktop Beautification Project – October 2015

Download your free October 2015 wallpaper, and stop back on the first of every month to get your new, free background and iPhone wallpaper.

Hey there! I’m Chelsea Bianchini and this is my first time being featured on the Cardstore Blog. I am honored to share with you my fun, inspiring background for my favorite month – October! As the Fall weather approaches, I feel less guilty about staying in and dreaming up new […] 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 »

Back-to-school paper chain – a summer craft for kids

Make the most of your summer AND celebrate back to school! This paper chain filled with fun activities makes a great summer craft for kids!

Summer is more than halfway over, and that means school is just around the corner. I know it’s not something a lot of kids look forward to, but my oldest daughter is starting kindergarten this fall, so it’s extra exciting for our family this year! In celebration, and to help […] 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 »

Chill out this summer with watermelon mint ice pops

One of my go-to summer recipes is a spin on this salad, but given it has made an appearance at a picnic or two every summer, I couldn’t help but think I’d hear a collective sigh of boredom this year if I showed up with the same dish. I love the refreshing quality […] 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 »

4 of our favorite Christmas crafts for kids

Now that I’ve got a little one of my own, I’ve been scouring the internet to find some fun, super-simple Christmas crafts for kids. I definitely want to do something crafty with my little peanut to get her sensory skills developing. I found some great Christmas crafts for kids that […] Read More »