The Ultimate DIY Valentine’s Guide: Part 2

heart-shaped dishes, cupcake pops, sweethearts, handmade cards + Valentine's parties! we love Valentine's day around here and i want to share some of my FAVORITE and most inspiring ideas with you! {yes, there's a PART 1 GUIDE. a link to the rest of the guide is at the bottom of this post!} TO GIVE via  via   via via TO … [Read more...]

a DIY stamp

i love anchors. like --->> totally. completely. in love with anchors.     step 1 >> print out an outlined shape... in my case, an anchor! staple around the edges to a piece of thin foam board. i purchased a large piece of thin foam board at JoAnn's in the kid craft section for less than $1. i can make about 10-15 … [Read more...]

5 ways to organize.

today i am sharing my 5 favorite organizing ideas. i am certain that i am not the only one weeding through the toys in the playroom, kids bookshelves, scrap booking supplies, totes in the garage... now, to organize what is left!! {featured crates in the image made by Reclaim the Grain. find them here!) my all-time favorite EXPEDIT shelving … [Read more...]

20 Mom and Son Date Ideas

i am reminded daily how quickly these sweet children of mine are growing up. these ideas will create some fantastic memories. so grab a few ideas and spend some time with your son. my firstborn & son Jack is the sweetest, most generous, most caring, most creative & the smartest boy i know {i am partial, for sure!}. his smile lights … [Read more...]

twine + clothespins + artwork = proud kids

these are creative kids. your kids are creative kids. they have so many ideas: to paint, to create, to draw, to design. craft time happens almost daily. // the craft cabinet is full of styrofoam sheets, blank paper, markers, paints, crayons, googly eyes, scissors, glue & tape. LOTS of tape. our fridge is not big enough to hold 1 day's … [Read more...]