Homemade No Churn S’mores Ice Cream

homemade smores ice cream

This post is sponsored by TruMoo, but all thoughts, words, and opinions are my own. I know during the summer time it can be hard to keep kids busy and occupied and sometimes you're scrambling for things to spark their attention or get them excited. The weather around us has been awful these last few weeks and truly only a few days have gone by without the promise of rain. Today I'm sharing with you a simple little idea you can do with your kids on a sunny or rainy day that let's them get a little hands on in the kitchen and use up some common items you may already have in your kitchen pantry.For this recipe you'll need: 1 cup … [Read more...]

Total Blog Takeover Series!!

The Cards We Drew Total Blog Takeover

Hey friends!! I bet you didn't know that summers, for bloggers, mean slow traffic and low readership. If you didn't know...you know now and you know why I've decided to take a few weeks off from blogging. I have a few of my own posts already scheduled for the time I'm gone, but in the meantime I invited some blogging friends to stop by each day, introduce themselves to you, and share their best work, favorite trends, and introduce you to other bloggers along the way!!Each day starting this Sunday you'll meet a new blogging friend of mine...so please, welcome them, check out there stuff and feel free to follow them along on social … [Read more...]

Creative Collection Link Party


Welcome to another Creative Collection Link Party! Check out this week's favorites and share with us your awesome new ideas for this week!Ice Cream Party|Fynes DesignsUncommon Designs| Light Floral DIY Photo BackdropWhite Washed Barn Star| Simply DesignningHoney & Birch| Red White & Blue Yogurt BarkOur Family World| Strawberry Peach PopsGuest Bedroom Ideas| A Prudent LifeRed White & Blue Paper Lanterns| Made With HappyJen from Craft-o-Maniac: Facebook || Twitter || Pinterest || Instagram || Google+ Mallory & Savannah from Classy Clutter: Facebook || Twitter || Pinterest || … [Read more...]

Cherry Crumble Pie with Cherry Garland

cherry crumble pie

This post is sponsored by FloraCraft, all opinions are my own.Today I'm sharing a fun new recipe WITH a cute coordinating craft!! With 4th of July right around the corner, there's nothing more American than a down home Cherry Pie! Am I right? But sometimes we all don't have time for a handmade cherry pie, so today I'm giving you a homemade option in a quarter of the time and you can wow your July 4th guests with BOTH your cooking and crafting skills!! Check out my Cherry Crumble Pie with Cherry Garland!I'll start with the garland!What you need for the cherry garland:8 – 10 small, FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam … [Read more...]

How to Create a Simple Herb Garden

outdoor lounge area

This post is sponsored by Target, all opinions are my own.June 21st marks the official start of summer and with summer you associate cookouts, beach parties, grilling and more…and you’ll notice one thing in common…it’s all OUTDOORS. Outdoor spaces are SO crucial for successful summer entertaining and my husband and I have found throughout the years that our backyard deck is more of an extension of our house during the warmer months of the year. Today I wanted to share with you a small section of our deck that we made over and how to create a simple herb garden using pots. We have a back deck that stretches nearly the full length of our … [Read more...]

Peach Cheesecake Milkshake Recipe

peach cheesecake milkshake recipe from The Cards We Drew

This post is sponsored by DairyPure Milk, all opinions are my own.I LOVE fresh peaches during the summer and nothing makes me happier than a sweet treat after dinner! Today I'm sharing a simple and easy Peach Cheesecake Milkshake Recipe using DairyPure Milk!Never heard of DairyPure?DairyPure is the only milk backed by an exclusive Five-Point Purity Promise. All DairyPure milk contains no artificial growth hormones, is tested for antibiotics, is continually quality tested to ensure purity, only comes from cows fed a healthy diet, and is cold shipped fresh from your local dairy!!DairyPure is available in the dairy case at … [Read more...]

The Creative Collection Link Party


Hey friends! We're excited that you're back to party with us today and over the weekend at The Creative Collection Lin! Show us your best, new projects for a chance to be featured!Painted American Flag Sign from Liz on CallLiving Room Accent Chair Update from Cherished BlissStrawberry Lemonade Popsicles from Sweet and Savory by ShineeGrilled Key Lime Chicken Wings from This Silly Girl's LifeBlueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream from Cooking with CurlsPatriotic Tic Tac Toe Game from Reason to Skip the HouseworkReclaimed Wood Whale Art from Finding Home OnlineJen from Craft-o-Maniac: Facebook || … [Read more...]

How to Feed Your Family on a Strict Budget

How to feed your family on a strict budget

Hey guys! Abbey here. Today I have my friend Lauren on the blog! She recently posted on Facebook about how she feeds her family of FIVE for $110 a week!! Of course, I was curious, so she decided to document how she does it and share it on my site! Awesome, huh? Without further adieu...here's Lauren sharing "How to Feed Your Family on a Strict Budget!"Hey guys! It's Lauren. Recently, I posted that my weekly grocery budget for my family of 5 is $110 on my Facebook account and to my surprise many of my friends took an interest and asked a lot of questions. Hopefully I can answer some of these questions in this post. First I probably should … [Read more...]