DIY Couples Costume: Popeye and Olive Oyl (and Swee’ Pea, too!)

What costume could be more perfect for a couple with a new baby at Halloween? Only Popeye, Olive Oyl, and Swee' Pea! It's hard to choose because we've had so many fun costumes over the years, but...

Ideas for Decorating Candlesticks

I updated one of my candlesticks by removing the candle and replacing it with a skeleton from the dollar store.  Creepy fun!  To learn more about how to embellish unfinished wood candlesticks, check out this...

DIY Couples Costume: Grumpy Old Man and Woman

This has been one of our favorite couples costume to date:  grumpy senior citizens! My husband and I LOVE to dress up for Halloween, but we almost always throw our costumes  together at the last minute....

Make Your Own Medusa Costume

Looking for a costume that's a head turner, but don't have a lot of time or money to spend on it?  You'll love this idea:  make your own Medusa costume!  Not into Medusa?  Find a...

Make your own Slime!

Looking for a way to keep the kids (our yourself!) entertained this summer? Make slime with two household ingredients! This is a favorite activity in our home! I have even had kids make this as  a birthday party/take...

Make an Easter Basket for Boys

I showed you how to make a basket for a princess here, but what about the boys? I have three sons myself, so I know firsthand how hard it is to find crafting projects for boys.  This...

DIY Tulle Easter Basket (with Dollar Store Items)

//  I love to make my kids' Easter baskets! Would you believe that this started as a basket from the Dollar Tree?  I liked that it was painted silver (perfect for a princess) and decided...

April Fool’s Prank: Put a DIY Roach on It!

This April Fool's Prank is awesome! Freak out  your friends and family with fake roaches you can make yourself. You'll be amazed at how easy this is to do. I love tricking my kids on April...

Our funny little Valentines

I saw this idea on Pinterest and again in Family Fun magazine.  I was so glad when my boys said they wanted to make them!  They are very excited to take these to school! I imported...

Teacher gifts for Christmas

I know, it's almost Valentine's Day and I am just now getting around to posting what I made for the boys' teachers for Christmas.  Better late than never! The rings and bookmarks/paper clips were so easy...