Kids Hanging Art Display Wall

January 28, 2014 in Arts & Crafts - 3 Comments
I saw an awesome IKEA hacked art wall that I've been planning to do for over a year now. Here, let me show you. Isn't it so cool? In the past two years, Jayden has brought home SO many papers between his preschool program and Kindergarten. I know some parents LIVE for these types of… Read More »

Summer Fun: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk

July 25, 2013 in Arts & Crafts, DIY, Kids - No Comments
We are well into summer and we are finally getting to the "good stuff". We've been consumed in other things which have caused us to neglect of summer to-do list. Now that things have calmed down a bit, we are frantically trying to do-all-the-things! One of the projects I've been wanting to tackle is homemade… Read More »

Kool-Aid Bubble Art

June 30, 2013 in Kids - 1 Comment
Growing up, Kool-Aid was pantry favorite. Fast forward to now, it still is, but we keep the the little tangy packets around for their ability to serve as a dye. There's so many fun projects that involve Kool-Aid and over the weekend, I've done three; two of which I've miserably failed at. I tried to… Read More »

Kid Crafts: DIY Water Paint Sheets

June 6, 2013 in Arts & Crafts - No Comments
School's out and I've been trying to gather creative ways to keep Jayden busy this summer. I've shared how anal I am when it comes to mess-making in the house, but I'm becoming more lax. I always cringe when Jayden wants to pull out the paint. I found a way to eliminate some of the… Read More »

Jayden’s Green Glow In The Dark Wall

April 10, 2013 in DIY, Homemaking - 4 Comments
Top: Pinterest Inspiration / Bottom: Jayden's Room / More Photos Here I often joke about Jayden's room being the best room in our home because of all the neat things I've done to it. It's always a work in progress, though, since I can't leave it be. Growing up, my room wasn't half as cool… Read More »

Homemade Bath Paint

November 13, 2012 in Arts & Crafts, Kids - 29 Comments
Part of fostering a great childhood is allowing messes. Some my life's most memorable moments involved getting messy whether allowed or mischievously behind my mother's back, haha. One way we allow mess without stress is by letting Jayden paint in the tub. It's so much fun for him and the cleanup is a breeze. I… Read More »


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