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Lust/Must {Back to School Version}

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, Things We Love | 0 comments

Back to school shopping is about to hit a fever pitch.  It’s honestly one of my favorite times of the year.  Fresh starts, clean slates, new trends, and all that good stuff.  I’ll be bringing you some Lust/Musts for kids back to school shopping during the next month.  I went with some basics for today; things that could be mixed and...

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Instagram. {Eight Great Printing Ideas}

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, Things We Love | 0 comments

There are so many options in regards to printing Instagram pictures–and let’s be honest–most of us have hundreds that we’d like to print…because they’re just so fun….but where to start?  It can be overwhelming, and trial and error is never cheap.  Today, I have eight recommendations for you; I’ve tried all...

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On-Line Shops You Should Know About {For Kids & Moms!}

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Be Inspired, Things We Love | 0 comments

I always love finding new online shops to exercise my PayPal account.  I thought I’d pass along a few of my favorites to you.  Some  are for the kiddos, some are for the mamas, some are crazy cheap, and some are more of the ‘this is what I want for my birthday’ variety.  Happy...

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6 Science Apps + 2 Fun Apps = 8 Summer Boredom Busters

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in App Love, Be Inspired | 2 comments

It is the middle of summer vacation around here, which means that school supplies are starting to pop up in the grocery store aisles. I actually bought a few packs of markers today, which my children found very distressing. They are not ready to give up their lazy afternoons at the pool and wild jumping sessions on the trampoline, and frankly,...

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THE MIX. {A delicious summer treat}

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, In The Kitchen, Make It | 0 comments

My friend Tami dubbed this “The Mix,” a few years ago.  It didn’t need a cute name like Puppy Chow or Nuts & Bolts to attract people to it….just calling it what it was…..The Mix…..was good enough.  Kind of like Madonna, Prince, or Cher.  Your kids will love this one and it’s something they can...

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Tree Trunk Tray DIY

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, Make It | 0 comments

This DIY was inspired by a key-chain I saw online a few months ago.  I’m pretty happy with how it turned it, how simple it was, and how versatile it is all over my house. I purchased a tree-trunk slice from my grocery store! for about $14.  It’s pretty wide (about 10-12” across) and pretty...

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We’re Back! {With a sweet little giveaway.}

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Be Inspired, Things We Love | 19 comments

It’s good to be back!  We’ve missed all of you!  We really have! And we appreciate you sticking with us during our hiatus as we all tried to get the reigns of life back in our hands.  We’re ready to bring you some more posts as we head into the rest of the summer.  And what better way to say ‘we’re happy to be...

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Back in a Bit.

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Be Informed, Be Inspired, Be Whole, Featured Posts | 0 comments

Ah, life.  It gets a little crazy….with new jobs, and Ph.D programs, and crazy jobs, and kids, and school wrapping up, and…..you know the drill. We love Mom Colored Glasses….this great little space we’ve fostered here and the people we connect with every day because of it…..but we also love a little down time, clean laundry,...

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Last Minute Easter Table DIY

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Be Inspired, Make It | 1 comment

If you want a simple and quick way to add a little Easter whimsy to your table this weekend try these Easter bunny tail napkin rings….or as my five year old calls them…..Bunny Butts.   I bought some extra fuzzy white yarn and then used this method to create pom poms.  I wrapped the yarn around a huge serving fork to...

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Fixing Stone Jewelry with Clay

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Be Inspired, Make It | 0 comments

I have a ring that I purchased in Mexico years ago that is probably my most favorite piece of jewelry.  However, sometimes the turquoise stones fall out. And I’m sure we’ve all had this happen one time or another with something we love.  No fear.  My mom taught me a trick years and years ago to fix lost stones in...

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