Summer Fun With Ice Chalk Recipe

June 23, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
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Summer can get pretty long especially those first few weeks when the kids are just out of school and we haven't settled into a summer routine.  I like to keep them busy with new activities that they can learn from and enjoy. We tried this ice chalk ... Read More...

15 Pool Noodle Activities For Kids

June 18, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
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My kids are always looking for new ways to be entertained, especially in the summer. Lately I have been collecting  ideas for cub scouts and girls camp. Here are some fun and inexpensive activities that they can do with just pool noodles!  These are ... Read More...

Parenting Tip: How I Use Chores to Keep My Kids Motivated

June 17, 2015 29 Comments | Disclosure
How I use chores to keep my kids motivated and on task. Advice from a mother of 8.

As a mother of 8, I'm continually on the look out for new ways to keep my household running.  I know I'm not alone in this... even if you've only got one child at home, there are still messes to be cleaned up, food to prepare, laundry to wash, hugs ... Read More...

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DIY 3 Tiered Tray

June 11, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
An elegant 3 tiered tray repurposing project idea and tutorial

This is one of my favorite space saving ways to display food for a party or gathering.  These are so easy to make yourself and very inexpensive too.  You can create them for around $5 and pick colors to coordinate with your party theme or just make ... Read More...

20 Father’s Day Gift and Card Ideas

June 3, 2015 1 Comment | Disclosure
20 Super Cute Homemade Fathers Day Card and Gift Ideas

Father's Day always seems to sneak up on me... with the kids out of school, it means it's up to me to make sure Daddy gets a little something special from the kids to show that they care about him!  I always love things that my kids can make ... Read More...

DIY Pallet Sign: Believe There Is Good In The World – Be The Good

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See how you can make this DIY pallet sign for cheap! I acquired some lovely, free pallet wood recently and wanted to put it to use as something nice for my home. My friend and I decided to make a few girls' nights out of it and recreate this cool ... Read More...

DIY Foaming Hand Soap and Mason Jar Dispenser

How to make your own foaming hand soap

Make your own foaming hand soap and mason jar dispenser! All of us who have kids know they are notorious for using too much hand soap. You walk in the bathroom to find your little one with their hands drenched in soap, and the bathroom sink ... Read More...

DIY Magnetic Chalkboard Spice Jars

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These DIY Magnetic Chalkboard Spice Jars are easy to make and help you repurpose some very common items around the house especially if you have a baby! These magnetic jars are not only perfect for spices in the kitchen, but also for organizing ... Read More...

DIY Family Growth Chart Ruler

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My husband has been marking our kids' height in our kitchen for years. It is pretty cool, my boys love to compare their heights and ages on the wall. I have been looking for a way to make it look a little better and I loved this idea!  Inspired by ... Read More...