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 to school. So to keep spirits high, I've created the ultimate hack list so that you and the kids can really enjoy the last couple weeks of summer. This will get your kids creating and active and help you stay organized and prepared.... 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

DIY Rust Stain Removal

Home|Adult|Cleaning
Do you wash your knives in the dishwasher, which apparently you aren't supposed to do? I do. And my steak knives are evidence of this. There are some nasty little rust stains on them from letting them dry in the dishwasher.  I was looking at Buzzfeed,... 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

All Natural After Sun Spray

Adult|Summer|Natural
Summer is here! And all that sunshine usually calls for SUNBURNS! We've all had them and know just how uncomfortable they can be!  Regular Aloe Vera Gel has all kinds of extra ingredients, alcohol, water, glycerin, 4 more ingredients I've never... 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
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

DIY Sparkler Wand

Crafts|Adult|Decoration
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 this post

DIY Patriotic Pennant Banner

Crafts|Adult|Decoration
This red, white, and blue patriotic banner is a cute decoration that can be used for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, Labor Day, or any other patriotic day. It’s stylish, and easy to make. The Supplies: ¼ yard white duck canvas blue... Read this post

Chalkboard Countdown {picture tutorial}

Crafts|Adult|Inside The House
Hello! Marji here with a fun and quick craft for this week. I had something else planned but after a long weekend mini-vacation in Dallas {and tons of laundry to do} I went with something easier. I am really into chalkboards lately and made this a few... Read this post