Category Archives: Craft


You guys, you guys!!! Homemade Healthy Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs are going to change your life. I’m telling you what, they are amazing! I made these yesterday with the kids after school and I planned on posting them here on Monday. While we were making them I posted a picture on Instagram and I got such great feedback that I figured I better post them today so that you all could have the recipe over the weekend! Who knew that using a few natural ingredients could turn out so delicious. These have peanut butter, a few tablespoons of maple syrup (which you Continue Reading →

Healthy Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs

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3 Secrets Moms of Boys Need to Know I’m a “boy mom” through and through. I had 4 little boys in a span of 5 years (yep, you read that right), and though we do have one wonderful daughter leading the pack, I still definitely consider myself a boy mom. Today I’m sharing 3 secrets that Moms of Boys need to know. These are just a few little tips about raising boys I have learned over the past few years and I thought you might like them too. Bonus: they don’t just apply to raising boys.  Involve your son in what Continue Reading →

3 Secrets Moms of Boys Need to Know


Journal writing is something I love and have always really enjoyed. I have still journals from when I was a young girl that I roll my eyes at now. Sometimes I feel like people put themselves into two categories when it comes to journal writing, either you do it or you don’t. I’m here to tell you today that everyone should be on team journal keeper, that it doesn’t have to be hard or even traditional, and that you will never ever ever EVER regret the time and energy spent on keeping a record of your life and the lives Continue Reading →

7 Amazing Alternatives to Traditional Journal Keeping!

22 Simple Handmade Gifts

The first week of December as well as Cassie from Back to Her Roots and I’s Handmade Holiday 2015 is coming to a close and I can’t even believe how fun this week was. Who knew you all loved handmade gifts as much as we do?! Today we’ve collected all this week’s posts plus other handmade gift ideas that we published in years past to create this amazing list of 22 Simple Handmade Gifts for you to enjoy all in one place. I’m partial, but I dare say this is one of the best handmade gift idea lists out there. Continue Reading →

22 Simple Handmade Gifts PLUS a $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

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I loved this project and I think my DIY Christmas Rag Wreath turned out really cute. I had this grand vision of all the ways I would style this wreath for my photos. I thought of it hanging on a pretty colored front door, gracing a vintage door handle, rocking it on a perfect mantel, and perched on the back of a dining room chair in a beautifully decorated kitchen. I started to take pictures and reality set in. I have an unpainted white door that’s full of stains and finger prints (primer isn’t known for great washability and the Continue Reading →

DIY Christmas Rag Wreath


If you read the old blog very regularly you’ll know that the embroidery bug has hit our house hard. I bought a bunch of embroidery stuff early in the year and we just keep at it! My kids are completely sold and I love it just as much as they do. We are by no means very skilled at it, but there’s something so therapeutic about a little hand sewing. You know who got bit by the bug worst of all? My six-year-old son! He asks to embroider multiple times a week; it’s probably the cutest thing ever. Today I’m Continue Reading →

Simple Embroidered Ornaments

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Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm is super simple to make when you get a the right ingredients and it’s the perfect gift to make a bunch of and share with all of your friends. This project is part of Handmade Holiday that Cassie from Back to Her Roots and I are working on this week and I couldn’t be more excited to share it with you. So far this week I’ve shared Simple DIY Beeswax Candles and Painted Sharpie Mugs (that won’t wash off!) and Cassie has made the prettiest No Sew Flannel Blanket Scarf, Spicy Black Bean Soup in a Continue Reading →

Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm (Homemade Pink Grapefruit Burt’s Bees!)

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Welcome to day two of Handmade Holiday 2015. Cassie from Back to Her Roots and I are sharing simple handmade gifts all week long to get your crafty juices flowing! Today I’m sharing simple DIY Beeswax Candles and Cassie is sharing Spicy Black Bean Soup in a Jar. These pair nicely with yesterday’s DIY No Sew Flannel Blanket Scarf and my Sharpie Mugs (that won’t wash off!). It’s been a lot of fun working with Cassie on this and her projects are just beautiful while still being simple. Beeswax candles are so much easier to make than you might have Continue Reading →

Simple DIY Beeswax Candles

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Handmade is so my jam, and I’m excited to bring you a whole week of simple handmade gift tutorials that you can that you can give this year! I’m starting the week off with Painted Sharpie Mugs (that won’t wash off!). I’ve done tons of research and testing on this project and I’m confident I have the best tutorial out there! I thought I might take a little break this week from blogging because today will mark 30 straight days of blogging (!!!) and I’ve officially met my NaBloPoMo goal of writing/blogging every day in November. I can’t believe I’ve made Continue Reading →

Painted Sharpie Mugs (that won’t wash off!)


