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I know there are a lot of patterns out there for crayon rolls, but I love this Crayon Roll Tutorial by The Pleated Poppy, featured over at V and Co. These help the crayons fit so much better back into their home, rather than the crayon box it comes in where they slip and slide […]

Who doesn’t need a little more organization in their life, right?! I’m pretty good at staying on top of things, but I’m always looking for the right tools to help me. Avery seems to have all the right stuff and happily they sent me a fun package with lots of great product. There were binders, […]

I couldn’t be more please with how green and growing my vegetable garden is. I’m always amazed at how a tiny seed or little plant can grow and grow with just a little water, sun, and soil. Actually, we’ve had a really wet May, so my plants are extra bushy from all the rain and […]

We’re having a ghoulishly haunting time as we match up these monstrous creatures in our Monster Match Game. Cricut, a Make and Takes sponsor, provided me with their new Mini Monsters cartridge to help create these crafty paper monsters for our match. Supplies for the Monster Matching Game: large poster board – any color paper […]

This sewtastic tutorial for a Makeup Brush Holder from Freshly Picked is just the thing to keep makeup brushes in good condition. Your brushes, and face, will thank you!

If you can’t tell, I’m a big fan of birthdays. We love to celebrate with fun games and activities. Here are some great websites that also share some really fun birthday party ideas. They have activities, treats, and decorations. Many of these sites sell their printables for decorations, making it even easier to plan the […]

With the sun out shining and the flowers in bloom, there’s no better time to host a Flower Garden Party. These ideas would be a great addition to any outdoor party, but especially a spring or summer birthday party. Are you a summer birthday? Flower Girl: Make an Easy No-Sew Fleece Poncho, but cut it […]

“It’s a graveyard smash”! We’re partying it up with monsters all through the house. Here are some silly monster ideas to do for your next Monster Birthday Party. Monster Feet: You can give each child a pair of these monster feet (these are the same as the dinosaur party). Download the pattern to make these […]

We’re getting excited for the 3rd Toy Story movie to hit theaters in June. Toy Story Mania is one of our favorite rides at Disneyland. Have you been on it? It’s addicting, I kept wanting to beat my husband so we stood in that long line again and again! Since we love these toys so […]

Race cars have always been a hit at our house. They seem to be in every toy bucket or bin we have. We have yet to celebrate with a race car birthday, but I’ve come up with a few ideas and activities that might be fun for a party. Food: Fuel up with with some […]

What little girl is not into fairies?! They are so cute and dainty and fly! Here’s my daughter as Tinkerbell when she was almost 3. We call her Tinker, as she’s really cute, but has a fire cracker personality! Here are a few fun ideas I’ve come up with to celebrate a Fairy Birthday Party. […]

Sometimes babies get left out of the big birthdays because they seem too little to party. But they need to have some sort of fun theme to celebrate their first year. So I’m sharing a few ideas for an easy Building Block Party, perfect for small babies. Decorations: You can make a few of these […]

It’s a Dinosaur Birthday Party! They are big, loud, and stomp around, just like my son did on his birthday a couple years back! Check out a few of the fun things we did to celebrate his birthday Dino style! Invitation: Make this fun dinosaur birthday party invitation. Cut out an oval shaped piece of […]

My little one has been on a Dora the Explorer kick for a few weeks now. Everything is about Dora and she’s always wearing some sort of backpack, it’s a-dora-ble! She’s having a Dora birthday party for her 2 year birthday and here are a few of the activities we’re doing. Invitation: Create a map […]

If your little one is ready to be crowned a princess for her birthday, we’ve got some fun princess party ideas that will make her feel like the bell of the ball! Invitations: Hear ye, Hear ye! All fair maidens who are ready for the princess ball Are invited to join in the party of […]

Round up your gold and treasures, it’s time for a Pirate Birthday Party! We’ve gathered up a few ideas to help your party goers become the best kind of pirate captains on the stormy seas. Ahoy, Me Hearty! Invitation: Arrr Matey! You’ve been invited to walk the plank at (child’s name) birthday party. On the […]

I’m putting together a fabulous week of children’s birthday party ideas. Each day this week will have 2 themed party ideas, from princesses and pirates to Dora and dinosaurs! I hope these party posts will help give you the jump start you might need to throw a fantastic birthday party. Enjoy!

Yes, it can be done. I would never have thought to sew my own sheets, but this crib and toddler sheet tutorial from Made is a great way to get exactly the match you need for your baby’s room.

Nothing says “celebration” like a banner. Don’t let birthdays be the only holidays worthy of a banner. Not only does a banner let your mom know it’s her day, but it can be fun gift too! Quickutz new Triangle Pennant Die just made my banner making days that much easier. With all the darling scrapbook […]

If you’re on the computer for any length of time, it can wreak havoc on your wrists! I love this DIY Keyboard Wrist Rest from Updates from the Copper State. It’s a great step by step tutorial on how to keep your wrists in good form! Computer wrists everywhere are going to be happy for […]

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