DIY Spring Wreath & the Story of a Momma who Tried!

My husband and I have very different interests: He sees Microcenter as a place of joy, and I see it as a 30 minute prison sentence.

But take me to Michael’s and I’m set. For a DIY wannabe such as myself, it’s a 30 min 3 hour playground of inspiration.  Most of my great ideas come from me walking around Michael’s or binge watching trashy Bravo shows. Actually, nothing good ever comes from watching trashy TV. It usually ends up with me acting like a total brat and my husband threatening to discontinue Hulu.  Continue reading


Vintage Inspired Bridal Party

vintage inspired bridal party collageWhy hello there! Yes, it’s me! I know it’s been a while. I’ve been losing my mind busy lately. But i’m back baby! 🙂 I think! :/ Continue reading

A Charlie Brown Themed First Birthday Party!

charlie brown birthdayGood grief, Fares is one!

When I began telling friends that I was planning Fares’ first birthday party, many of them hoped it was a Charlie Brown theme. Growls and extreme disappointment followed when I told them it wouldn’t be, but have no fear, ROAR! A dinosaur theme, it will be.

During Pinterest research, borderline psychotic binge pinning, I stumbled upon a Peanuts birthday party theme. One pin lead to another, and I found myself creating a new board, home of 74 pins. Results of successful research, if you ask me. 😉 Lo and behold, the theme was changed.

Fun fact! Friends and family call Fares, Charlie Brown, because they think he resembles him. I don’t really see it, but do you? Continue reading

A DIY Thoughtful Eid Gift

diy eid giftRamadan was a blessed month indeed. 30 days came and have gone and Eid celebrations were the most festive since I could remember. In attempt to find inspiration for Eid gifts, I walked through Michael’s only to find these perfectly colored plates, as if Michael’s purposely put them there just for me to find. I grabbed a few other items and went to work. Continue reading

My Ramadan Decor 2015

ramadan decorWe’re almost half way through Ramadan, and here I am, posting my latest projects for Ramadan.

It seems as if I’ve taken procrastination to a whole new level.

Last year, in my Ramadan post, I had made a Ramadan tassle garland and a countdown entryway chalk board. This year I just added a few more things, without getting too crazy. Continue reading

Pinterest-Inspired Teacher Gift

teacher giftI love Pinterest.

No seriously, I am in love with it.

My Pinterest life is perfect. Continue reading

A Bookworm’s Birthday Party

bookworm party After Mariyah’s Rainbow 1rst Birthday Extravaganza, I vowed to never throw her another one EVER in my life. That was a load of lies. But this time, I had boundaries.

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