10 Minute Gift Idea: DIY Natural Citrus Antibacterial Soap

DIY All Natural Citrus Antibacterial Soap in Under Ten Minutes

Our 10-Minute DIY soaps and sugar scrubs are some of our readers' favorite posts, and I've had a few requests lately to add more tutorials for additional scents and varieties. Since cold and flu season is upon us, I wanted to try my hand at making an antibacterial soap that wasn't laden with all … Read More...

Inspire Me Wednesday #48

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Welcome to Inspire Me Wednesday, a weekly link party where you can show off all of your crafts, DIY projects, recipes and creative ideas. I can’t wait to see all the awesome things that you’ve been working on! Last week’s party was FULL of tons of creative ideas and inspiration! A huge thank you … Read More...

Join Us for Dressember 2014

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  Are you participating in Dressember? Dressember is a collaborative movement leveraging fashion and creativity to restore dignity to all women.  What began in 2009 as a quirky style challenge with a clever name spread like wildfire. Dressember is a month of wearing dresses, but it is so … Read More...

Kids Cook: Quick Chicken Pot Pie

Quick Chicken Pot Pie with Campbells for Easy Cooking Soup

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Campbell Soup Company. All opinions are 100% mine. My boys love to cook, and I regularly find myself with at least one mini sous chef in the kitchen with me when it's time for dinner prep. They've been begging me to help them set up their own … Read More...

Multiplication + Division Flashcard Wheels

Multiplication and Division Flashcard Wheels

I am so excited to be over at the Ellison Education blog today sharing how I made these handy math facts flashcard wheels. I made mine for multiplication and division since that's what we're currently working on for 3rd grade math, but these would be great for addition and subtraction, too. Hop on … Read More...

Saturday Ultimate Sandwich Party

Junior Sports Team Post Season Sandwich Party

  All of the children in our neighborhood are involved in recreational sports, and for as much as our kids love playing on their teams, by the end of the season they're ready to have their weekends back (aren't we all!?). This past Saturday marked the first weekend in a long time that … Read More...

Red & Gold Glittery Holiday Wreath

Red & Gold Holiday Wreath

If you missed my guest post over at Create. Craft. Love. a few weeks ago, you're in luck, because today I'm re-sharing the full tutorial for this sparkly red & gold holiday wreath. It's perfect for Christmas and also perfect for us San Francisco 49ers fans - red & gold, … Read More...

15-Minute Craft: Glitter Christmas Ornaments

DIY Custom Glitter Ornaments - Text and Monograms

It's time for the holiday edition of Craft Lightning! This round features all kinds of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa crafts that can be made in 15 minutes or less. For our quick holiday craft, we created adorable glittered word and letter ornaments that will add sparkle and pizzazz to your … Read More...

Felt Candy Ornaments + 35 Ways to Trim the Tree

DIY Felt Candy Christmas Ornaments Tutorial

Ever since I made our gumball machine Christmas ornament display, I've had candy on my mind. I decided to add some sweet decorations to our holiday decor mix, so I made a these fun felt candy ornaments. They're super quick and easy to make - it only took me around 30 minutes to make six candy … Read More...

Holiday Gift Idea + Giveaway: InnoTab Doc McStuffins & Spiderman Games

InnoTab Games by VTech

Last month I introduced you to the VTech Innotab 3S Plus, the learning tablet for kids that has taken our house by storm. My boys can't get enough of the fun educational games, and I love the kid-friendly (and parent controlled) Wi-Fi internet access. We've been having a ton of fun playing with … Read More...

Inspire Me Wednesday Link Party #47

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Welcome to Inspire Me Wednesday, a weekly link party where you can show off all of your crafts, DIY projects, recipes and creative ideas. I can’t wait to see all the awesome things that you’ve been working on! Last week’s party was FULL of tons of creative ideas and inspiration! A huge thank you … Read More...

Modern Southwestern Living Room Inspiration

Modern Southwestern Living Room

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kalaty Rug for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I've been a little bit rug obsessed lately. We recently installed 900 s.f. of wood floors in our main living area, and I have been hunting for the perfect rug to soften up our family room space. I … Read More...

DIY Candy Button Dot Earrings

Candy Button Earrings are a Great DIY Homemade Gift Idea

If you're looking for a quick, easy and ridiculously inexpensive gift idea for your friends or family, these DIY candy button dot earrings are just the thing for you! When I say that they're inexpensive, I mean that each pair of these costs only FIFTEEN CENTS to make! You can gift an entire strip of … Read More...

30+ Gift Ideas for Creative Kids

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  The holidays are upon us, and my family has been asking me what kind of gift ideas are on my boys' wishlists this year. As I was compiling a list of ideas, I thought it might be fun to share with you some of my favorite gift idea for creative kids - perfect for Christmas presents … Read More...