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April 7, 2017

I did a similar (okay it was basically the same) blog post/DIY a few years back, but somehow lost all the images, so I’m excited to update it and share it again! This DIY is pretty simple, and of course, delicious. However, my version is NOT kosher for passover. It’s super easy to get creative and pick your own candies for whatever your family celebrates, and it gives kiddos a fun opportunity to learn about the 10 plagues, while enjoying a tasty treat!
Passover Printable | Easy Passover DIY

Passover Printable | Easy Passover DIY

The first thing I did, is made a list of all the plagues, and headed to the bulk section at Wegmans. I think this is the hardest part! Picking out all the candy is tough! You have to get pretty creative if you’re planning last minute (oh hi!) but if you have time to spare, you can order candy frogs on amazon, or even make your own chocolate molds for other options! I do my best to avoid too many things that look alike, and then we ask everyone at the table to guess which one is which! I also try to get delicious candy (um boston baked beans? no thanks!) Passover Printable | Easy Passover DIY

Once you’ve got your candy, grab some cello sleeves (in the candy aisle or available online).

You’ll need:

  • candy for the plagues
  • x-acto knife or scissors
  • a ruler
  • a cutting board
  • cello bags
  • printer paper

stapler Passover Printable | Easy Passover DIYPassover Printable | Easy Passover DIY   Passover Printable | Easy Passover DIY Passover Printable | Easy Passover DIYJust download this printable, and cut it out, gold in half over your baggies, and staple it! I like to put one at each persons place setting (take a picture of yours and share it with me on instagram)Passover Printable | Easy Passover DIYThat was fun, and easy right?! Not to mention delicious! The hardest part AFTER picking out the candy is definitely not eating it all! I can’t wait to see them sitting on our fun passover sedar table, and see how quickly everyone knows which one is which!


December 1, 2016

Let’s be honest, the holidays are both absolutely amazing (some might argue the best time of the year), but they can also be super overwhelming. Print this list to help you stay organized this crazy wonderful time of year, no matter what you celebrate!


February 12, 2015

I’ve already told you how much I love Valentine’s Day in my last free printable, but I’m at it again! I couldn’t resist making some “love coupons” that don’t suck! I made a list of things I’d want in a coupon, and decided to just leave it blank so you could write your own!

DIY Valentines Coupon Printable
Yet another really easy one for you! Download the link at the bottom of this post, and print it on a heavy cardstock at home. There are crop marks included, so just cut it out, and fill in the blanks! I like to use an x-acto knife for cutting – the trick is to use a cutting board, sharp blade, and a ruler. The biggest tip for using a knife is to not cut all the way to the edges, just go right past the crop marks so that your marks stay intact, and your piece will pop right out, leaving one scrap to recycle. DIY Valentines Coupon Printable  DIY Valentines Coupon PrintableDIY Valentines Coupon Printable DIY Valentines Coupon Printable
What are you going to write as your coupon? Are you giving it to a friend, family member or significant other? I want to hear! Let me know on social media what you do with your coupons! I hope your day is filled with lots of chocolate! DIY Valentines Coupon Printable

Download the printable here and personalize your coupons!
February 3, 2015

As much as Valentines Day is a “hallmark holiday”, it’s always been one of my favorites. Reason being, my mom’s birthday is the 12th, and she always spoiled us on valentines day and the whole week became a celebration of love. She’s pretty crafty so she had fun helping us make valentines and all things hearts. I wanted to make some easy and fun Valentine’s for my friends, and decided to stick with my latest craze – trail mix! It was so easy, and you can totally make it your own! Sugar and Type Valentines Day DIYThis was so easy! I first decided what I wanted to include in my trail mix. I wanted to keep it simple, and of course I wanted to use M&M’s (because they’re the best ever). I love pretzels, so those were a must as well, and raisins and peanuts make for a good sweet and salty mix.

What you need:
Trail Mix (make your own, get creative!)
The Printable (I suggest printing on cardstock)
Cello Sleeves / Clear BagsSugar and Type DIY Valentines

You can download the card, I updated it to have a “to” and “from” line so you can keep track of who you want to give them to! One of my favorite parts about this is you can really customize it if you have friends with allergies – they like candy too! Sugar and Type Valentines Day DIYSugar and Type Valentines Day DIYSugar and Type Valentines Day DIY Sugar and Type Valentines Day DIYSugar and Type Valentines Day DIYSugar and Type Valentines Day DIYThis DIY is so easy, that the hardest part is not eating all the food before you put it in the bag!

Download the label here
January 14, 2015

You guys have blown me away with your support for the 2015 planner, I cannot thank you enough! I am so excited to help you live a more organized life, dream bigger, and get shit done.

I really wanted to add a pocket to the planner this year, but it wasn’t in the cards (we’re already working on 2016 and it’s going to be amazing!). I decided to do a series of DIY posts for you to put some awesome additions in your planner. I’m starting out with the easiest one – adding a pocket! There are SO many ways to do this – and I’ll try and share as many as possible so you can pick which one is best for you. I’m apologizing for my lack of photography skills in advance, have you taken a photo class online you recommend?


  • Envelope (A2 size works great)
  • Craft Glue – make sure to use one that works on papers so it doesn’t warp.
  • Your Rule The World Planner

DIY Envelope for Sugar and Type's Rule The World Planner

This couldn’t be easier! All you need to do is glue the front of the envelope (not the side with the flap) and place it to either the inside front or back cover of your planner!

As easy as 1, 2, 3! Be sure to share your pictures on instagram using the hashtag #ruletheworldplanner so I can see how you’re using your planner!

July 18, 2014

Danielle (my sister, best friend, and business partner) had major knee surgery a couple weeks ago, and had to spend a lot of time sitting on the couch, asking for help (which was really hard for her). The week of her surgery, a friend and I raided every bulk food section you can imagine, as well as the magazine aisles. Sugar and Type Get Well Basket
Sometimes I feel like a fraud, calling these DIY’s because they’re just so easy! I first raided the bulk food section, and then I just made little “RX” labels for each candy that I put into cello sleeves. I think the whole process took an hour and a half (shopping took about an hour), but the hardest part was not eating all the open candy.
Sugar and Type Get Well Basket Sugar and Type Get Well Basket Sugar and Type Get Well Basket Sugar and Type Get Well Basket Sugar and Type Get Well Basket Sugar and Type Get Well Basket
Danielle is on the mend, and cannot wait to run again! Got a friend who needs a basket like this? Just head to target, or a candy store, and fill up a cute bag or basket! The cello sleeves were perfect for the bulk candy, and the labels were just printed on Avery sticker paper (easy peasy right?!)

I can’t wait to see what you create!


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