Strange Magic Interview – Director Gary Rydstrom

Gary Rydstrom Interview

Did you see Strange Magic over the weekend?! It hit theaters on Friday, January 23. If you haven’t, be sure to read our Strange Magic Review! We’ve also already shared Strange Magic interviews with George Lucas and Elijah Kelley. While at Skywalker Ranch though, we also got to sit down with Strange Magic Director Gary […]

Build Your Own Nacho Bar with 2-Ingredient Queso Dip!

Easy Queso Dip Nacho Bar

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RO*TEL & VELVEETA for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. You know we’re huge football fans and we love tailgating (or rather “homegating”). Football parties and football food are always a big hit around here. And, one such food that’s a crowd favorite is […]

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40+ Dr. Seuss Printables & Easy Crafts

40+ Dr. Seuss Printables & Easy Crafts

Our Dr. Seuss Craft Lightning week has come to an end. I’ve shared some a fun Dr. Seuss “read” quote printable, easy Dr. Seuss puzzle, and some “one fish two fish” bath toys. A bunch of my creative blogger friends also joined in the fun and together we shared over 40 different Dr. Seuss themed […]

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Strange Magic Movie Review – A Musical Love Story

Strange Magic in Theaters

Strange Magic opens in theaters today, January 23rd! In fact, we just got back from the theater after taking our two youngest little guys (ages 2.5 yrs and 4.5 years) with some friends! But, I actually had the pleasure of seeing the movie for the first time at George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch! Seeing a movie […]

One Fish, Two Fish Dr. Seuss DIY Bath Toy Fish

Easy One Fish Two Fish Craft

We’re back with another quick Dr. Seuss inspired craft as part of our Seuss craft lightning week! You can catch up to see our easy Dr. Seuss puzzle and our Dr. Seuss “read” quote printable that have already been shared, along with over 30 other great Dr. Seuss crafts that can be done in 15 […]

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Strange Magic Interview: Elijah Kelley #StrangeMagicEvent

Elijah Kelley Strange Magic Interview

As I mentioned in the George Lucas interview post, the music in Strange Magic is integral to the whole movie! In fact, Lucas wanted to tell a love story by using only love songs. So, finding actors that could really sing to voice the characters was key! And, I’m pleased to say that they did […]

Free Dr. Seuss Quote Printable

Free Printable Dr. Seuss Reading Quote

We’re back with another fun Seuss-inspired idea as part of our Dr. Seuss Craft Lightning week! All the Dr. Seuss-themed crafts & ideas shared this week can be done in just 15 minutes or less. I already shared a fun & easy DIY Dr. Seuss puzzle idea and today I’ve got a Seuss quote free […]

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Easy Football Party Food (+ Honey Mustard Dip Recipe)

Easy Football Party Food Ideas

Are you ready for some football? Or, rather…are your ready for the biggest football day of the year?! We are big college football fans, but that doesn’t stop us from watching the pros too – especially for the “big game”. This year, that big game is in our very own backyard here in Arizona! Very […]

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Strange Magic Interview with George Lucas at Skywalker Ranch

George Lucas Interview

As part of our #StrangeMagicEvent press trip, we knew we had the rare opportunity to see inside Skywalker Ranch (<— click there to see all the details of Skywalker Ranch) for a screening of Strange Magic & interviews! That alone was super exciting! But, we got the surprise of a lifetime the night before when […]

Weight Watchers Snack Ideas (3 Points+ or less)

Weight Watchers Snack Ideas

This post was created as part of a relationship in which I was sponsored by Weight Watchers and given a free three month subscription to try their new Personal Coaching product and write about my experience. Though I was compensated for my time and commitment, all views, positive and negative, are my own. #WeightWatchers #WWsponsored […]

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Easy DIY Dr. Seuss Puzzle

DIY Dr. Seuss Puzzle

Welcome to Day 1 of our Dr. Seuss Craft Lightning week! During this week, a group of creative bloggers and I will be be sharing fun Dr. Seuss-inspired projects that can all be completed in 15 minutes or less (minus drying time)! First up, is this super easy Dr. Seuss puzzle! Making these craft stick […]

