Mother's Day Year of Dates

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Mother's Day Year of Dates

You're never too old to give mom coupons for Mother's day! It may be a good time to note though, that as you evolve, so too should your coupons. What worked as a six year old probably is not quite as appealing coming from a 30 year old. What's important though is that you're offering up the best gift of all - experiences and time together. 

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5 Surprising Cravings During Pregnancy

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5 Surprising Cravings During Pregnancy

cravings and aversions can change drastically over the course of a 40 week pregnancy, so I surveyed a group of women still in the 13-23 week range to find out where they're at when it comes to food.  I got responses from all over the United States, Europe and even Australia and it was pretty eye-opening to see common threads all across the globe.

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2017 Twin Cities Restaurant Bucket List

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2017 Twin Cities Restaurant Bucket List

There's no shortage of fabulous casual and fine dining options in the Twin Cities. Our restaurant scene has been booming for years and now rivals that of other major cities. Check out our bucket list of top Minneapolis, St. Paul and surrounding suburbs' restaurants for 2017. 

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A Year of Dates

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A Year of Dates

This costs little-to-nothing to do, and spreads the costs of dates over the next 12 months. This idea is perfect for a first anniversary present (the paper anniversary), a birthday present, Valentine's Day, or a Christmas present (The 12 Dates of Christmas).

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Holiday Gift Tag Freebies

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Holiday Gift Tag Freebies

It's the hap-happiest time of the year! And as promised, I've got you covered for all your holiday gift tag needs - for free. Simply download, print and cut for some fabulous looking presents underneath your tree! 

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12 Gluten Free Products Worth Loving

It's never fun to spend the extra money to buy a gluten free product and then find out it's terrible.  The good news is, I've tried the good, the bad, the cheap and the uber expensive and have put together a list of items for you that are honestly even better than their gluten-filled counterparts! With that being said, here are 12 of my favorite gluten free products worth loving. 

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Trends We Love: Coed Baby Showers

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Trends We Love: Coed Baby Showers

Parents-to-be are increasingly choosing coed baby showers over the more traditional girls only route. We're kicking the cheesy old shower games to the curb in favor of modern games fit for guys and gals alike.  Check out this Excelsior Baby Shower for a unique mix of classic and contemporary.

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5 Tips and Tricks for Your Gallery Wall

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5 Tips and Tricks for Your Gallery Wall

You want assistance laying out a design? I'm your girl.  You want help hanging it? I'll help you look up the number for a great handyman. This was a one-time project and below are some tips that came out of the experience so hopefully you don't make the same mistakes I did. 

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Cheers to New Beginnings

Cheers to New Beginnings

In the works since March, it is with great pleasure that I announce Pixel Loon is now a reality! I was ready for a break from education and after much deliberation my husband and I decided it was time to put my creativity to good use. Currently working on logo and invite projects, all of my work so far has been through word of mouth.  I am excited to launch the Pixel Loon website today and find out what the future holds! 

Master Simplicity

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Master Simplicity

Keep things practical and useful. There's something to the old "form follows function" train of thought, but who says you can't balance both?

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Stress Free Girls' Night: HOW TO

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Stress Free Girls' Night: HOW TO

People get stressed out when having company.  Between the cooking, cleaning and playing the good host when guests arrive, some would just rather pass. Read on for tips on how to plan and execute a stress-free girls night. 

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