It's hard to believe that Easter is next weekend. It's so early this year! I never got around to bringing up the Easter decorations from the basement and in fact I think there are a few stray Christmas decorations still out around the house (oops). I have a hard time figuring out gifts for my kids… Continue reading Homemade Easter Gifts for Kids
For preschool valentines this year I showed my son a bunch of ideas on Pinterest and let him pick one. Last year we did the "Have a Ball Valentine!", which I chose. This year he chose "You Rule Valentine!". And although there were several really cute printables already out there, Benzo made a new simple… Continue reading You Rule Valentine!
Play silks are exactly what they sound like - big pieces of silk you play with. I ran into the idea when I was searching for non-toy gift ideas for toddlers and preschoolers in December. I found a great list on Nourishing Minimalism, and #16 was play silks. I had never heard of play silks… Continue reading Kool-Aid Dyed Play Silks
I mentioned a few weeks ago that for this past Christmas Benzo and I did a lot of DIY gifts for our kids. One of them was velcro stick art. We've been playing with it a lot lately so I thought I would share the project on the blog. It is literally the EASIEST project… Continue reading Velcro Stick Art
I saw a recipe for homemade slime on Pinterest (of course) and thought it would make a fun DIY gift for my boys for Valentine's Day. I had never made anything like it before and since my 3 year old loves Play-doh I figured he would like slime. It seemed simple, only three ingredients other… Continue reading Valen-Slime
Valentine's Day is Saturday which means preschool Valentine's Day party is Thursday. Last night we let our older son stay up a little later after dinner to help put together his valentines for his classmates. I knew I wanted to do a no-candy valentine and there are tons of ideas on Pinterest. I also knew… Continue reading Preschool Valentines
I suddenly have a bit of time to myself this morning and thought I would write up this blog that's been sitting in my head for awhile. Benzo took the big kid to an art class and the little one is asleep in the swing next to me. I should probably clean up the pile… Continue reading Curtain Tie Backs