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I do singing time for Primary at church. Its hard when you are in the middle of teaching to make sure you are choosing the helpers evenly. I prefer to use a “Pick me jar.” It is simply a jar with the kids names inside. Last time we had one of these we would put…

Summer is drawing to an end… and honestly I am so excited to get back to a routine!  We’ve had an extra long summer due to our move and my kids are getting bored!   As some of you know, we moved 4 hours North into a new area.  Our subdivision is all new construction…

Yesterday I shared the coral, teal, and gold tween room redo. For her craft area we found this great organizer but I wanted to give it more character. It was so much easier than I thought! First we taped off the drawers. Because these were laminate we had to prime them with some primer to…

My friend’s daughter, Elisabeth, wanted to redo her room and they enlisted my help! Elisabeth has great taste and she wanted the colors coral, aqua, and gold. First we painted her walls Benjamin Moore Horizon. We wanted a light color that would allow her white furniture to pop. Since Elisabeth is only 10 years old…

HAPPY MONDAY!  Today we are super excited to be a part of this Ice Cream Kitchen Aid Giveaway!  I know there can be debates out there as to whether a Kitchenaid or a Bosch is better – want to know my answer?  BOTH!  I have both and use both!  So, even if you are a…

I was able to throw a fun shower for a good friend of mine who was having twins a few months ago. We went with a fun Ice Cream Theme – “Two Scoops of Joy!”  I made a downloadable invitation that you can add your own text to. I was able to create all of the…

Hello again my loves! It’s April from illistyle.com back with another easy DIY tutorial.  Back to School is literally right around the corner (yikes!), so I have made this easy DIY Chalkboard Teacher’s Gift that you can make in just minutes!  Grab your hot glue gun, girl. Supplies: 1 – Small chalkboard (this is the one…

A few weeks ago, my husband came across this video on Facebook showing how to Husk Corn without the mess!  We both literally freaked out!  We’ve been having TONS of corn on the the shucking is by far our least favorite part! So, from there I started questioning how many other fruit and veggies I was cutting…

Happy Monday everybody!  We are so excited to be a part of this awesome Giveaway organized by the adorable Kimbo of A Girl and a Glue Gun! Us and 37 other AWESOME bloggers have all joined forces to give you the GREAT Craft Stash GIVEAWAY! Each blogger has picked one of their favorite crafting items…

We shared this fun project a few weeks ago on Skip to my Lou. Its a super inexpensive craft and activity, and with a little prep its super easy. Here is what you need: Jumbo craft sticks Leather cord Sharpies Fun duct tape (optional) The first thing you need to do is bend the sticks. …