DIY ice chalk fun summer activity for kids

DIY Ice Chalk for Hours of Summer Fun

Crafts|Kids|Outside The House
Easy Homemade Ice Chalk Recipe 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 easy DIY ice chalk recipe and it was super fun, especially on a hot day! Frozen chalk makes for a great art, science, and sensory experience all in one. How to Make Ice Chalk Ice chalk is very simple... Read this post
DIY natural after sun spray for sunburn

DIY All Natural After Sun Spray and Lotion

Adult|Summer|Remedies
How to Make a Natural After Sun Spray 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,... Read this post
15 fun pool noodle games for kids

15 Super Fun Pool Noodle Games 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 fun pool noodle games! Who knew there were so many fun things to do with... Read this post
DIY chalkboard countdown sign

DIY Chalkboard Countdown Sign

Adult|Crafts|Inside The House
How to Make a Countdown Chalkboard This is such a fun and quick craft! I made this chalkboard countdown sign a while ago and my kids LOVE it. I made another one for a friend and she loved it as well so I wanted to share how to make your own! I've... 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|Spring
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
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

Adult|Crafts|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

Adult|Crafts|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