Sports Party Ideas | Plan It Like a Champ!

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Hey friends!  If you’re looking for sports party ideas for your favorite team – young and old alike! – you’re going to love today’s post sponsored by EVITE and Olive Garden. Start with the invitations! Set the tone for the party with a great free printable invitation from the EVITE Sports and Leagues invitation gallery.  A great time […]

Holiday Baking in the Happy Hour Projects Kitchen

Holiday Pies in the Happy Hour Projects Kitchen at

Ohh man, we’re in full-on holiday mode now that the weather has turned cooler and Thanksgiving is drawing near.  Today’s post shares a look into our kitchen this time of year, with insights provided by GE Café™ appliances. If you take a lot of pride in your cooking and baking, the power of GE Café™ appliances […]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe | An Adaptation of the Classic!

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When I realized that the only gluten in my family’s classic pumpkin pie recipe was in the crust, my husband pretty much jumped for joy.  Since he’s got celiac, there are a lot of things that he has had to give up, especially during big family meals like Thanksgiving.  So with one switcheroo, he got […]

Halloween Crafts for Kids | Craft Stick Spiderwebs

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Well, this week is always one of my favorites: the one leading up to Halloween.  We’ve got pumpkin carving, parties to attend, costumes to wear, and of course – Halloween crafts for kids.  These craft stick spiderwebs are easy to make and really inexpensive!  Kids are always proud of their handiwork, and you can hang […]

White Grape Peach Bellini Recipe

White Grape Peach Bellini Recipe | Perfect for brunch! at

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Andre Champagne for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey friends!  Today I’m sharing a twist on the traditional peach bellini recipe that’s easy to make, and so delicious for your next brunch, mom’s group, birthday breakfast, or whatever occasion you want to make […]

Halloween Wreath Tutorial | Free FloraCraft Make It: Fun® Halloween Ebook

Spider Halloween Wreath Tutorial at #MakeItFunCrafts

Hey guys!  Halloween is right around the corner, and today I’m partnering with FloraCraft Make It: Fun® to share their new FREE Halloween ebook, and to show you a twist I put on one of the projects I found in it!  I love Halloween – the crafts are cute, the costumes are fun, there’s bound to […]

Gifts for Writers | Easy Die-Cut Typewriter Magnets

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If you’re a writer, or you know someone who is, then you’re probably always on the lookout for great gifts for writers!  November is National Novel Writing Month, and I help organize local events for Grand Rapids area writers.  Now that it’s October, we’re in full-on plotting mode to make sure this year’s event is […]

Easy DIY Flower Mirror Set

Easy Floral Mirrors at #MakeItFunCrafts

I’ve been thinking on some fun, sort of girly decor for Raya’s room lately, and as we were doodling a few days ago, I hit on a floral-themed idea to add a couple of inexpensive and lightweight mirrors to her space.  It was also an “a-ha!” moment for me on a craft challenge I’ve been […]