Posts made in November, 2011

Fancy Five Minute Hairstyle Using Overnight Sock Bun Curls

Posted by on Nov 30, 2011 in For Moms, Hair Help | 13 comments

Fancy Five Minute Hairstyle Using Overnight Sock Bun Curls

Thanks to the sock bun I can wake up with the perfect soft curls in the morning. I have been coming up with some quick and easy styles using the overnight curls that take just minutes. Turn those simple sock bun curls into an up do with a fun and finished look for a night out or just a nice, easy style for on the go. Remember, I am a very busy mom who doesn’t have an hour in the morning to style my hair. With about 5 minutes I can get this style and be out the door for the day.  I am a hairstylist, so doing hair comes easily to me – if you struggle with styling give yourself...

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The Absolute Best Gift To Give A Child – A Craft Box Allows For Hours Of Creative Fun

Posted by on Nov 29, 2011 in Fun for Kids | 0 comments

The Absolute Best Gift To Give A Child – A Craft Box Allows For Hours Of Creative Fun

Giving children’s gift’s can often be confusing. Although the light up, noisy toys are fun to give, they are often quickly forgotten. A box filled to the brim with craft supplies is a gift that keeps on giving. It allows toddlers hours of imaginative, creative, and stimulating fun! This is my absolute favorite gift that we have ever given our children. You cannot go wrong by giving a child the gift of using their creativity. I also enjoy giving this as a gift to our family and friend’s children. We first gave this to our kids last Christmas. They were 1 1/2 and 3...

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How To Turn A Plain Sweater Into A Short Sleeve Sweater And Adorable Legwarmers For A Little Girl

Posted by on Nov 28, 2011 in Clothes, For Moms, Fun for Kids, Sew It | 5 comments

How To Turn A Plain Sweater Into A Short Sleeve Sweater And Adorable Legwarmers For A Little Girl

Last winter I was on the hunt for a short sleeved sweater and had no luck finding one.  I found a cute long sleeved sweater at Goodwill that had the potential, but it needed some adjustments.  I altered the sleeves so that it was short sleeved and then used the part that I cut off to make some adorable little legwarmers for my daughter. I love the look of sweaters with leggings and boots, but I have a hard time wearing sweaters.   I feel like I am going to sweat to death if I am indoors with a full sweater and long sleeved shirt underneath of it.  Perhaps it is the fact that I...

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Go On A Turkey Hunt – A Fun Thanksgiving Activity For The Kids

Posted by on Nov 22, 2011 in Fun for Kids | 1 comment

Go On A Turkey Hunt – A Fun Thanksgiving Activity For The Kids

Turkey Day is almost here! Kick off the Thanksgiving holiday in a fun and exciting way for your kids. Why not send the kids on a turkey hunt? Let them find some lost turkeys in their house before it’s time to celebrate. Once the turkeys are all collected, the kids get a special surprise to allow for some more fun! My kids absolutely love any kind of scavenger hunt. They run excitedly from place to place looking for the next clue. It is a great family activity that is exciting, inexpensive, and super thrilling for little ones. I planned a Turkey Hunt to kick off our Thanksgiving...

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Make An Adorable Advent Calender – An Activity In A Stocking Each Day In December

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids, Home Decor | 1 comment

Make An Adorable Advent Calender – An Activity In A Stocking Each Day In December

As December nears I wanted to share with you how we count down the days until Christmas in our house. This adorable Do It Yourself advent calender has a special family activity tucked in a little stocking for the first 25 days of December. You can use it year after year to create wonderful holiday memories and traditions. Last year after Thanksgiving I was looking for one of those little cardboard advent calendars with the chocolate inside. They were sold out everywhere, and I was without a fun way to count down the days until Christmas with the kiddos. I stopped by our local Dollar General...

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