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Parable of the Pencil Printable

I came across a parable of the pencil awhile ago and loved it! I couldn’t remember exactly what the wording was…so I adlibbed and made my own–and included some free printables for you! I just think it would make a great sign for the classroom…or  you can add a pencil for a cute little handout!  Couple […]

How to apply Heat transfer vinyl with an Iron!

One common thing I hear is that people think you HAVE to have a heat press when using heat transfer vinyl! LIES! I don’t even have a heat press. (they are super awesome and make quick work if you are doing this professionally!) BUT you can totally use an iron! I do! There is some […]

Cactus Diy Roundup

I feel like I’m starting to become the cactus girl! I just love them! I can’t even tell you why since I grew up in Idaho and we don’t really have cactus growing naturally. (cause its soo stinking cold here!) So since we can’t grow them…Let’s DIY some!      Paper mache   cactus balloons […]

Fiesta party

TODAY IS THE DAY! I get to show you the fun Fiesta party we had for my daughter! Big thanks to Oriental Trading! They have an AMAZING fiesta line (okay…they actually have amazing EVERYTHING! If you want to party…make sure to check them out! So much fun stuff! I literally want to throw a flamingo […]

Fiesta printables!

What party would be complete without a fun banner! Since my daughter is going with a fiesta 14 theme…we need a cute FIESTA sign! And this one is super easy! (tomorrow you get to see the whole fun FIESTA party from Oriental Trading! I drew these up myself on my ipad pro with my ipencil! […]

Decorated maracas

This week has been showcasing some fun things we did for my daughter’s birthday party (Fiesta 14!) One crafty element we had the party goers do was decorate their own maracas!!  You can actually buy really cute decorated ones from Oriental Trading…but I love crafting up my own! So I snagged a set of 24 […]

Giant Board games

  Part 2 of my daughter’s party with Oriental Trading is….GAMES! What’s more fun than games…? GIANT GAMES! I have a couple super fun ones for you! They are perfect for a backyard party! We hung them on the fences and side of the house…but we could totally find a blank wall in the house […]

Cactus printables

Last week we threw a fun Fiesta for my daughter’s birthday! It was so much fun! I thought I would show you all the fun projects before I show you the final hoorah! (Spoiler–lots of fun products from Oriental Trading! ) First up…Cactus printables! I drew these up on my ipad pro with my ipencil and […]

Back to school banner printables

I have a super fun way to display your excitement for school being back in session! WOOT!  It comes with free printables for these pencils-   I also made a sheet of little ones to put on a school door or a wreath!      You can grab all these printables HERE!  and blank version […]

Back to school table settings with free printables

I know lots of people have already started back to school–but we still have another week to go! I drew up some fun back to school printables so you can have a festive breakfast or dinner in true school style!  There are two sheets–If you have 3 kids and want 3 table settings you will […]

Giant Chalkboard

Awhile ago I showed you my giant chalkboard that is in my kitchen. Because my kitchen wall is huge and I needed something to fill the space. This is giant chalkboard 2.0. I painted my wall in my kitchen white…and since I was already painting…I decided to make it EVEN bigger..and frame it out in […]

How to make a bean bag chair

My kids have a little nook where they play games and watch tv. I have stuck a little futon in there…but there is no other room for any other kind of furniture! So I decided to whip them up some bean bags! (diy of course!)  I made these bean bags using fleece! The price was […]

Perler Bead Roundup

I’m going to be honest. I have not played with perler beads in along time. Only because when we sit down…we end up making the patterns that came with the bucket and don’t think outside of the box. BUT now…NOW tables have turned! I can’t decide what awesome project I want to DIY first! Keychains…iphone […]

Throwback Thursday-chore charts!

  There is a common theme on this blog…chore charts! I pretty much come up with a new strategy every summer! My kids totally love it (said sooooo sarcastically!) But I want them to realize that the house doesn’t magically clean itself and their closet doesn’t automatically produce clean hung up clothes. It takes a […]