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DIY Grandparent Gift Idea – The Shadow Box Frame!

DIY Grandparent Gift Idea – The Shadow Box Frame!

Homemade gifts for the grandparents are where it’s at. It’s a gift from the heart, inexpensive, thoughtful, and what grandparent wouldn’t want their walls plastered in photos of their grandchildren?!?! Am I right grandparents of the world? It’s also a great gift idea if it’s […]

DIY Popsicle Pinata Tutorial!

DIY Popsicle Pinata Tutorial!

What party is complete without swinging a rod at an awesome looking candy filled Popsicle Pinata? I have such amazing fun pinata memories from my childhood, so I wanted to share the tradition with my own kiddos. Who doesn’t love to destroy something to get […]

How to Frame a Sculpture – Ivy’s Framed Popsicle Art

How to Frame a Sculpture – Ivy’s Framed Popsicle Art

Do you ever save your kiddos play-dough sculptures? What do you do with them? Do they just eventually end up in the garbage? Well I decided to frame one of Ivy’s, because it makes me so happy to look at. It’s full of random colors, […]

DIY Embroidery Patches “Merit Badges” – Ivy’s First Fish Patch!

DIY Embroidery Patches “Merit Badges” – Ivy’s First Fish Patch!

We did it! We camped for our first time in our “new to us” (stinky repo) trailer! So many fun times were had… like getting the kiddos to sleep alone in their bunks, remembering not to open the rank-ass stinky freezer, and Shawnikins falling through […]

The Best Last Minute “Easter Eggie Peanut Butter Cookies!”

The Best Last Minute “Easter Eggie Peanut Butter Cookies!”

Soft & chewy peanut butter cookies, with a wee little mini chocolate egg perched in the middle, reminds me of a bird’s nest, with a baby bird pecking its way out of its teeny tiny shell. The things spring and Easter are made of! This […]

How to Sew an Easy Envelope Pillowcase Out of Old Sheets!

How to Sew an Easy Envelope Pillowcase Out of Old Sheets!

Hello beautiful envelope pillowcase wanna be creators! Today your world will be changed by the easiest pillowcase tutorial that will fulfill all of your protection pillowcase needs, and on a budget too! Now that I have mastered this pillowcase technique, we may have experienced a […]

Happy Camper Throw Pillow – Sewing Project For Your RV!

Happy Camper Throw Pillow – Sewing Project For Your RV!

We are Happy Campers over here, so Corbin thought it was fitting to make a Happy Campers throw pillow that would tell it to the world! If you are new around here ” WE JUST BOUGHT OUR FIRST RV!!” YAAAYYYY!! It needs some work… I […]

DIY Easter Tree with Cute Glass Gem Easter Decorations!

DIY Easter Tree with Cute Glass Gem Easter Decorations!

It’s that time of year when the birds are chirping, the freezing snow and ice has melted, and it’s warm enough to go outside without a jacket on… IT’S ABOUT TIME! It’s also that time of year when everyone collects sticks to create their very […]

Camping Throw Pillow Sewing Tutorial – “Baby Gone Fishin”

Camping Throw Pillow Sewing Tutorial – “Baby Gone Fishin”

I have some very exciting news to share with you!!!… It’s something we have been wanting to do for a very long time… It’s big!! It’s fun!! And it will greatly improve our summer time adventures! Can you guess?? We bought our first camping Trailer! […]

Upcycle Old Socks into a Kids Play Campfire – With Roasting Sticks & Marshmallows!

Upcycle Old Socks into a Kids Play Campfire – With Roasting Sticks & Marshmallows!

I found some socks in my drawer that just didn’t spark joy for me anymore, so they had to go. But sometimes just because something doesn’t spark joy in the form of a sock, doesn’t mean it can’t spark joy in another form… Plus throwing […]

Cute Rainbow Colors Craft Idea for Kids!

Cute Rainbow Colors Craft Idea for Kids!

Rainbows! One of life’s beautiful phenomenons! They make you stop and admire their beauty, and then you wonder if there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?!?! BREAKING NEWS: There really isn’t an end to a rainbow! MORE DEVASTATING NEWS: Nor […]

10 Free Women’s Comfy & Stylish Pant Sewing Patterns: Round up

10 Free Women’s Comfy & Stylish Pant Sewing Patterns: Round up

I live for comfy pants! They may be the everyday mom outfit of choice in this house, but I have been seeing them a lot more out in public lately! These jogger pants can be stylish pants by dressing them up with a little heal […]

12 Cute DIY Easter Gift Ideas For Kids- Tutorials!

12 Cute DIY Easter Gift Ideas For Kids- Tutorials!

Easter is just around the corner… I can feel the tulips trying to poke out of the dirt, the birds warming up their vocal cords to chirp a little tune, and the little bunnies hopping through the meadows… OF DEEP DARK ICY SNOW… Who am […]

Uterus Heat Pack Sewing Tutorial – For all Your  Period Pain Needs!

Uterus Heat Pack Sewing Tutorial – For all Your Period Pain Needs!

OK… So… Truth moment here… I have a menstrual cycle!! And it’s not my best friend! It’s not even an annoying friend. It’s more like a back stabbing friend, that sucks the life out of me. And the only thing that seems to calm her […]

Applique Quilt Idea: Nursing School Creative Assignment Quilt

Applique Quilt Idea: Nursing School Creative Assignment Quilt

Who makes a quilt as a nursing school project??? I know you think, “she is supa-dupa cray”, but when assigned a nursing school project that required being as creative as one can imagine, the first thing I thought was to make a quilt! I think […]

How to Enjoy a Winter Mountain Adventure with Children Aged 5 & Under for only $23! – Big White Ski Resort Adventure – Kelowna B.C.

How to Enjoy a Winter Mountain Adventure with Children Aged 5 & Under for only $23! – Big White Ski Resort Adventure – Kelowna B.C.

Cheap fun adventures are where it’s at when you share your life with young kiddos!! Am I right? Spending money frivolously on something they wont remember in 2.2 doesn’t compute in my thrifty brain, so I am always on the search for awesome adventures that […]