DIY Stencil – For accent walls and more

August 19, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
DIY Stencil- final

While the children are away, mom shall play! Now that school is back in session for most, it is a great time for a DIY project at home. I have wanted to do a small accent wall for awhile, but I have not wanted to pay an arm and a leg for a designer ... Read More...

DIY Teacher Gift for Back-to-School

August 7, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
Teacher Gift final

Teachers do so much for our children. I have read that teachers typically put $1,000 per year of their own money into classroom supplies. A practical gift that will benefit the classroom is a great start to the school year. Putting it together in a ... Read More...

Free Ebook from Chronicle Books!

August 5, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

 Get a Free Ebook from Chronicle Books! Chronicle Books  is offering a Free Ebook for signing up for their Digital Deals Newsletter!  As someone who loves to read, I love the chance to get a great book for free!  These books can be read on the ... Read More...

DIY Bowl Cover

July 15, 2014 6 Comments | Disclosure
DIY Bowl Cover

This DIY bowl cover has so many uses. I made this one to cover my mixer bowl. It will be perfect for when I need to cover yeast dough while it rises, or keep frosting from drying out. It is also good for any kind of mixing or storage bowl. Want to ... Read More...

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DIY Sparkler Wand

DIY Sparkler Wand

With July 4th approaching, fireworks are everywhere. This sparkler wand is a perfect way to let your little ones participate in sparkler fun. They can pretend, and play, and be just like the big kids. They will likely want to keep playing “sparklers” ... Read More...

Crafts for Kids!

June 24, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
frugal crafts for kids

Frugal Family Fun: Craft Ideas to Keep the Kids Busy! Whether it is Spring Break, summer, a weekend, or just a good time for a family activity, these fun and frugal craft ideas will come in handy! Keep the kids busy and keep boredom at bay, at least ... Read More...

DIY Garden Trellis!!

June 18, 2014 2 Comments | Disclosure

I don't know about you, but my garden has just been growing like crazy this past week. I have waited to put in a trellis for my beans and peas because I have been working on other projects and have been busy harvesting all of the berries that are ... Read More...

DIY Dried Flowers Shadow Box

June 17, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
Final- DIY Dried Flower Shadow Box

Spring is ending and those hot summer days are almost here. Many of those spring-time blooms we love are beginning to fade. This shadow box project allows you to make a special decorative memory of your flowers. Whether they be from your own garden ... Read More...

Father’s Day Booklet Children’s Craft

Father's Day Booklet Children's Craft

I had a lot of fun putting this cute little booklet together. I think your children will really enjoy writing down some memories and thoughts about their dads. The first part of the booklet is intended for your child to record their own responses ... Read More...