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10 Fun Easter Treat Recipes and DIY Ideas Anyone Can Make!

I couldn't be more ready for spring! Winters are mild down here in Florida compared to what we dealt with while living in Michigan. Even still, when you're used to temperatures hovering around the 80s the few months when temperatures drop and the skies are gray seem to stretch on. While I'm completely ready for spring, I'm thankful Easter is later this year because I'm definitely not prepared for the upcoming class party! Although I'm now one step closer thanks to these fun 10 fun Easter treat … [Read more...]

How to make your own Mary Poppins costume for Halloween

Wouldn't it be great if we all had a Mary Poppins in our life? Someone who makes the kids enjoy doing their chores and sing Super-Cala-Fragilistic-Expialidocious while whipping up a delicious dinner. Ahh the life. While we can't all be Mary Poppins, we could totally dress up like her - and most of the items can be found in your closet! *TIP* If you don't have any of the pieces check out my favorite shopping site, Modcloth - they do! Over the course of the film, Mary Poppins (never just … [Read more...]

*HOT* Star Wars Crochet Kit

We just saw the preview for the upcoming Star Wars movie this weekend and are SOOOO excited. Then I came across this amazing crochet kit on Facebook this morning - how adorable is it? Just released this week, order now and you'll have plenty of time to make all 12 characters before the movie comes out! Get it on Amazon right now for 40% off retail with FREE Prime shipping! Star Wars Crochet by Lucy Collin is “An out-of-this-world crochet adventure… offers a fun and interactive … [Read more...]

Easy and Fun DIY Musical Props For Kids

The end of the school year is drawing to a close. It's that elusive time when summer is almost within reach but first a maze of school plays, graduations, band concerts and dance recitals. To be honest a small part of me misses this time during my own primary school days but another part is really looking forward to my child experiencing them. This was her first year dancing and she has loves to put on a show. My electronic devices are filled with performances of her singing songs from her … [Read more...]

Fun and Creative Ways to Use Coffee Grounds and K-Cups

When you drink as much coffee as I do, then you start looking for creative ways to re-purpose coffee grounds and K-cups. Instead of tossing them in the trash, there are so many more fun and creative ways to use them. Not only are K-cups great for starting seedlings before transferring to a garden, but they also make cool hanging planters for small spaces or a learning project for your toddlers! This creative mom at Entirely Smitten, made her K-cups into custom stampers for the kids! My son … [Read more...]

FREE Winter Recipe E-Book!

Free Winter Coffee Recipe Ebook! Also includes an exclusive coupon for 10% off all items in the holiday gift idea section of Cross Country Cafe! … [Read more...]

Space to Create: Jewelry Making Storage Ideas

This post made possible by our friends at WigJig. If you're a jewelry maker, you know that your studio space can go from organized to overwhelming really fast. Particularly if you're short on space, finding ways to create livable, workable storage is seemingly impossible. Fortunately, it's not impossible, it just takes a little creativity, which you've already got. By using stack-able storage, wall space, closet space, and floor space, you can create a very functional and organized storage … [Read more...]

Free Digital Scrapbooking Kit: Country Fresh 2 – Blue Papers.

  Check out this free digital scrapbooking kit : Country Fresh 2 - Blue Papers. This paper pack contains 13 textured digital papers, 12"x12" at 300ppi.  There are 6 semisolid papers and 5 patterned papers. Thanks, Design House Digital. … [Read more...]

Free Digital Scrapbooking Kit – True Romantics Elements

  Score this free digital scrapbooking kit: True Romantics Elements.  Description: Perfect for those True Romantics, this kit contains a dreamy mix of  elements in hues of Lavender, Rose, Lime and Cream.  Included are: 46 digital elements 6 printable journal blocks and labels 3 perpetual calendar blocks Thanks, Design House Digital.  … [Read more...]

Free Digital Scrapbooking Kit: Back To Basics

This free digital scrapbooking kit: Back To Basics offers 10 white frames available for download. … [Read more...]

Free Digital Scrapbooking Kit: Honey Do List

  Check out this free digital scrapbooking kit: Honey Do List - Mini Paper and Sticker Kit Set of 5 300 dpi 12x12 re-sizable JPEG file pages 2 Grungy paint stroke famed pages 1 Grocery cart and grapes page Grungy striped paper 1 Dog bone and paw print page 7 Playful 300 dpi re-sizable PNG file elements 1 Paint Brust Sticker 1 Pair of Strawberries Sticker 1 Paw Print Sticker 1 Grapes Sticker 1 Grovery Cart Sticker 1 Dog Bone Sticker 1 "Honey Do List" … [Read more...]

Free Digital Scrapbooking Kit: Kraftsy Chic

  Free Digital Scrapbooking Kit Kraftsy Chic is a playful kraft-inspired kit, great for vibrant and fun layouts! This digital paper pack includes 10 different papers, 4 solid and 6 patterned, all 12x12 .jpg at 300dpi. Thanks, Design House Digital.  … [Read more...]