ultimate guide for creating a luau in your backyard

Summer is nearly here, and it is time to plan your first summer gathering! How about transforming your backyard into a festival celebrating the finer things in Hawaiian culture, luau-style?  I put together 35 party planning tips, fun DIY's, food ideas and much more for your next luau! Let's get this party started!  Summer is the time for get […] Read the full article →

9 creative mothers day gifts

Mom loves pretty things, and Mom loves things made by you!  In need of a few crafty Mother's Day gift ideas?  Well, I totally have your back!  You will find lots of colorful and unique craft ideas here on the Sitcom! Make your mom a beautiful handmade gift that she will cherish!  Mother's Day is on Sunday, […] Read the full article →


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of letgo for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Part of becoming full-time travelers living in our RV involved getting rid of about 99% of our possessions.  It can be a very draining and emotional task. You don't really realize how attached you are to some things until […] Read the full article →

10 Ways to save money and have a blast in Florida

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Gulf County for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Love a fun vacation adventure?  Have you ever considered the beautiful shores of Gulf County Florida?  Gulf County is a great place to vacation, kayak, hike, bike, fish and play.  And best of all, […] Read the full article →

plaid crochet pattern hand towels

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CeraVeSkincare #CollectiveBias We just spent the last six months at the beach in St. Petersburg, FL, and are now on our way to our next gig in Arizona.  Both of these sunny places are beautiful, but can be […] Read the full article →

fluorescent gossiping birds tote

This Friday is National Draw a Bird Day!  How do I know?  Well, my other website Daily Holiday Blog celebrates all those unique and unusual holidays.   When it comes to birds, any day is a good day to celebrate! Birds have always inspired me.  I design and offer many free patterns and it seems that […] Read the full article →

cadillac mountain bar harbor maine

Almost exactly one year ago, we hit the road in our RV.  We sold our house and everything in it, quit our corporate jobs and started our new adventure. And we have never looked back. We currently live in our 37 feet long Winnebago Itasca Meridian with our two dogs and every bit of craft […] Read the full article →

hand dying yarn with egg dye

Have you ever thought about creating your own hand dyed yarn?  I discovered a simple way to do it with non toxic dyes in your kitchen!  This is a simple way to hand-dye yarn using Easter Egg Dye!  And now is the time to do it - when all the stores are carrying boxes and […] Read the full article →

grandde burrito dunkin donuts

This post is sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts!  All opinions are my own.  We are currently on our way from Florida to our new campground for the summer at the Grand Canyon in Arizona.  We will be stopping for a brief time in Atlanta on our way through in order to get doctor appointments done and […] Read the full article →

free quilt pattern windmills at night

I was just informed that one of my most popular quilt patterns is competing in the #MakeItMadness competition on Craftsy!  Windmills at Night is a pattern that I created for the beginner quilter.  The pattern is offered on Craftsy as easy download for $3.99. The blends of black, white and bright reds has been a hit with over […] Read the full article →

grilled spicy sausage peppers and onions

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WildSideOfFlavor #CollectiveBias We live full time in our RV.  Which means if I want an amazing meal without having to do the cooking myself, I just have to hand the hubby something fun to cook on the grill.  This […] Read the full article →

diy easter egg ribbon wreath

Unique egg craft ideas are very popular this time of year. Since creating Ukrainian Egg art with is one of my specialties, I definitely am drawn to great ideas for making awesomeness with eggs. Pretty eggs make great year round decorations in centerpieces and tablescapes.  And Easter is always a great time to sit down […] Read the full article →

Happy Camper Pot Holders free pattern!

About a year ago, I came up with a pattern for Happy Camper Pot Holders.  These colorful pot holders are a great addition to any kitchen whether it is in a camper or not!  I love the vintage look!  And apparently, you do too!  This fun pattern is my most popular sewing project. I've had […] Read the full article →

faux stained glass with paint and glue

I love getting emails from readers who have tried out one of my tutorials and want to show off their projects.  My Faux Stained Glass tutorial is my most popular post.  The technique of mixing acrylic paint and glue to create the effect of stained glass has inspired many.  I received a great email from […] Read the full article →

chicken egg art

Love miniatures?  Want to make something amazing?  Create a miniature scene inside a real chicken egg shell!  This project is not as hard as it looks and the results are fabulous! My mother owns chickens; my sister owns ducks and geese.  Between the two of them, they are keeping me well supplied in eggs for […] Read the full article →