diy

If you are looking for homemade bug spray that is a Toxin Free Bug Spray, you’ll love this easy recipe. Having kids, it is so important to know exactly what we are putting on their skin.  We want to protect them from bugs and mosquitos but we also don’t wantRead More →

Isn’t Duct Tape the greatest!  I have always loved doing crafts with duct tape, but now that they have so many adorable patterns and colors available, it is even more fun!! The thing I love most about making a Duct Tape Bag, is that each person that makes it usesRead More →

This Silky Smooth Homemade Play Dough is soft and fun to make! Hello! I am so excited for this awesome opportunity to be guest posting! And I am equally as thrilled to be sharing one of my all time favorite play dough recipes with you!    This Homemade Play DoughRead More →

There’s something so beautifully organic and lovely about birch wood. The peeling layers of mottled whites, browns and grays make it a perfect accessory that brings the outdoors in. After seeing some rather lovely yet outrageously expensive vases in stores, I knew I wanted to try to recreate my ownRead More →

I received a Paint-A-Pillow kit for review. All opinions are my own. I love the process of decorating a room and figuring out the little details that pull it all together. One of the easiest ways to inject style and color is through fabrics in pillows. Paint-A-Pillow has figured outRead More →

I received the Get Ziggy With It Christmas Stencil from Royal Design Studio Stencils to review. All opinions are my own. For years now, I have admired the look of professional stencils that can be found from such companies as Royal Design Studios. They have been the leading designer ofRead More →

There is something about the holiday season that makes me want to smother everything in sparkles and shine. I’ve always fawned over the look of mercury glass in the stores, but I was always shocked to see the inflated price tag. Who knew that the look could be so easilyRead More →

My kids love playing with play dough but it can be a really expensive hobby for them.  Plus, it always seems like my kids forget to put it away and then its dry and un-usable.  If you make your own Salt Dough its equally as fun for your kids andRead More →

I love Project Life.  I love making Project Life albums with my daughter and preserving our memories in a format that we can enjoy again and again.  I have too many years of photos sitting on my computer and Project Life makes memory keeping easy.  But lets be honest.  SometimesRead More →

After two years of living in our new house, I decided it was finally time to get us a little patio set for our front porch.  I love watching my kids play and ride bikes, but I just got tired of sitting on the stairs to watch.  We went shoppingRead More →

  My husband and I love Hawaii.  We spent some time there a few years ago and dream of going back.  We love all things tropical and every Father’s Day, my husband requests Coconut Crusted French Toast with Coconut Syrup because it tastes like Hawaii.  We had always bought CoconutRead More →

  I love flowers.  Seriously, like probably over board.  I think I drive my husband crazy when he comes home from work and I have a new vase of flowers as decorations.  Its not my fault really.  Its the fault of this adorable milk bottles and mason jars that reallyRead More →

If you have a Cricut machine, it really is so much fun to Make your own Birthday Pennant Banner.  It doesn’t take very long, looks great and your guests will be impressed. The thing that I love about banners is depending on the paper you use, you can customize to everyRead More →

I really like Washi Tape.  I don’t know what it is about it, but I am afraid I am going to be a Washi Tape horder.  Kind of like I am with fabric.  Its the colors and patterns and bold designs that make me want to own every color/pattern possible.Read More →

I love Washi Tape.  I have used it for so many crafting things like card making, banner making and more.  Problem is, I have tons of it just lying around and I really needed a place to store it all.  Another thing I love is Jars.  I have more ofRead More →

My kids have only 3 1/2 weeks left of school.  Seriously, how did that happen?  It seems like the older I get the faster the years go.  This summer I want to be more prepared.  It always seems like the kids are out of school for the summer for aRead More →

I really had fun with this craft.  I love decorating my home for the different holidays and I felt that this craft was one that I could keep out year round and just have to change the photo.  This craft is perfect for a family picture, quote or even toRead More →

I love Mother’s Day.  Not because it is a day that I can get spoiled, but because its a day that my kids give me that most adorable hand made gift.  My husband always feels like I need to be spoiled with flowers, chocolates and other big gifts, but forRead More →

This DIY Personalized Easter Pail is perfect for collecting eggs at an Easter Egg Hunt. Can you believe that we are just a few weeks away from Easter!  We decorated for spring so my kids are counting down the days.  Plus, Grandma and Grandpa will be here visiting for Easter soRead More →

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week.  What an important week.  I hope that everyone remembers to take the opportunity to tell your kids teachers Thank You because teachers really are amazing.  Our school does a really good job appreciating our teachers.  They have a special activity planned every day ofRead More →