Posts made in April, 2013

Repurpose A Crib Mattress To Make A Kid’s Book Nook

Posted by on Apr 30, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids, Home Decor, Kids Space | 0 comments

Repurpose A Crib Mattress To Make A Kid’s Book Nook

If you have school aged kids in your home, you probably spend a huge amount of time reading with them. Our kids spend countless hours every week reading with us or reading by themselves, and we are now amazed that they are reading to US!  Probably one of the most amazing parenting moments so far has been to have our baby reading US a bedtime story!  Here is a way to re purpose that baby crib mattress, now that your kids don’t use it anymore!  The combination of a simple mattress on the floor covered in a cute fabric, a row of rain gutter bookshelves, and stacks of cozy pillows makes...

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What I Wore Wednesday On Tuesday – Spring Patterns

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Clothes, For Moms, What I Wore Wednesday | 1 comment

What I Wore Wednesday On Tuesday – Spring Patterns

Get the low down on why I am including What I Wore Wednesday posts here, but the main reason is to motivate myself to put in a little extra effort each and every day. The Pleated Poppy has an amazing series where she shares what she wears each week to keep herself accountable for getting out of her pajamas everyday and I’m joining in the fun! What I wore Wednesday is a way for Mom’s to share outfits and get inspired to get dressed even if they aren’t heading off to work each day.  A may be a day early this week, but this weeks outfits are simple, fun ans most importantly comfortable. ...

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Easy DIY Photo Bookmark – Great Mother’s Day Gift For Mom and Grandma

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Do It Yourself, For Moms, Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas | 0 comments

Easy DIY Photo Bookmark – Great Mother’s Day Gift For Mom and Grandma

Mother’s day is just around the corner, and here is a super simple gift that your kids can make and give themselves!  A personalized photo gift can get pricey fast, but here is a simple DIY photo bookmark project that is cute but frugal!  The supplies couldn’t be simpler and you most likely have most of these things in your home!  Any mother or Grandmother that loves to read would love a pretty little bookmark adorned with their favorite kiddos faces.  Every time they open their book, or mark their spot, they have your smiling faces looking back at them!  A fun gift that is...

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30 Random Acts Of Kindness To Do With Your Kids

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Featured, For Moms, Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas, Opinion, Summer Projects | 7 comments

30 Random Acts Of Kindness To Do With Your Kids

After two years of blogging, I am about to share with you the absolute best project I have ever done with my children.  It is not a craft, or a recipe, but an initiative.  Over the last year my kids and I have gone out into the world and done 30 random acts of kindness together.  Our acts of kindness were based on what is important to our family, and the experience was, by far, one of the most life changing projects we ever done together.  Not only was it about teaching my kids the importance of being kind to others, but I hope they walked away with a life lesson that they will never...

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#TasteSilk – Mommy Mini Vacation At Home & Cakebatter Shakes

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in Food, For Moms, Opinion, Summer Projects | 0 comments

#TasteSilk – Mommy Mini Vacation At Home & Cakebatter Shakes

A mother is a mother 100% of the time, no matter how many kids they have, no matter how many jobs they work, no matter how many irons they have in the fire. Finding a moment of peace in the chaos is always a challenge, but it is also an important task. Every mom can enjoy some much needed peace of mind on occasion. Want to know how this stay at home mom gets her mini vacation daily without leaving her house? How she keeps her sanity when her days are going full speed with crazy, silly, messy, busy, unrelenting fun with her kids? There are a few things that I keep in my fridge which allow me a...

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