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Lisa

Author/co-founder of Over the Big Moon since 2011. I enjoy sharing my passion for home and family life here with you! I love graphic design, DIY projects, cooking, and working in my garden! My favorite role is taking care of my hubby John and our 3 amazing and busy boys! Thank you for coming by today!

We took our family on a trip through the Dakotas this summer. I had never really given Mount Rushmore and that area a lot of thought as a family vacation. But we  had a family event in North Dakota and figured we better stop. And we are so very glad! It was amazing! There was…

I am so excited for how this project turned out! I have a plan this school year, but it requires a huge space that I can write and change each week. We have a blank space on the wall and I knew a huge chalkboard would be perfect. The whole project cost me about $60…

I know that is a big claim, BUT this really is the BEST Broccoli Soup! My kids – even the picky one – loves this soup! It comes together pretty quickly too!   Here is the recipe: 1 can chicken broth (13 oz – so a little less then 2 cups) 1 small onion, diced…

I really hate when you have something that is odd, bulky, and in the way. Our pool cues were one of these things in our house. We need to have them handy but I wanted them to look classy too. My hubs and I hit the scrap pile to build something to hold them and…

The first day of school can be really hard for some kids. I saw this cute idea on Tye Dye Diva and loved it. The poem is so creative! I made a printable to match the bracelets my friend made for her daughter. Its the perfect way to help ease the first day of school…

This is hands down my favorite breakfast ever! We had them at the Maltby Cafe in Washington and it took my husband several tries but he finally came up with something that is just as good. Yep, you read that right. This is my husbands recipe. I have never actually made it but I can…

Back to school is almost here. Today we are sharing some fun Back to School traditions to help make that first day special and memorable! German Schulute | Growing Up Gable   Teacher Interview Questionnaire | MK Designs Blog   Mommy & Me First Day of School/Kindergarten Bracelet Poem | Tie Dye Diva Patterns  …

These Lemon Bars are the best. It is the crust that really makes them amazing. It is soft and buttery and with the tartness of the lemon it is perfect. This recipe comes from the Lionhouse Entertaining cookbook and I promise it will not disappoint.   Crust: 1 ¼ c butter 2 ¼ c flour…

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a favorite font collection and I’ve found some new favorites! Here are my favorite Headline Fonts to use:   Title – Mailart Rubberstamp Kraft Nine Sacramento Muncie Governor KG All of Me Basic title font Sketch Block Bebas Neue Canter Couture Airbag Porter Sans Block If you…

Summer is starting to drag a little here and we needed something to kick our boredom this last weekend so we tried salt painting. It is a little messy but with a little freezer paper down it helps contain the mess. All you need is watercolors, Elmers glue, and lots of salt. First paint your…