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Salt Dough

Salt Dough

Salt dough is one of the easiest DIY crafts out there.  Uses for salt-dough are infinite; our two favorites -magnets and ornaments.  The recipe is so simple, so let’s not draw this out and get right to it! ingredients 1 cup of table salt 2 […]

Glow-stick Jack-o-lantern Jars

Glow-stick Jack-o-lantern Jars

Halloween is almost here!  Get your kids excited about the upcoming holiday with these super simple Jack-o-lantern Jars!  This is such a fun and easy activity for kids and everything you need can be purchased at your local Dollar store.  My littles love this so […]

Halloween Reads for Kids

Halloween Reads for Kids

We love a good holiday-themed book!  Check out our top Halloween reads for kids; all on Amazon, under $10 and eligible for Prime! Ages 1-4 Ages 1-4 Ages 2-5 Ages 3-7 Ages 3-7 Ages 3-7 Ages 4-6 Ages 4-7

Boo Boxes!

Boo Boxes!

We were introduced to “BOOing” Prestons second Halloween.  If you aren’t familiar with being “BOOed”, it’s the fun sneaky act of leaving tricks or treats on someone’s doorstep, ringing their bell and running away.  We had no idea who on earth would ring our doorbell […]

DIY Kitchen Conversion Chart

DIY Kitchen Conversion Chart

This was by far the easiest upgrade to my kitchen thus far, not to mention inexpensive.  I was tired of all my measuring cups and spoons being a hodgepodge in my kitchen drawer.  Hanging them allowed me to free up space and find what I […]

DIY Slime

DIY Slime

We’re having a heatwave in Portland right now…which is every parents nightmare when it comes to keeping kids inside and entertained.  Today’s heat-wave project is brought to you by…SLIME!  Making Slime is super simple and inexpensive.  It takes less than 10 minutes from start to […]

25 days of holiday reading

25 days of holiday reading

An educational tradition you can feel good about! This is one holiday tradition you can feel really good about passing along to your kids.  25 days of holiday reading was something I started when Preston was of the age that books were entertaining.  We started […]

DIY Halloween Costumes

DIY Halloween Costumes

Hedwig the Owl Since I was a child, I can’t ever remember my parents buying us halloween costumes.  I’m sure at some point I will become too busy of a mom or run out of time to make my kids their own costumes, but 2 […]

Fixer Upper Lamps

Fixer Upper Lamps

This diy piece has become one of my absolute favorite parts of our living room.  It is extra sentimental to me as these lamps were originally from my grandparents home back in the 50’s.  After searching and searching for the perfect lamps I decided that […]