The PharMA

Yes...I am a pharmaceutical rep.
I'm also a wife and mother of a beautiful little girl and a new baby boy...clearly I needed a blog! Formally, I am The PharMA, but since we're friends, you can call me "MA"! Here I will share crafts tutorials, party ideas, and other ways to prescribe everyday creativity.
So here it is..."Your dose of creative fun!"

Adele Elf on the Shelf


  Hello??? It’s…our Elf on the Shelf!!! I can’t believe it’s that time of year again…and it looks like our Elf Sparkle is up to her usual antics!     If you follow along on Facebook, you probably already know that my sister and I compete in what we like to call “Elf Wars”. But clearly everyone […]

Textilbox Giveaway


  With Christmas just around the corner, anyone thinking about a unique gift for that crafter in your life?? Have you ever heard of Textilbox?        Textilbox.US is a DIY creative sewing box delivered to your door. Each box includes the pattern, materials and step-by-step instructions. It’s a wonderful way for novice and intermediates to […]

No Sew Monster Balls


Yes, I know the name is funny…but that’s what they are–Monster Balls! And aren’t they cute?? I made these little guys for some of the patients at our local Shriners Children’s Hospital to adopt. They would also be a great little favor/giveaway for a Monster or Halloween Party as an alternative to candy! Each monster […]

Origami Money Palm Tree

How to make an origami palm tree, teacher gift, Dad gift, Grad gifts, unique gift ideas, best gift ever

Confession: I love giving gifts. I love finding that perfect something that I know will be “exactly what they wanted”! However, sometimes that is easier said than done. Sometimes I fail, run out of time, and opt for a generic gift card. Phew–That feels good to get off my chest! Now one thing that everyone loves […]

Color the Classics with DoodleLit


 You’re probably thinking “Doth mine eyes decieve me??!!” No- ’tis true…the trendy folks from BabyLit who brought you the “fashionable way to introduce your toddler to the world of classic literature” have now created an awesome activity book!!     My little artist couldn’t wait to sit down and get to doodling! DoodleLit is an oversized doodling book that leads […]

How Micro S’Mores will change your life


 The answer is very simple: they’re easy to make, they’re fun to eat, and your kids will finally believe you have super powers!! I’m calling them Micro S’Mores for their stature (and because I made these bad boys in the microwave…Yes, it’s that easy!) At your next trip to the store, grab some Honey Maid Lil’ […]

How to Make a Dry Erase Placemat

Eat & Sketch Placemat, Etch-a-sketch placemat, Hello My Name Is Placemat, Dry Erase Placemat, CafePress

So I have to tell you, when I got contacted by to do a DIY project I was beyond thrilled because: A- I already LOVED creating my own items using their super easy Designer at B- There are thousands of items you can design or personalize and C- You know I can’t resist the opportunity to get […]

My Favorite Handmade Things 2014 Gift Guide of Favorite Handmade Things

IT’S HERE!!!! **Said in my best Oprah voice** I couldn’t be more excited to share with you my first ever PharMa’s Favorite Handmade Things!!!! In honor of Small Business Saturday, the holiday season, and the AMAZING shop owners who make these incredible products–I couldn’t help but compile my own gift guide. It was not an […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Tic Tacs

Free Printable, Tic Tacs, Go Pink, Breast Cancer Awareness Crafts, Save-A-Rack Tic Tacs

Ever had an experience that touches you so deeply that it reminds you of how precious life can be? I’m lucky enough to say that I’ve had several. I’m lucky enough to have witnessed the delicacy and endurance of the human spirit, and how one small gesture can change your destiny. A small Tic Tac […]

Gator Baby Shower

Gator Baby Shower, Alligator Baby Shower, UF Inspired Baby Shower

  Anyone like Alligators? Or The Gators? Well, saying that my sister does would be an understatement (she is a UF graduate)! So naturally there was no other theme we could go with–she even designed her nursery around these cute little gators! Now, I must admit that these photos are a few years old (my nephew […]