VALENTINE CANVAS

So this week, we decided to make a pretty Valentine’s canvas for their playroom, that can stay up all year. My kids really love looking at art that they’ve created and declaring, “I’m the artist! I made that!”


Becoming an Etsy Work at Home Mom - How I started

This is a guest post from regular contributor, Natalie LeBlanc-Dawson, who blogs at www.becominggranola.com .  January tends to make people think about themselves. Many make resolutions. Some want to eat healthier, be more active or have better control over their finances. I’ve never really been one to wait until a certain date to make important changes, but


How to make the easiest balloon garland ever, for decorations for every party. Birthdays, baby showers, bridal showers, and more.

This is the easiest ever balloon party garland! Make strands of balloons & easy balloon bunches for decorating birthday parties, baby showers, and more.


Top 100 Adult Coloring Books (1)

An awesome list of the top adult coloring books. 100 amazing books to color for relaxation, fun, and creativity.


25 handmade gifts for toddlers or preschoolers

I had a list in my head of handmade gifts I wanted to make for my toddler, Anneliese for Christmas this year. Then I kept adding to it, so I had to jot it down on paper, but after a bit the list was quite long, and some of the projects were a bit complicated for


3 No-Carve Pumpkin ideas for Halloween

This year for Halloween, I wasn’t quite ready to let the kids go at their pumpkins with knives, even those kid-safe tiny pumpkin carving ones. And besides, if you keep your pumpkins whole, they won’t begin to rot like they do when you cut them, so you can enjoy them for a longer time! The


Let Them Join You. It's Worth It.

It takes more planning. More time. More setup and cleaning afterward. It takes attention and effort to teach them skills and techniques.

But it’s worth the extra effort.


magical glitter jars diy

Magical swirling glitter mesmerizes my kids while I get their breakfast or lunch ready. No more impatient toddlers clambering for food while I cook.


treat.com

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Treat.com for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. There are lots of sites out there for sending e-cards, but Treat.com is different. You can send real paper cards that are personalized with your own photos, for the same price as buying a card at the store


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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Ready for a reindeer craft? We headed to Dollar General for inspiration for a holiday craft, and of course the kids played with alllllll of the toys while we were there. And this is what we came


duck tape stocking

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. A few days ago, a received a really fun package from Duck Brand® with four different holiday tapes. I don’t know why, but my first thought was to make a


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Check out our creepy EEKology project all about crickets, and enter to win a $100 gift card (AMEX or VISA, to use on whatever you want) from Orkin.



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