Grow your own. Easter grass, that is.

Grow your own. Easter grass, that is.

Every year I decide this will be the one where we will finally avoid that annoying plastic Easter grass that somehow makes its way out of the baskets and all over my house. But this time, I really mean it. Because we grew our own. Since trying out the Easter Grass Kit...
The paper crown princess

The paper crown princess

If I had a dollar for every princess themed birthday party I’ve been to, including my daughter’s birthday party…well, I’d be able to pay for our next goodie bags. If you get suckered into hosting one with the ever-so-popular theme, I love these...
Turn those kiddos into busy bees

Turn those kiddos into busy bees

Spring break is on its way, and I’m making plans. But my spring break plans don’t involve beaches, bikinis, or beer. Instead, I’m looking for ways to keep my kids busy. (Besides cleaning the bathroom, my standard fallback response to the cry of...
Lovely printables for Valentine’s Day

Lovely printables for Valentine’s Day

If you’re a mom, you could pretty much rename Valentine’s Day, Lots and Lots of Random Paper That My Kids Won’t Let Me Recycle Day. Wouldn’t it be great if you could start with a PDF and just print the paper you actually wanted? And...
A Super Bowl requires super cupcakes

A Super Bowl requires super cupcakes

It’s Super Bowl Sunday(tm), that day of pigs-in-a-blanket, three-million dollar commercials featuring talking animals, and of course, Puppy Bowl. Also there’s a football game. Or so we hear. Without any Green Bay or Pittsburgh mamas among us, we’re...
You can heart punch all over my page, any day.

You can heart punch all over my page, any day.

We’re perpetual fans of Martha Stewart’s craft supplies and if you’re a DIY-er, it’s a good investment for Valentine’s Cards and crafts this month. Their new heart punch aptly called Heart Punch All Over the Page lets you achieve the...
Love, cupcakes, and other indoor sports.

Love, cupcakes, and other indoor sports.

For some reason my daughter has been obsessed with the idea of make your own cupcakes lately. Oh wait…I remember why. Because cupcakes are good. Or at least they’re supposed to be. We’ve tried a few DIY kits recently have been hardly worth the...
The Makerie – Like summer camp for crafty moms

The Makerie – Like summer camp for crafty moms

A long time ago before there were many children under my feet, I was actually pretty crafty. Yes, I even used to knit! But sadly, I’m hard pressed to find the time these days. That’s why I’m so jealous of all you moms who might be able to attend The...

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