No Bake Aztec Chocolate Ice Cream Parfait

This No Bake Aztec Chocolate Ice Cream Parfait will turn plain old chocolate ice cream into a gourmet dessert worthy of your local chocolate bar! #AD #nobake #nestletollhouse #darkchocolate #summer

We love to turn the heat up with some great south of the border recipes in the summer!  But what you need is a great no bake dessert to give you a break from the oppressive heat of the oven!  This No Bake Aztec Chocolate Ice Cream Parfait is the perfect cool no bake summer recipe!  This recipe was inspired by the Central American flavors of dark chocolate, coffee and chili powder.  With some … READ MORE

Home State Wall Art

home state wall art horizontal

Did you know that Michaels now sells pre-made and stained pallets?  Do you know how much time that saves me?  This busy mom loves convenience!  After I created my Home State Decal, I wanted something to hang on the wall with that cute little graphic I had created!   I created a vinyl stencil in Cricut Design Space to create this Home State Wall Art!  Create your own using YOUR home state as the … READ MORE

Nighttime Diffuser Recipe for Essential Oils


Hello friends! I hope you are having an enjoyable summer! I am amazed at how quickly it is flying by. The end of July is upon us. I want to talk about one of my favorite things today . . . my essential oils diffuser! This is an important part of our nighttime routine. We use our diffuser every single night! Anytime we stay at a hotel . . .we take it with us. When we went on a cruise in May. . .we … READ MORE

Back to School Chalkboard Fonts

A collection of my favorite digital Back to School Chalkboard Fonts! via

Do you know what's sad?  It just dawned on me the other day that they no longer use chalkboards in most classrooms.  Everything has been replaced by white boards and dry erase markers.  One of my favorite smells in the whole world is chalk.  It reminds me of school days and making friends.  I vote we start a revolution to bring back the chalkboard!  Until that time, here are my favorite digital … READ MORE

Squirt Gun Tie Dye

squirt gun tie dye horizontal

This post originally appeared on Skip to my Lou on July 1, 2015. A couple of weeks ago, I was racking my brain trying to come up with something fun and different.  My son has been asking to try tie dye but I wanted to make it fun and silly.  We decided to use Kool-Aid and water guns to make these Squirt Gun Tie Dye t-shirts!  Here's what you need to make: Kool-aid packs Plastic cups and … READ MORE