Archive for the ‘Crafting’ Category

How to Fold The Palms From Church, into a Cross

How to Fold The Palms From Church, into a Cross
Every Palm Sunday when they would give out Palm branches (fronds) at church – I used to marvel at the people that could quickly fold their palm branch into a cross!Eventually I figured out how to do the palm folding – and I was astounded at how easy it was. Don’t be intimidated by the steps, they...
March 23rd, 2015 | Crafting, General | Read More

How to Give a Doll a Make- Under!

How to Give a Doll a Make- Under!
I’ve had the same doll in my garage for the last year. It was a Bratz doll – and the over the top makeup look wasn’t really what I wanted to give to a 6 year old, so the doll just sat on a shelf. Then I came across a lovely artist in Australia named Sonia Singh, who was making what...
February 20th, 2015 | Crafting, General, How To, Video Blogs, Video Tutorials | Read More

Window Cling Valentines {Free Printable!}

Window Cling Valentines {Free Printable!}
Valentines Day! I know some people aren’t fans – but I have always adored it! And one of my favorite childhood memories is of handing out Valentines to my class in school every Valentines Day. That’s why I love helping my own daughter make Valentines each year, and Valentine printables...
February 5th, 2015 | Crafting, General, Kid Fun! | Read More

Cider Mulling Reindeer {Free Printable!}

Cider Mulling Reindeer  {Free Printable!}
I’m always looking for an easy and cute homemade holiday gift idea – and these Cider Reindeer are perfect! You plop them in a quart or two of apple juice or cider and the spices that make up the Reindeer, simmer to create and excellent mulled Cider! Plus – your house will smell delicious! While...
November 7th, 2014 | Crafting, General, How To, Recipes | Read More

10 {EASY} Halloween Costumes and Cash Giveaway!

10 {EASY} Halloween Costumes and Cash Giveaway!
Halloween is fast approaching, and parents everywhere are trying to figure out easy, cheap costumes for their kids! Here are some amazingly easy Halloween Costume Ideas that you dont need to be a super crafty genius to do! And bonus:  if scroll to the bottom of the list, you can also win some cold hard...
September 18th, 2014 | Crafting, General, Kid Fun!, Reviews/Giveaways | Read More

IKEA Hack for an alcove or Niche!

IKEA Hack for an alcove or Niche!
As you may know if you follow me on Instagram or Facebook - we recently sold our house, and moved into a new neighborhood! Moving can be overwhelming. Common stressors include everything from helping kids deal with a move, to finding ways to decorate your new space on a budget! That’s where this...
July 25th, 2014 | Crafting, General | Read More

Tips for Spring Cleaning the Playhouse!

Tips for Spring Cleaning the Playhouse!
Several years ago my dad built a playhouse from scratch – its treasured by our family and taking care of it is important to us. But spring cleaning a normal house is a bit different than a playhouse! Here are a few tips for bringing Spring to your Playhouse! Taking your playhouse from eek to chic! Playhouses...
April 21st, 2014 | Crafting, General | Read More

What to do with the Palms from Church!

What to do with the Palms from Church!
Did you get palms this past Sunday? I did too. And if you’re like me – you want to save them, but aren’t quite sure how to keep them looking nice. Problem solved! You can fold your palms into beautiful crosses, and they will dry that way! ——> Here is a Step by step guide...
April 15th, 2014 | Crafting, General | Read More

Build a Cardboard Slide!

Build a Cardboard Slide!
Ever get cooped up at home with the kids – they’re  bored, and you’re out of ideas? Why not become the coolest parent alive – and build a cardboard slide on your stairs!? I’m serious! A cardboard Stair Slide is super fun, uses up your extra cardboard – and your kids...
January 26th, 2014 | Crafting, General, Kid Fun! | Read More

Make a CoverBand for your Disney MagicBand!

Make a CoverBand for your Disney MagicBand!
Our family is getting ready to embark on a Disney Vacation – and for the first time ever Disney is using MagicBands! A MagicBand goes around your wrist and acts as your room key, your money, your meal pass and has your Fast Pass+ reservations on it. In short – your MagicBand is your everything!...
January 18th, 2014 | All things Disney, Crafting, General | Read More