DIY Fabric Beads and Homemade Mod Podge

DIY Fabric Beads and Homemade Mod Podge

It's summer and summer at my house means days filled with fun, easy crafts to do with the kids.  Making homemade jewelry is one of my favorite craft things to do with my daughter.  These DIY Fabric Beads are so easy to make and are inexpensive.  I always have fabric scraps on hand and we ...

Citrus Stamped Tea Towels

Citrus Stamped Tea Towels

I love adding a little splash of summer to my kitchen whether it's with fresh flowers, colorful vases, or cute tea towels.  I've made several summer tea towels lately using fruit for inspiration.  These Citrus Stamped Tea Towels are my favorite.  They also make a great, inexpensive hostess gift too! Citrus Stamped Tea Towels Supplies: Flour Sack Towels Fabric ...

Homemade Healthy Fruit Roll Ups

Homemade Healthy Fruit Roll Ups

We've been dealing with a lot of food allergies and sensitivities in our family and we're really working to remove processed foods from our day to day snacks and meals.  Healthy meals with fresh ingredients are fairly easy for us but snacks are a little more difficult.  Sometimes you just want a snack that is ...

Key Lime Bars

Key Lime Bars

My children love lemon bars for a summer time treat and recently when they asked if we could make some we decided to change it up a bit and made Key Lime Bars instead.  They have great flavor and with a little bit of graham cracker in the crust they really remind me of Key ...

Crayola DJ Music App for Kids

Crayola DJ

Do you have a child who absolutely loves music, everything about music?  I do.  My daughter and son are both crazy about playing music, writing songs, and want to learn about creating music.  Crayola DJ from Legacy Games is an exciting new app that lets your child be the DJ! Crayola DJ from Legacy Games Children are able to ...

Herb Garden Markers

Herb Garden Markers

There are few things I love to cook with more than fresh herbs.  Recently we've changed our cooking and eating due to some family health concerns and food allergies.  We've always prepared most of our meals at home but now we are making sure that what we cook is as natural and fresh as possible. ...

Soda Can Tab Pendant

Soda Can Tab Pendant

With Earth Day just past I've been trying even more than usual to find great crafts that recycle or up-cycle items.  I've also been thinking about homemade gifts for birthdays that are coming up, Mother's Day, and of course end of the school year for teachers.  My daughter recently had a can of lemonade and ...

Feeling Secure With a Wi-Fi Baby Monitor

Feeling Secure With a Wi-Fi Baby MonitorFeeling Secure With a Wi-Fi Baby Monitor

As a parent I think we've all had many moments where we wish we could see what was going on in the other room, have eyes in the backs of our heads, or be more than one place at a time.  I know with three little boys in the house I would never get anything ...

Nokia Lumia for Active Kids

Nokia Lumia for Active Kids

At Christmas we surprised my daughter Ella with the Nokia Lumia 635 cell phone.  After several months of using the phone and learning all that it has to offer I thought it was time to share our experience. Nokia Lumia for Active Kids Ella is very active and involved in just about every school sport or activity ...

Flower Pot Candy Jar

Flower Pot Candy Jar

I can hardly believe we are halfway through April already.  Before we know it we'll be celebrating Mother's Day and then the school year will be coming to an end.  If you're looking for a handmade gift for mom or maybe even something to say thank you to your child's teacher for all they've done ...