Tried it Tuesday #64

Homemade Italian Cream Soda

Today’s Tried it Tuesday recipe is just in time for your weekend patriotic celebrations! Or for any time for that matter. Truth: I shied away from this recipe for ages because I thought it would be difficult to make and… who’s got time for that?? But it is actually SO much simpler than I ever could […]

Lemonade Stand Kit

Summer Lemonade Stand kit

Kids are always looking for a way to earn some spending money. One fun way for them to earn an extra buck during the summer is to make a lemonade stand! Who can resist a cup of cold lemonade on a hot summer day? Help your child get set up with this Lemonade Stand Kit. The […]

Pinterest Feature Friday – PFF 186

beach tent

Hello everyone and welcome to this week’s Pinterest Feature Friday! If you love Pinterest as much as we do, then you will love our weekly ‘pinspired’ series. Each week me (I’m Kara from Mine for the Making) and my bloggy friends (Michele from The Scrap Shoppe, Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday, and Bev from Flamingo […]

Summer Camp Link Party

summer-camp-square

For 5 summers Design Dazzle has hosted an awesome Summer Camp series, inviting bloggers all over the interwebs to share fun KID-related projects to keep your little ones entertained all summer long. I’m so excited to be a part of the camp again this summer! I recently shared these Kid Crafted Painted Plant Stands! It’s […]

America Painted Type

Painted Patriotic Sign

This is a sponsored post for DecoArt for whom I am a Core Blogger. As always, all ideas and opinions are 100% my own. Hand lettering is SO popular right now! Too bad my handwriting stinks. I’m working on improving it, but in the meantime, I’m using an alternative “handwritten” type technique. I thought the hand lettering look was […]

Tried it Tuesday #63

patriotic-icebox-cake

Today’s Tried it Tuesday recipe is the perfect dessert for your 4th of July gathering this summer! I made this recipe last year when we had family over and not only is it pretty amazing in it’s presentation, but it tastes SO good! Pin it This Independence Ice Box Cake is soooo pretty, right? Probably […]

40 Lemon Recipes

40 Lemon Recipes

I have some extra lemons laying around and want to use them before they go bad. So while I was searching for recipes, I figured why not make a post about it? Can you even believe there are so many yummy lemon recipes out there! They are the perfect flavor for summer! Here are 40 […]

Pinterest Feature Friday – PFF #185

repurposed-book-flower-pinnable

Howdy and thanks for joining us for this week’s Pinterest Party! I’m Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday. It’s so fun to host this soiree along with my friends Michele from The Scrap Shoppe, Bev from Flamingo Toes and Kara from Mine for the Making. I am especially excited about today’s featured pinner, because she’s wonderful […]

Upcycled Frame Succulent Holder

faux-succulents

Today I’m going to share an unique succulent holder to encourage you to think outside the “box.” And the best part? It works great with faux succulents so you can set them on a shelf and not worry about trying to remember to water them or keep them in front of a window. These also make […]

Tried it Tuesday #62

tomato-basil-salad

Do you ever have meatless dinners (if you’re not a vegetarian, of course)? Sometimes when my boys are eating leftovers I opt for a fruit and/or vegetable plate. During the summer I adore eating tomatoes. Heck, I love them when it’s NOT summer, but they definitely taste even better this time of year. Pair them […]