Spruce up Your Home with Shutterfly

This post is sponsored by Shutterfly.  All opinions are my own. Are you hosting any Christmas parties this year?  Admittedly, we packed our hosting into one weekend.  We are hosting the church elders and their wives for a small Christmas get together on a Friday night, and then two days later we are opening our home up for a Holiday Open House to the entire congregation. I know, crazy lady right here.  Or someone who likes to buy lots of {Read More}

Photo Charm Bracelet Gift Idea

This post is sponsored by Shutterfly.  All opinions are my own.   I am obsessed with any sort of personalized jewelry.  My current obsession is those charm bangle bracelets.  Have you seen them?  They are a bangle, with one simple charm hanging from them.  I have four Disney ones~they are my favorite souvenir from our trips~and I have come to think that they are the perfect gift for Christmas.  You will not believe the cuteness I have found and created on Shutterfly! {Read More}

Festive Holiday Ornament Cards with Shutterfly

Thanks to Shutterfly for sponsoring today’s post.  All opinions are my own. We have had the best, warm, “un-fall like” weather around here!  It JUST turned cold this past weekend, and so I was able to take advantage of the warm weather and get some fall shots of my kiddos!  We headed out to a local park, and I started photographing them, in hopes of finding something cute and “Christmas card worthy”.  After two photo sessions, one for Natalie and {Read More}

Classic Disney Vacation Countdown

To me, classic Disney is the black, white, and red of Mickey and Minnie Mouse.  I do love seeing them in their various costumes, but I always gravitate back to their classic costumes.  So this year, I decided on that color scheme for our Disney Vacation Countdown.  I created this from all supplies I had on hand, and I have to say it’s one of my favorite ones I’ve made to date!

Six DIY Disney Crafts with Your Silhouette Cameo

Disney crafting is my favorite kind of crafting!  From t-shirts to wear in the parks, to my daughter’s dance bag, vacation countdowns, and fun pixie dust to send to clients, I use my Cameo for lots of fun Disney projects!  I even address envelopes to special little friends of Mickey Mouse and princesses who are getting ready to visit the Walt Disney World Resort.  Being in many Silhouette Facebook groups, where you are allowed to share files, has really increased {Read More}

Preparing Surfaces for Applying Vinyl

T-shirts, pencil boxes, ornaments, shadow boxes, mixers, water bottles, canvas bags….even my Silhouette Cameo.  You name it, I want to put vinyl on it.  I can’t walk through the store without wondering what cute design I can put on something.  And this mindset has come in handy when I want to create a special gift, or let’s be real….a last minute gift!  But, it is important to prepare the surface for applying vinyl.  You have spent time creating the design, {Read More}

Downloading Fonts to Use in Silhouette Software

Did you know that you can download fonts from anywhere….my favorite site is DaFont…..to use on your Silhouette Cameo software?  This is seriously one of the simplest functions of your Silhouette Cameo, yet it makes a huge addition to the finished craft projects you make for your home and as gifts.  Even using the simplest functions in your design software can take a few steps.  So today, I want to share with you the technique for downloading fonts to use {Read More}

Stay, Play, and Dine OR Save on Rooms at Walt Disney World

Stay, Play, and Dine is back for 2016 travel!  This means that guests make unforgettable memories in the Disney Parks at a great discount!  I am just so excited when they announce a new discount!  One of my favorite aspects of being a travel agent is calling into Disney and modifying reservations for guests to save them money!  This offer is currently available to Disney Visa card holders, and will go live to the public on September 28, 2015.

Celebrate Back to School with Easy Meals

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessMeals #CollectiveBias Back to school is cause for celebration, right?  I am that mom who cries the days leading up to the First Day of School.  My babies are growing up, my house will be quiet and empty, and I’m sending my children into the care of someone else for the majority of the day!  So, Back to School is an emotional time {Read More}

Ten Easy DIY Teacher Gifts for Back to School

Last week, I shared my easy Post it Note Mason Jar Gift Idea.  My daughter is going to give this to her teacher as a Back to School gift next week, and it was so simple!  I like for my children to arrive at school on the first day with a positive attitude, a love for their new teacher, and ready to start the year on a positive note. But, I don’t have a lot of time before school starts {Read More}