If a child grows up in a home where their interests and experiences are being constantly controlled, criticized, mocked or made fun of – that child will grow up forever questioning their skills and abilities. These children will never truly believe in themselves. They may always be afraid to take a chance or try something […]
When people use the term “heartbreak,” they are often referencing the pain experienced when a relationship has ended. I challenge the notion that “heartbreak” is only felt during this delicate time but rather, is often unresolved emotional pain that is often repeatedly endured throughout the course of nearly all relationships – to varying degrees. For […]
Watch and see how a young boy’s excitement for the first day of Kindergarten is decimated by … the second day of Kindergarten! Don’t forget to like, comment and subscribe if you want to see more amazing Austin shenanigans!
Here is a short video that can be used as a disability awareness or anti-bullying lesson plan for elementary and middle school students. It gives students a fun and interactive challenge to combat bullying and strategies that will allow them to be the vehicle for change in their school or community. Although this particular video was made […]
Here is a quick, time-lapsed video of how I took my xanax of an office and turned it into the ULTIMATE shabby chic office space! I hope you like it!! Don’t forget to like, comment and subscribe to my youtube channel for more videos!
Guest comfort should be a priority if you are holding an outdoor wedding! One thing that is often overlooked when planning an outdoor ceremony, is bug spray! I found mosquito repellant wipes on Amazon.com but I couldn’t handle their unattractive appearance so I decided to craft my own packet for them and dress them up a little […]
I came across this idea on Pinterest and immediately fell in love! I decided to recreate them for Ocala Style Magazine’s Bridal Expo. This is such an adorable and clever way to bring comfort to your guests during your outdoor wedding ceremony. I found these tags on etsy.com and they were shipped to me in […]
Everyone knows that the traditional wedding guestbook is often a very impersonal wedding keepsake that will remain in a box in the garage … forever! I came across a photo on Pinterest where the Bride had chosen to use a suitcase and had laid out postcards for her guests to sign – allowing them to […]
I am am a self-proclaimed Pinterest-addict. This is a wonderful place to get creative ideas and inspiration for nearly every occasion. I came across some photos of “Wedding Mad libs,” and decided that I would recreate them with a twist for my DIY Bride exhibit hosted by Ocala Style Magazine! Who doesn’t love a good Mad […]
As I was preparing for the Ocala Style Magazine Bridal Expo, I realized that I was struggling to come up with a rustic and chic “table place card” idea. I had recently begun making hand stamped metal necklaces, when it clicked! I needed to take my love for antiques, particularly antique silverware, and meld it […]