HGTV Design Star Kim Myles


  I have a fun surprise for you today! Interior Designer Kim Myles, HGTV’s ‘Design Star’ season 2 winner, created a video of decorating ideas especially for Design Dazzle!! Kim has teamed up with to bring us this video and sweepstakes announcement. You could win $10,000! As Kim says in the video, “$10,000 in …continue reading

Summer Camp: Nature Scavenger Hunt & Link Up Party!


Hey everyone! I’m Erin from How to Nest for Less! I’m pretty excited to be sharing one of my favorite outdoor activities with you today! Yes, it might be a little hot this summer, but it doesn’t mean you can’t have fun exploring the great outdoors! Take the kids out early morning or mid evening …continue reading

Summer Camp: Secret Agent Scavenger Hunt

secret agent scavenger hunt

My children, or should I say “secret agents”, attend year-round school. I absolutely love it and for the most part, they do too. They have 4 long breaks spaced throughout the year plus a Christmas break and an abridged summer vacation. By abridged, I mean that they get exactly 1 week off before they jump …continue reading

Summer Camp: Paper Beads


Hi Everyone – Lowri from PaperVine here. PaperVine is a fun, crafty blog packed full of great papercrafting ideas and tutorials with the odd kids craft and cooking tip thrown in! I live on a vineyard in Marlborough, New Zealand with my husband and three young children and I am thrilled to be a guest here at the …continue reading

Summer Camp: Wind Chimes


hi! i’m kim!  I blog over at a girl and a glue gun–i love my glue gun, my three kids, and i never capitalize my sentences and i’m super excited to party with you today! i know the key to a successful summer (ie not having to ship my kids off to boarding school) is to have …continue reading

Sweet Silhouettes


This room of sweet silhouettes looks just like a magical page out of a favorite book. It is simply precious! Anita Roll did a fabulous job with these murals.  Anita says the “silhouettes were used to add lots of fun and flair to stripped walls”.  I’d say it was mission accomplished!   Sit and make …continue reading

English Garden Tea Party


Here is a charming english garden tea party put together by Dr.Adwoi Osei for her five year old daughter. This party is elegant and gorgeous. Little girls would go nuts to see how fancy the decor is! Using the curtain as a framing backdrop is such a clever idea. Pictures by Darcy Holsopple Photography. What …continue reading

Summer Camp: Strawberries and Lemonade Park Party


Hello, fellow campers! My name is Dawn of Not Just A Mommy! and I’m excited to join you today. I’m always looking for fun and inexpensive ways to celebrate the little things. Nothing says summer like strawberries and lemonade! What better way to celebrate than a day at the park with friends. I wanted to …continue reading

Spectacular Giant Bubbles Recipe


Last years Summer Camp I shared a tutorial on how to make a giant bubbles kit, giant bubbles wand I share the spectacular GIANT bubbles recipe. In case you missed it, you can find instructions on how to make a super giant bubbles. Watch the video on how-to make Spectacular GIANT bubbles with recipe!   …continue reading

Happy 4th of July!!!


Happy 4th of July everyone!!! Laura Aguirre  of Laura’ Little Party shares some fascinating ideas for an inexpensive 4th of July celebration.  Although it’s too late to create this for this years event, there are some great ideas to take away for any celebration or plan for next years.  The dollar store is one of …continue reading