How to Host a Party at a Party Place

How to Host a Party at a Party Place - all the tips to make your party a success!

Usually, we have birthday parties for our kids at our house. We have a kid-friendly home, and enjoy having people over. Our new house isn't quite as spacious as our old home, so I thought I'd host my son's birthday party this year at a party place. Overall, it was a success, so I thought I'd share … [Continue reading]

R2D2 Quilt

this R2D2 Quilt really shines - and is super easy to make!

My kids are crazy for Star Wars, and their favorite droid is R2D2. Which is why I made them this fun R2D2 quilt to hang on their wall. It is very simple to make - no curved piecing, no fancy quilting - just straight stitching and quilting using a walking foot. To make this mini quilt you'll … [Continue reading]

Working with Multiple Colors of DecoFoil

using multiple colors of decofoil

As a member of the Thermoweb Design Team, I've been working with the iCraft Decofoils since before they were available to consumers. I've had lots of … [Continue reading]

BB8 Pouf


Is your family Star Wars Crazy? With a house full of boys, you can bet mine is! My 3 and 7 year old boys love Star Wars. And the adorable Droids in … [Continue reading]

DecoFoil Projects


I'm on the Thermoweb design team, which means I get paid to work with the fun products that Thermoweb carries, and create all kinds of stuff... and … [Continue reading]

Diet Coke Inspired Art and Fashion

canvas inspired by Diet Coke

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyUnique4 #CollectiveBias Have you seen … [Continue reading]

Work in Progress

back yard grass

This past year, I focused on the inside of the house. Cleaning the kitchen and putting down new shelf paper. Getting the craft room organized. And … [Continue reading]



At the end of  2014, it was time to pick a word for 2015. In 2014, my word for the year was Forward. I'd made great forward strides, so I chose Thrive … [Continue reading]

World’s Best Omelet

dig in to the best omelet

When I was younger, my Oma taught me how to make the absolute best Omelet. And it isn't so much about the ingredients you put inside the omelet … [Continue reading]

A Birthday gift to me

The mammogram machine

Friday was my birthday. My 36th birthday. Which meant three things. The first was that I got notifications all day long from Facebook, people wishing … [Continue reading]