Nivea #SharetheSensation Challenge & Giveaway

Valentine’s Day brought the delivery of a dozen roses from my sweetheart, but also the delivery of a challenge from Nivea. They asked me to switch out my usual lotion and try out their Smooth Sensation lotion for 7 days. “If they want to tackle my winter skin” I thought, “bring it on!”

Winter for me means spiky dry legs. I’m being oh so real here. I am known to shave only once a week and with no sun on them for months my poor gams are as white and dry as the desert we live in. No one knows right, I wear pants all the time. Ya, no one knows except for my husband who gets to share sleeping quarters. Poor guy. I even whine to him about how itchy my legs get from not seeing the sun in months.

So I tried the lotion and you know what. It was great. I even shaved my legs multiple times this week. Impressive right?! My skin was smoother, my legs didn’t itch and my feet saw a vast improvement. I even noticed how awful our new sheets are (I bought cheap ones because the color was right, but everything else is oh so wrong.) because my feet were so much more sensitive lacking the layer of dry ugliness. I’m rather pleased with the whole experiment and well, so is the hubs! He is all smiles. I even got a foot rub! Woot woo!

Want to try out the “Share the Sensation Challenge for yourself? Enter to win a Challenge kit of your own valued at $225!

Share the Sensation Challenge Kit ($255+ value)

  • 2 bottles Nivea Smooth Sensation lotion
  • $25 Fandango Card
  • Samsung ST200 SMART camera

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclaimer: I was provided with the Share the Sensation kit to participate in the challenge.

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Disney DIY Collection

We had so much fun with these projects for the last couple of months and wanted to do one final round up of all the tutorials to make them easy to access. Without further adeiu we give you all the projects from our Disney DIY series.

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Custom Desk Pad

Hi Friends, this is Aly from Entirely Eventful Day.  I am so excited to be part of the A Little Tipsy Creative Team.  I have a really fun, easy, and inexpensive project for you today: How to make a DIY custom mouse pad.

This beauty cost me about $8 to make and it makes the biggest difference in my office.  My favorite thing about it is when I get tired of the pattern all I need to buy is a new roll of wrapping paper!

Start with a transparent desk pad.  I used this one from IKEA.
Here’s how I did it.  
1. I sprayed the bottom of the pad with Elmer’s Glue Brand spray adhesive.
2. Then I positioned the pad sticky side up on the ground and rolled the wrapping paper over it.  I made sure to line up the bottom edges for a nice straight line.

3. Next I cut off the roll part of the wrapping paper and flipped the mat over.

4. All that was left to do was to trim around the edges of the mat.  All done!

Note: You might need to add a little more spray adhesive to the corners once you have trimmed.  

I hope you make one of these for yourself.  Mine makes me so happy!  Until next time.

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90 St Patricks Day Ideas

Are you ready for a collection of the best St. Patrick’s ideas out there? I looked high and low and put together 90 of my favorite idea from crafts to food to printables and everything in between. This is no pansy list. It pretty much has everything you would need for a fantastic St. Patrick’s Day!


Framed Luck from Organize and Decorate Everything
Beadboard Shamrock from Lolly Jane
Lucky Scrabble Tiles from Under My Polka Dot Umbrella
Shamrock Specimen Art from Lolly Jane
St. Patrick’s Day Banner from The Happy Scraps
Shamrock Bouquet from Simple As That
St. Patrick’s Day Banner from Lil’ Luna
Shamrock Wreath from The Chalkboard


Lucky Picture Template from Sew Dang Cute
Potted Clover from Pretty Handy Girl
Shamrock Art by The Pike Fam
Shamrock Wreath from Sparetime Sanity
Shamrock Banner from A Little Tipsy
St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Wreath from A Little Tipsy
St. Patrick Banner from A Little Tipsy
Ribbon Wreath from Babs Made It


Leprechaun Lunch from Lisa Storms
Cucumber Shamrock from Eye Likes Food
Spinach Shamrocks from Home is Where the Boat is
Kiwi Shamrocks from Life in Wonderland
Lucky Lunch from Meet the Dubiens
St. Patrick’s Food Ideas from Meaningful Mama
Baked Shamrock Nachos from Lisa Storms


Shamrock Macarons from Raspberri Cupcakes
Leprechaun Ice Cream from Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons
Shamrock Sandwich Cookies from Homemade by Holman
Irish Cream Trifle from Hoosier Homemade
Shamrock Cheesecake from The Novice Chef
Leprechaun Hat Smores from Half Baked


Emerald Mint Milkshake from Musiety
Shamrock Mint Oreos from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen
Goin’ Green Popcorn Balls from Bright Ideas
Chocolate Mint Thumbprints from Betty Crocker
Pot of Gold Pops from Joy in the Jumble
Lucky You Mint Pie from Very Best Baking


Rainbow Pancakes from I am Baker
Rainbow Jello from Glorious Treats

Lucky Cupcakes from The Fickle Pickle
Rainbow Waffles from Random Thoughts of a Supermom

Rainbow Slush from Ramblings form the Sunshine State
Rainbow Slice and Bake Cookies from Good Life Eats
Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats from Raspberri Cupcakes
Rainbow Pasta from Quick Dish


Streamer Rainbow from Creative Juice
Shamrock Straws from Martha Stewart
Green Paper Chains from Love the Day via Hostess with the Mostess
St. Patrick’s Party Table from Sheek Shindigs
St. Patrick’s Table Setting from Fiskars
Green Ribbon Table from Martha Stewart
Irish Napkin from BHG.com


Rainbow Oreos from Little Sprout Creations via Hostess with the Mostess
Leprechaun Treat Bags from Positively Splendid
St. Patrick’s in a Jar from Babble
Kiss Me Treat Box with free printable from anna and blue paperie
Lucky Oreos from See Vanessa Craft
Leprechaun Hat Favors from Paper, Plate and Plane via Canadian Living
Lucky Candy Tubes from Not Just a Mommy
Shamrock Card from Cricut


Handprint Leprechaun from Meet the Dubiens
Leprechaun Costume from Paging Supermom
Kool-Aid Playdough from Rockabye Butterfly
Lucky Shamrock Wands from Smart School House
Bell Pepper Shamrocks from Train Up a Child


Handprint Rainbow from B-inspired Mama
Fruity O’s Rainbow from Hand On: While We Grow
Pasta Rainbow from Not Just a Mommy
I am Lucky Shamrock Patch from Lisa Storms
Clover Leaf Lei from Simple as That
Lucky Bingo from Prepared Not Scared

St. Patrick’s Day Legwarmers from The Creative Imperative
St. Patrick’s Day Bracelet from KarimusBunch
Ruffled St. Patrick’s Day Top from Being Brooke
Printable Wearable Shamrock from ellinee
Clover Hair Pin from Martha Stewart
Shamrock Chic Shirts from icandy handmade
T-Shirt Headband from Lisa Storms via Fiskars
Pinch Proof Shirt from Eighteen25


Rainbow Chevron Skirt from Sew Easy Being Green
Rainbow Polka Dot Dress from La Famille via Kojo Designs
Rainbow Shirt from Sumo’s Sweet Stuff
Rainbow Rosettes from BabyBirdieBoutique


Lucky Us Printable from Landee See Landee Do
Lucky Pillow Box Printable from Hello, Good Gravy

Rainbow Printable from Funky Polka Dot Giraffe
Luck Printable from The Overhaul
Lucky Brew Printable from Benign Objects
We’ve Been Pinched Printable from I Should Be Mopping the Floor

We Are So Lucky to Have You Printable from The Crafting Chicks

For more great ideas, visit our St. Patty’s Pinterest Board!

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