DIY

Paper Plate Carnival Masks

These Paper Plate Carnival Masks are perfect for teaching kids about Rio Carnival, Brazil, and the Rainforest. During our homeschool study of the rainforest, we read about Rio Carnival in Brazil and wanted to make our own colorful masks. Carnival is always celebrated the weekend before the beginning of Lent, similar to Mardi Gras. While […]

Scrabble Tile Name Christmas Ornament

When I was a little girl my Grandmother would get me an ornament every single year. I’ve always loved this tradition and have all of my ornaments hanging on my tree. Often, they would have my name on them. These personalized ornaments are my favorite. This year I wanted to add some personalized ornaments to […]

Melted Crayon Christmas Ornaments

I love to take the ordinary and turn it into something beautiful. That’s why I love these Melted Crayon Christmas Ornaments so much. By using simple materials, my kids and I were able to make gorgeous ornaments that will hang on our tree for years to come. This ornament is a beautiful addition to any tree. *Affiliate […]

40 Creative Wood Slice Christmas Ornaments

Wood slices are all the rage right now. They seem to be everywhere. They’re a rustic way to bring a little nature into your home. I’ve rounded up a list of 40 Creative Wood Slice Christmas Ornaments you can make this Christmas. If you’d like an afternoon of crafting with your kids, get them to […]

Two Peas in a Pod Cupcakes for Twins

I recently had the honor of making cupcakes for a twin baby shower. My idea for the twin baby shower theme was “Two Peas in a Pod”. Cupcakes are my specialty and I’m known for making the best buttercream icing around in my circle friends. I often try to make shaped cupcake cakes, but since […]

Mason Jar Lid Snowman Christmas Ornament

I love to make Christmas ornaments with my kids. Our Christmas tree is covered in their kid-made ornaments. The best ones are made with things we already have around the house since I’m super frugal. This Mason Jar Lid Snowman Christmas Ornament for kids is a perfect example of using what you have to make something […]

10 Best College Graduation Gifts

Graduation is a time to celebrate accomplishments and hard earned diplomas. It’s an exciting time in the graduate’s life and deserves to be celebrated to the fullest! Well thought out graduation gifts are best, not those hokey books with quotes that will never get opened and will eventually end up in the donate pile. So […]

Organizing and Spring Cleaning the Laundry Room

Spring Cleaning time is here, and like other moms, I’m in full purge and spring clean mode. After winter, I’m ready for a fresh start and reset to begin the spring season and take us right on into summer. While I’d love to roll up my sleeves and dig right on in to the dust and […]

Snoopy Cookies

My kids love Charlie Brown and his lovable dog, Snoopy, so much that these Snoopy Cookies were a hit at our house! The Peanuts gang has always been a part of my childhood, whether it was watching A Charlie Brown Christmas, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, or It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Over the years, […]

Valentine’s Day Oreos

Candy dipped Oreos have become a holiday tradition at our house! Since we love holiday Oreos so much, we had to make these Valentine’s Day Oreos to give to the sweet hearts in our life. These will make a great homemade Valentine’s Day gifts. Since you loved our Peppermint Bark Oreos so much, we know you’ll love these […]