How to Bring Reading to Life for your Preschooler

Reading Project 4

My little guy loves to read.  Literally every time the hubs or I sit down he comes running with a book in his hand and a story in his mind.  So when Staples asked me to team up with them to share how reading and crafts go hand in hand in honor of World Read (Continue Reading…);

Rainbow Topiary Tutorial


It may feel like the winter that will never end but you guys, Spring is coming!  And that means bright beautiful colors!  I’ll be honest and say that things look a little drab around our home right now so I recently decided on a snow day that the kids and I needed to get a (Continue Reading…);

Clothes Pin Leprechaun Craft


With this crazy cold weather, we’ve been indoors quite a bit.  Which could be a bad thing with a preschooler.  Or it could be the perfect time to get our craft on!  With St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaching, we decided to turn our most recent snow day into a fun craft day that yielded the (Continue Reading…);

Easy Ways to Celebrate the Chinese New Year


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NewYearFortune #CollectiveBias I know, I know…you’re thinking that New Year’s  is over and you’re right in some ways.  But you’re oh, so wrong in others.  While what we traditionally think of as the New Year has come and (Continue Reading…);

Decorative Wooden Family Sign Tutorial


Hey guys….I’ve been getting my craft on and while sometimes that does spell disaster, I’ve got something so fun to share with you today!  Let me start by saying that I’m a big fan of signs.  I would literally have them in every room of my home if I could find ones that I love. (Continue Reading…);

Make Family Movie Night Memorable with The Boxtrolls


This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Universal Pictures, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BoxtrollsFamilyNite Ahhhh, family movie night.  We all dream of making it perfection.  For me, an unforgettable family movie night involves finding a movie the entire family can enjoy, (Continue Reading…);

Conversation Heart Magnet Craft


  Do you guys know what my favorite holiday ever is?  If you guess Valentine’s Day you’re right.  I guess you could say I’m just in love with love!  And so I’m finding ways to bring hearts into the decor throughout my home! Recently as my younger son was enjoying a few conversation hearts, I (Continue Reading…);

DIY Valentine’s Day Picture Cube Craft


It’s that time of year again….Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  And for me that means coming up with creative gifts that show my loved ones how special they are to me.  In the past, I’ve gifted favorite pictures in frames.  I’ve made my own cards.  I’ve even hand made sweet treats.  But this (Continue Reading…);

Easy Children’s Name Sign Tutorial


A few weeks ago I told you all about how we were turning my four year old son’s room into a “big boy room”.  We moved around all the furniture, found the perfect bedspread and created play areas for him to enjoy.  But once it was all in place, I decided I needed some new (Continue Reading…);

DIY Mounted Photo Wall Hanging Tutorial


Over the holiday break, I did quiet a few projects around the house.  One of the biggest was rearranging my youngest son’s room.  He received some new toys for Christmas and based on that we decided to turn his bedroom into a more grown up area where he could have an art center, creative play (Continue Reading…);