“Crack Me” Egg Invitations

These egg invitations are great for any kind of party! I created a handful of these “Crack Me” egg invitations to invite our closest friends and family to Jaxson’s Dino-Mite celebration! STOMP! CHOMP! ROAR! Jaxson is turning 4! Hooray! Materials Needed: Small or Medium Kraft boxes Twine/String  Deco Moss Eggs Letter Stamps Step 1: Blow…

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Day At The Pumpkin Patch

This time of year is seriously my favorite. Who doesn’t love Fall! Jax loves going to the pumpkin patch. Wagon rides, animals, slides, food, lots of pumpkins, and playing in the dirt! What little boy wouldn’t enjoy that?! The pumpkin patch is a huge field full of discovery! Our favorite tradition is going to find…

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Somewhere In A Desert

There is something about being in the desert that drives my soul wild. When life gives you desert, you have a mini photo session. xx-   “Desert sunsets. The sun and earth always seem larger. Wilder. Brighter. More demanding. More silent. Somehow more certain.”- Victoria Erickson      

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DIY Candy Kabobs

SPOILER ALERT! Since the theme for Jaxxy’s party is “Young, Wild, and Three” I decided to throw a lot of “wild” things in to the mix. Not jungle wild- but crazy-thinking, wild. wild as in nothing-really-fits-a-theme, WILD! One of my additions to the upcoming party was DIY candy kabobs. They are fun, colorful, and SO…

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Pig Roasts and Piñatas

If you have been following along through my previous posts, you will notice that my Piñata making has come hand in hand with trial and error. They are not perfect. They are messy. They are bumpy. They are perfectly imperfect and I couldn’t be more in love with them. Nowadays, people like to use cardboard…

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DIY Pineapple Piñata

Well friends. Today I am going to be writing about how I made my very first piñata that just so happened to be my favorite thing ever (other than Jax), a pineapple!! Now, please note: I am not a professional piñata maker. Are there things I did well? Maybe. Are there things i could have…

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1st Water Birthday Bash

Because he was only turning 1, I had several people ask my why i was making such a big deal about his birthday party. Well… hi, my name is Rachael. Everything always has to be MY way and a huge production. Go big or go home!I have always loved to plan and celebrate things. I…

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Just a Little

“Let Me Love You A Little Before You’re Not Little Anymore” This quote has never felt more real to me than as of late. Today is July. friday, day 1. My sweet little human is less than 30 days away from being 3. I will be honest. When my friends and family told me “he…

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Cacti Sunday

Sometimes I get a wild hair and need to do something creative immediately. Today was that day. I have been seeing so many cacti and succulent gardens on Pinterest. A friend posted some pictures of beautiful wild cacti on her Instagram and that was it. I HAD TO MAKE ONE. I visited our local Walmart…

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Mr. Love

When it comes to Jax, I am a huge mamarazzi. I swear, I take pics any chance I get. Sometimes he likes it. Sometimes he does not. But, if I get a moment where he is being ADORABLE in front of the camera,  I am going to eat up every minute of it. We missed…

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