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10+ FREE Disney FROZEN Printable Valentines

Disney Frozen Free Printable Valentines

Disney’s FROZEN (the highest grossing animated film of all time) is still as popular as ever! As we approach Valentine’s Day, many kiddos will love giving & receiving fun Frozen-themed Valentine’s again! The Olaf valentines we did last year were a huge hit (as was the Olaf valentines mailbox). So, I decided to round-up some […]

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Skywalker Ranch Tour & Lucasfilm Strange Magic Screening Trip

Skywalker Ranch Tour

Imagine heading to work in a place that somehow feels both like home and like being transported to another world. Imagine a place that has all the serenity you might expect from a quaint country inn nestled in the hills of Scotland or a beautiful vineyard in Italy, yet has some of the most state […]

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LEGO Disney Frozen Giveaway – Elsa’s Sparkling Ice Castle

LEGO Disney Frozen Castle Set

We’re BIG fans of Disney Frozen here and we LOVE LEGO! So, what better pairing than a LEGO Disney Frozen Castle?! It looks SO fun! I love the little LEGO Olaf! Super cute!  The LEGO Disney Elsa’s Sparkling Ice Castle includes Elsa and Anna mini-dolls,Olaf, a secret staircase, sleigh and much more!! In true Frozen […]

Exclusive Baby Daddy Cast Interview #ABCFamilyEvent

Baby Daddy Cast

While in LA for the #IntoTheWoodsEvent & #ABCFamilyEvent press trip, we had the pleasure of visiting the set of ABC Family’s Baby Daddy. And it was SO much fun! If you’ve seen the show, you know it’s hilarious. And, that’s not just due to good writers! The cast is absolutely fabulous and we had the […]

Pumpkin Banana Oatmeal Muffins

pumpkin banana oatmeal muffins

Mmm…..we LOVE oatmeal muffins at our house! In fact, we’ve been making them for a few years as a “better for you” option! They’re flourless (which I love) and have no oil! So, these babies are packed with wholesome ingredients and less sugar than the majority of muffin recipes. In the past, some of our […]

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Melissa Joan Hart & Joey Lawrence Interview #ABCFamilyEvent

Melissa & Joey ABC Family Interview

Last week, I shared the fun of being on the sets of ABC Family’s Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy. While we were there, we not only got to explore the set and “behind-the-scenes”, but we got to spend some time chatting with the stars of the shows! What fun! Melissa & Joey stars Melissa […]

DIY Custom Framed Dry Erase Board

DIY Framed Dry Erase Board

Does anyone else feel an extra urge to organize or change things up a bit in January? I do. Every year! So, for January’s  Lowe’s Cre­ative Ideas blog­ger project, we knew we wanted to do something useful that would help us with some of our organizational goals. We actually have a few different tasks and […]

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Money Saving Tips & Personality Quiz to Help Reach Your Financial Goals

Money Saving Tips

Do you have any financial goals this year? Getting out of debt? Building a savings? Growing your money? I recently read that over 70% of ALL Americans live paycheck to paycheck – whoa! That is a staggering statistic! With those numbers, I definitely think many people have financial goals or resolutions for the new year […]

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Heading Off to Skywalker Ranch & Pixar!!!

Skywalker Ranch #StrangeMagicEvent

Sometimes emails come through the inbox that make you do a double-take. I opened one of those emails a few weeks ago and saw two VERY important phrases…”invite you to San Francisco” and Skywalker Ranch! I was with other people when I saw this and consciously had to keep my self from screaming or hyperventilating. […]

Into The Woods Interview: Costume Designer Colleen Atwood

Colleen Atwood Into the Woods Interview

As part of our #IntoTheWoodsEvent media trip to LA, we had the amazing pleasure to meet with some of the biggest names from the film for exclusive group interviews! Our final interview of the day was with costume designer and 3-time Oscar winner Colleen Atwood! Credit: The Hollywood Reporter In addition to the beautiful scenes, […]