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5 Ways to Reduce, Reuse, Craftcycle for Earth Day

Earth day is right around the corner and it’s time to “CRAFTCYCLE”! We want to help our planet by reducing the amount of supplies we use, reuse items we have around the house, to create a fabulous craftcycle project –… Continue Reading →

Pretend Play Cardboard Camera

My little guy is two-and-a-half and really getting interested in pretend play. It’s one of my favorite stages! He loves to play grocery store, airplane trip, and rock the baby. He sees me taking lots of photos, so, of course, he… Continue Reading →

Make Recycled Chunky Crayons + Video

We’re turning our old broken crayons into something fun and new with these Recycled Chunky Crayons. Watch our video below to see just how easy it is! Make Recycled Chunky Crayons We’re sharing a step-by-step video tutorial for instructions with making these… Continue Reading →

Recycled CD Ice Cream Kid Craft

I scream. You scream. We ALL scream for ICE CREAM!!! Today’s kid friendly craft tutorial is not only calorie free, mess-free and fun for all ages BUT it’s also super simple, completely customizable and made with everyday supplies you probably have… Continue Reading →

TED Talks: How to Use One Paper Towel

In honor of earth day this month, I thought it appropriate to share one of our family’s favorite TED talk videos: How to use one paper towel. The concept and talk comes from Joe Smith, a man on a mission… Continue Reading →

22 Ways to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle for Earth Day

Earth Day is on it’s way- April 22nd. In honor of Earth Day, we’re sharing 22 ways in which we can help improve our earth by reducing, reusing, and recycling. We’ve gathered ways to celebrate and recycle for Earth Day! *Make… Continue Reading →

50 Earth Day Crafts to Make with Kids

We’re gearing up for Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd, by getting out our recycled craft supplies. See our video on How to Use Recycled Crafts. Gathered your items and let’s get crafting with these craft projects to Celebrate Earth Day! 50 Earth… Continue Reading →

4 Ways to Reuse and Recycle Old Magazines

Yes, we all know that reading our favorite publications online saves more paper than having a print copy in hand; but the reality is, sometimes it’s nice to curl up with a copy of celebrity gossip (if you’re my husband… Continue Reading →

Caine’s Arcade Cardboard Challenge

It’s almost been one year since the boy Caine was showcased for his amazing cardboard arcade. Since then, children all over the world have embraced the love of cardboard and creating! Watch this video to see all that has come… Continue Reading →

How to Reupholster a Chair {the easy way}

A few weeks ago I stopped by my local Goodwill and found this lovely chair for THREE bucks! It was a little beat up, but not too shabby. I knew with a little reupholster love, it would be perfect for… Continue Reading →

Aged Halloween Potion Bottle Labels

I’ve been working on spookifying my house for Halloween, and my favorite look has to be the vintage Halloween style. It’s somehow creepier if it’s old, right? Here’s how you can take ordinary household items and create vintage “potion” bottles… Continue Reading →

Do You Use Reusable Grocery Bags at the Store?

I’ve been trying really hard over the last little while to bring reusable grocery bags to the store with me, you know, helping do my part. It was hard to start, I was nervous to ask the grocery store clerks… Continue Reading →

It’s Not Trashy to Compost

Did you ever watch Fraggle Rock? Sunday nights at the Suite household made the close of the weekend bearable because of Jim Henson’s zany creations. How could we be upset at the prospect of an inevitable Monday, when met with… Continue Reading →

Earth Day Recycled Color Wheels

After you’re done marking down all the sales on fruit and vegetables from your grocery ads, cut them all apart by color and add them to a fun Earth Day Recycled Color Wheel. Supplies for Newspaper Color Wheel: grocery story… Continue Reading →

Make and Takes Crafty Challenge: Recycled Art

**Update: to see the results, visit our Earth Day Recycled Challenge Page Are you ready for a challenge? I’m teaming up with Heather from Dollar Store Crafts to bring you a fun crafty challenge just in time for Earth Day…. Continue Reading →

We’ve Got Your Earth Day Coloring Pages

Celebrate our planet by coloring these fun Earth Day coloring pages. There’s an earth, sun, tree, recycle symbol, and a fun birdy connect-the-dot. To make it even more earth friendly as you color, print these coloring pages on the back… Continue Reading →

Make a Recycled Easter Bunny Bucket

We’re making a fun Easter Bunny Bucket from a recycled frosting tub. This white tub works perfect to cover and contain fun Easter treats. We’re using ours to fill with dirt and grow wheatgrass, but you could fill this with… Continue Reading →

4 Helpful Tips for Thrift Store Shopping

There is real talent when it comes to thrift store shopping. I’m lucky to live near two of the top thrifters around, Allison and Kami. These ladies are skilled in their approach and attack! After going with them on a… Continue Reading →

Recycle Your Chip Bag Into a Book Cover

Along with school shopping and choosing a new lunch box, one back-to-school tradition is covering your school books. Some schools require it, some don’t, but your kids are sure to get a kick out of customizing their books with covers… Continue Reading →

Weekend Links: Kid Crafty Projects

Some fun crafty projects to make with the kiddies. Enjoy! Juice Box Boats by Inchmark (pictured above) Homemade Train Track by Rookie Moms Face Cut-out Screen by This Blessed Nest Microwave Puff Paint by One Crafty Mumma Cereal Box Mosaic… Continue Reading →

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