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sunday shoutout time–apple themed!!!

  I’ve gotta couple apple posts for you this week…and since my kids start school on TUESDAY–I’ve got apples on the brain! but apples aren’t just for teachers! Here’s a whole bunch of amazing apple ideas to make this first week (er…month) of school GREAT!       live laugh rowe   my sister’s suitcase […]

hooded bath towel–easy tutorial!!!

My daughter got a hooded bath towel when she was a babe….and she has worn it to rags. She asked me to “hot glue a new one” (cause hot glue is the answer to everything in this house.) I didn’t hot glue…but sewed it instead. and guess what…it’s super easy!!!!   take the hand towel […]

Insulated Mason Jar Tumblers–as teacher gifts!

The other day I got an awesome package it was these awesome Insulated mason jar tumblers. I knew they would make an amazing teacher gift idea…just fill with fun teacher items and add a cute printable (which I provide for you!)     (you can get them here) My objective…if I chose to accept (and […]

My new Abc wall with FrogTape®

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m so excited for this fun project! I have been lacking motivation to get this giant fake frame painting done….but then I got some Textured Surface by FrogTape in the mail…and I knew it was time to get […]

wave bottle for kids!

My kids came home from school with a fun little pamphlet full of “experiments”. and my kids have been begging to try the Wave Bottle all summer long!!!! And since Idaho is pretty far from any REAL ocean waves….I thought we could recreate a fun little version. It’ s super easy…and most items you have […]

personalized decorated shoelaces

this posted last month on nap time creations! a fun and easy crafts that kids will love!!! personalized shoelaces! It’s something that is so easy..but so much fun! You just need some shoelaces (found at the dollar store) and some sharpies!   think of a fun design…and just color it in how you want it! […]

sparkling strawberry lemonade (food friday!)

so excited to have alli here on my blog. I got to hang out with her at snap….and I loved loved loved her! and I love her blog/recipes..cause they are stuff that I totally would ACTUALLY make…like i know my kids would love them and they are full of ingredients that I have in my […]

chores. cause i’m a mean mom.

  apparently I’m the meanest mom in the whole wide world (quote unquote) cause i don’t let my kids waste their summer by sitting on the couch. (gasp. my wart on my nose grows bigger each day) I just don’t like idleness. I also don’t like them acting like it’s MY RESPONSIBILITY to entertain them […]

31 days of yoga (with kids!)

[this is a random non crafty post…but i still thought i would share cause my kids loved it….} I’m not sure why–but my kids love Yoga. (probably cause of kung fu panda movies) (or the funny  names) (she says…and i quote, she’s trying to find her inner peace) anyways… I’m always concerned that my kids […]

glow jars (kids craft for camping) CRAFT LIGHTING!

we went camping a few weeks ago….and my sister brought these fun glow jars that kids loved!!! and today i’m showing you the how to for CRAFT LIGHTING (aka…a bunch of fun projects that only take 15 minutes!) What you need: glow in the dark paint. paintbrushes jars wire. poor some paint inside a jar […]

scrap shout outs

see mama sew   aprons wrap a frame with fabric  nicole samuels   seven thirty three simple simon and co  artwork   cute patchwork scarf     flamingo toes    embellish a little girls dress taggie toy for babes scrap belt kleenex pouch cover some old ugly stuff hexagon clock mini art wrap quilts (so […]

scrappy bags–scrap week

I need a new church bag…it’s been on my too list for…months. and there it will stay…cause i have far pressing needs than to make me pretty at church!!! so instead of showing you what i have done…I will show you the creative minds that came up with these amazing bags/purses instead!!!!   source source […]

fat quarter diy bike basket~scrap week

  continuing on with scrap week….today i’m revisiting a guest post on ucreate~ a Diy Bike basket!!!! . the other day i walked outside and found my daughter and her bike like this… and i thought to myself… self, it’s time to make her a bike basket! turns out it’s a perfect project for fat […]

skirting the issue–scrappy skirt!

today i’m putting my scrap busting to a good cause! I’m making 3 skirts for simple simon and co’s skirting the issue! (you can go HERE to read more about it–but basically it’s donating skirts to local foster care! Skirts are so easy a great beginner sewing project!!!) I went to Joann and got a […]