A while back, I saw the most beautiful trash can that Melody Ross from Brave Girls created. It was whimsical, artistic, and functional. I tucked the idea away in the back of my brain knowing I wanted to make one some day using Mod Podge…. Not only did it
I love holiday parties. I especially love throwing kids parties…. I get a kick out of planning everything! I’m a party person! You know what else I am? A cheap person. I am always try to be thrifty while planning out my parties! Why throw a party that you’ll
Homemade play dough? DIY kids crafts? Who me? When it comes to arts and crafts… with my 2 1/2-year-old daughter, Kate, I prefer easy activities that don’t involve glue or massive quantities of glitter… or lots of work. Spending a lot of time making ingredients or supplies and cleaning
With Christmas just around the corner, I have the perfect little gift idea for you! This simple craft/recipe is so easy to make as neighbor gifts… or for your friends and teachers. Everyone will love this gift! The fun thing about these take-out boxes is that they come in all
When kids enter preschool and elementary school, it’s time for teacher gifts. And if you have more than one kid…that could add up to lots of gifts! I wanted to think of something a little unique, yet still functional. And something that wouldn’t break the bank. Then I thought, wouldn’t…
I love making crafts! And I love making crafts… even more if I can reuse or recycle something as part of my craft. This time of year is perfect for crafting because my recycling bin and trash can are overflowing with exciting possibilities. Yes, I have been known to
I love getting holiday cards! My friends and family send the cutest Christmas cards…, and it always brings a smile to my face when they come in the mail. I wanted a way to display them that wasn’t messy looking. I thought it would be fun to have them
While I encourage my kids (and remind myself!) to practice gratitude year round, there’s something about November that inspires all of us to pay extra attention to the things we’re grateful for.
The kids, my husband, and I’ve been talking a lot about what we’re grateful for around the dinner…
It is Fall – the leaves are changing, the temperatures are going down, and we are spending more time in the house as a family. My family likes to put together puzzles, assemble giant Lego sets, and do art projects in the evening when we are all home together.
It’s almost time for Halloween! Which means it’s time for candy! Which means your kids need something to carry all that loot! Forget about those plastic pumpkin pails. Make your own Trick or Treat bag with your child and get them involved in the pre-Halloween preparations.
Kate loves to paint