White Chocolate Blueberry Muffins

  I have finally found my favorite blueberry muffin recipe!  I added some yogurt to a basic recipe to add moistness, then created a blueberry sauce to drizzle inside, a crumble to top it all off, oh and did I mention adding a cup of white chocolate chips! I have had so many muffins in …

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How to Make a Pillow Out of a Sweatshirt

This is such a fun and super simple project  !  It makes a wonderful gift for kids and teens in can be done in an hour!!!  You can buy a new sweatshirt for your pillow or better yet recycle a favorite sweatshirt once the kids out grow it.  This would be a great graduation gift made out of …

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FREE GIFT CARD HOLDER TEMPLATE

 This gift card holder template is a quick way to wrap your gift card in style and you can customize it for the lucky recipient by using different papers, stickers, and stamps!  I just love giving and receiving gift cards and half the fun is creating an adorable way to present it!  Just think, you …

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Snowman Snacks & Fudgie Marshmallow Cupcakes

Whether you want a yummy snack for kids, a cute gift for friends, or just some adorable, sweet cupcakes, our snowman snacks and Fudgie Marshmallow Cupcakes should do the trick.   Check out our cute snowman label & jaunty poem available on our Etsy shop as a digital stamp you can color in yourself or print out our …

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Lily Latte – Homemade Starbucks Costume

  This is one of the easiest and most inexpensive Halloween costumes I have ever made.  This Starbucks costume could also be the quickest costume I have ever made, thankfully so since we made it after an out of town basketball game the night before Halloween!!! Using a few Starbucks logos found online and all other …

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WHISICAL HAND PAINTED FURNITURE – RUBBER STAMPED CHAIR

This adorable hand painted and stamped chair just gleams Joyful Daisy!  All it needed was a bath, a new seat, and some paint!!!  I love the Mackenzie Child’s style checkerboard done in cream and yellow.  I thought the traditional black and white check that I have enjoyed featuring on many of my other hand painted projects was a …

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FALL FUN-Take Time to Jump in a Pile of Leaves!

When was the last time you jumped into a pile of leaves?  Well, as for me, I cannot remember…that is until today!  We must have had a windy night because today we woke up to twice as many leaves on the ground as yesterday!  The kids couldn’t wait to rake up a big pile and it …

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EASY GLUTEN FREE BANANA BREAD from CAKE MIX

I love keeping gluten free treats and breakfast items on hand for Lily so when I run out, I like to have something I can whip up quickly.  Since I had a gluten free yellow cake mix I decided to check out one of my favorite cookbooks for quick breakfast and sweet treats called the – Cake …

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HOW TO MAKE A RIBBON BULLETIN BOARD

  This is a fun and simple project that can be done in under an hour and yet makes a huge difference in you décor by adding a beautiful focal point to any room.  Then you have a fun place to display some of your favorite cards, pictures, and flat momentos.   So let’s get right to it so …

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Caramel Apple Blondies

 I just love the chewy sweetness of a good blondie so I decided I wanted to put a fall spin on my favorite blondie recipe.  I started thinking pumpkin, cinnamon, candy corn, and then I saw it…. the bag of caramel bits in the pantry just waiting around to make something ordinary into extraordinary!   Ok, …

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HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS – Welcome to our Haunted Home Tour

  From the adorable to the gruesome, our Halloween decorations vary as much as the streets on Halloween with the precious angels and baby bears to the chainsaw maniacs and zombies!  This is probably due to my taste and my husband’s preferences differing a bit on this spooky holiday.  I like to decorate with traditional …

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How to Make a Quick Witch Hat Centerpiece

This witch hat centerpiece literally took me 5 minutes to do.  I just love decorating for Halloween and lately I have enjoyed incorporating old costumes into my seasonal décor!  I mean why not? Here’s the before picture.  I wore this cute witch hat a few years ago for Halloween and I just love it – …

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