Step 1: Mention that your current backyard sandbox is getting too small for your kids; when a friend suggests having your husband build them a new one immediately go online to find the most perfect plans for a sandbox with built-in seats that turn into the lid.
Step 2: let your husband see your children . . . → Read More: How to make the coolest sandbox ever
I don’t usually do a theme for my daughters’ birthday parties, but Rowan is obsessed with Star Wars and once we decided to make her an R2-D2 cake I couldn’t resist checking out Pinterest (you can find me here) and I just couldn’t resist giving a Star Wars birthday party theme a try.
First, the . . . → Read More: Not So Wordless Wednesday – How to throw an easy Star Wars birthday party!
Here’s a fun idea for a hot summer day: have a frozen treasure hunt! . . . → Read More: Frozen Treasure Hunt
I saw this floating around the Internet last summer but never had a chance to try it out. With all the hot weather we’ve been having lately, ice cube painting seemed like the perfect way to have some crafty fun and stay cool at the same time! First, I filled an ice cube tray . . . → Read More: Ice Cube Painting for Kids
I’ve made a turtle cake and a duck cake for Ashlyn’s birthdays but I was having a hard time deciding on what to make for Rowan. Thankfully I found a guide on how to make an owl cake on Pinterest and I knew what I wanted to make for Rowan’s first birthday! I started with . . . → Read More: How to make an owl birthday cake
I started with a plain, $4 t shirt from Walmart that has a tulle bow at the neck.
Next I raided my scrapbooking supplies for a fancy button and some ribbon. I cut a 1.75 inch length of thin ribbon and attached it to the shirt when I sewed the button . . . → Read More: Do It Yourself Cupcake Birthday Shirt
With less than 2 weeks until Rowan’s first birthday, I thought I’d better get crafting! I started with a reusable birthday banner. I considered taking a ‘before’ picture of all of the elements that I was going to use but decided that it would be pointless; what I think I’m going . . . → Read More: Easy Do It Yourself Reusable Birthday Banner
I can hardly believe it, but Rowan will be turning one in just a couple of weeks! We’re not having a big party, just a play date with our friends that involves cake (and probably balloons) but that hasn’t stopped me from gathering ideas from Pinterest.
I love this birthday shirt and might just . . . → Read More: First birthday ideas found on Pinterest
You always hear about spring cleaning, but for me the cleaning bug always seems to hit mid-winter. I think it’s because when the weather is nice we’re not spending much time inside, but now that it’s cold and icy/slushy/snowy outside we’re inside most of the time and the clutter has more opportunity to make . . . → Read More: I thought it was called ‘spring’ cleaning?
I am constantly putting up new pictures in our home, and I love ‘themed’ picture frames – seasons, holidays, you name it and I want it. The problem is that they can be really expensive, and where do you store all of the Santa/Christmas/Easter/Valentine’s Day/Halloween/etc frames for 50 or so weeks a year you . . . → Read More: Easy DIY Picture Frame