Happy Black Friday Friends! You know I certainly won’t be out shopping today (I’ll be eating leftover pie for breakfast, playing games, and crafting with the kids!), but that doesn’t mean I won’t be doing some online shopping in the coming days and weeks. If you are planning on doing the same I wanted to invite you to check out my Etsy shop. My Etsy shop has some really unique and beautiful handmade items in it that I’m very proud of. I get the privilege of work with my mom and my good friend/second-cousin-once-removed Richard on these projects and I Continue Reading →

Black Friday Coupon For Bless this Mess on Etsy

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I bet some of you are thinking, “What on earth is she talking about?!” So let me tell you just what Felted Wool Dryer Balls are. I had never even heard of dryer balls until sometime last spring. I started reading about them, made them, and now I really love them! These would be a really unique and practical gift to give, plus, they are really kind of pretty. I love homemade gifts that I can use and not just have to dust or eat! DIY Felted Wool Dryer Balls are little balls of foil that you wrap in wool Continue Reading →

DIY Felted Wool Dryer Balls

Gift Guide Reading

I love reading to my kids. As I was pondering the kinds of gift guides I would share with you all this year I just knew that I wanted to do a reading centered one. I saw a little picture on facebook the other day of a bookstore front that had these words painted on the window, “There’s no app to replace your lap. Read to your kid!”. I LOVED it. It is so very true, and I know you fun parents and grandparents who enjoy my blog feel just the same way as I do. Happy reading friends (and happy Continue Reading →

Gift Guide for the Parent who loves Reading to their Kid(s)

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Halloween is just around the corner and I thought I would share a cute list of non-candy Halloween treats that are just perfect for trick-or-treaters, to take to school, or to use for party favors. I love stealing candy from my kids as much as the next mom (bring on the Reese’s Pieces!), but I also know they are going to get plenty of it. I’m not against them having candy this time of year at all, but I do feel like I don’t personally have to add to the crazy amount they are getting. Other people will take care Continue Reading →

12 Non-candy Halloween Treats


I enjoy looking back over my birth stories because pregnancy, labor, and birth are some of the hardest things I have gone through and have brought me some of the most amazing results in the end. I enjoy the details and don’t want to pain and beauty to be dulled by the passing of time. I assume that my kids will cringe at the thought of their mom telling the details of their birth for a time (teenager years?) and then I think they’ll have babies of their own and realize just what a miracle the whole things is. They Continue Reading →

Baby Graham’s Birth Story with a surprise ending!

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I found my mom’s snow ice cream recipe on page 82 of our family cookbook! That should have been the first place I looked; it’s such a fabulous book filled with family loved treasure. This recipe is so much fun! I really hope you get a bit of snow this week just so that you can make it. Just stir together 3 simple ingredients, add a bit of snow, bust out the sprinkles for good measure, and you have yourself one very simple and fun treat for after school that takes about 5 minutes to toss together. My kids were Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy Snow Ice Cream

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Target and you know I’ve been squealing with joy over the chance to work with them. It’s TARGET! Thanks for supporting the companies that I choose to work with. You all are the best. A few years ago I made a Valentine’s Mailbox for my whole family to use. It was easy, fun, and has turned into a tradition that my kids start asking about as soon as Christmas is over. The reason they love this mailbox so much is because it gives them a chance to serve and to show love in a nontraditional Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Mailbox for the Whole Family


Homemade gifts are the best! A few years ago I made this fun sewing kit in a jar for teacher and friend gifts and this year I decided on bath salts and sugar scrubs! Bath salts and sugar scrubs are great for teachers because they are something they can use, it’s not a plate full of sugar (everyone gets plenty of that), and it’s not a knick-knack they’ll have to dust (and probably have 10 of already). They are great for you because they are really simple to make and take much less time than making a batch of cookies. Continue Reading →

DIY Bath Salts and Sugar Scrubs (Great Homemade Gifts!)

