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Five Reasons to Eat Fruity Pebbles After Breakfast

Five Reasons to Eat Fruity Pebbles After Breakfast

I don’t really eat cereal for breakfast. It’s just not my thing. But cereal for dessert? Now that is something I can get behind! I first developed a crush on Fruity Pebbles when the fro-yo trend hit and I topped my yogurt with it because it was the most colorful topping option. What? Judge away. […]

Five Things to Make with Gumballs

Five Things to Make with Gumballs

I’m so happy that you guys loved the gumball drink stirrers from a few weeks ago as much as I did! So I figured, in case you were inclined to throw a whole gumball party now, that I should show you some more awesome things to make with gumballs. From garlands to jewelry, the sky’s […]

Five Ways to Eat Your ABCs

Five Ways to Eat Your ABCs

Yeah, yeah, I know it’s important for the kids to learn their ABCs and 123s and such. But really, it’s much more fun to eat them. So in honor of back to school season, instead of just letting them learn, let’s let them eat! These five edible ABC ideas are quite awesome to surprise the […]

Five Crowns to Make + Wear in Honor of the Royal Baby

Five Crowns to Make + Wear in Honor of the Royal Baby

Don’t deny that you were excited about the royal baby. While we all may not have been sitting outside of the hospital for a month, we were in fact pretty darn curious about the newest mini royal. And now that we have “met” little Prince George (What do you think of the name? I totally […]

Five Awesome Ways to Invite Someone to a Party

Five Awesome Ways to Invite Someone to a Party

It’s always exciting to get invited to a party, but let’s just make it more exciting… shall we? Yes, I’m a paper lover through and through but sometimes for small parties, I think it’s pretty cool to amp up the invitation a bit and think outside of the box (Remember these!?)! These crazy ideas are […]

Five Easy Ways to Make an Ice Cream Sandwich

Five Easy Ways to Make an Ice Cream Sandwich

Did ya know July was National Ice Cream Month!? Goodness, I love food holidays. They really should be more thoroughly celebrated, if you ask me. (Ever found what holiday your birthday is?? Mine’s National Peaches & Cream Day!) But back to the point… let’s celebrate July right with some scrumptious ice cream sandwiches, ok? And […]

Five Fancy Ways to Serve Lemonade

Five Fancy Ways to Serve Lemonade

When I think of July 4th (and summer in general, actually) a lot of things come to mind: BBQ, berries, watermelon… and lemonade. Mmmm lemonade! Anyone serving it at their cookout or picnic tomorrow? (Have a recipe you want to share!?) If you are and you want to jazzy it up a bit, I have […]

Five Star DIYs That Don’t Scream Patriotic

Five Star DIYs That Don’t Scream Patriotic

You’ve probably noticed I’ve been on a confetti binge this week, and that as a result, the upcoming Fourth of July has not been getting as much attention as it should. But I have to be honest, folks, while I love the Fourth, and what it celebrates, I am just not a fan of everything […]

Five Ways to use Edible Flowers

Five Ways to use Edible Flowers

When I started the Garden Party series and my obsession with flowers went through the roof, I started to come across a lot of beautiful sweets and treats made with edible flowers! Holy moly are these things gorgeous. I’ve never actually tried edible flowers, have you? I’m hoping to do a few projects with them […]

Five Ways to Fancy Up Your Sunglasses

Five Ways to Fancy Up Your Sunglasses

I live in sunglasses. I do happen to live in one of the sunniest places in the country, and I literally never leave home without my trusty pair of sunglasses! Mine aren’t anything fancy though, but that may need to change. Immediately. In addition to being my #1 must have, sunglasses also make pretty fun party […]

Five Things to Top with Popcorn

Five Things to Top with Popcorn

Since you guys went a little crazy over the Five Fancy Ways to Eat Popcorn, I decided it was time to chat about a few things to top with popcorn. You know, so I can continue torturing myself. Have you guys ever eaten popcorn on top of something else? Ice cream? Cake? DONUTS!? If you […]

Five Things That Look Like Fruit

Five Things That Look Like Fruit

We’re pretty lucky to have amazing fresh fruit and produce all year long in LA, but for a lot of you, strawberry season is just starting to hit (among other things)! YAY, my favorite! There’s something so, um, fresh and fun about fruit-inspired crafts and I’ve seen a ton of them lately. Is “fruit” a […]

Five Ways to Make an Edible Piñata

Five Ways to Make an Edible Piñata

Piñatas are just so great. (Really, Kelly, you couldn’t come up with a better opener than that!?) They’re covered in fringe, filled with candy, does life get any better? Well folks, it does! Because the only thing better than eating what’s inside the piñata, is eating the piñata itself! Don’t go chewing on any cardboard […]

Five Ways To Play + Party With Cardboard

Five Ways To Play + Party With Cardboard

Happy Monday, folks! Did ya know that Earth Day is just one week away? April is flying by! While Earth Day may not be a holiday you celebrate like many of the other holidays I go crazy over here, it’s definitely a good excuse to get crafty with some items that may otherwise end up […]

Five Fancy Ways to Eat Popcorn

Five Fancy Ways to Eat Popcorn

I really wanted to title this post “Five Fancy Pants Ways to Eat Popcorn,” but I controlled myself. This popcorn ain’t just your old movie butter microwave variety, oh no. These treats are party appropriate, festive and DE-licious (looking). You see, I’m actually torturing myself because I can’t eat popcorn (just like I can’t eat ice cream. […]

