3 Last-Minute Toddler Valentines Crafts

So I've been seeing Valentines crafts and printables and party ideas all over Pinterest for weeks now! But finally, this Monday, I thought, "Oh, Valentines Day is this week. Huh." So Jaye and I got out some pink paint and a few other things everyone should have on hand (like cute toes!) and made 3 Last-Minute Toddler Valentines Crafts. Toddler Valentines Craft # 1: Cookie Cutter Painting This craft was super simple, but made a really cool card to send to Jaye's great grandparents. I got out … [Read more...]

DIY Maisy Mouse Costume

Jaye is still young enough that I get to choose her Halloween costume. This is probably the last year that will happen, so I knew I had to choose well. But I also wanted to choose something she would like (Phil was voting for her to be a grunt from Halo) and recognize. So I decided to make a Maisy Mouse costume. Maisy is a children's book character and one of Jaye's favorites. Here's how I created a DIY Maisy Mouse costume. When you google "Maisy Mouse" it turns out that Maisy doesn't … [Read more...]

10 Best Grandparents Day Ideas, Cards, & Crafts

Grandparents Day is coming up! This year, Grandparents Day is Sunday, September 8th. I'm sure you really didn't need one more "holiday" to stress about or feel like you don't measure up to the Pinterest hype. I know I don't want that. Still, I thought this Sunday would be a good excuse to send a little card to Jaye's grandparents (and great-grandparents). When Phil's grandfather passed away, he still had the latest postcard of Jaye still displayed on his wall, and that has given me lots of … [Read more...]

Kids Art Display Ikea Hack

I'm a big tease. Over a week ago, I posted a sneak peek of the awesome and easy rotating kids art display on my Instagram account. (Are you following me?) And then no tutorial appeared. But finally, it's here. A tutorial for my new favorite thing in our house (well, maybe second to the bookshelf we built this weekend. I'll share a sneak peek of that soon and the full post...eventually). Jaye and I like to do arts and crafts (like painting Easter eggs, fingerpainting toddler valentines, … [Read more...]

DIY Cork Photo Display (& how to print Instagram photos!)

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. All opinions are my own. Read along to learn how to print Instagram photos and create a simple cork mat to display your photos. After we got back from our trip to Surfside Beach in July, I really wanted to display some of the cute photos from our vacation. So I decided to create a cork photo display to show off my … [Read more...]