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Head on over to the shop HERE. My Etsy shop is so ready and excited for you to start your Christmas shopping! This shop is my pride and joy. The things in it made by me, my mom, my best friend, and my uncle. We all work together and it’s a blessing for all of our families. I love supporting small businesses and I hope you do too. Here are some of my current favorites in the shop: Cedar wood nativity that goes back together as a puzzle. It is gorgeous, smells amazing, is a custom design (so you’ll never Continue Reading →

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Coupon for my Etsy Shop!


I’m a bookworm and love sharing book reviews with you when the chance comes my way, especially when it comes to children’s Christmas books! Today we are chatting about the book Sam’s Christmas Wish by George Durrant. Here’s the synopsis: Sam Edwards isn’t looking forward to Christmas, at least not this year. Since losing his job six months before, he hasn’t had any luck in finding a new one. He isn’t sure how he can give his family a merry Christmas, and the last thing he wants is charity from his neighbors. But when he falls asleep in his living Continue Reading →

Sam’s Christmas Wish: Book Review

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It’s neighbor gift time and I couldn’t be more excited. As I thought about my favorite food gifts that I have been on the receiving end of, I thought of the few times that people brought nonsweet items over. Don’t get me wrong. I love a plate of cookies as much as the next woman, but in the extra sweetness of the Holidays the savory stood out in my mind. On two occasions I had people bring over homemade breakfast burritos all wrapped in foil. They were ready to be heated up then or stuck in the freezer for a Continue Reading →

How to: Fresh Eggs for Giving


Way back in August I showed you the birthday room reveal we put together for my daughter. It’s been a few months since then and I wanted to do an update on how things are going, specifically how the new furniture we got is holding up. I picked out a few pieces of furniture from the Sauder’s website (this bookcase and this toy chest) and in the middle of the night we took down a baby crib and put together a whole new room for my daughter. We moved her from her old bedroom into her new one while she Continue Reading →

Birthday Room Reveal Update


Some time this year I got on a magical email list. What kind of magical list you might ask? Well, it’s one that sends out opportunities to review new books before their official release! I know this is a food blog but I love books. I’ve received two dozen or so emails this year with press releases for books that I could review here, but none of them were books that I thought you all would enjoy so I passed. Then September rolled around and Christmas books started to find their way into my inbox. Not just any Christmas books Continue Reading →

God Bless Us, Every One! book review

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I can’t believe the first day of fall was yesterday! We walked to school and there was a definite chill in early morning air. I’m going to have to dig out some hats and jackets for the baby before I know it. To celebrate I have a really fun and simple craft for kids. I decided to send both Henry and Kimball to preschool this year (two hours, two times a week), and I decided to put them in separate classes. So four afternoons a week one or the other goes to preschool and one stays home with me and Continue Reading →

Fall Straw Art for Kids


Today isn’t just lunch box inspiration, it’s also a giveaway of some really fun lunch box gear and products to get you excited for the coming school year! Keep reading, it’s a long post :) I’m always looking for fun new ways to pack a lunch and I thought I’d share some inspiration with you today. I don’t make crazy intricate lunches often, but once in a while I get overly motivated or Macey needs a little sunshine in her lunch box and I’ll go wild with creativity. Things like this are fun when you want them to be fun, Continue Reading →

All kinds of lunch box inspiration!

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This is my last post for Lands’ End and I just have to say this whole thing has been so much fun for my kids and I. It’s not every day that that some food loving hobby farmer (and her future little farmers) in the middle of no where get to be included in such fanciness. Thank you so much for enjoying the journey with me. Here’s what’s in it for you. I hope that I’ve given you some knowledge about what Lands’ End in has to offer us mommas of school aged kids (great quality clothes that are a Continue Reading →

It’s time to Back-to-School Shop till you drop (with a 25% off coupon!)

