Are your kids already saying that they’re bored?? Summer break just started, and if you’re already out of ideas, stay tuned. I’ll post some ideas over the next few weeks to, hopefully, curb the Summer boredom! Here are just two ideas that we’ve done in the past, and had a lot of fun, even when… Read More Summer Craft Ideas- Shrinkable Sun Catcher and Bleachout Shirts
When Fall rolls around, all I can think of is FOOTBALL! Time to bring out all the Fall decorations and be ready to settle in for some great times with family and friends. Yes… My Fall decorations include LOTS of football themed items too! Well, as if I didn’t have enough, I thought of something… Read More Fall Means FOOTBALL! DIY Bath Towel Set in your Favorite Team Colors!
I have become known amongst my girls’ friends as the “Mom who makes Chocolate Frogs”… From a very young age, I have been using meltable chocolate and candy molds to make little candies, candy lollipops, etc. I even made chocolate lollipop roses for my own wedding favors! I love working with chocolate, and when Walmart… Read More Checking out the Candy Craft Chocolate Pen
Scrap booking was all the rage back in the early 2000’s. Friends would get together every few weeks and have scrap booking parties. Papers and tools would be shared, and photo albums would be oogled over. I even subscribed to several scrap booking idea magazines! I’m sure many of you did too! I loved seeing… Read More Scrap booking is Not Just For Albums Anymore
A friend of mine posted something that she did recently, and I thought it was the coolest idea ever!!!! So, I asked if she’d mind writing up a DIY to share with all of you… She agreed, and so here we have DIY- Faux Makeup for your little princess by Rett, Founder of Mommy Solutions,… Read More Awesome DIY- Faux Makeup For Your Little Princess
On my last trip to Bentonville with my fellow Walmart Moms, we were shown some amazing centerpieces and decorative displays made with items from Better Homes and Gardens. One decorative display that really stuck out in my mind was one made with a beautiful photo frame, flameless candles, and a whole lot of epsom salt…… Read More DIY- Snowy, Glittery, Sparkly Winter Candle Decor
Let’s talk toys! This year, there are so many cool toys out there for kids, and I have been given the opportunity to let my kids test them out, and give their opinions about them! In the next few weeks, my girls will get the chance to test out some of this year’s hottest toys,… Read More Top Holiday Toys- Sew Cool Sewing Machine
Have you ever used a product and thought about how how long it’s been around, or how it came to be? Everybody’s favorite scissors, Fiskars celebrated 365 years this year, on October 31st 2014! That’s older than the U.S., Canada, and even that Taj Mahal! What an awesome milestone! Fiskars was founded in 1649 in Fiskars, Finland.… Read More Fiskars Celebrates 365 Years!
Summer is always a good time to enjoy the sunshine, and what better way to do that, than make some really pretty sun catchers? The great thing about this project is that it is very inexpensive and it can be done so easily with kids of almost all ages! All you need are pony beads,… Read More Catch the Summer Sunlight with DIY Sun Catchers
This year, we got to attend something that I have been wanting to do for SO LONG! We went to the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC or 全米桜祭り Zenbei Sakura Matsuri! When we lived in Japan, we would attend the festival every year. It was only a short drive, and the experience was just amazing.… Read More 2014 National Cherry Blossom Festival- Japanese Culture in Washington D.C.