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kids artwork turned to notecards!!!

I have three cute kiddos…that color and draw like crazy (makes my momma heart proud!) But my art wall gets overtaken with pictures!!!! I usually save my favorites and the rest get thrown away while the kids are school (deep down in the trash so no one will find them!) But the other day I […]

Yup..I let my 6 year old paint her own wall *gulp.

okay….so yesterday you got to see my fun pink flamingo (go here)  and I totally thought I should explain about the wall in case anyone looked super closely! alright…when we moved in…my kids were so sad! The house we moved is literally 3 times bigger and I was joyous to leave the old house..but it was where […]

stand tall–giant flamingo!

Happy Friday. I used to love Fridays…cause it meant the weekend…but I’m a mom. so now it doesn’t quite mean the same! But THIS friday I have  a super fun craft for you–plus some totally fun new tools! With help from Floracraft®’s Make it: Fun® Foam I whipped up some giant wall art for my […]

Cutie basketball treats

Son is in basketball…oh. how I wish my kids were hermits like me. and who schedules games early on a Saturday!!!   Anyways…I was in charge of the treat…and I had every intention of throwing a box of fruit roll ups at the kids–but I then I saw these cuties and the idea came! Just […]

Emoji Valentines

This post may contain affiliate links Welcome to my blog! So glad you have stopped by! Make sure to check out my other way fun Valentine stuff HERE before you leave! So I ran across some heart and lip candy…. and totally thought…I love emojis..these would be totally cute  as their eyes…and the mouth… and […]

math art by mc esher …and the most random title ever.

my daughter brought home this fun artwork she did in math class…They were learning about tessellation and this is where I pretend to know something about math…which I do not. (i had to google tessellations) I used to be good a math.   then i had kids. but I will testify that I do have […]

Why I have the best job ever.

  (my blog is 5 today! happy blog birthday to me! So I thought I would write a post all about how I have the best job ever!!!)   This is me. living the dream. my dream looks pretty unhygienic. but it’s my dream so butt out.   Let’s go back to 2000. I graduated. […]

Valentines Junque Bows

super easy valentines hair bows…..just scraps of whatever you fancy tied up in a bow and hot glued on the back to a clip. easiest tutorial…easiest hairbow check out all my other junque bows HERE

How to make a heart shaped cake..without a heart shaped pan!

Need an easy hack for a heart shaped cake so you don’t have to buy a cake pan that you will use once? (ironically..I was just at the thrift store and they had 3 heart cake pans for like a dollar…..oh the irony.) You need to make a cake (I used a box cake…cause i’m […]

Valentine Day’s boxes for School with Plaid crafts!

I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with PLAID CRAFTS and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own.   I have been diying my own valentine boxes since I was a kid! and my favorite two things to use when making them is cardboard boxes and Apple Barrel Paints–so […]

valentines heart cutout frame!

Okay…this tutorial was over at Ribbon Retreat!!! and NOW they having a competition with this and two other fun valentines projects! So head over and vote!!  the other day I got the best package in the mail!!! red and white and pink and fluffy and sparkly. There were (and still are) about 100 things I […]

I HEART this shoutout! (aka..heart roundup.)

You know…i used to come up with funny random titles. And then as I go back to look for things and I can’t find anything– anyways…this roundup is devoted to love….or hearts… Polka dot chair me and my diy eighteen 25 Jessica’s Jute heart patch roundup mommy’s musing beyond/beyond simple simon and co celebrate everyday […]

Football cupcakes for superbowl treat.

buy these:  put on a plate…and you’re done! Okay…for reals..I totally “bake” like this. Remember…this is a judgement free zone… a happy place. but guess what…They didn’t have any of these at my store this year… So instead I bought some ding dongs Remember that horrible time that hostess left us without these babies. fyi….this […]

Are you ready for some football!? (superbowl game!)

yeah..me neither. but it’s coming…so let’s play a game to keep us busy while we wait for the commercials!!! Let’s name the 32 teams!  I am forced to listen to WAY too much football…(I say listen cause i’m usually on Pinterest during games) and I was able to get about 21…. My 9 year old […]