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Sometimes my mother heart is just leaping out of my chest with excitement over the things my kids are doing. You know what I mean! Watching the ball soar on that amazing home run hit, the first time they sing a solo at church, or their tiny little voices at the school play. So rewarding. Well today is one of those days. I never wanted to have my kids be child models, but who doesn’t want their kids to be child models. #braggingrightsforyears Ok, ok, so they aren’t really child models but don’t they look like it? I’ve just been Continue Reading →

My kids are CHILD MODELS! You should come see :)

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When we moved to the middle of no where a little over a year ago I knew that I would be sacrificing a few things in exchange for so many positive things. I left behind health food stores, museums, parks, and libraries. I gained land to grow a garden, a community like no other to raise my kids in, and a slower way of life that I am grateful for. I’ve found lots of hikes, sand dunes, and our little town pool to fill our recreational need. The bookmobile (a mobile library of sorts) stops by twice a month to Continue Reading →

That One Time I went Back to School Shopping in my Robe

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My daughter turned 7 last week and I had a grand surprise up my sleeve. I’ve been wanting to change around our sleeping setup for sometime to better accommodate the needs of our family. It’s time for Macey to get her own room and for the little boys to share the bunk bed. My thinking when it comes to things like this is, if I’m going to go through the effort, it might as well be a gift or party. I decided to make the affair a birthday surprise that won’t soon be forgotten. Unbeknownst to Macey, I’d been prepping Continue Reading →

A Birthday Surprise worth Falling out of Bed for!


Summer is the perfect time to get outside and get active with your kids. The keyword in that sentence is with. Just sending your kids outside isn’t the same. I’m talking about you physically being outside with them. They’ll love doing things with you and the attention that you are giving them. You’ll love that they aren’t idling their day away in front of a screen and you might even like the added exercise for yourself, sunshine on your face, and the decreased mess inside the house. I think that kids want to be outside having adventures and building memories, Continue Reading →

10 Tips to Get Outside with your Kids EVERYDAY this summer. You can do it!

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The weather is glorious, so let’s get outside and play a little. A few weeks ago we had friends over and created some amazing blown bubble art. The concept is simple – use food coloring to dye a few bottles of store-bought bubbles different colors and then blow bubbles onto card stock. When the bubbles land and pop they leave behind a gorgeous colored bubble print! The kids loved blowing the bubbles and they were even more surprised when it created a masterpiece to take home. Blown Bubble Art What you need: Store bought bubbles (a jar per child is Continue Reading →

Bubble Blowing Craft for Kids


Rrrrrrrrrrr you a pirate loving family?! We sure are. I go on lots of adventures with my little boys during the day. We run away from dinosaurs and cheetahs, we are good ninjas who fight “meanie bad guys”, we jump over hot lava, and we are excellent treasure hunting pirates. Grandma gave all of my kids a little bag of gold chocolate coins for St. Patrick’s Day and I’m pretty sure my kids don’t know that there is chocolate hiding inside! We have been using them as pirate treasure all week instead of eating them. I have the kids stay Continue Reading →

Pirate Buried Treasure in a Bottle Game


I’ve been dying to shares today’s project and it is finally done! I made an instagram photo display out of an old wooden screen door that I found behind the house. FOUND! And the end result is gorgeous. And I’ll show you how to make one of your own too. No old wooden screen doors hanging around? A big frame from the thrift store would work the same. I adore instagram (do you follow me?!). It’s such a fun way to document the every day. And what I love even more is having all of those memories printed and on Continue Reading →

DIY Instagram Photo Display


I’ve been in desperate need of a new photo backdrop for a long long time. I use the same wooden cutting board that I got at IKEA two years ago over and over and over again. I get crazy and bust out a place mat, a cookie sheet, or just use my retro blue counter tops on occasion, but I’m starting to feel like all of my photos look exactly the same. Photo props and backdrops to food bloggers are like shoes to other women. You can never have too many :) Can you see that same board in all Continue Reading →

DIY Photo Backdrop from a Pallet

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This is such a fun little project and I’ve been looking forward to sharing it with you. If you haven’t noticed yet, we have a soft spot in our family for little friends, especially the feathered kind. May came home from kindergarten with a whole page of color photos of birds that are native to Southern Utah and was asked to help with some kind of state-wide bird watch/counting. She’s supposed to keep track of what we see and how many and report back in a few months. It’s been such a fun assignment! We made these simple DIY bird Continue Reading →

Simple DIY Bird Feeder

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Did you all know that Hobby Farms (a magazine to most folks) also has an awesome website? They just launched a craft section of their website called The Craft Hub. I’ve been writing posts for them since September but have been terrible about letting you know. Today I posted some really cute Personalized Magnet Clips that are the perfect way to use photos of friends and family that came with Christmas cards. Enjoy those smiles year round! You can find the full tutorial here. And last month I made some really fun DIY Puzzels from magazines. My kids are so Continue Reading →

Personalized Magnet Clips and DIY Puzzels

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Today I’m over at Lil Luna sharing some amazing cookies. Check out the post (and Kristyn’s fun blog) HERE. And I’ll be starting off the weekend with a BANG, so be sure to check back tonight for an awesome giveaway coming your way!

