Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

I think it’s fitting that Mother’s Day falls right in the middle of the nicest part of spring. Not only are the flowers in full bloom (and what mom doesn’t like flowers?), but there are reminders everywhere of just how universal the experience is of being a mother....
When Life Gives You Gas Leaks, Wear an Extra Diaper

When Life Gives You Gas Leaks, Wear an Extra Diaper

Surprise! I haven’t really fallen off the face of the earth, never to blog again. I’ve just had a few crazy weeks, but nothing has happened that has been worthy enough to write about. Until today. Call it Murphy’s Law or Tuesday the 26th bad...
Personalized Coloring Pages

Personalized Coloring Pages

I just had to share this amazingly innovative and simple project for kids that I found on Tip Junkie the other day. Turn any photo into a sketch for your kids to color! Simply go to Dumpr, a cool website where you can play all kinds of tricks with your photos. For a...
Mink Teddy Bear

Mink Teddy Bear

A few years ago my Granny had an old mink coat she could no longer wear. My mom came up with an ingenious idea…turn the fur into teddy bears! She sent it off to a company that did just that (similar companies can be found through an internet search) and we ended...
Paint Your Own Pottery

Paint Your Own Pottery

I hate to keep bringing up all of the things I did pre-kids, but here’s another one: hanging out all day at a paint-your-own-pottery studio. I really did that in my other life. But now I’m so happy because the kids are getting older and I can take them...
Heart Ornaments

Heart Ornaments

Thanks to Chrissie at flip flops & applesauce for this fun project of making heart-shaped dough ornaments! My three-year-old and I had a ball doing it so I thought I’d share our version with you. First you will need to make your own dough: 2 cups flour, 1/2...