Organization Challenge


It’s an organization challenge for our Michaels Makers January post. Organization doesn’t come to me naturally. I have to work at it. Although, my kitchen is very organized. I remodeled my kitchen and with all the cabinets, drawers, nooks and crannies to store all my kitchenware and cook ware it is perfect for me. I …continue reading

New Year’s Resolution Tips


The new year is upon us and with it comes the need for many of us to make resolutions. We start with a clean slate and want to improve and better ourselves by creating new habits or getting rid of old ones. Alas, most resolutions are cast aside by February, already forgotten. How can we …continue reading

New Year’s Party Ideas


There’s one more party to plan before the year ends! The idea of throwing together yet another party can be daunting, but don’t worry. We’ve got some fun and creative New Year’s Party ideas to help you ring in the the new year with style. 1. These New Year’s Glasses from The Real Thing With …continue reading

New Year’s Traditions – Roundup


New Year’s is an exciting and fun time of year, but I admit that we are lacking in traditions for this particular holiday. After the craziness of Christmas, New Year’s often gets pushed aside. But this is our year to try something new. Here are some fun New Year’s traditions you can start with your …continue reading

How to Do a Church Christmas Grinch Party on a Budget

Looking for cheap, easy, DIY decor for a Grinch party? Design Dazzle gives tips and tricks!

This year, I was asked to be in charge of our church Christmas party- which is huge! We decided what could be more fun than a Grinch Party! I needed to figure out the food, the decorations, the program, and how everything would work together. Today, I’m going to share some of my greatest tips for …continue reading

The Easiest Christmas Eve Dinner Ever

This is my kids' favorite Christmas tradition! See how all these random foods go together on Design Dazzle.

I am going to share one of my family’s favorite Christmas traditions with you- and it will probably become your favorite, too! When I was a young mom and wanted to make absolutely everything so fun for my kids, I used to do a “Journey to Bethlehem” dinner with olives, ripped up pita bread, grape …continue reading

Christmas Ornament Memory Tree

Christmas Memory Tree 2015-15

  As you can tell from my Michaels dream trees from the last few years 2015, 2014, and more – I absolutely love a gorgeous, glitzy Christmas tree. A well-thought out tree is beautiful and is so fun to make! But what about all of our home-made, sentimental ornaments and memory ornaments? You have to …continue reading

Pedi Perfect Makes the Perfect Gift!

Pedi perfect makes a perfect Christmas gift

I wear slippers a lot! I’m always wearing slippers. As a matter of fact, when I’m leaving the house I have to double check to make sure I’ve put on real shoes so I don’t go out to run my errands in my leopard print slippers! Thanks to this habit, my feet don’t get as …continue reading

Finding Peace During the Holidays


There is so much excitement and anticipation during the holidays. Along with that excitement can come stresses on our time, financial stress, loneliness and feelings of loss. It is so easy to become overwhelmed with everything that needs to get done. Accepting that maybe things aren’t exactly the way we’d imagined can be disappointing. The …continue reading

5 Minute Minion Movie Snacks

Minion Family Movie Night with 5 minute snacks. Design Dazzle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MinionsMovieNight #CollectiveBias My family was super excited when the summer blockbuster hit – Minions movie came out on December 8th.  Minions © 2015 Universal Studios. All rights reserved. This was one of our favorite summer movies with our …continue reading