Saturday, October 18, 2014

DIY Party Hat Kids Activity with free template

My little boy just turned two! I don't know where the time has gone but it has been a blast! For his birthday, I wanted to do an activity that was a little different than our day-to-day stuff and something he would enjoy. This kid LOVES TO COLOR. I mean he really really really loves it.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Double Sided Halloween Sign - with Free Printable

Trick or treat double sided sign Halloween Sorry out of candy

Have you finished decorating for Halloween yet? It's almost here! If you haven't or just want a quick addition to your decor, I've got something fun and super easy for you. I've designed this double sided halloween sign. One side says "Trick or Treat" and the other "Sorry out of candy" that can be flipped if you do happen to run out of candy. 

Monday, October 13, 2014

Frankenstein Halloween Free Printable

This may be my most favorite thing I have created in a long time. It makes me laugh every time I see it or think about it. It just popped in my head one day and I couldn't get it off my mind. The final product turned out so much better than what was in my head! It's really quite silly but isn't Halloween just a silly and/or scary holiday? I used to love the scary side but now that I have little ones I am more drawn to the silly side. 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Cheap & Easy Foil Dinner

I haven't known what to expect weather wise here in my new state of Alabama. I felt like the summer would never end. It. Was. So. Hot!! Add in the end of my pregnancy and it was a big change for me. My husband kept telling me how nice the fall would be and how much I would like it. A few weeks ago I was thinking he was crazy, still shorts and tanks and hot, hot, hot. I kept telling my mom and grandma to pack for hot weather on their trip about a week ago and be prepared for a shock! Well they got here and it was amazing weather. So comfortable and crisp! It for sure feels like fall and I am loving it! It's even been a bit chilly and I had to find jackets for the kids which I wasn't as prepared for as I like, but now I am shifting into fall and super excited for it.

I am more of a semi-homemade cook most days. Even more so now with two kids; I just don't have time everyday for the more complex things.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Homemade Suzy Q's

In honor of a recent visit from my mother, I have a delicious recipe to share with you. But first a funny little story about the history of Suzy Q's with my mom. There was one time I went grocery shopping with my mom and she bought a package of Suzy Q's. Somehow we didn't get that bag of groceries so my mom sent me back into the store to get it. They couldn't find it.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Alabama Visit Welcome Basket

My mom and grandma came out to visit last week! It was so fun and a great visit. I wanted them to know how much we appreciated them making the big trip across the country to see us. They were our first visitors from my side of the family since we left Utah and it was the first time they got to meet our baby girl. It meant so much to us that they came out. I wanted a little something to make them comfortable and to give them a few things specific to the south! We topped it off with a ribbon and a little note. Stephen dropped them off the morning they were set to arrive and the hotel had them sitting on their beds in their room. 

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Five Free Halloween Printables

I love Halloween! It is such a fun time of year and so fun to decorate for. To celebrate, I have 5 free Halloween printables for your own personal use, to start your October off right! Print 'em off and frame them, hang on your fridge, whatever you like!