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Simple Doily Valentine Garland (Video!)

Hey guys! Let’s make a garland! Let’s make a… Simple Heart Doily Valentine Garland! This here is Valentine garland made of big heart doilies and twine! When did simplicity become so charming??? All you need are some doilies (I got my pack of 12 for $1.88 plus tax). I already had the twine at home… OK. […]

S’more Classroom Valentines, Please. (Free Valentine Printable!)

So. Valentine’s Day. It’ll be here before we know it.  S’more Classroom Valentines (free printable!) Definitely there are some fun boxed options out there just waiting at the store for you to quickly grab. But if you are looking for something a little different… something that feels a little more handmade… I have something for […]

Free Valentine Printable! Lip and Mustache Lollipop Valentines

Grab your card stock, scissors, lollipops, and class list… Lip and Mustache Lollipop Valentines P.S. Make an extra one, two, or twelve… hand out to a stranger or retail worker or bus driver and bring a smile/pucker/mustache to an unexpected face!) I mustache you… Will you be my Valentine? Firstmost… My Lucy said today, “I […]

DIY: How To Paint A Pumpkin

Wondering about how to paint a pumpkin? WONDER NO MORE! Painting a pumpkin is as easy as… well… PAINTING A PUMPKIN, yo! DIY: How to Paint a Pumpkin An aside: I shot video of this. But my camera decided to cop a ‘tude and all my footage is useless. ABSOLUTELY USELESS. However… this is still […]

Candy Corn Halloween Candy Dispenser Thingy: Easiest Craft EVER

Y’all… It’s a candy corn halloween candy dispenser thingy! This is the EASIEST CRAFY EVER! Yummm…. Candy corn… Halloweeen… Candy… crafty goodneses… You will need: • Mason jar • Poultry/chicken feeder thingy (am so good with technical farm terms) • CANDY CORN!!! You know what? How about I just show you how easy it is! […]

5 Backyard Summer Fun Activities

I have a print up in my house, “Let’s stay home.” The thing is, I love home. 5 Backyard Summer Fun Activities But there’s a certain excitement about the newness of going somewhere… So how can we create a little excitement around staying home – especially during the summer? I don’t think we need to build […]

Summer Boredom Buster: FREE Finding Dory Printables!

After much anticipation… Finding Dory is in theaters!!! YOU GUYS. FINDING DORY! I usually don’t write about movies, but I got an email with some Finding Dory printables, and then I went and saw the movies on opening night, and I loved it, and then I remembered these printables, and then I thought…”I AM SO […]

Teacher Appreciation Idea: Soda-lighted! (Free Printable!)

I have been in charge of staff appreciation at my daughter’s middle school this year. Teacher Appreciation Idea: Soda-lighted! There are over 100 staff members, and my job is to make sure the PTSA appreciation effort gets done each month. We’ve appreciated with donuts and soup and Italian sodas and little treats dropped in their […]

Making Summer Fun: For Both Mom and Kids

So here’s the thing about Summer… It’s awesome and it’s awful all at once. Maybe I’m exaggerating, but maybe I’m not. Making Summer Fun (ner) I love summer because the chaotic schedule loosens up. I love summer because it is warmer than January. I love summer because it means there is more time available during […]

The Summer Boredom Buster Jar

Summer is so cute. …The kids. …Not in school. …The sounds of giggles and expression of boredom fill our homes. The overall claim is that our mothers made us play outside and they didn’t entertain us. The words I read and hear about today’s children is they are spoiled and helicopter parented and can’t think […]