Easy Money Graduation Lei

My work BFF invited me to her daughter’s high school graduation next week. I can’t make it, but I’ll be sending the graduate a little gift – an Easy Money Graduation Lei. It’s [...]

How To Duo Without Steel

In January, Steel applied for a supervisor position at his current job. I was very excited and hopeful for him, but I knew that if he were to land the gig, it would mean no more grubsmashing or [...]

Minion Party Favors

Last year, we did a Frozen themed birthday party for my nieces’ birthday.  I was in charge of putting together the party favors and the Olaf piñata.  Everything turned out great. This year, [...]

DIY Tile Photo Coasters

My Dad had boxes of extra tiles at his house that he was going to toss. Naturally, I hoarded them. I figured I can use them for art projects; seemed so wasteful to just trash them! Well, [...]

Photo Booth Props

This DIY project is an oldie but goodie.  I made my first set of photo props for the fabulous Ly wedding held at The W Hotel in San Francisco.  The lovebirds rented a photo booth, so I decided to [...]

4th of July Nails

Happy 4th of July, and here’s another set of patriotic nails for you!  Similar to my Memorial Day nails, I am using the colors of our grand old flag. I failed at my first attempt of doing [...]

Memorial Day Nails

Memorial Day – a day to remember our nation’s fallen heroes who served to protect our country and our freedom.  We should salute, honor and THANK them everyday for their sacrifice. To [...]

Mother’s Day Nails

Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers out there!  I hope your day is filled with as much love and joy as you deserve.  And to the one that I love and cherish most of all, I miss [...]

Earth Day River Rocks

Happy Earth Day!  Hug a tree.  I know I will! To celebrate Mother Nature and all her beauty, I decided to paint some river rocks to place along the neighborhood trail for walkers to discover.  I [...]

Burlap Birthday Banner

A coworker-friend of mine is currently planning her daughter’s first birthday party.  The theme is going to be vintage Cinderella.  How cute is that?! I love everything vintage, and since I [...]

Easter Nails

Easter is this Sunday!  What are your plans for the day?  My Dad invited me to attend church with him Sunday morning, followed by a feast and Easter egg hunt at his house for my twin nieces and [...]

DIY Olaf Piñata

Do you want to build a snowman piñata? My twin nieces recently had a Frozen themed party for their 7th birthday, and this Olaf piñata was handmade with care just for them!  I could’ve [...]

Siri Valentine’s Day E-Card

A couple of months ago, I created a video to address student behavior and expectations at a school assembly, and I used Siri’s voice to remind students to be respectful audience members.  [...]

Mini Meatball Sliders

It’s Super Bowl Sunday, and while everyone else is likely preparing for the big game, I’m here blogging about a dish you should serve at your party – mini meatball sliders! I [...]

Plantable Save the Dates

I heart my bae. We tied the knot 06.29.13 – an eco-friendly backyard wedding with about 220 guests. Yes, I said backyard wedding, so yes, there were lots and lots of DIY projects! My first [...]

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