Posts Tagged: diy

*+-Fire Truck Birthday Party Ideas On October 1, 2013, we welcomed our bouncing baby boy, Landon, into the family.  When it came time to plan his newborn session with my sister, I knew that we […]

*+-We’re getting ready to close the books on another school year!  You know I am always up for a creative teacher gift.  Some of my favorite gifts to give are gift cards – because I […]

*+-Do you hear that? It’s the sun shining warmer. It’s the school buses running their last few routes. It’s the teacher smiling with an extra little sparkle in her laughter. In just a few weeks, […]

*+-Ah, the IKEA bag. Big. Blue. Burly. And one HONEY of a deal for only $.59. Officially named the FRAKTA, we have about eleventy trillion of these bags. Okay, not really. But we have at […]

*+-Peeps Egg Surprise Cupcakes I don’t know about your house, but over here, it’s just not Easter until Mom (er, me) decorates something with Peeps.  Be it food or decoration, Peeps Chicks or Peeps Bunnies, […]

*+-Chocolate Bird Nests One of my favorite parts of this whole parenting gig is the chance to share fun recipes and other holiday traditions with my kids.  I pull ideas from things my own parents […]

*+-DIY Anti-Dandruff Shampoo Dry winter air has done a number on my skin this year. My skin is so dry, including my scalp. In the past, I would have fought dandruff flakes with a store-bought […]

*+-Sunflower Centerpiece Throw together some simple sunflower centerpieces for your next summertime party.  Add an American flag to create an instant Memorial Day, Labor Day, July 4th, firefighter, Olympics party tie-in! Last fall we threw […]

*+-Snowman String Cheese Sticks “Mom!  Next week I am FINALLLLLLLLY the Very Important Student!!!  That means I get to bring a snack for the whole class.  I want to bring something CUTE!” Not tasty.  Not […]

*+-DIY Snow Paint for Kids So I actually kind of maybe thought… that we would escape a snowy winter this year.  Yes, we live in the northeast.  Yes, winters are typically frigid and full of […]