Easy Royal Icing for Cookies

You can’t have cookies without icing for decorating….well ok, fine, you can but they don’t taste as good. Here’s a royal icing that is easy and perfect for decorating cookies. It’s not too thin and not too thick.



A How to Guide: Making a Werewolf

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Anyone else think the Halloween animatronics are overrated? Yeah neither do I, but who can really afford them at $300 a piece? Ok, so I am not going to show you how to make one of these but I’ll show you a scaled back version…ok WAYYY scaled back. First you need supplies…. Continue reading “A How to Guide: Making a Werewolf”

DIY $10.00 Skeleton Wreath

It’s just about time for my favorite season…Halloween! I love everything and anything about this holiday, especially making craft projects for around the house. I have children and live in a neighborhood where lots of kids trick-or-treat, so I try and keep all my projects age appropriate but still kinda spooky. Remember: you can always add fake blood or red paint to your projects to make them a little more gory.

This project is a skeleton wreath for the door – a perfect welcoming for those trick-or-treaters!


Items You Will Need For This Project…. Continue reading “DIY $10.00 Skeleton Wreath”

DIY Rustic Wedding Invitations

It’s that time of year where everyone is planning their weddings for the summer, so I thought I would make a post about saving $$$ on diy invitations. My husband and I got married the summer of 2014 and we were able to keep our ENTIRE wedding at under $5000.00! DIY Rustic Wedding Invites.jpgIt was definitely hard to do and not everyone can keep it this cheap, as we were very lucky to be able to borrow and make a lot of the wedding pieces/services. I’ll start off with giving you some tips on wedding invitations. Invitations can cost a pretty penny if you plan on hiring a professional to make them for you, so I am going to show you how you can make them for less than 1/2 the price AND if you put the effort into the creativity of them, they can look really amazing. So, to start… here’s our wedding invitations that I designed, printed and put together myself… Continue reading “DIY Rustic Wedding Invitations”