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 […]

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 […]

Best Ever Useful Graduation Gift – Tool Set

By |April 30, 2014|

When I graduated from high school, I remember getting a “Do-It-Herself” tool set as a graduation gift. While of course I was appreciative (my […]

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 […]

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! […]

Best of 2013 – Most Popular Posts

By |January 7, 2014|

What a year it’s been!  As I look back on my first full year of blogging, I’m (pleasantly) surprised sometimes by what resonates with […]

Easy No-Sew DIY Minion Costumes

By |September 22, 2013|

This Halloween costume idea is simply genius.  I can say that because I didn’t come up with it; my super-creative friend did!  Last fall, […]

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    Decorate With Family Photos and Hang a Wall Gallery With Ease

Decorate With Family Photos and Hang a Wall Gallery With Ease

By |May 20, 2013|

We finished some house renovations in January of 2012, just before daughter #4 was born. Since her birth, I’ve been so busy keeping up […]

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 […]

Hang Pictures Quickly Using Toothpaste!

By |April 28, 2013|

I am the picture-hanger in our house.  My husband can’t stand doing that kind of thing–he really just doesn’t have the patience or the […]

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 […]

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    Baby’s First Year Photo Book: A Special First Birthday Gift for Your Child

Baby’s First Year Photo Book: A Special First Birthday Gift for Your Child

By |April 10, 2013|

I am so excited to share this idea with you!!  When I first started taking these pictures of my daughter each month, I really […]

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 […]

Simple Fireplace Update

By |March 22, 2013|

Welcome to “Fast Tip Friday!”  I came up with that snazzy little name all by myself.  :)  For those of you who have been […]

Easy DIY Photo Invitation & Thank You Note

By |March 5, 2013|

I love to create my own invitations.  I actually used to have a hand-designed stationery business where I used my own handwriting as the […]