Quick & Healthy | candy corn fruit cup

Candy Corn fruit cups; a recipe from NellieBellie #halloween #afterschoolsnack #healthy #fruit

So up in this here house we like healthy. We like fun. We like fast. We like healthy, fun, and fast all smooshed together. And yes, I'm talking about food. Now that my kids are in school, I need to make tasty after-school treats for my kids that are fast and healthy. These candy corn fruit cups are perfect. I mean...look at them! Aren't those just the cutest little things you ever did see? My kids … [Read more...]

Haystacks | toilet paper tube craft|tutorial

Make haystacks out of toilet paper rolls. A easy, fun project for the fall! #kidscrafts #fall #craft #recycledcraft

Aren't those the cutest haystacks you ever did see?? These are an easy, inexpensive idea for your fall table. You can get these made up very easily in a few minutes and they add so much to your fall table. And, because of how easy they are they make a perfect craft idea for children. Let's get to the tutorial: Materials: paper tubes (1 per namecard) colored twine tags (you can cut … [Read more...]

May Day envelopes.

May Day Envelopes from nelliebellie.com

We love the idea of May Day envelopes. Granted, dropping things off on people’s doorsteps nowadays is probably not such a good idea. Even if it IS a basket full of goodies. But, these little envelopes full of flowers can’t possibly be mistaken for anything other then sweet and thoughtful. Unless you live in Minnesota where we are currently under INCHES of snow (hopefully it will be green grass by … [Read more...]

3 easter crafts.

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 I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. We decided to make you some Easter crafts when working with #CollectiveBias and #ColorfulCreations.  So, we went on over to Walmart and picked up a variety of Crayola options to work … [Read more...]

Quick & Easy Valentines

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In case you lot are anything like us, and left your Valentine's Day plans 'til the last minute, we've got you covered.  (Head over to our Craft gallery for a full list of other great ideas.) Today we've got the perfect Valentines to make it look like you worked really hard and planned in advance.  You can let people think you thought them up.  We can deal with … [Read more...]

21 quick and easy entertaining tips & recipes

21 quick & easy entertaining ideas

Are you scared of hosting parties? Does the word entertaining scare the bejeebers out of you? Don't fret. I've got you covered with these quick and easy entertaining ideas and recipes. You'll be an entertaining pro in no time! Well, maybe that's a bit high in the expectation department. How about we shoot for a comfortable entertainer? These sweet little Petit Fours are made with pre-made pound … [Read more...]

He loved it: best wireless!


For Christmas as part of a sponsored post for Collective Bias® I bought my husband a smart phone from Walmart because he is awesome, wonderful, and mine. I told you about my awesome man. I told you what I was getting him for Christmas...and why. I got him a new Smartphone from the Unlimited Plans by Walmart Family Mobile. Did he like it you wonder? Yes, his cheap wireless … [Read more...]

Christmas Home Tour


What? You expected beautiful photo's. And, children lined up in a row with matching outfits and halo's around their heads? Christmas tree's dripping with ornaments, and garland lining every surface? Yeah, well. I love those things. On other people's kids. In other people's homes. Us? We have chosen to forgo the traditional stuff that goes along with the Christmas season and exchange it for … [Read more...]