Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

I started this blog determined to share truth – although it’s a bit scary to put yourself out there.  I wanted Effortless Girl to share the hits and misses for the things I liked or made and I did that.  I baked a chocolate soufflé cake that fell, but it was too late for me … Continue Reading

Easy Halloween Snacks – Terrifyingly Terrific!

You don’t need to be Martha Stewart to create terrifyingly terrific party foods this Halloween. I busted out these super cute (and gross) snacks in no time. You can, too. Just follow these simple instructions! Spooky Spiders! Spooky Spiders:Mini-chocolate donuts, regular sized pretzels, and M&Ms. Break the pretzels apart to make the legs, use M&Ms … Continue Reading

Easy Pumpkin Carving – With Power Tools!

‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin. Pumpkin spice, pumpkin bread, pumpkin lattes … you get the idea, fall means pumpkins are everywhere. I love fall and pumpkins, so I’m okay with the overload.  Jack-O’-Lanterns and fall displays are super fun for families to create and then watch the light glowing later. I’m not the world’s best artist, so … Continue Reading

All Things Fall on Rising!

Happy Fall Y’all!  Fall is my favorite season so I say that lots!  This morning on Charlotte’s WCCB Rising we celebrated fall the Effortless Girl way.  We covered everything from snacks to power tool pumpkins – all for less (of course!).  Everything on the table was under $15 and parents can enlist the kids for … Continue Reading