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I am proud to be a 3M- sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate products from Scotch® Duct Tape. Opinions are my own and additional product used in the project were selected by me.My oldest son Benjamin started Kindergarten this fall. Even though he doesn't usually have much homework, I wanted to create a little homework desk area for him ....more

5 Fantastic DIY Makeovers - Monday Funday 87

Welcome to Monday Funday! We are so happy you have joined us... The Monday Funday Link Party is an 8 blog party where you can share your latest creativity including: diy projects, crafts, and recipes! ...more

New Diapers for Oliver

This post brought to you by Huggies and Kleenex. All opinions are 100% mine. A few months ago, I got some Huggies at the store because they were sold out of the diapers I usually got ....more

10 Fall Decorating Ideas - Monday Funday 86

Welcome to Monday Funday! We are so happy you have joined us... The Monday Funday Link Party is an 8 blog party where you can share your latest creativity including: diy projects, crafts, and recipes! ...more

Free Printable Mummy Pillow Boxes

Today I'm sharing another Halloween themed free printable pillow box. (Check out the cute monster pillow boxes here.) These little boxes are perfect for treats or party favors, and fit about 25 M&Ms. They are such a quick and easy handmade touch to a party, gift basket, or just a fun Halloween treat to share with your kids ....more

Printable Monster Pillow Boxes

Pillow boxes are some of my favorite boxes for treats or party favors because they are so easy to assemble, and they hold just the right amount. Today I'm sharing these super cute MONSTER pillow boxes, which would be perfect for Halloween, a monster themed birthday party, or just for fun. These are actually the first of about 7 Halloween themed pillow boxes that I'm going to be sharing over the next few weeks ....more

Raising a Little Book Lover

Thanks Gymboree for sponsoring this post. Creative and imaginative books are such an important part of childhood. I still remember reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar when I was a little kid, and learning about how Eric Carle created his beautiful artwork ....more

10 Quick and Simple Crafts - Monday Funday 85

The Monday Funday Link Party is an 8 blog party where you can share your latest creativity including: diy projects, crafts, and recipes! You can link up once and your projects will be seen on all EIGHT of the blogs below, pretty awesome, huh?! C.R.A.F.T. ~ Lines Across ~ Uncommon Designs ~ That's What Che Said ~ Creatively Living ~ Club Chica Circle ~ A Night Owl Blog ~ Setting for Four This week's features were picked by Jamie of C.R.A.F.T. & Really Awesome Costumes! Oh and don't forget to follow C.R.A.F.T. in social media land.. ....more

Colorful Printable Pencil Gift Boxes

A few weeks ago I shared some free printable pencil gift boxes that are perfect for back to school gifts or favors. They are also cute little editions to your desk or work space, could be turned into a little mobile, or would make cute party favor boxes for kids. I created the same boxes in 10 different colors and I'm selling them here ....more

10 Ways Playing with LEGOs Help Kids Learn

My oldest son Benjamin just turned 5 at the end of July, and he started Kindergarten a couple of weeks ago. Especially since he's the youngest kid in his class, we've always wanted to be doing things at home with him to help prepare him for Kindergarten, and help him succeed in school. Learning and education are also super important to me as a parent, but I think that some of the very best ways to learn and grow come from hands on activities, and things that encourage creativity and imagination ....more