10 Fun Ways to Recycle Christmas Cards

Repurpose Christmas Cards 3

Each year in comes a flurry of christmas cards from friends and family. I enjoy checking the mail to see happy surprises and well wishes for the new year. The problem? They come yearly! I hate clutter, but I have a hard time throwing out these sweet momentos at the end of each holiday season. Instead I would store them in a box until next years came. I would … [Read more...]

DIY Thanksgiving Crafts from Crayola #ColorfulThanks


If you're like our family, you probably have a variety of arts and craft products laying around the house. Some of our favorites include washable finger paints and washable markers from Crayola. November, and Thanksgiving in particular, provides perfect inspiration to create new crafts, traditions and memories. This year Crayola is encouraging families to spend time … [Read more...]

10 Winnie the Pooh Crafts and Activities To Do Over Holiday Break

Hunny Pot and Party Game

The holiday season is upon us whether we like it or not! For the most part kids and parents everywhere are looking forward to the day when classes are released for a long winter break. But no matter how much everyone looks forward to the vacation, its always inevitable that 5 days of "I'm bored" can be heard down the halls and from bedrooms everywhere. Keep the kids … [Read more...]

DIY Ladybug Craft Project for Toddlers

DIY Ladybug Craft Project for Toddlers

This post brought to you by The Orkin Ecologist. All opinions are 100% mine. My toddler will be the first person in the house to run screaming from a "buzzing bee" or ask daddy to get rid of a"crawly spider." To say she isn't a fan of insects may be an understatement. So when it came time to create a science project involving insects, our … [Read more...]

DIY Bat Halloween Decorations

Mikkel Vang

DIY Bat Halloween Decorations Last year was our first Halloween party and over all it went really well. The food was great and the company even better but I really slacked on the decor. :( My decorations were limited to just one room of the house. This  year I'm determined to carry the spoooooooky Halloween theme throughout the entire house. The cheapest (and most … [Read more...]

A BIG Hug: DIY Father’s Day Card


  I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consultingfor Elmer’s. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. While I was away on a business trip my daughter went to stay with her grandparents. Because of scheduling conflicts she ended up being away for 6 whole days. I knew that when … [Read more...]