Archive of ‘Crafty Stuff/DIY’ category

Make a quick and fun Father’s Day card with the kids

Father’s Day is tomorrow! Can you believe June is half-over already? My girls love to create ‘art’ and make their own cards for people so of course they wanted to make something for Daddy’s special day. This year’s project is still top secret but here’s the card that we made last year. It’s very easy to make, albeit a little on the messy side. Just paint your child’s hands with some washable paint and press their little handprints onto some construction paper or cardstock that has been folded Read more […]

How to make the coolest sandbox ever

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 crammed into their current sandbox. Step 3: show your husband the plans the next day, try not to fall down from shock when he goes right to Home Depot to get the supplies. Step 4: admire Read more […]

Not So Wordless Wednesday – How to throw an easy Star Wars birthday party!

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 decorations: the birthday banner that I made last year balloons from a local party store (we give each family that comes to the party at least one balloon to take home) and a little Read more […]

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