15 Awesome Mother’s Day Gifts

I can’t believe it’s almost May! And that means it’s time for some awesome Mother’s Day Gifts! Even when your kids are grown, moms still love a DIY gift from the heart.


I remember when I was a kid, my mom had a big extended family of great aunts. My grandma was the youngest of six, and I remember my mom would always come up with an idea for me to make a DIY gift. One year it was homemade soap where we grated ivory soap and turned it into decorative soap balls. I loved making those soap balls, and things like that are probably why I love crafting to this day. This is why I like to get my kids to make DIY gifts as well. (more…)

Pretty Pintastic Party #50

Welcome back to the 50th addition of the Pretty Pintastic Party! Here’s a few things I’ve been working on!

Pretty Pintastic Party - What I've Been Working On | The TipToe Fairy

Secrets to Making Quick School Lunches Easy

The Secret to my Blogging Success

Upcycle Soda Cans into a Flower Wreath

The Easiest Chicken Sandwich EVER

Come back tomorrow for a big giveaway! My blogging friends and I are giving away the perfect Mother’s Day gift – a Kitchen Aid mixer!!

I can’t wait to see what projects you’ve been creating. Link up below! (more…)

Spring Reading: My Latest Favorite Books

I can’t tell you how switching to an e-reader has changed my life! It seems so silly, but it makes ready so easy. Using the Kindle app on my phone or iPad, I can open it anywhere and easily sync the current book I’m reading to get the current page I’ve read. Oh I love it so much! I’ve been able to double and nearly triple the amount of books I read.

Spring Reading: My Latest Favorite Books

Below are reviews of my latest favorite books.  I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.  They are all great stories I could not put down. (more…)

The Easiest Chicken Sandwich EVER

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The EASIEST Chicken Sandwich Ever - perfect to go hand in hand with grilling season or as a quick meal or snack | The TipToe Fairy #KetchupsNewMustard #Ad

Here in Texas there are these fried chicken fast food chains that make this chicken sandwich that my family drools over.  It’s basically two rolls smushed (is that a real word?) together with a chicken tender inside, and it’s drizzled in honey mustard.  A few weeks ago when I was grabbing the New Heinz® Yellow Mustard and some popcorn chicken, I decided to try making them myself. (more…)

Upcycle Flower Wreath from Soda Cans

Isn’t it exciting when you can upcycle something you were just going to throw away, especially when it turns out just so pretty? I feel a bit of guilt whenever I put things in the recycling bin sometimes. So many times, I try to find ways to use some of it.

Upcycle your soda cans into a Flower Wreath! Super easy and fun! | The TipToe Fairy

I’ve made Steampunk hair clips from the tabs of soda cans, doll accessories from old sweaters, and even confetti poppers from K-cups. This time I used the soda can itself to make spring flowers for a wreath. (more…)

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