Archives for August 2013

Mark Twain Park, Richardson TX

Mark Twain Park is bigger than your average park. At first as we drove up, we thought we were just going to end up at the school park. The park is located right next to the elementary school, but it's still a public park! Mark Twain Park Details: Location: east of 75, off of Glenville between Arapaho and Beltline, map here. Surface material: wood chips Structure material: metal and plastic Shade: None Equipment: big kid area, toddler area, swings, baby swings, many slides, … [Read more...]

Kids Art Display Ikea Hack

I'm a big tease. Over a week ago, I posted a sneak peek of the awesome and easy rotating kids art display on my Instagram account. (Are you following me?) And then no tutorial appeared. But finally, it's here. A tutorial for my new favorite thing in our house (well, maybe second to the bookshelf we built this weekend. I'll share a sneak peek of that soon and the full post...eventually). Jaye and I like to do arts and crafts (like painting Easter eggs, fingerpainting toddler valentines, … [Read more...]

Project Mom Giveaway!

Project Mom provided me with tickets to give to you my lovely readers and tickets for myself as well. No other compensation was received and all opinions are my own. Onward to the Project Mom giveaway! Have you heard of Project Mom? Project Mom is a conference for moms who want to be inspired and rejuvenated while relishing some much needed "me" time and getting ideas and resources to help become an even better mom. The event is September 27-28 at the Courtyard Marriott in Allen, … [Read more...]

DIY Cork Photo Display (& how to print Instagram photos!)

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. All opinions are my own. Read along to learn how to print Instagram photos and create a simple cork mat to display your photos. After we got back from our trip to Surfside Beach in July, I really wanted to display some of the cute photos from our vacation. So I decided to create a cork photo display to show off my … [Read more...]

JBF Mckinney is Coming Up!

This post was sponsored by JBF McKinney. All opinions are my own, and, as you know, I honestly love and attend kids consignment sales all the time! The Just Between Friends consignment sale was the first kids consignment sale I ever attended. Back when we lived in Minnesota and I was first pregnant with Jaye, my friend Laura and I went to the First Time Moms presale event at a JBF sale. I had heard that JBF was the place to go when you had kids, but I didn't know what to expect. So I showed up … [Read more...]