Shark Week Craft: Shark Hat!

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Hi Guys! In honor of SHARK WEEK, I have a fun craft that you can do with your kids if you love sharks! This is a cool shark hat that you can wear while watching some sweet sharks on TV!
What You Need:


-1 large gray posterboard
-1 small white posterboard
-Black marker
1. Take your gray poster board and fold it in half. Cut it down the middle. Set one of the pieces aside. Take the remaining piece and fold that one in half.


Fold it in half again.

2. Open it up and fold the top corners down to make a triangle shape. Make sure you are folding on the fold, and that the bottom is open.


3. Fold the bottom section up, and then flip it over and do the same on the back.


4. Tuck the front corner over to the back, and bring the back corners to the front. Tape those corners down and you will have a triangle shaped hat.





5. Set the hat aside. Take the remaining piece of poster board and fold it in half. Draw your shark body and cut it out. You will have 2 identical shark bodies.




6. Put glue all over the first shark body. Put glue only on the top of the other shark. Stick the hat to the top of the first shark body, and then stick the other shark body on top of it.



7. Now we need some teeth for our shark! Take the white posterboard and fold it in half, and then fold it in half again.




8. Cut triangles out to make teeth for the shark. Make sure you are cutting on the fold.



9. Put two strips of tape on one row of teeth, and tape it inside the shark’s mouth on one side. Take the other strip and tape it inside on the opposite side.




10. Now our shark needs eyes! Take some white paper and cut two circles, and draw two black dots on the circles to make eyes. Glue to the shark head.


11. And there you have it! A finished shark! This one is a little fat!

12. Wear your shark hat with pride.

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20130807-215101.jpgMaggie Shark.

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Hope you guys liked this Shark craft! Let me know if you try it!
Thanks for reading!

Top 5 Scents For Summer

Hi guys! Today’s post is all about my top 5 perfumes to use in the summertime! All of these perfumes are mostly floral based; those are the scents that I mostly gravitate towards. These are all super girly and feminine, and just perfect for spring/summer!


1. L’Occitane Pivoine Flora Eau de Parfum

This is my most favorite perfume of all time! Pivoine Flora means “peony flower” in English. This perfume is a mixture of peony and magnolia flowers, and it smells just like you walked through a garden. If you like floral scents, try this out!

2. Michael Kors Very Hollywood Eau de Parfum

I love the bottle, it is so pretty and glamourous. The scent is a mixture of mandarin, iced bergamot, and gardenia flower. It is sweet and floral, and it lingers all day.

3. Philosophy Amazing Grace Fragrance

This scent is very feminine and soft. It is a mixture of Bergamot, Muguet Blossoms, and Musk. It smells very floral, and also clean and fresh.

4. Marchesa Parfum D’ Extase

Oh, this bottle! So pretty and elegant. The scent is a blend of iris, freesia, violet leaves, jasmine, ambrox, and musk. This smells so good, and would be perfect for a night out.

5. Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum

This scent is sophisticated and elegant. It has notes of patchouli, vanilla, white musk, bergamot, and mandarin, but also smells floral with a hint of rose, iris, and jasmine.

Hope you guys liked this post! Thanks for reading 🙂

All-Natural Hand Sanitizer Wipes for Kids (and adults!)

Hi Guys! I wanted to make a post about these new Hand Sanitizer Wipes that I recently found. If you are a mom, you need these in your life! If you are not a mom, you can still use these, and you will love them! These are the BabyGanics Hand Sanitizing Wipes.


I recently potty-trained my daughter, and we are now using public restrooms when we are out and about. She is not tall enough to reach the sinks yet to wash her hands, and she is really heavy, so it is hard to hold her up to do it. I was on the hunt for some type of natural hand sanitizer. I wanted something that was organic, and that didn’t contain alcohol, or harmful chemicals. I came across these at Babies R Us, and I know they are also sold on Amazon. I paid $8.99 for a box of 20 individually packed wipes.



These wipes:

-Alcohol Free (so they feel moisturizing instead of drying on the hands)
-Kill 99.9% of germs
-Have a light citrus scent
-Not tested on animals
-great for travel, purse, diaper bag, stroller, car

I am really glad that I found these, and I have been using them on my hands as well. I like that they are in a wipe form, so that I don’t have to worry about anything spilling in my bag.

Hope you guys liked this post, have a great day! 🙂

OOTD – Birthday Lunch!

Hi Guys! Hope y’all are having a great day! Today is my birthday, and this is what I wore out for my birthday lunch with my family. Hope you guys like this look!








What I’m Wearing:
Navy and Cream Polka Dot Hi-Lo Dress – F21
Bronze Wedge Sandals – DSW
Rebecca Minkoff Rose Gold Mini MAC Clutch – Nordstrom
Multi-Stone Gold Earrings – Macy’s
Gold Pave Dome Ring – QVC
Gold Chevron Midi Ring – F21
Black and Gold Bracelet – F21
Cream and Gold Bracelet – Landau
Nail Polish – Essie Bond With Whomever

What Allie Is Wearing:
Printed Top – Belk
Pink Skort – Old Navy
Silver and Pink Sandals – JCP
Pink Sparkle Bracelet – Claire’s
Pink Headband with Button Flowers – Claire’s

Hope you guys liked this look! Thanks for reading 🙂

Mani Monday : Cupcake Nails!

Hey guys! Hope you had a great weekend. Today’s manicure looks good enough to eat! These are the Nails Inc. Special Effects Sprinkles Nail Polishes. The colors in the collection, from left to right, are Topping Lane, Pudding Lane, Sugar House Lane, and Sweets Away. These nail polish colors contain glitter, and when applied to nails, look like sprinkles!

The color I am wearing today is Topping Lane. I love this nail polish, it makes my nails look so pretty, and just like a cupcake!

I used OPI’s Base Coat, 2 coats of Topping Lane, and I put China Glaze No Chip Top Coat on top.

These nail polishes are sold exclusively at Sephora, and retail for $9.50 each.

I hope you guys like this mani, check these out next time you go to Sephora!

Thanks for reading, and have a great week!