{From the Archives} Fireworks Teeshirt Tutorial

Fireworks Print American Flag Logo

I thought I'd share a project that we did three years ago for the 4th of July.  It was featured over on Cheerios and Lattes that year, but I don't think I ever shared the entire tutorial with y'all.  It's a super simple Fireworks Teeshirt and Bunting … [Continue reading...]

July 2015 Cleaning Calendar

July 2015 Cleaning Calendar

Happy July! I'm posting today's cleaning calendar from the porch of my parents' condo in St. Augustine.  Not a fantastic view, but the weather is mild with a slight breeze.  But the most important thing is....I'm alone!  Lincoln is asleep and the … [Continue reading...]

{Guest Post} Summer Water Safety Tips

Summer Water Safety Tips

Hi there!  Guess what?  We are on vacation this week in Florida!  The girls and I took a last minute trip down to see my parents and grandparents for a few days, since we are in between camps and vacation Bible school weeks. So we are laying low, … [Continue reading...]

{From the Archives} Eric Carle Birthday Party

Eric Carle Birthday Party

Happy Birthday to Eric Carle!  One of my favorite authors of all time turns 86 years young today.  Check out his website {www.ericcarle.com} for a ton of activities and facts.  And to celebrate his birthday, Zulily has The World of Eric Carle … [Continue reading...]

{Cowboy Up} The Littlest Cowboy

Cowboy Themed Birthday Party

I really hope you aren't over the cowboy theme yet...I have just one last post for you today!  And honestly {and totally unbiasedly}, it's my favorite!  Our family photographer, Rachel Weber Photography, is just a genius when it comes to capturing … [Continue reading...]

{Cowboy Up} A Cowboy Party that Takes the Cake

This Cowboy Party takes the cake!

Y'all, I don't have a ton to say today.  We've had an exhausting week of Vacation Bible School, playdates, and Dave traveling.  So I'm gonna share this post with you and then enjoy the weekend with my family!  Today's Cowboy Party topic? Cake! We … [Continue reading...]

{Cowboy Up} Cowboy Party Decor

DIY Cowboy Party Ideas from Palmettos and Pigtails

Lincoln's first birthday was the most fun I've had planning a party since Millie's Mermaid Party.  I just love everything about planning a party.  The research, the planning, the details, the crafts.  Everything!  And planning a Cowboy Party was so … [Continue reading...]

{Cowboy Up} Cowboy Party Favors

DIY Cowboy Party Favors - Palmettos and Pigtails

The cowboy party favors we gave out at Lincoln's party were one of the simplest aspects of the whole party.  The hardest thing about it was finding enough straight-ish sticks! Here's what you are going to need for each Hobo Bag: a straight-ish … [Continue reading...]

{Cowboy Up} DIY Cowboy Vest Tutorial

DIY Cowboy Vest Tutorial for a Cowboy Themed First Birthday Party from Palmettos and Pigtails

One of my favorite things about Lincoln's cowboy-themed first birthday party was the fact that everyone got to get in character.  We supplied the hats, bandanas and mustaches for the guests, but our family searched for weeks before the party to find … [Continue reading...]

{Cowboy Up} Cowboy Party Food Ideas

DIY Cowboy Party Food Ideas from Palmettos and Pigtails

Y'all.  Seriously. Get ready for some cowboy up in here.  Lincoln's first birthday party was a huge success!  Cowboy hats and bandanas took over my brain, life and dining room table for a month before the party...so  over the next week or so, I'm … [Continue reading...]