First off, PHEEWW! I went unplugged this last week(sorta…I got on Instagram once to see my notifications, and I checked my email everyday), and the simplicity of life was very sweet. Although I guess I need to include that life was very sweet this last week, too, because I was in Disneyland with my family! 

From this end in Nebraska, only Ben and I could make it. And OH MY GOSH, taking care of a baby by yourself is exhausting! Particularly on airplanes. I gained a whole new level of admiration of all those single mothers, and single fathers out there.

So anticipate some major catch up from me this week(as I try to keep up with Ben’s withdrawals from all the constant cooing, holding, and smooching from my family).

Second of all, I don’t think I’ve every told you guys this, but I’m a contributor for Dawn Nicole Designs. Once a month until November, you can find one of my DIY’s over on her blog! 

Here’s a sneak peek from this month’s: a Father’s Day gift DIY.

It’s clever, it’s funny, it’s practical, and best of all, it’s homemade(you know me, I’m a big fan of homemade gifts)!

stapler in jello resin paperweight 
Hello, lovelies! And Happy (soon-to-be) Father’s Day to all the men in your life!
If you’ve got a husband or dad who loves The Office, this Jim-Halpert-prank-inspired paperweight made out of resin would make a brilliant home-made Father’s Day gift! It will brighten his day at the office, silly pranking aside. … 
Click here for the complete how-to!

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