Archives for June 2014

Homemade Patriotic Popsicles | dairy free, gluten free, vegan almond milk recipes

Homemade Patriotic Popsicles | dairy free, gluten free, vegan almond milk recipes

Homemade Patriotic Popsicles - dairy free, gluten free, vegan almond milk recipes | This recipe is a part of a Silk Almondmilk #SilkAlmondBlends #shop hosted by the social shopper media company #CollectiveBias. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own. As the temperatures go up, nothing tastes better on a hot summer day than a fresh from the freezer homemade popsicle. We started obsessing over making these little treats ourself when CJ was was taken off of solid foods a couple of years ago. They are one of the easiest treats to Continue reading

The Sunday Showcase Party | No. 250

The Sunday Showcase Party | No. 250

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase Party. Thank you for taking the time to stop by and share your creations & ideas. summer 2014 | @bystephanielynn instagram Just a Few Things Prior to Submitting Your Links *This Party is open to any project or idea you have made or created and would like to showcase this week. Please do not link up work that is not your own. *Please do not link to Etsy shops, selling sites or to a giveaway *Please add the party button to your post {code below} or a visible link back to the party so others can be Continue reading

Sharpie Painted Glass Water Bottle | you gotta regatta #paintyourway

Sharpie Painted Glass Water Bottle | you gotta regatta #paintyourway

Sharpie Painted Glass Water Bottle - you gotta regatta #paintyourway | This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Sharpie, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #PaintYourWay http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV My niece is getting ready to go to field hockey camp next month - the joys of still being in high school. She spent a few hours this weekend going through the list of necessities to bring, while making a shopping list in the process. Those kind of lists are still so exciting to me! We Continue reading

How to Make Dinosaur Fossil Rocks | passport to imagination kids crafts

How to Make Dinosaur Fossil Rocks | passport to imagination kids crafts

How to Make Dinosaur Fossil Rocks - Michaels passport to imagination kids crafts | Last week my little guy and I had the pleasure of attending a Passport to Imagination crafting session at Michaels. This summer program for kids is being held in Michaels stores nationwide - every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, all summer long. Each class is packed with crafts inspired by exhibits found throughout some of North America’s best museums. The 2 hour classes cost just $2 and that even includes all of the needed crafting supplies. This week, week Continue reading

Yogurt Parfaits | mini layered #dolejars fruit parfait recipe

Yogurt Parfaits | mini layered #dolejars fruit parfait recipe

Yogurt Parfaits - mini layered #dolejars fruit parfait recipe | This post brought to you by Dole. All opinions are 100% my own. Yogurt parfaits are one of our summertime favorites. These beautifully layered treats are not only quick and easy to put together, but can be enjoyed any time of the day. While we usually prepare these tasty delights in a tall glass or mason jar - I couldn't resist putting some mini servings together for brunch this past weekend. Our parfaits begin with some basic breakfast staples: tangy greek yogurt (packed Continue reading

The Sunday Showcase Party | No. 249

The Sunday Showcase Party | No. 249

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase Party. Thank you for taking the time to stop by and share your creations & ideas. summer 2014 | @bystephanielynn instagram Just a Few Things Prior to Submitting Your Links *This Party is open to any project or idea you have made or created and would like to showcase this week. Please do not link up work that is not your own. *Please do not link to Etsy shops, selling sites or to a giveaway *Please add the party button to your post {code below} or a visible link back to the party so others can be Continue reading

Summer Entertaining | outdoor poolside party #pier1outdoorparty

Summer Entertaining | outdoor poolside party #pier1outdoorparty

Summer Entertaining - outdoor poolside party #pier1outdoorparty | I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Pier 1 Imports. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. We love to entertain year-round - though the summer season is simply our favorite. Considering most of our summer entertaining is spontaneously thrown together - it seems as if the last minute planning comes together so easy and effortless. The gorgeous weather combined with the beautiful scenery Continue reading

The Sunday Showcase | No. 248

The Sunday Showcase | No. 248

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase Party. Thank you for taking the time to stop by and share your creations & ideas. spring 2014 | bystephanielynn  Just a Few Things Prior to Submitting Your Links *This Party is open to any project or idea you have made or created and would like to showcase this week. Please do not link up work that is not your own. *Please do not link to Etsy shops, selling sites or to a giveaway *Please add the party button to your post {code below} or a visible link back to the party so others can be inspired to Continue reading

Summer Fun List | framed summer activities checklist #michaelsmakers

Summer Fun List | framed summer activities checklist #michaelsmakers

Summer Fun List - framed summer activities checklist #michaelsmakers | We have been counting down the days to summer and are pretty excited to celebrate the official first day next weekend. Each summer we have lots of fun things we would like to try and fit in our schedule  - some simple treasures, a couple favorite traditions, a few actual trips and a whole lot of everyday fun. I fancied up our Summer Fun List a bit - instead of just penciling in the activities on our calendar. The project was inspired by my first monthly challenge with the Continue reading

Healthy Summer Snacks with Taste of Nature | backyard play & craft #realtastesgood

Healthy Summer Snacks with Taste of Nature | backyard play & craft #realtastesgood

Healthy Summer Snacks with Taste of Nature | backyard play & craft #realtastesgood The days of unstructured outdoor play have finally returned and we have been soaking in every second of the warm weather, fresh air and much needed Vitamin D. When the sun is shining and our minds are focused on having "fun" - quick and satisfying healthy snacks are the key to a perfect day outdoors. To maximize my own time spent outdoors, before we head out for the day, I like to plan and put together an Outdoor Snack Cart or snack tray. Healthy Continue reading