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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!

Each summer I get to go to Girls camp with the girls in our church youth group ages 12-18. While at camp we leave a little treat on the girls pillows before they go to bed. We call it a tuck in treat.Here are the ones I have planned for this year! I had these…

I love the beach. It has always been one of my favorite places to go and to be. When I was in college I started collecting sand from some of the more memorial beaches we have been to.  They have become one of my favorite treasures and decor. They are not expensive to create either….

This is such a fun idea for summer! Octo-pops! My kids loved them! They are super easy to make too. Here is what you need: Pineapple juice (or another juice if you prefer) gummy worms Popsicle sticks plastic cups Now here is where you do as I say, not as I did! You need to…

Let me introduce you to our family’s favorite dinner – Bacon Wrapped Chicken Kabobs. Trust me you are going to love them. They only take 5 ingredients and the recipe is memorized after 1 time making them. You need: Chicken Bacon Garlic Salt Pineapple Onion Cut the chicken into small pieces and cut the whole…

I have found the perfect recipe! It’s a slow cooker pork that is not too sweet or spicy, but totally still full of flavor. It’s perfect for salads, sandwiches, tacos, or just to eat plain. I found the recipe here but have tweaked it just little bit for our tastes. I watch for pork to…

We are huge Star Wars fans and love to celebrate May the 4th. This Monday I am planning a fun dinner for my boys.  I was looking for ideas and found lots of them but couldn’t find a complete set of FREE food labels so I decided to make one as well as a round…

After I finished my bench (you can see the tutorial here) I was so excited with how much it freshened up our entry that I wanted to make a new Welcome sign. I aim for our house to be a place where people feel welcome and leave feeling better than they did when they came. I…

Check it out! We finally got rid of our old and falling apart bench! Lets be honest, our last bench was more for looks because we were all afraid to sit on it! Now our porch is finally a comfortable place to hang out just in time for spring! I followed these plans from Ana…

My boys love to do swim team and are really proud of their ribbons and metals. They really wanted to be able to display them and one day while at the beach I was inspired by a surfboard fin. I knew they would be the perfect hook.    The boys were really excited about them!…

Major nerd alert here We love the Science Fair! It is one of our favorite things during the school year. We also have had a lot of success with it too, both at the school level and also at the district level. Here are some of the tips we have learned along the way to…