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Healthy Potato Salad with Creamy Pesto Dressing

I don’t care much for mayo-based potato salads. While I like a creamy dressing, the mayo feels a bit too heavy to me. So usually I opt for a salad more along the lines of a German potato salad made… Continue Reading →

Easter Egg Yarn Art

As you may already know, we’re big fans of yarn! Today we’re sharing something fun for Easter and making some art to display. We’ve done this style of art before for a Christmas yarn art piece, now we’re crafting with… Continue Reading →

Teeny Tiny Pipe Cleaner Bunnies

My girls love both crafts and teeny tiny things, so these sweet little pipe cleaner bunnies are the perfect spring project for our house. I think they are taking over the dollhouse as we speak, turning it into an Easter… Continue Reading →

DIY Ruffled Party Streamers For The Win

Streamers make a party right? So take that business up a notch by making them ruffled, yeah, RUFFLED STREAMERS. I found this tutorial from Pizzazzerie at the Make and Takes Spotlight and I’m feeling like I ought to give this… Continue Reading →

3 Ways to Wear a Crocheted Scarf

You’ve crocheted a new scarf and now you need to wear it with pride. There are loads of ways to wear a scarf, but here are a few simple ways I’m sharing below. You’re going to look fabulous in your… Continue Reading →

Crafting a Family Album, “The Croods” Style

I am happy to be partnering up with The Croods, the upcoming family movie from DreamWorks Animation, an M&T sponsor, for today’s post. I’m sharing how to put together a fun and crafty family photo album. We take so many family… Continue Reading →

Rainbow Threaded Embroidery Hoop

We’re having fun with rainbow crafts this month to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. My kids go gaga for all things rainbow, anything that will lead them to a leprechaun. So here’s a fun rainbow wheel of awesome as we threaded… Continue Reading →

Colorful Stained Glass Kites

How’s the weather in your part of the world right now? We are definitely seeing some signs of spring here in California (including sniffly noses and itchy eyes). My girls are on watch for a windy day perfect for kite-flying…. Continue Reading →

St. Patrick’s Day Paper Tube Stamping

I bet you can guess what we’re stamping for St. Patrick’s Day! Yep, rainbows and shamrocks. We’ve got our paper tube stamp supplies out once again and we’re ready to go. Let’s get stamping! Supplies for Rainbow and Shamrock Paper… Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Bath Bombs For a Little At-Home Luxury

Have you ever made your own bath bombs? I’m dying to give it a go. I think I’ll give this tutorial from Idlewife I found at the Make and Take Spotlight a try, looks pretty easy to me! Pamper yourself… Continue Reading →

What I’ve Been Crocheting + Pattern Link Love

Now that I’ve mastered the simple crochet scarf, I’m trying a few new things, broadening my yarn horizons! It’s so fun to have a ball of yarn and a hook, whip a few stitches together, and you have something completely… Continue Reading →

Luscious Lemon Bars Worth Making

Citrus is in season so I guess that means lemon bars, right? This recipe from Pip & Ebby jumped out at me over at the Make and Takes Spotlight and I can’t wait to give it a try! More fun… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Smoothie-making is a great way for kids to experiment with creating their own recipes. Adding ingredients and tasting as we go is the part my kids like the most. We almost always end up with a delicious smoothie! My 10-year-old… Continue Reading →

Lego Friendship Bracelets Have All The Fun

Are your kids going super for bonkers for friendship bracelets, because mine are! Mix it up a little by making these cool DIY lego ones! I spotted this tutorial from The Centsible Life at the Make and Takes Spotlight, give… Continue Reading →

Washi Tape Push Pins

There’s only a few more weeks until Spring officially arrives and I’m already getting the itch to clean and organize everything. First up was my bulletin board. It feels nice to pull everything off it every now and then and… Continue Reading →

Shamrock Rice Krispie Pops

These shamrock rice krispie pops from Hungry Happenings are hilariously adorable (and probably pretty tasty too). I found them over at the Make and Takes Spotlight and think they’d make the perfect St. Patty’s Day treat! More St. Patty’s Day… Continue Reading →

Paint Chip and Pom-Pom Bookmarks

There is nothing that makes me happier than seeing my children enjoying a good book! Well, almost nothing. A simple craft project that has a great purpose is also one of my favorite things! Today’s craft project (which can be for your kids and you) is… Continue Reading →

Simple Scarf Crochet Pattern + Video

Yes, I keep talking about crochet. But, you know… the addiction. So today I’m happy to share my simple scarf crochet pattern with you. It’s something I made up, although I’m sure there’s something similar already out there. It’s the… Continue Reading →

Dress Up a Party Favor with Cupcake Liner Flowers

Guest post by Lisette of Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary Do you ever tire of passing out treats to your neighbors on paper plates or presenting gifts to friends in gift bags with tissue paper? Here is an easy way… Continue Reading →

Mini Corn Dogs Make A Tasty Snack For Everyone

Appetizers are pretty much my favorite type of food because everything is miniature and that…is awesome. I spotted these mini corn dog muffins from Ambrosia at the Make and Takes Spotlight and can’t wait to give them a whirl. Hot… Continue Reading →

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