Super simple DIY, how to make a tied rag wreath for SPRING

spring colored rag tie wreath. Pastel colored pieces of fabric tied to a wire wreath form for spring and Easter decor
February 22, 2019

EASY SPRING RAG WREATH All the perfect imperfections just get me every time. I’ve never been one to be too keen on things being perfect though, I am a mom of four after all. We have coloring on the wall, chipped dishes from the girls dropping them a little too hard into the sink, and don’t get me started on…

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5 super frugal ways to save money on beauty when you’re broke

February 17, 2019

What do you do when you’re broke but you still need to get your hair done so you don’t look like you’re broke? You get resourceful and creative! I have always been super frugal. Growing up in a house with 4 kids that were 5 years apart, and on one income, the budget was often tight. I was trained from…

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Make your own Valentine’s Day pallet sign, easy step by step tutorial

Valentine's Day pallet plank sign with white and pink colors. Cardstock heart cutouts glued to twine. Bottle of tacky glue
February 11, 2019

Oh Valentine’s Day…I LOVE all the colors of this beautiful holiday! And if you’re like me you’ll love this adorable craft to make too! Bringing in all the pinks, whites, and grays for this one. And who doesn’t love twine? I mean, if you don’t love twine then are you a true crafter?? This stuff is so sturdy, goes with…

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FREE Printables to keep your monthly bills in order

February 6, 2019

I know I am super old school when I say that I keep a planner that I can actually hold. But you know what…I have no shame. I LOVE having a tangible planner that I can pull out of my bag and put a pen to. The truth is I tried to use those fancy techy ones and they just…

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DIY Valentine’s Caterpillar, easy simple step by step tutorial

caterpillar craft for preschoolers made from heart shape cutouts. Caterpillar hearts are shades of pink. It has googly eyes, drawn on legs and antenna.
February 5, 2019

Quick and simple crafts…I love them! Especially when they are quick crafts for the kiddos. Let’s face it their attention span isn’t always the longest and usually half way through the craft they’ve already found something shiny to play with on the other side of the room. This project won’t take up a ton of their time and will most…

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Kids art party: How to plan a canvas BIRTHDAY PARTY (on a shoestring budget)

January 29, 2019

Planning a budget friendly canvas art party for your kiddo Painting themed birthday parties are lots of fun but if you aren’t careful costs can add up quickly. Here are some tips from a seasoned momma on how to throw a canvas art party without breaking the bank. CANVAS ART BIRTHDAY PARTY number of party guests painting party supplies work…

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Snowman snack, easy, simple and mess free

January 20, 2019

Here’s a fun snack for those little ones that LOVE fun foods! It’s SUPER easy, almost totally mess free {you might have some crumbs but that will pretty much be it}, very friendly on the wallet and honestly you probably already have these items on hand. Here’s what you’ll need vanilla wafers chocolate chips {we used regular ones but the…

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How I survived 16 months breastfeeding our fourth {and last} baby

mom breastfeeding infant. mom is wearing a red bandana and a black tank top shirt that reads 'MERICA. Baby has red painted toenails. Mom is looking at baby while she nurses. Mom is wearing patriotic colored nail polish and sitting on a green grassy hill outside in public.
January 20, 2019

I am not ashamed of saying I am PRO breastfeeding. Growing up I never saw anyone breastfeed. Honestly didn’t pay enough attention as a kid to ever notice any women ever doing it in public. My mom didn’t breastfeed, my grandma didn’t breastfeed her, and I never saw a family member do it either because it wasn’t done in our…

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PINE CONE ART, easy and mess free. Make your own with these simple steps.

supplies and materials needed to make mess free pine cone art. Acrylic paint, blank piece of paper, box, 2 pinecones, masking tape.
January 19, 2019

If your kids are anything like mine they are ALWAYS wanting to make something. They don’t care what it is they just NEED to create. Either in our craft studio or the kitchen they just have that itch to make all the things. So, naturally, I am always trying to find ways to be resourceful. Reusing old items, things that…

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