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 […]

Giani Review

Okay, so some of you know we bought a house recently and have been remodeling.  There were only two rooms that didn’t get a makeover, the existing bathrooms.  (We added a new bathroom as well, but that’s another day!)  The main bathroom is….well….lacking, but so were funds so we decided to make it our work […]

Princess Party

Hey Everyone!  The love of crafts started with probably sewing for me.  Then it grew…  And grew…  Now it’s such an insanely large part of me.  I’m okay with that…  It keeps me productive!  Anyway, my current craft collection grew so largely due to my love for scrapbooking.  Somewhere along the way, I got distracted […]

Red Glitter Floor

  As part of our remodel, we decided to do the hallway floor in red glitter.  We wanted to have a red carpet look, as we decorate the hall with music posters.  It came out more like Dorothy’s red glitter shoes.  Pretty, but not very manageable…  We’ll discuss that later…  First, here is the how […]

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 […]

DIY Nightmare Before Christmas Wreath

Nightmare Before Christmas has been played so many times in my house it’s insane.  Check out this DIY wreath.  My nephew can’t wait to hang it in his room and was devastated that it goes on the door first! “Boys and Girls of every age, wouldn’t you like to see something strange? Come with us […]

Super Simple Boy’s Room Decor Craft Inspirations

Hey guys!  So, being an Okie, we love our Sooners!  Funny, I love them and care nothing for sports!  LOL.  Anyway, my dear friends have a son that just loves them so I decided to make him some room decor.  I haven’t gotten to see him, but I hear he loved them!  I thought I […]

All Natural Bathroom, Kitchen, & Floor Cleaner Recipes

Hi there! I’m so happy to be invited here today to the “zoo”! A little about me…my name is Melissa and I’m an Aromatherapy Cleaning Business Owner turned Stay-at-home-mom. For many years I operated a specialty Cleaning business …only using natural, aromatherapy cleaning products that I made in my home. The process to make the […]

Teen Room Decor: Magnet Strip

Hey Everyone!  I made this for Monkey for Christmas and thought I would share it with ya!  It was quick and easy and she really likes it!  😀  Also, for those of you turning green–> all re-purposed!  😀 I had taken apart two boards that were bound by this strip of metal.  A lovely gentleman […]

@TylerPerry’s# Boo2! Prize Giveaway US Ends 10/25 #ad #RWM @Lionsgate @CraftyZoo

Tyler Perry’s Boo2! A Madea Halloween  comes out very soon and I’m super stoked!  Monkey and I use to watch Madea movies all of the time!  That’s one of the things I miss the most, our movie nights and mother/daughter bonding!  I think I’ve used the popcorn machine like once since she grew up and moved […]

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