15 Patriotic Crafts You Can Do in 20 minutes or Less

by Tara Kramarsky
Patriotic Crafts You Can Do in 20 minutes or Less  for the Fourth

Even though Summer officially starts in June, the 4th of July marks the real start of Summer. No matter if you’re having a huge BBQ with your entire neighborhood, a small family get together or just your family heading out to watch fireworks, there’s lots of ways to bring in some red, white & blue […]

Creative Fourth of July DIY Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Creative 4th of July DIY Ideas

I ended up having quite a few Fourth of July DIY ideas that came to fruition this year. I thought I’d put together a round-up of those including my favorites from last year. All of these ideas are quick, easy, and budget friendly! I hope you check them out, enjoy them, and share them! Let’s […]

Fourth of July Parade Wagon and Paper Crafts

by Dinah Wulf
Fourth of July Parade Wagon (1)

I am really looking forward to the mini Fourth of July parade that we do every year. I don’t know why, but my husband and I have never gotten a wagon for our daughter.  We would always hitch a ride with someone else, or even just pushed her in her sparsely decorated stroller. This year, […]

Fire Cracker Paper Necklace Craft

by Dinah Wulf
Fire-Cracker-Paper-Necklace-Craft

My daughter and I were lucky enough to review today’s sponsor, Crafter’s Crate. Crafter’s Crate provides DIY crafts and supplies to give an easy way for moms and daughters to connect.  Our Celebrate America box arrived in the mail and we couldn’t wait to get started. One of our favorites was the Fire Cracker Paper […]

DIY Mod Podge Tea Lights

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Mod Podge Patriotic Tea Lights

I came across these adorable red and blue metal buckets in the dollar bins at a Joann Fabric and Craft Store.  They have a little star cut out, perfectly patriotic for the Fourth of July or Memorial Day. I wanted to add a little oomph so I ended up turning them into DIY Mod Podge […]

Upcycled Ruler Patriotic Wreath DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Vintage Wooden Ruler Wreath (1)

Remember these old wooden fold out rulers? I hadn’t seen one since I was little. For some reason I remember playing with my dad’s in our garage. I was antique shopping in Orange a few months ago and just had to buy it, for that reason…it reminded me of my dad. So, after months sitting […]

Repurposed Dynamite Stick Patriotic Party Favors

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Dynamite Stick Patriotic Party Favors (5)

Thank you to SweetWorks, Inc., for sponsoring the candy for this post, Repurposed Dynamite Stick Patriotic Party Favors. If you know me, you know that I work out often. When I do, I bring bottled water with a vitamin B12 energy powder mixed in. The powder comes in these cute little cases that I have […]

Glow Stick Fourth of July Party Favor Printable

by Dinah Wulf
Glow Stick 4th of July Party Favor Printable

My family and I celebrate the Fourth of July at the same place every year. There is an annual party with family and friends at my best friend’s in laws. Every year after the sun sets and we wait for the fireworks, all the parents pass out glow sticks and sparklers to all the kids.  […]

Red, White, and Blue DIY Feather Hair Clips

by Dinah Wulf
easy red white and blue head piece (5)

I know yesterday I shared Easy Dollar Bin Headbands that I made for my daughter, but I was on a roll with hair pieces so I thought I’d share another one I made for my friend and I to wear at an annual Fourth of July party that we go to.  Last year I made […]

No Sew Patriotic Kitchen Towel

by Dinah Wulf
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I have become obsessed with making festive holiday themed kitchen towels! Recently, I made a Valentine’s Day kitchen towel, a St. Patrick’s Day kitchen towel, and an Easter Kitchen Towel so I thought I’d keep it up and make a No Sew Patriotic Kitchen Towel too! I went back to Jo-Ann Fabrics to see if I […]

Just Add Ice Cream Repurposed Tic Tac Packs Printable

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Tic Tac Packs

This post, Just Add Ice Cream Repurposed Tic Tac Packs Printable, was brought to you by the makers of Tic Tac® mints. I received compensation to write this post through the Tic Tac® Pack program… all opinions expressed are my own. Did you know that there’s a brand new flavor of Tic Tac mints? Tic […]

Quick and Easy Flower Headpiece

by Dinah Wulf
easy-diy-headpiece

I wasn’t going to do a post today because of the holiday weekend…BUT I COULDN’T DO IT!  This blog is an addiction, I tell ya!  If you haven’t guessed, I am an extremely calculated person.  I HATE to procrastinate and I almost feel a strong anxiety when I do not plan ahead.  This includes this […]

Happy 4th of July!

by Dinah Wulf
4th of July 2013

I hope everyone has a safe and happy 4th with all your friends and family!

Recycled T Shirt Fourth of July Bunting

by Dinah Wulf
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Geesh! The Fourth of July is right around the corner! How time flies!  I wanted to share a quick and easy recycled T shirt Fourth of July bunting sponsored by Silhouette that I made with the Silhouette Studio® Designer Edition software.  You can make this in minutes; just in time for the 4th. More importantly, […]

Recycled Pringles Can Gift Kits

by Dinah Wulf
Pringles Can Pull Me Gift Kits (1)

I have seen a few Pringles can cookie tins on Pinterest.  They are cleverly wrapped and hold the perfect sized cookie.  I’ve seen them wrapped with Christmas paper complete with a bow and I’ve seen them wrapped like a Mummy for Halloween.   These lovely ideas inspired me to create these Recycled Pringles Can Gift Kits […]

Last Minute Party Appetizers

by Dinah Wulf
July 4th Appetizers (2)

Every year we go to my best friend’s house for the Fourth of July.  It’s a casual potluck style get together and I always have a ton of fun.  This year I was assigned appetizers.  Although I didn’t know this until yesterday I was able to put together some fun festive last minute party appetizers. […]

Coastal Decor

by Dinah Wulf
Seashells

Today is officially the first day of summer!  Living here on the west coast, a few miles from the beach it feels like summer all year round, however there is something exciting about the end of the school year, BBQ’s, and my favorite, summer entertaining.  Summer entertaining, to me, starts with preparing my home.  I […]

Memorial Day Cocktails

by David Edessa
Mint Julep

Written By David Edessa   Memorial Weekend is filled with celebrations via picnics and barbecues. Why not celebrate with an American classic liquor….. Whiskey!!!  Here are some refreshing Memorial Day cocktails using whiskey/bourbon. •<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>• Mint Julep Cup – 10 fl oz Mint Julep Punch Recipe: Ingredients: 2 cups Water 2 cups Sugar 1 cup Peach […]

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