DIY Crayon Drip Pumpkin – A Fun and Festive Halloween Decoration

DIY Crayon Drip Pumpkin I have been itching to decorate for Halloween for a few weeks already. Now that we are officially into October, it's time to REALLY get started!! One thing I usually try to hold off on until closer to the 31st is carved pumpkins. Unfortunately, they only have a limited … [Read more...]

DIY Fall Harvest Corn Mason Jar Craft

Just a few weeks ago it seemed like summer was still in full swing, but this last week temperatures have dropped here in Minnesota and it feels like fall has officially arrived! No only is the temperature coming down, but I'm seeing the first of the leaves falling and seeing ads in our local paper … [Read more...]

DIY Pumpkin Spice Goat Milk Soap

We all know that fall is officially the season of Pumpkin Spice!! While pumpkin spice treats taste great, what I really love is the scent! That warm, spicy smell just oozes autumn. So, there's no need to limit pumpkin spice to just food items. It's perfect for the bath too. This DIY Pumpkin Spice … [Read more...]

Olympic Rings Beaded Stretch Bracelet Craft

I can remember when I was a kid watching the Olympics with my parents. My dad was all about track and field in the summer and hockey in the winter. For mom (and me), gymnastics and diving were the preference in the summer and ice skating in the winter. I was fortunate enough to be living in Atlanta … [Read more...]

Homemade Washi Tape Father’s Day Card

Homemade Washi Tape Father's Day Card Hey guys! Can you believe school is out and the official start of summer is a few short weeks away? I know, right?! One of my internal calendar markers for summer is Father's Day. I know when Father's Day is here, that means summer is directly after. For me, … [Read more...]

DIY Sock Cozy Upcycled Tin Can Planters + Greener Gardening Ideas

There are lots of reasons that people garden. My favorite reason is having fresh, delicious produce right in my backyard. But that's not the only good reason to garden. For some it is a relaxing hobby. Some just like the way it makes their yard look, particularly in the case of flowers. Others know … [Read more...]

Homemade Teacher Appreciation Gift: Colored Pencil Vase

When I was a kid, we lived exactly one block from our elementary school. My mom was one of those parents who wanted to be as involved in her kid's lives as possible. Mom was a recognized figure at that school. Mom volunteered in the library, the office, our classrooms and anywhere else they could … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Button Letters Craft

This is one of my favorite crafts. It is so inexpensive (under $10) and looks so adorable when it is complete. Kids from preschool and up can help make this craft, making it perfect for Mother’s Day. If you are using glue dots, the younger kids can do this with some help from an older kid or grown … [Read more...]

DIY Nail Polish Marbled Mugs Craft

What we love about this DIY Nail Polish Marbled Mugs Craft is that it is fun AND easy to do and makes a functional item that you can use to add some color to your own kitchen or give as a gift. It's also fitting for holidays! It's a great fit for Easter since it looks a bit like a decorated Easter … [Read more...]

Painterly Days Watercoloring Books – Move Over Adult Coloring Books!

Adult coloring books have been all the rage recently, but if you're looking for another fun and relaxing hobby, try a watercoloring book! The Painterly Days Series, by Kristy Rice, the first ever series of watercoloring books, is absolutely beautiful and a lot of fun. Each book contains 25 sketches … [Read more...]

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