Vintage Football Superbowl Party

vintage football

I live in Phoenix and this weekend is Superbowl. It is totally party city here with tons of celebrities and athletes here for the game. Superbowl is such a fun time to throw a party! Here is my Vintage football Superbowl dessert table from last year. The star of the show was the cake made [...]

Ring in the New Year with King Julien

trail mix

Christmas has came and gone! I seriously think this Christmas just flew by! Are you getting ready for NYE? Do you have kids? Did you know that Netflix launched a brand new original series with the beloved King Julien from Madagascar? Kids are out of school so the perfect time to start watching the series [...]

Happy Friendsgiving with Free Leftover Printable

pumpkin trifle

Do you celebrate Friendsgiving? Over the last few years this trend has become so popular. It’s the coming together of friends to feast Thanksgiving style without all the fuss. It’s generally celebrated after Thanksgiving so you still have time to plan one if you already don’t have one in the making! Keep it simple. Invite [...]

Winter Frozenland Giveaway


Are your kids as obsessed with Frozen as my daughter? Does your kids love snow? Are you located in Phoenix? Well, if you said yes to these questions then this giveaway has your name all over it! Enter to win one family fun pack of 4 tickets! Giveaway will open November 23-November 28th. Enjoy the [...]

Christmas Quatrefoil Centerpiece

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I know it’s not even Halloween and I’m showing you a Christmas centerpiece! Don’t worry I haven’t skipped Halloween, Fall and Thanksgiving. This project was for another round of the design star competition for Cricut . I am honored to be a part of their selected bloggers to compete to be a designer in the Cricut [...]

Pork Chop and Potato Casserole

pork chops and potato casserole

Tuesday dinner menu was Pork Chop and Potato Casserole and Sauteed Squash and Zucchini. Madison loves the Pork Chop and Potato Casserole…the veggies not so much. This dish requires at least an hour and 15 minutes to prepare. 15 minutes of prep work than 1 hour in the oven. Tuesday is the only night that [...]

Spinach Tomato Tortellini

spinach tomato tortellini

I have been selected to be a blog ambassador for Food, Fight, Write conference in Las Vegas in November. No, I’m not a food blogger. However, food and parties go hand in hand! I make homemade meals for my family every night during the work week. Madison is a very picky eater and with my [...]

Party on a Dime Challenge~ Farm Party


I was contacted by Balloon Time, the portable helium tank company to compete in a Party on a Dime challenge. The designers were asked to style a complete REAL party for $100 (not a photo shoot party). The winner will win $5,000 for their favorite charity. Of course, this is right up my alley!!  Plus [...]

Geometric Leather Necklace

geometric necklace

  I’m super duper excited to be a part of the Cricut Design Space Star Challenge!! Just in case you have no idea what I’m talking about, Cricut is looking for their next designer to create projects for their design space for the Cricut Explore. We are broken up into teams of 10. Cricut has [...]