Category: summer

How to Make a Beachy Sandcastle Centerpiece

Recreate the feeling of the beach with this beautiful sandcastle centerpiece to help welcome in the much awaited summer. After the long winter we had this year, it will be nice to have this beachy scene to help remind us that yes, in fact, winter is finally gone.  Next time… Read more

Luau Party Decorations

Here is one of my TV segments  from NBC affiliate WBAL showing how to make some of Luau party decorations using household items and inexpensive things found at the craft store. I thought it would be fun to end summer with a beachy, luau party filled with fun and festive… Read more

DIY Beach Party Crafts

Here is my segment on  WBAL-TV, NBC affiliate in Baltimore, MD showing how to throw a fun and festive Beach inspired BBQ on a budget. This would be a great theme for a Labor Day weekend party.  I show how to make beach party crafts using thing you may already… Read more

Fun in the Sun – DIY Sun Craft

Here is a fun summer decoration that would look great at a barbecue or as an accent piece in your home. I love mixing colors and patterns together to give this design more dimension. This is very easy to create with cardboard and decorative paper and is a great project… Read more

Homemade Barbecue Sauce

For the Fourth of July I thought it would be fun to make some of my own barbeque sauce for my charcoal grilled barbecue chicken. I used to make it all the time following a Bourbon Barbeque Sauce recipe from Bon Appetite. Now that I have children, I have since… Read more

Baby Birds

One of the things I love about the summertime is all of the local farm stands and fresh produce that is readily available. The flavor of freshly picked fruit and vegetables has such an unbelievably delicious taste and texture unlike anything you find at the grocery store.  I also have… Read more

American Flag Inspired Masks

I like to create party favors for all types of events. It puts everyone in a good mood and helps to add positive energy to any get together. Favors are not just for kids anymore…adults can also have fun playing with party favors too, like the ones I made here. … Read more