Guest Post at Lil Luna

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Christmas is in the air and I know I’m not the only one thinking about what to give all the people that I love. We just moved to the tiny town that my husband grew up in. Tiny town life means two things 1) we know and are friends with nearly everyone or 2) we are related to everyone else. My list for friends and neighbor gifts is huge this year so I’ve been pondering on the perfect thing to give that won’t break the bank. That’s where this adorable hot cocoa gift set comes in. All of the jars, Continue Reading →

Hot Cocoa Gift Set

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I can’t believe that Christmas is almost here! If you are like me you are putting the finishing touches on the house, baking all kinds of treats, and buying the last of your gifts. This year I was lucky enough to snag an American Girl doll on a major sale. I paid less than $60 (including shipping!) for the doll, first book, and an extra set of clothes. I’m beyond excited to give such a wonderful gift to my six-year-old. She is going to be so excited on Christmas morning because she’s been asking for a “big doll” for months Continue Reading →

The Ultimate American Girl Acessory Guide: Buy it, Make it, Love it

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For years I have wanted to open an Etsy shop and now it’s something I can check off that list! This Christmas my awesome cousin, Kaber, and I are working together to sell some really fun and really gorgeous laser cut wood ornaments. Kaber runs the laser and I run the shop (photographing, managing, mailing, ect…). We talk all of the time about designs and ideas. The shop has been open for about a week and I’m so pleased to say that we’ve already made a handful of sales! I thought I’d do a little advertising here so that you Continue Reading →

Bless this Mess On Etsy


Great things are meant to be shared. That’s what this post is… me telling you about something I think is great because I know you are going to love it too. Our family pictures were supposed to be taken today but we got rained out (and it’s way too cold to take a three-week old baby out!). But that isn’t stopping me from thinking about our Christmas cards! I adore sending snail-mail cards, especially at Christmas. Who doesn’t love real mail? And I know my grandparents appreciate getting pictures of the grand-kids to hang on their fridge. Do you take Continue Reading →

Minted + Julep

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Today I’m over at A Southern Fairy Tale sharing a super fun (and easy) hot cocoa gift set! Rachel along a few other ladies have teamed up to bring you thirty days of holiday baking, thirty days of holiday sewing, and thirty days of holiday crafting (link to the other ladies at the bottom of the post…). It’s a really fun group of who are working with an even larger group of bloggers to share some of the cutest holiday inspiration on the web. I signed up to be part of the baking/food gift team and am so glad I Continue Reading →

Bake, Sew, Craft Along

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Hello all! While I’m enjoying the newest (and teeniest) member of our family, I have asked some of my very favorite blogging friends to share some of their absolute favorite posts with you. Thanks so much for reading and enjoy Amy, she’s a lot of fun and a great friend in real life!    I’m so excited to be here today, visiting Melissa’s blog.  I had to chance last April to get to know Melissa in real life, and she is super sweet!  I’m Amy and I blog over at The Happy Scraps.  I am the mom of 4 boys, and Continue Reading →

Fall Porch Awesomeness from The Happy Scraps

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Last week I did a fun guest post over at The Ribbon Retreat. The Ribbon Retreat is an Idaho-based company that sells all lovely things sewing… not just ribbon! I met them at a blogging conference this spring and finally got around to doing a little work with them. They sent me all the supplies for this awesome project (and more!) and I went to town. I need a sign on my craft room door that says “will sew for pretty fabric” because it is so true! So thanks a million Ribbon Retreat… I can’t wait to work on our Continue Reading →

Mummy Trick-or-Treat Bag Tutorial

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I”m over at The Ribbon Retreat Blog today sharing a full tutorial on how to make this adorable mummy trick-or-treat bag! This bag has a secret too… you can add a glow stick over the eyes so that it glows on Halloween night. What kid wouldn’t love that! So pop over and check out the details! And thanks a bunch on all the love for my 10 Secrets to Raising Happy Kids posts. You guys are the best! Have a great day.

