DIY Crazy Purple Minion Costumes

By |October 25, 2016|

Well, Halloween is now six days away, and I only made these crazy purple minion costumes THREE YEARS AGO, but hey – better late […]

The Black Bunny: A Short Story I Wrote as a Little Girl

By |April 2, 2015|

This past summer, I went through everything we owned before we moved.

Not my most thrilling summer.

But it really was good to go through ALL […]

Cute DIY Butterfly Footprints

By |May 9, 2014|

I love making things myself to hang on our walls. I think it really helps make our house feel like a home when we’re […]

Love Your State Canvas – Easy, Inexpensive, DIY Art!

By |March 20, 2014|

I might live in the South now, but I’ll always be a Minnesota girl. This year we’ve had a cold winter even for the […]

What Do I Love About You? Valentine Note Tradition

By |February 10, 2014|

Anyone who reads my blog knows that I love to start traditions!  (Some family favorites:  Halloween Boo-ing, 24 Books Until Christmas, Happy Jar… I […]

Melted Crayon Hearts with Free Printable Valentines

By |February 1, 2014|

Looking to do something different for Valentine’s Day this year with your kids?  Why not make use of all those old and broken crayons! […]

Father’s Day Secret Footprints and Poem

By |June 13, 2013|

Father’s Day is almost here, and many of us are trying to come up with creative ways to make the dads in our life […]

Fun Photo Bookmarks: Kids Hanging On

By |June 10, 2013|

I think this idea to make photo bookmarks is so fun! I first saw it here where the kids were made to look like they […]

Best Ever, Hands Down! Easy DIY Gift Idea

By |May 6, 2013|

I think this is such a fun, simple idea!  Using the wording “Best _____ Ever… Hands Down!” works for anybody!  I actually made this […]

DIY 5-Minute Chalkboard Sign

By |April 20, 2013|

Cute chalkboard signs are everywhere these days!  I have admired them for so long in friends’ holiday cards, birth announcements, invitations, and in pictures […]

First Birthday Party Ideas, Details & Decorations

By |April 18, 2013|

My youngest of four girls just turned one–sniff!  I can’t believe I will never have another first birthday party to throw!  With this being […]

Easy DIY Canvas

By |April 4, 2013|

My girls and I worked on this project one rainy Sunday, and it only took us a few hours to complete it!  I really […]

First Birthday Smash Cake Fun

By |March 12, 2013|

There is something so special about watching a baby taste cake (or even sugar) for the first time.  You always imagine them diving into […]

Photo Fun Valentine

By |February 4, 2013|

Kids love Valentine’s Day!  If you have children, I’m sure they are already getting fired up for February 14th!  And who can blame them–parties […]

Reindeer Food: Perfect Class Project or Party Favor

By |December 19, 2012|

Spreading reindeer food, along with leaving cookies for Santa, has become a tradition for our family on Christmas Eve.  I had never even heard […]

Mistletoes Plate: Perfect for Baby’s First Christmas!

By |November 29, 2012|

My youngest daughter is celebrating her first Christmas this year.  (That’s her sitting in the wreath… we think she’s pretty cute!)  I am big […]