This summer drink is made with gatorade! Perfect Mocktail for a kids pool party

It seemed like it took forever for the summer weather to actually arrive. Now that we’re in full force with hot, humid days we’re hitting the pool and lake as often as possible. Water time = fun time, and what better way to burst out the fun action then with a refreshing Swimming Pool Summer Mocktail […]

donut hole birthday cake

My baby girl turned 6 yesterday, whew time flies!  With all these warm summer nights we decided to host a movie night party with family and friends… however, we chose the one day in weeks it decided to down pour, literally raining on our parade. There was no choice but to move the party indoors, but […]

Easy to make Watermelon Ice Cream Cake- Just a few simple steps to a delicious summer dessert

Does your family have an insane birthday month? In my fam between mid July to mid August there are 9 birthdays! Thats a lot of candles, and partying going down!! I need a secret weapon that makes the kids go wild. That bazooka gun = Ice Cream Cake! Do you know of a kid that doesn’t love a cake made […]

Merryr Mag Summer Edition, filled with so many fabulous summer ideas

Today I’m so excited to share that Merry Mag Summer edition has hit the shelves… ok the www waves, but it is one you won’t want to miss! This trendy online magazine has every page filled with so much summer inspiration you have to go see for yourself! READ MERRY MAG HERE Ice Cream Sundae Shoppe Party Come on in […]

How to make ice cream sundae party decorations

It is birthday party time around here and this year we are gearing up for a fun ice cream party. What’s a kid party without ridiculously cute decorations? So when I was asked to join the FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Ball Blitz I knew I wanted to try making some cute ice cream sundae decorations. I’ve seen […]

How to Host a BBQ last minute

The weather around here has finally got nice enough to haul the BBQ out of storage and get grilling. As we get into the summer days we barbecue just about everything (amen to less dishes). We are no strangers to hosting a last minute BBQ. I love a planned dinner party as much as the next gal, but I love […]

Great card games for a crowd

Every chance we get my whole family crams into my moms house to stuff ourselves on her delicious fare; chat, drink, eat some more, and play card games! We love cards so much I can’t think of an occasion a deck hasn’t made an appearance. We’re not too competitive (ahem, Jaxson and BJ) we just like to have fun and […]

When my daughters birthday was getting near I made the mistake of introducing her to Pinterest. I know crazy idea right, what almost 5 year old needs to know how to use Pinterest? The 5 year old who talks incessantly about her birthday party and has a mom that needs to get some work done without […]

Patio party decor #Pier1OutdoorParty

“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Pier 1 Imports. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating.” Did I ever mention I live in the Apple Capitol of our province? Each May when the apple trees blossom there is an annual […]

Chalkboard Birthday Photo back-drop

Wow, where does time go? My little guy turned 3, I feel like it was yesterday that we brought him home from the hospital. I wish we had similar weather to when he was born. It was a beautiful hot summer day, instead we got a cold 10 degree day, and had to stay inside for most of […]

Awesome games for kids, teens and adults

I have a huge family, so holidays around here is a little bit of crazy town. How does one tame the mayhem? Come up with games and activities that are equally as crazy! Today I want to share how we spend our time together at Easter. **However, these ideas are perfect for anytime of year, […]

If you’re following on Instagram you probably seen two things- 1. A sneak shot for todays post, and 2. the awesome time I had this past weekend at Crop and Create, AH-mazing weekend! Thanks for the best weekend in a long time, and a wave hello to all the new friends I met and old […]

Limited Edition Kinder Surprise Disney Princess and Marvel Superhero toys #KINDERmom

My niece turned 6 last week and we celebrated in real princess style.  We had a family get-together with our littles. The kids wore their Princess finest, ate tea and crumpets (ok… it was pizza and juice but we can pretend), made the cutest Princess Party Crowns, and topped off the afternoon with a tasty […]

Today I’d like to welcome my crafty friend Tiffany from Charcella’s Wonderland to Fynes Designs. She has stopped by to share her super cute Western theme Birthday Party, packed full of ideas perfect for any cowpoke!  Time certainly flies when you’re having fun galloping after your busy little ones! Our daughter turned three just a few […]

Last week was my daughters 4th Birthday party, I can’t believe how the past few years have flown by! Today I wanted to share a few details from her party. This wee one usually isn’t the simple type but this year her instructions were clear that she wanted her friends to play in the playhouse, […]

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