My husband and I usually aren’t very into the Olympics. But for some reason this year, I’ve really been looking forward to it despite the fact that there seem to be problems around every turn in Brazil. (adsbygoogle...
Do you need an eggcellent egg decorating idea for Easter this year? Look no further than these fun Tie Dye Easter Eggs that kids will love, even those disgruntled older kids. :) We actually did this project for the first...
I’m a bit of a science nerd. By that, I don’t mean I’m good at science because I’m certainly not. However I’m certainly fascinated by specific sectors within the scientific community, especially anything on outer space and the universe....
 We are avid colorers in our house and I love a good, fresh crayon. There is just something about coloring with one that makes the whole activity seem better. Maybe it’s because it is clean and new, maybe it’s...
A year and a half ago, Santa made a big mistake. He brought us a big, heavy and bulky train table that was a good idea in theory but ended up being one of those toys that just takes...
I've been meaning to get this post up for a long time now. We've had these gorgeous, d0-it-yourself, hairpin leg nightstands in our bedroom since sometime in July now but somehow this summer slipped away from me and here...
With all the Christmas decor coming down, I wanted to highlight the one thing I’ll be keeping up all year long: DIY mini bud vases. In case you missed this little craft that I originally wrote about here, I thought...
It’s almost December and I can’t wait! I love the Christmas season. It is my favorite time of year. Everyone is happy and friendly. I love the music, the decorations and let’s not forget the food! ...
My daughter is opinionated. She is 2, so that's to be expected. However, I don't think this is going to go away. I see it as a good thing for her life in general and a frustrating thing for...
I love a good project that will keep my kids busy for a while, let them use their imaginations and be positive for them developmentally. They love new things to play with. With that in mind I decided to create...
Tired of doing the same old thing when it comes to decorating your Easter eggs? So were we. This weekend we decorated Easter eggs in a way we created last year and it's so simple even my 20-month old...
Since St. Patrick's Day was so close to Easter this year, I didn't feel like we were able to really enjoy the Easter decorations or have a lot of time for Easter craft projects. However, because my daughter loves...
My daughter has been obsessed with the Dreamwork's Troll Movie since we saw it at the theater this fall. The week before Christmas she told me that Equestria Girls (a My Little Pony/person hybrid that she had loved for a...
My kids love to paint. It's something that can entertain them for at least an hour and they really get into it. My daughter has painted on paper, plastic, scraps of wood and my kitchen table. My son has...
I have to give my kids credit. They’re really good at listening to directions for a good ol’ craft project. My daughter has always been this way. She loves art and loves to keep busy with her hands. She’s always...
Do you ever feel like every time you leave the house you are packing for a week away? Sometimes the hassle of remembering everything makes the start of a fun day so much work it hardly feels worth it....
I am always on the hunt for a new project. I love to remake something into a more beautiful or useful version. As we are in preparation for a new baby I am trying to find better ways to...

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