how to preserve carved pumpkin with bleach for Halloween

How to Preserve a Carved Pumpkin From Rotting with 3 Household Items!

Home|Adult|Halloween
How to preserve a pumpkin! My kids love carving pumpkins for Halloween. I don't like to carve them too soon because of the inevitable wilting and molding that comes along with it. It's such a disappointment to find your pumpkin rotted before the actual day! If you want to make sure your jack-o-lantern survives until Halloween, there is a very simple solution to help preserve a carved pumpkin! Ready? Here is what you will need: Carved Pumpkin Bleach Water ... Read this post

3 Tips to Keep Summer Fun for Moms and Kids

Crafts|Inside The House|Kids
With weeks left until school begins, it can get really hard to keep the kids active, excited, and really enjoying the last bit of summer. As a busy mom, these last couple of weeks can be pretty stressful with trying to get the kids ready to go back... Read this post

Easy Do It Yourself (DIY) Homemade Fly Trap

Home|Adult|Summer
The summer and beginning of fall brings a lot of great things like fresh garden food, pool parties, and all those awesome BBQs. It also brings flies. I don't think there is anything in this world more annoying than flies. Here in Idaho we have had... Read this post

EASY Way to Clean Stove Burners & Grill Grates!

Adult|Inside The House|Cleaning
Wipe your grill grates and stove burners clean! No scrubbing! I was talking with a friend recently about how she had tried everything to clean the gunk off of her gas stove burners and NOTHING was working. Then she tried using household ammonia.... Read this post

15 Pool Noodle Activities For Kids

Crafts|Kids|Outside The House
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 and I came across so many things to do with POOL NOODLES. Here are some fun and inexpensive activities... Read this post

Summer Fun With Ice Chalk Recipe

Crafts|Kids|Outside The House
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... Read this post

Alternative Uses for Baby Powder

Adult|Frugal|Cleaning
17 Awesome Frugal Ways To Use Baby Powder For Random Household Jobs Baby powder is a common household item that can be found in almost ANY mother's home. Recently, studies have been advising you NOT to use it on your baby like my mother did with me... Read this post

9 Easy Weekend Project Ideas

Crafts|Adult|Inside The House
Have you ever had weekend where you wanted to spice up your home somehow, but didn't know what to do? Or maybe you have a list of all the improvements you want to make to your home, but it is so overwhelming you just didn't know where to start? Well,... Read this post
How to make a water blob for hours of summer fun

How to Make a Water Blob for Hours of Summer Fun

Crafts|Frugal|Kids
Make your own Water Blob for $15 or less! Summer around our house is filled with mornings at the park, afternoons at the pool, evenings outside, and fresh grass beneath our toes! Our kids LOVE being outdoors, and they often find things to do with... Read this post

15 Easy Spring Wreath Ideas

Crafts|Adult|Decoration
Hooray spring is here! As soon as Valentine's Day is over, I usually put some sort of spring wreath on my front door... just willing spring to come! A beautiful wreath on your front door is a fun and easy way to spruce things up and say hello to spring... Read this post

Spring Art Activities Perfect For Your Kids

Home|Kids|Spring
Spring is in the air!  It is time to open up those windows and let your kids go outside to play!! I am not sure how things are in your home, but with the new life spring brings, my kids ALWAYS love to start creating and crafting. Here are a few of... Read this post
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