Kids Game: DIY Pick-Up Sticks

Thanks to a rash of unseasonably warm days we've been able to head outdoors more often this winter but if your home is suffering through a bout of cabin fever here's a quick DIY game you can make and play with the kids!...more

Staying Connected with Walmart Family Mobile PLUS

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone ....more

I've Been Moonlighting Over At Walnut Hollow!

The holidays are officially over! As I try to keep up with all the scribbles filling all the squares on the calendar, I thought I'd take a little break and introduce you to a couple projects I'd shared on the Walnut Hollow blog. Last month I made this DIY Floating Bookshelf to help wrangle up all of Desmond's books ....more

Create Your Own Fruit Flavored Homemade Sodas

Let me say, while I'm not the kind of parent who bans soda, I do limit it for my children and myself. Like a lot of families I know, we save it for 'special occasions', which translates to about once a week. Sometimes though...nothing tastes better than a nice cold Coke, am I right?...more

Chinese New Year Kids Craft: Monkey Noise Makers

Last year the kids and I had fun making...more

Valentine's Day Kids Craft: Tissue Paper Vases

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Give Old Furniture A Fresh Start With This Cross Stitch Paint Technique

I received product in exchange for this post, opinions expressed are my own. I feel that I should also warn you this might get photo heavy. This month I was lucky enough to make the cut for another Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest and in keeping with the new year the theme is, “A Fresh Start.” All contestants received a quart of Chalk Style paint from this month’s sponsor, General Finishes ....more

Valentine's Day Kids Craft: DIY Dominos

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Stamped Luminaries

There is a steady chill to the air, the sky is a beautiful blue and threatens rain or snow making it the perfect time to get cozy. Kill the overhead lights and bring out the candles. And if you're going to light a candle, or switch it on, you might as well make one of these luminaries to wrap around it! ...more

6 Things to Consider When Planning for a New Year

One of the great things about starting a new year is having the opportunity to begin again. There's a hopefulness that comes from looking over the previous year, figuring out what worked, and updating your game plan.The trouble is, during the holiday break most of our time is filled with family and celebrations, as it should be. When I do get a chance to sit down and ruminate our homeschooling calendar is the first to get a makeover, again, as it should be ....more