17 Cute DIY Cactus Projects To Make

DIY Cactus Projects to make

Being a desert dweller, I can’t help but have an affinity for cacti. You might have noticed the pretty little cactus in my blog design too. 😉 Real cacti can be beautiful but also painful (if you get too close). Never fear I have a solution! There are lots of pain-free DIY cactus ideas available read more »

DIY Fear from Inside Out Costume

Homemade Fear Inside Out Costume idea

You knew it was coming. I couldn’t make Quinn a new costume and not make one for Elliot. Quinn’s Anger Inside Out costume turned out awesome but I think I might like the Fear Inside Out costume a tiny bit more. I love that both costumes only require simple materials, some of which you may have read more »

Jumping Fun at an AZ Air Time Birthday Party

Birthday Party Fun at AZ Air Time

Right before school ended, we celebrated Elliot’s 5th birthday with the help of AZ Air Time. We first visited AZ Air Time a few years ago on a family staycation in Scottsdale and at the time wished Tucson had a similar place. As luck would have it a Tucson location was in the works! It’s the read more »

Ant-Man Printable Activities and Coloring Pages

Ant Man Printable Activities and Coloring Pages 2

Marvel’s latest adventure, Ant-Man opened in theaters on Friday, have you seen it yet? We just returned from a family reunion and adventure in Indiana, so I haven’t had a chance to watch it yet. I’m hoping to rectify that this week!! I do have some fun Ant-Man printable activities and coloring pages to share read more »

Help Subway® Support Special Olympics Arizona

Subway on a Road Trip

I’m a big fan of businesses giving back to our local community. Today I am partnering with SUBWAY® Restaurants to tell you about their special You Share. We Share campaign. SUBWAY® Restaurant locations in Tucson (Phoenix and Yuma as well) are giving back to Special Olympics Arizona through August 31st. All you have to do read more »

Minion Ice Cream Sandwiches


With the new Minions movie just released in theaters, I was ready to celebrate with a fun dessert idea. These fun Minion ice cream sandwiches are perfect as an easy dessert at a Despicable Me or Minions party! Minion Ice Cream Sandwich Ingredients: Ice Cream Sandwiches Blue and yellow M&M’s Assorted blue and yellow sprinkles read more »

Back To School Online Sampling Event

back to school sampling event

It seems like summer just started but back to School is here for a few school districts and almost here for everyone else. So next week is the perfect time for a fun sampling event. What is a sampling event? I’m new to this idea of a sampling event, so I’m guessing most of you read more »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Comic-Con


This year would have been an AMAZING year to attend Comic-Con in San Diego.  The Star Wars panel included Director J.J. Abrams Producer and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy Writer Lawrence Kasdan. Cast members: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford Seriously how amazing would it read more »

DIY Travel Craft Sticks

DIY Travel Activity Craft Sticks

When I started packing for our Chicago trip, I pulled out the boys matching Star Wars backpacks to use as their carry ons. I wanted them to have a few essentials for comfort and entertainment. My first attempt resulted in backpacks weighing 8 lbs, unfortunately the bulk of it was from our Travel Activity Trays. read more »

Arizona Back To School Drives 2015


July is here and back to school is right around the corner. I hope everyone spends at least a few bucks picking up extra school supplies for students in need. Let’s help all kids start of the school year on the right foot. To make it even easier, check out my list of back to read more »