DIY Crazy Purple Minion Costumes

Well, Halloween is now six days away, and I only made these crazy purple minion costumes THREE YEARS AGO, but hey – better late than never!! I have had […]

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

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 THAT STUFF – we had […]

Cute DIY Butterfly Footprints

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 surrounded by meaningful artwork. For […]

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

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 Carolinas, and I must say […]

What Do I Love About You? Valentine Note Tradition

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 could go on…)  So last […]

Melted Crayon Hearts with Free Printable Valentines

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!  It’s so easy to give […]

Father’s Day Secret Footprints and Poem

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 feel special.  As for our […]

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Fun Photo Bookmarks: Kids Hanging On

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 were hanging from a rope […]

Best Ever, Hands Down! Easy DIY Gift Idea

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

DIY 5-Minute Chalkboard Sign

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

First Birthday Party Ideas, Details & Decorations

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 my fourth go-around, I have […]

Easy DIY Canvas

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