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 […]

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 […]

Best Ever Useful Graduation Gift – Tool Set

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 mom always taught me the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Best of 2013 – Most Popular Posts

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 you.  When I was first […]

Easy No-Sew DIY Minion Costumes

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, two of my daughters and […]

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Decorate With Family Photos and Hang a Wall Gallery With Ease

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 with everyday life that I […]

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 […]

Hang Pictures Quickly Using Toothpaste!

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 desire.  As for me, I […]

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 […]