Make Your Own Pirate Kit #NationalTalkLikeAPirateDay

  I have been blessed with some awesome people in my life.  One of which is my very first niece.  I still remember the very first time I saw her and held her!  That beautiful baby stole my heart!  I will admit, I’ve told that story and/or thought about that moment so many times I […]

JaneGreen House Party

We had an amazing time having a Jane Green House Party!  The ladies and I enjoyed discussing Tempting Fate and are looking forward to having a follow up party to discuss Another Piece of My Heart!!! The author, Jane Green, provided a great intro video to get the conversation rolling then we chatted about the […]

#DisneySide @Home Celebration Party

My friends and I had the most awesome time with a group of very excited little ones!  Much planning happened, but we can talk about that another time!  Today, I want to tell you all about our DisneySide party!  My bestie and I had a ton of fun planning!  We even got her girl to […]

Monster Cookie Recipe

Making Book Clubs Fun…With Food With summer’s arrival, it’s a great time to break out the stack of unread books for pool time or beach lounging. At least we always think that’s what will happen. Often, the summer ends and our reading list has barely budged. A great way to ensure you get to some […]

Bow Napkin Folding Tutorial

Hey everyone!  You may remember the recent book review I did “Top 100 Step-by-Step Napkin Folds“.  While I was unable to do a giveaway on this one, the awesome people who allowed me to review the book has decided to let you have a sneak peak!  Above is an example of one of my favorite […]

Top 100 Step-by-Step Napkin Folds Review

Hey everyone!  Here at the Zoo we love having people over for dinner and what not.  Feeding people is Chief Zoo Keepers favorite hobby.  Generally, he does all the cooking and the house and any creative bits are my job.  I recently came across this book and was super excited to try it out.  At […]

Easy Luau/Beach Decoration

Hey everyone!  I was recently visiting Journey’s of the Zoo and guest posted one of my crafts I did for my daughter’s luau themed party.  It turned out really cute, I think.  Humorously enough I liked it when I made it then LOVED it when I looked at the pictures.  LOL.  Probably because I looked […]

Thomas the Train Birthday Party

My beautiful little God daughter is in love with Thomas!  Trains in general, I think, as well!  For her second birthday, she got to choose the them.  Naturally, she chose Thomas!  So, I thought I’d share the lovely homemade cake and some of the decorations.  Hope you enjoy! The train tracks on the cake were […]

Luau Birthday Ideas & Such

So, Monkey wants to have a luau themed birthday party…  Sounds easy enough…  Right???  Anyway, I’m trying to do research to get her party decor together.  Of course, I want to make as much of it as I can so I thought I’d share with you the things I’m looking at.  Also, I’ve got some […]

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