How to Make a Sand Bucket Easter Basket

How to Make a Sand Bucket Easter Basket

I do not have gentle kids. They are a rough and tumble bunch, and they’re proud of it! Most of the time, I’m OK with their exuberant play. Sometimes, however, it’s a detriment to…well, things. Things like those fragile Easter baskets you see in stores. I can’t tell you how many of those beautiful Easter… Read More

How to Color Coffee Filters with Easter Egg Dye

How to Color Coffee Filters with Easter Egg Dye

A few weeks ago, I was in desperate need of coffee filters. Thinking I was being smart, I picked up an industrial sized bag of filters while I was shopping at Cash ‘n’ Carry, a local restaurant supply store. Except that I wasn’t so brilliant. After using the filters for about a week, I figured… Read More

Easy Colored Rice St. Patrick’s Day Centerpiece

Colored Rice St. Patrick's Day Centerpiece

I love to celebrate holidays with my family! Doing something special for a holiday, even if it’s a small thing, can make the day a little brighter and create family memories that will last a lifetime. I try to keep my holiday plans on the frugal side, as I don’t believe you need to spend… Read More

Let’s Get Crafty – DIY Thanksgiving Journal

Thanksgiving Journal 5

Can you believe Thanksgiving is just a couple of weeks away? While I’ve been enjoying reading everyone’s 30 days of gratitude updates on Facebook, I’m a big proponent of giving thanks year round. With that in mind, I created a Thanksgiving journal I could use for the next year and read next Thanksgiving. I’m excited… Read More

Kool-Aid Creation: Preschool Painting

Preschool KoolAid Painting

My three year old is super creative. Whether dancing, drawing, or singing silly songs, she’s always looking for new ways to express herself. When I heard that Kool-Aid and Walmart were sponsoring a Kool-Aid creation contest, I knew that little Boo could create something really fun! This is a great project for an unexpected rainy… Read More

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