5 Genius Ideas for Chore Charts!

My kids don’t mind helping around the house, but there is no routine- I have to ask them to do each thing I’d like help with. “L, please empty the dishwasher.” “A, please put your toys away” Feed the animals, bring your laundry down, dust your room, make your bed, brush your hair!We’ve tried a few things in the past, but nothing has stuck. A few cute ideas have popped up on my screen lately, so I think it’s time to try something new. Here are my top picks for great Chore Charts!!...more

12 easy, fun DIY crafts for Easter

Easter is just around the corner and Southern Living, has brilliant craft ideas for the holiday. You can do these on our own, with family and friends or the little ones at home!...more

DIY Book Page Bunting

Are you up for a cute and easy paper craft project?I used this easy-to-make book page bunting to decorate a little reading nook I created in my daughter’s nursery, but it could easily be used to pretty up other areas around the home. A project like this is a versatile way to add a little whimsy to your home décor....more

2 Ingriedient Frappuccino

Check out our post for this protein rich drink that is waistline and budget friendly! http://almondandoat.com/2015/03/17/2-ingridient-frappuccino/...more

DIY: Mommy Survival Kit

When I received the invitation in the mail a couple of months ago, I couldn’t help but smile. Marielle is having a baby! ...more

DIY Galaxy Nails

Maybe because I'm an artist, maybe because it runs in my family & other generations, or maybe because I get immense satisfaction from accomplishment. Probably all! But this is why I absolute fancy DIY - anything! In fact, I do my own nails as well - I can create full sets of acrylic nails with designs, gradients, french tip etc....more

10 Cabin Fever Projects for Kids

Are you close to ripping out your hair and climbing walls this winter?  The Polar Vortex was not our friend this season, and with most states exceeding record snowfalls this year, Spring cannot come soon enough.  If you’ve got little ones to keep happy and occupied, cabin fever is not fun....more

Feng Shui Moss Coasters

Who doesn't love nature? And the color green. I'm looking all around me right now and ironically am seeing a ton of green! Green wallet. White and Green recipe book. Green hair clip. Green plants. Green trees in my windows. Let's face it, green is all around us and brings much happiness into our lives. Let's add to our collection! As a matter of fact, according to the eastern practices of feng shui, green is a common color energy to bring into your interiors. Green is associated with wood energy, the energy of growth, decisiveness and action. It can motivate internal change....more

DIY "Get Well" Candy Card

How To Make Your Own Homemade Lip Balm (Video)

 Want to learn how to make your own homemade lip balm? Give this super easy recipe a try! At first, I was intimidated about making my own lip balm… It just sounded so hard to do.  But once I realized how easy it really is, I had to share it with you.Let’s get started with the video that walks you through the step-by-step process....more