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Turn Out The Lights, And I Glow.


To the extreme I rock a mic like a vandal Light up a stage and wax a chump like a candle. Ok, I am not Vanilla Ice but we are as cool as ice at our Friday night glow stick partay’s!!! This time we decided it would be even more fun to invite their cousin […]

Remembering My Mother


    She left us on the first day of spring. So fitting for her to depart then. When I think of all the elements collectively that make that season I can’t help but think those are the very same from which she was made. My mother was our Spring. She was hope. She was […]

Tech-Savvy Parenting and Digital Etiquette


Tech-Savvy Parenting By: Samantha Kostowicz As a parent of a 6 and 4 year old, I am definitely learning as I go about appropriate behavior and etiquette with technology as it happens in our lives.  Cell phones weren’t available to the masses until I was in college, and there definitely wasn’t social media websites.  As […]

Love Struck by Confetti Sunshine


This adorableness is brought to you by Sara of Confetti Sunshine. What a fun, easy, and inexpensive way to make something a little different for Valentine’s Day! Surprise your own kiddos or their classmates with these little crayon Valentine arrows. Visit our Winter Issue for more Valentine Ideas.    

A Loving God


Recently, I found this quote on Pinterest and was even more excited when I saw it was by Mother Teresa. I knew immediately just the picture for this beautiful quote! Kimberly Long did an outstanding job on this photograph. We asked for a soft lit heart with bokeh (fancy word for those blurred circles in […]

A Nutcracker Suite Party Full of Confectionary Details


I have wanted to work with Jennifer Hayslip for years now! She is the princess of shabby chic and queen of all whimsical delights! Known as an amazingly talented mixed media artist Jennifer can now add professional photographer to the list of accomplishments! Pink Ellie was launched shortly before our Winter Issue was released. Her […]

Cheers to the New Year!


As we mentioned in this spread in our Winter Issue, our social lives generally revolve around our kids, especially on New Year’s Eve. So why not make it fun for us all?  This New Year’s spread  was so easy to create with Sparkling Grape Juice and Pop Rocks to line the tops of their glasses […]

Make Your Own Wrapping Paper, Christmas!

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I have too much fun making these little faces on many of the packages we put underneath our tree. I have used this contractor’s paper from Lowe’s year round for all sorts of things! Remember the Thanksgiving place mats I made where kids can decorate their own place setting? Well, now it is time to […]

You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch!

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My boys and I have loved this App for a couple of years now. My youngest is especially captivated by this story of the Grinch read to him with additional sounds. We highly recommend this app for your littles. We love it in carline when there is time to pass and it is always a […]

Star Light, Star Bright DIY Clay Ornaments


I promise this DIY ornament is so easy!!! All you need is self drying clay. I found mine in the color white at Hobby Lobby and with my handy dandy coupon I received 40% off! The brand is Crayola.   You will need: Self Drying Clay (white) A rolling pin A cookie cutter in the […]