Five Words of Advice for the Easter Bunny

Five Words of Advice for the Easter Bunny

This post is addressed solely to the Easter Bunny. Now, Easter Bunny, I know you have quite the big day coming up but this will take just a few minutes. You may be bored of the typical hop and drop situation at all those houses around the world (You can admit it.), so before you […]

Five Things to Embroider

Five Things to Embroider

I couldn’t get enough of embroidery after I put together last week’s Five Things to Cross Stitch post, so I kept the love going! These ideas aren’t cross stitched but just plain old embroidered and they are awesome. Simple ideas you could do in a flash, and more complex statements you’re going to be dying […]

Five Things to Cross Stitch

Five Things to Cross Stitch

I think it’s about time “Five Things” made it’s comeback on this here blog, yes!? Before the Christmas madness, I had bookmarked several cross stitch projects that I just loved. Did anyone use to do cross stitch (or maybe you still do!?). I did throughout grade school, and loved it! These ideas are a little […]

Five Things to do on Black Friday (Besides Shopping)

Five Things to do on Black Friday (Besides Shopping)

I truly don’t understand Black Friday. I don’t like crowds, so it totally terrifies me that people literally trample each other to get their hands on the newest Elmo toy. For those of you braving the crowds, best of luck! For those of you who, like me, will be hiding in the comforts of your […]

Five Things to do with Wooden Blocks

Five Things to do with Wooden Blocks

I bought a little set of wooden blocks off a discount craft site a little while ago and they’ve been burning a hole in my crafting pocket every since. I have a few ideas I’m going to play around with for holiday gifts, but in the meantime here are five awesome projects to do with […]

Five Things to do with All That Halloween Candy

Five Things to do with All That Halloween Candy

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! The day is finally here! In need of a super last minute project? Go here. Then come back and read this. You’ll need it. Every Halloween I’d come back with an insane amount of candy. Trick-or-treating was huge in my neighborhood and I made sure to hit every single house. Yet I was […]

Five Things That Look Like Spiders

Five Things That Look Like Spiders

I’m pretty sure I’ve lost my mind this Halloween season. I am actually terrified of spiders. Like, I was in a hotel once and thought I saw one in my bed at around 5am. Within about 0.5 seconds I had screamed loud enough to wake every sleeping guest before locking myself in the bathroom and […]

Five Things That Look Like Candy Corn

Five Things That Look Like Candy Corn

Alright readers, give me your real opinion of candy corn? Do you like the stuff? I’ll be honest in saying I’ve never been one to binge on candy corn at Halloween, I wait it out for Cadbury Mini Eggs at Easter, but I do love the look of these classic tri-colored treats! They make for […]

Five Cinnamon Flavored Treats To Make

Five Cinnamon Flavored Treats To Make

Mmmmm. My apologies for making you incredibly hungry with today’s Five Things. Cinnamon!! One of my favorite flavors of fall. Any of these recipes would be sure crowd pleasers at a party, or you know, just perfect for a Sunday afternoon. In fact, I want to eat these pretzels so bad that I posted the […]

Five Crafts Inspired by Legos

Five Crafts Inspired by Legos

Legos! The elite toy that even grown ups are still excited to play with whenever they get a chance. I’ve been seeing lots of Lego inspired items, like these, popping up all over the place lately and I want them! You know, for my non-Lego storage. Practical, right!? Regardless, after seeing those and this awesome […]

Five Things to do with Popsicle Sticks

Five Things to do with Popsicle Sticks

Popsicle, or craft, sticks are a classic craft supply. I know you all made popsicle stick frames at one point in your life. If not, I’m sure I made enough for the rest of ya! But these five popsicle stick crafts are true statement makers. If you thought popsicle stick crafts were limited to the […]

Five Ways to Make a Fort

Five Ways to Make a Fort

I asked Jeff if we could build a fort or a teepee on our deck. He said he didn’t want to be “those people that built a fort on their deck” so, that was a no. Instead I’m living vicariously through all of you lucky enough to have kids (or significant others that let you […]

Five Things to do with Candy Melts

Five Things to do with Candy Melts

I’m sure many of us have made lollipops and cake pops with the colorful candy melts you can pick up at craft stores, and I’m sure we’ve all enjoyed them very much. But like with all Five Things posts, I’m here to show you a whole new world of things you can do with these […]

Five Treats to Make with Cereal

Five Treats to Make with Cereal

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been seeing some pretty scrumptious treats popping up all over the blogosphere lately. Cereal treats, to be more specific. Because plain old rice krispie treats are just too boring now right!? Ok, that may be taking it too far but these five new takes on those classic gooey […]

Five Ways to Color Block Your Fourth of July Food

Five Ways to Color Block Your Fourth of July Food

Ha, the title of this post makes me laugh! But, it’s true! Fourth of July is a great holiday for color blocking. How timely you are, Independence Day, for this trend! Of course, my first thought for incorporating the trend is through food. (Duh!) Jennie already got her color blocking on here, but now I […]

Five Things to Make Dad for Father’s Day

Five Things to Make Dad for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is sure creeping up fast, eh? If you haven’t gotten Dad a gift yet, I’ve got five DIY gifts (and partially DIY’d gifts!) to cover you! Dad will sure be feeling special after opening one of these, though you may not be able to pull him out of his man cave for awhile… […]

Five Ways to Serve Donuts at a Party

Five Ways to Serve Donuts at a Party

June is my favorite month. It’s the start of summer, which also happens to be my birthday, and it’s just the best month. Even better, June is rung in with one of the best food holidays of all… National Donut Day! WA-BAM! While LA may not have Dunkin’ Donuts (which Jeff reminds me of every […]

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