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
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
Brrrrrr! It's very cold in Kansas City this morning! We have such odd weather here in the midwest. Yesterday morning when I left the house it was in the 60s. So I only wore a light jacket to work. Then the temperature dropped all day and by the time I left work it was about… Continue reading Uncommon Gift Ideas
This past weekend I was at a craft show again. It was actually an outdoor festival and BBQ competition with a craft show/vendor show section. I was very excited to come across the following booth: As the banner says, Kansas City Food Artisans is an association of high-quality small-batch food producers. All members are small… Continue reading Kansas City Food Artisans