HOW TO: DIY Nail Decals

DIY Nail Decals

Do you ever lose yourself in YouTube videos or Instagram hyperlapses? I do! Especially when it comes to food or those amazing nail art painting hyperlapses. There is some serious talent on out there on the internet! The thing with these nail painting tutorials and hyperlapses is that they make these projects look so amazingly easy to do, until you actually try them! Nothing is … [Read more...]

DIY Toilet Roll Valentine’s Day Craft

Valentine's Day Toilet Paper Owl

The kids and I love making DIY Valentine's Day cards to give to their classmates. We’ve made super cute personalized cards and now these adorable owls will make up this years toilet roll Valentine’s Day craft. The big kid has been stock piling empty toilet paper rolls, insisting that we make something fun with them. In the interest of cute valentines day crafts, and … [Read more...]

The great kitchen debate


  It's been almost 2 years since the purchase of my "dream" home. I say "dream" because while the house itself is stunning, the 1988 decor is not so much... In the two years that we've lived here, very minimal renovations/updates have taken place. This is mostly due to the fact that life with two kids and an overseas student means that things can be a little chaotic at … [Read more...]

DIY Valentine’s Day Cards with #HPCreate

DIY Valentines Day Cards

Valentines day is one of those days that drives me crazy. I don't particularly like being "told" that I should show my love for those around me with insanely overpriced flowers and a crowded dinner on the town just because it's February 14th. In previous years I was typically able to escape, however now with kids... Good luck. The best I can do is at least not buy into the … [Read more...]

Stick it to Back to school with Duck Tape®


This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine.Did you know that Duck Tape® could hold an airplane together?!Ok... I'm not entirely sure of the truth behind that claim, however I did see an episode of Mythbusters where they used it to successfully pick up a car, and do other various super cool mind blowing things which really does lead you to say "is there … [Read more...]