Best Baking Supplies for Every Kitchen

15 baking supplies every kitchen should have. They make great gifts for the baker in your life!

As you can tell from the hundreds of recipes for baked goods I’ve posted, I LOVE BAKING! One thing I have learned over the years is that baking is much more enjoyable if you start with the right tools. Having great baking supplies not only helps your baked goods turn out better, it can save […]

Flashback Friday- Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

School is starting to wind down. (Hallelujah, I love summer break!) Since there’s only a few weeks left, I know most of us with kiddos are starting to think about gifts we can give to the teachers that have been teaching and nurturing our children for the last nine months. This gift is one of […]

Fabric Composition Notebook Cover Tutorial

How to make fabric covers for composition notebooks. Makes a great gift!

These Composition Notebook Covers are so pretty, they even make to-do lists a little more fun to write! I am a list writer. I write lists for everything. I make a to-do list every day. Truth be told, sometimes I will write things on my list that I have already done, just so I can […]

Teacher Christmas Gift Idea- Markers {Free Printable}

Pair some markers with this cute printable tag for a perfect Teacher Christmas Gift!

I am a big fan of giving teachers gifts that they will actually use. No mugs, apple crafts, or scented candles! Every year without fail, my boys’ teachers ask for classroom supplies, and specifically Dry Erase Markers. They go through a ton of those, and they can be a little spendy. Last year I decided […]

25 Family Favorite Children’s Picture Books

25 of the best children's picture books - my kids love these!

Looking for perfect Christmas gifts for your kiddos? Here are some of our very favorite children’s picture books! I love and adore children’s books. I started collecting them in college after taking an awesome Children’s Lit class. I didn’t  have kids back then. I wasn’t even married yet. And I was poor as dirt. But […]

Christmas Neighbor Gift – Printable Christmas Bread Wrapper

Printable Christmas Bread Wrapper

Our family hands out about 60 neighbor gifts for Christmas every year. With that many, I need gifts that are inexpensive, but still awesome. I’m always looking for creative ideas. This year I have teamed up with 29 incredibly talented bloggers to share 30 Christmas neighbor gift ideas. How’s that for inspiration? I’m sure you’ll be able to find […]

LDS Young Womens Handout: Becoming More Christlike


Last year, I taught a combined lesson in Young Womens on Becoming More Christlike. I love using handouts in my lessons whenever I can.  I remember how much I loved them when I was in young womens! This one is simple, but I think it turned out really cute. I didn’t have time to share […]

Printable Thank You Notes {Teacher Gift}

Free Printable Thank You Notes

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Office Depot, but all my opinions are my own. Much to my dismay, my boys are heading back to school in the morning. I am not looking forward to the weeping and wailing that will happen when Rachel realizes her best […]