halloween in the classroom – 5 DIY projects to bring to class

Can you believe Halloween is just NINE days away!!! wow this month has just FLOWN by! I don’t know about you but here in Utah, Most classrooms don’t let you bring in homemade treats for parties or occasions. Which really sucks since there are SO many cute ideas for cupcakes and cake pops and much [Read More]

DIY shabby bookmark {a tutorial from ninth street notions}

Hi Everybody! I’m Amanda, and I’m so excited to be able to guest post and share this fun and simple DIY project with you! It’s the perfect little gift for your kids, book club, or yourself. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that it uses up some of those pesky scraps you’ve got hanging around your sewing [Read More]

Healthy eating habits for kids and a $1000 visa gift card giveaway!!!

Healthy Eating habits for kids One of the hardest things is to get your kids to eat healthy! To make sure they get all their fruits and veggies…ESPECIALLY if you have a picky eater on your hands! Start with what they already know…MY kids LOVE juice. Especially Capri Suns. We always have them in our [Read More]

10 back to school ideas {lunches to parties to breakfast}

Remember how exciting and yet nervous you were to start school? I loved going and getting new school clothes, and a back pack and oh the school supplies {swoon} MY FAVORITE PART and I also remember how special my mom made it…from a big breakfast to special lunches. I LOVED IT! Here are 10 great [Read More]

Free back to school lunch note printables

  My Mom is one of the most thoughtful people on this planet. She was always so good to do little things that really made us feel special and loved. One (of many) things she did was leave us notes in our lunch or backpack-I still get them actually! And it makes me so happy. [Read More]

DIY firecracker decorations – free printable

Hi guys! The fourth of July is right around the corner and I’m sure you’ve got fun things planned like us (family campout anyone?). One of my favorite things about this holiday is the fireworks! Even if it’s just sparklers, they make me super excited. So I thought I’d make you guys a quick and [Read More]

patriotic tshirt – tutorial and silhouette discount

I always loved my kids to wear the patriotic shirts for the fourth of July but hated that they always said “independence day” or “fourth” or a “year” so they could only wear them for that day…so I decided to make a patriotic themed shirt for my nephew that could be worn all summer long [Read More]

how to add elastic to a swimsuit – tutorial

Hi friends, can you believe it’s JUNE! Well this is the perfect tutorial to help adjust some swim shorts that might not fit the kids just right. I bought 3 pairs of these shorts on major clearance last year. Have you ever found such a great deal that you don’t look at the details of [Read More]

reusable snack bags – a tutorial

Hey friends!  It’s Leslie, back with another super easy tutorial PERFECT for the summer! (and fall… possibly winter and spring, too)  Reusable sandwich/snack bags are the perfect solution to so many wasted plastic baggies.  My kids  use the plastic ones once and throw them away.  What a waste!  These little babies are washable so you [Read More]