It’s officially summer! The school year has come to a close and there are a lot more opportunities for the kiddos to move it on outside to play. In addition to having fun in the sun with sprinklers, pools, bikes (and so on and so forth), outdoor games always provide a great source of entertainment. However, you can end up spending… Read More Thrifty Thursday: DIY Outdoor Games
I have a love/hate relationship with Valentine’s Day. I think it’s totally sweet to celebrate love and romance, but spending $100 on a bouquet of roses seems more crazy than in-love! This year, I’m keeping V-Day simple and wrapping up some simple homemade gifts that cost a little more than a Hallmark card. Here are… Read More Valentine’s Day in a Mason Jar
Yes, it’s that time of year once again. Winter. Ok, so winter doesn’t officially begin for a few more days but tell that to the weather! Although I’m not a big fan of the cold weather, I do loooove scarves. Truth be told, it’s really more of an obsession. I just love finding that *perfect*… Read More Thrifty Thursday: Baby it’s Cold Outside
I am still on a mission to make those handmade holiday gifts for my kids. Here’s a link to the last handmade gift I made just in case you missed it!Now, next up on the list are superhero capes for each of my girls because, well, A) they’re pretty awesome and B) what kid doesn’t want to… Read More Thrifty Thursday: Fleece Superhero Capes
Yes, it’s only November and my kids have been itching to build a snowman. Who can blame them, really? I mean, it has certainly felt cold enough for snowman building! Only one problem. We haven’t had a flake of snow yet! Well, not to worry. I’ve got a simple snowman making craft for you that will… Read More Thrifty Thursday: Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
My daughter has been learning about rocks and minerals in her preschool class which got me thinking about the rocks I’ve had saved for quite some time now. Some were rocks from our yard, some we picked up while on vacation, and others actually came in a bag at my local dollar store. These treasures had been collecting… Read More Craft Projects that Rock
How many times do you find yourself thumbing through pictures on your cell phone, camera, or computer and thinking about how you would love to actually do something with them? Are you looking for inexpensive, yet creative, ways to add some décor to your home? Do you love the look of those photo canvases but… Read More DIY Project: Create Your Own Photo Canvas
Ask most educators and they will tell you that they have something they typically only do in the summer when they aren’t working. The school year tends to be so focused on school that there often isn’t time for hobbies and outside interests (sad, but true). Most teachers I know enjoy reading, working out more,… Read More This is why I’m not a DIY blogger.
I’ve been itching to do something crafty lately. Anyone who knows me, knows that’s really nothing out of the ordinary. I’m always on the lookout for exciting (as well as fairly simple and inexpensive) new crafty DIY (do-it-yourself) projects. However, it’s been a while since I actually made the time to put one of these… Read More Thrifty Thursday: DIY Bleach Pen Shirts
Like my fellow blogger Elise, I love Valentine’s Day because I love telling people I love them! I just love the love. I’m also a bit sappy and cheesy so I take full advantage of this special day. I tend to get a lot of craft and activity ideas from my fellow bloggers and Elise… Read More Making Valentine’s Day Memories