Glow in the Dark Mummy Bag


Summer is upon us and I feel like there are a million reasons to make t-shirts. I”m sure you have some of the same reasons to craft up a t-shirt as I do. You probably have summer camps, VBS, Cub Scout camp, family reunions, vacations, and sports to attend on top of all of the fun holidays like the Fourth of July and your towns annual Strawberry Days. Why not let your kids make some of the t-shirts on their own this year? I posted a freezer paper stencil tutorial last year and I’m used the same method again this Continue Reading →

Freezer Paper Stencil Tutorial

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If you’ve been reading the blog for very long you know that I quite like my mom, who I call Momma (really). She’s a wonderfully genuine woman who taught me how to appreciate what I’ve been given, make do or do without, and if you don’t know how to do it – figure it out. She’s thrifty, smart, and a true ninja when it comes to the sewing machine. She’s been working on a big project for a few months now and asked if I would share it here with you all. She was so sincere when she asked. She Continue Reading →

Mosaic Rose Quilt Top

Easter Scavenger hunt

I did a shout-out yesterday on my FB page for a little Easter scavenger hunt help. My mother-in-law had an idea but we were having a terrible time finding what we were looking for on the internet. We gave up on our search and decided to work on one of our own. It turned out great and I thought I’d share! We took the kids down into a canyon for a wienie roast and they did the scavenger hunt while we got things set up. Before they started we talked about Easter, how exciting and fun it was, and then Continue Reading →

Easter Scavenger Hunt

Spring Paper Rabbits

There are two things that you all know I love: my hutch and spring. Yesterday the two met in happy merriment as I decorated my hutch with spring in mind. I just have to share the pictures with you because they make me happy. That’s not the only thing making me happy today either. My good friend from Becca Marie Designs is helping me with a giveaway today! I’ve been so in love with her rabbit paper dolls that she sells in her Etsy shop lately. And lucky for us, she’s been kind enough to agree to give away some bunnies Continue Reading →

Rabbit Paper Dolls – giveaway

20 Valentine's Day ideas worth sharing

I confessed my love of Valentine’s Day and some of my favorite (and funny) Valentine’s Day memories last week, and I thought it would be fun to bring you a collection of ideas for Valentine’s Day to get you as excited as I am. I asked some of the other ladies who are contributing at I Heart Nap Time to send me the links to their favorite Valentine’s Day posts, and boy did they deliver. Here are some of my favorite and their favorite Valentine projects. Enjoy! Valentines to Give: Felt Valentine Fortune Cookies from Love, Pomegranate House Bubbles Valentine from Bloom Continue Reading →

Collection of Ideas for Valentine’s Day

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It’s Friday, Friday, Friday… (whatever happened to that girl?!). This post ins’t quiet the perfectly executed craft with the perfect pictures to match. This is a real life post with real life pictures to match but it was something I really wanted to share with you. I love Valentine’s Day and I have my whole life. I have a few favorite memories of the day and if you’ll let me I’ll indulge in telling them to you. Memory 1: In second or third grade we were asked to make a Valentine’s mailbox to hold the valentines our friends gave to us. I Continue Reading →

Family Valentine’s Mailbox

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Remember when I showed you my cute hutch decorated for Valentines? Well I mentioned that my kids did the art work at the top. I thought I’d show you how in case you wanted to make something similar. This would be a fun thing to do for a decoration, with a class or preschool group, or to make a big card to send to grandma. Painted Heart Valentine’s Craft for Kids What you’ll need: Heavy card stock or cardboard Washi tape or painter’s tape Paint (we used acrylic but tempra or water color on white paper would probably work well Continue Reading →

Painted Heart Valentine’s Craft for Kids

felt valentines wreath, how to make valentines wreath, wreath ideas for valentines, DIY valentines heart wreath

Hello! Man, once again, it’s been such a busy week on the blog and I didn’t even post every day. Manually inputting all my recipes is a beast. I’ve been doing that along with reformatting each post from the last year. I took the cheap-skate route for switching to WordPress and that means I’ve needed to put in a lot of my own hours to make things look ok. Phew, it’ll be done by Valentine’s Day I hope. Speaking of Valentine’s Day, do you decorate? The kids and I normally make a few things to hang up, but I’ve never Continue Reading →

How to: Felt Heart Garland