Indoor Summer Activities

Indoor Summer Activities, for when it's too hot to play outside.

I hope you are all enjoying your summer, I am so in love with this season, but it's been SOOOO hot this last week that all I want to do is lay down with my air conditioning blasting...oh wait I don't have air conditioning. That's right, here in central Oregon the summers are usually pretty mild, so ... [ Read More ]

Don’t Eat Pete 4th of July

Don't Eat Pete 4th of July version. Perfect for kids to play while waiting for the fireworks to start!

I'm really pushing it here! The 4th of July is tomorrow for all of my stateside friends, and one of the hardest things about this holiday for many is waiting for the firework show to start! This year I will be bringing this Don't Eat Pete game and some candy for them, so they can play while they ... [ Read More ]

Screen Time Tokens Reward System

Screen Time Tokens. Use as a reward system for the kids after they are done with their jobs. At the end of the week if they have any leftover they get to trade them in for prizes.

This post has been in the works since about mid May. I wanted to iron out all the kinks and figure out exactly what our system would be before I shared. I have to say, I feel really good about this fun reward system...using screen time tokens with my kids has been a lifesaver this summer! I've tried ... [ Read More ]

30 Red White and Blue Projects

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 Super Simple Summer Throw Quilt|  Patriotic Bunting | Vintage Bandana Bowl Covers | Kid-Friendly Patriotic Punch | Patriotic Pudding Pops | Patriotic Fruit Cones | Patriotic Fruit Tart | Framed Ribbon Flag | Bohemian Baby Doll Dress and Ribbon Wands | Red, White, and Blue Tie Dye Napkins | Red, ... [ Read More ]

Living Room Reveal!

White Living Room with board and batten, a planked shiplap wall, wooden plantation shutters, white piano, fireplace mantel. gray couches and gray rug, gallery wall and more! Such a fun Living Room Reveal, I love so much about this room!

It's the day you've all been waiting for! Oh, was it just me that looked at this room every day and couldn't wait for it to look like it does now? Well then, it's the day I've been waiting for! My living room reveal is here! Everything is in place, the dust has been cleared, and the cute is ready to ... [ Read More ]

Living Room Remodel

These are the before pictures of a super cute living room remodel. You have to see the afters! Such great ideas.

ACK! I can't believe it. I LITERALLY cannot believe it. Every time I walk into my living room I am SHOCKED that it is completed. I mean completed. I don't have to look around at a construction mess when people come to the door. The living room remodel is done. Sure I might add some more decor here ... [ Read More ]

Summer Activities for Kids

Summer Activities for Kids

Have you heard "I'm bored yet"? Keep the kids busy with Summer activities for kids with these great crafts, activities, projects and other fun kid friendly ideas! Marble Painted Paper | Nail Stamping | No Sew Felt Butterflies | Disney Countdown Chain | Easy Toadstool Cross Stitching | Personalized ... [ Read More ]

Summer CAUSEBOX Spoiler!

Summer CAUSEBOX 03. Everything in these subscription boxes are helping people, and come from inspiring companies.

You guys might remember my love sonnet to Sevenly's CAUSEBOX this spring (read on to see how you can get that one for FREE!), and all the BEAUTIFUL pieces that it had inside. It is so fun to get happy surprises in the mail, especially when every product is handpicked because of the socially ... [ Read More ]

4th of July Mantel

4th of July Decorations. Great DIY projects, a cute summer mantel and more! #makingtheworldcuter

Have I mentioned once or a hundred times how much I love finally having a mantel to decorate? Oh I have? Sorry, I'll try not to do it again, but I can't make any promises. I love it! My husband also loves it, because of the growing number of totes piling up in the garage of all my new fun finds for ... [ Read More ]

Summer Salad Recipes

16 Delicious and Refreshing Summer Salad Recipes

It's heating up out there! Time to try out some of these refreshing summer salad recipes. Make one for dinner tonight!  Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad | Feta Pepperoni Salad  Strawberry Spinach Salad | Green Pepper Tomato Salad Spinach and Apple Salad Bacon Cheddar Potato Salad Pizza Pasta ... [ Read More ]