Thrift Store Shoes Turned Customized Sneakers Just For Fun

What does a chronic DIYer do with a new package of 80’s glam permanent markers, and a pair of $4.00 thrifted Nike Shocks?  Well customize them with the perfect colors to suit her style, of course.  I know – you think I’m crazy, but why not – it’s just for fun!  I turned a plain pair of white sneakers into colorful customized tennis shoes.

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Lazy Girl’s Garlic Pizza Sticks – Using Leftover Calzones

If there is one that we all love in our house it is pizza.  Unfortunately pizza leftovers never go over all that well.  After finding a fabulous pizza dough recipe, and perfecting my homemade calzones, I came up with a way to use leftovers that is easy and AMAZING.  These Garlic Butter Pizza Sticks are now a family favorite and make a great side with any pasta dinner.

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Make Gift Wrapping Paper – Fun For Kids

As a stay at home Mom I have learned to turn simple tasks into fun activities for the kids.  Turn wrapping a present into the most fun that your kids have ever had with paint using newspaper and finger paints.  Not only will the kids love every second of it, but the gift will be wrapped in one of a kind paper decorated with tiny hand prints and love from your kiddos.

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The Perfect Gift For Kids To Make And Give Grandma For Mothers Day

Mothers day is a great opportunity to have the kids make something extra special for their Grandmothers.  Take pet rocks to a whole new level and let your kids create simply adorable garden or flower pot decorations with their beloved Grandmother in mind.  This is the perfect gift for Grandma that will remind her how much she is loved each time she sees them.

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Getting Your Kids Involved In The Garden

Growing your own food has not only nutritional benefits for your family, but a pleathera of life lessons, and amazement for young children.  Planting our own seeds and growing a garden is a family affair.  It provides us with wonderful healthy produce all summer long, as well as enough to can for the winter.  The kids benefit in so many ways from being a part of the gardening process from start to finish.

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