Repurposed Serving Tray To A Chalkboard Welcome Sign

Summertime is just around the corner and now that the weather is getting nice we are spending a ton of time outdoors.  Along with preparing the garden, doing some spring cleaning, and breaking out the summer decor we added a new welcome sign by the front door.  I received this serving tray almost 9 years ago as a wedding gift, and I bet I used it twice over those 9 years.  It was really  neat and nice, so I didn’t really want to get rid of it, so I decided I would just re purpose it into something that I would use and love.  A can of chalkboard paint and some painters tape took this unused serving tray and transformed it into the perfect welcome sign for the front porch.

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An Easy – Not So Scary – Halloween Wreath

I love simple holiday crafts that are quick, easy, and inexpensive.  This wreath is all of those things and more!  With a few simple supplies and a few minutes you can create this adorably silly googly eyed wreath to decorate your home this Halloween.  This is the perfect – not so scary – wreath for your home if you have little ones!  It will delight them and adults too.

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Family Fun – Fall To Do List

I simply love everything about the fall season.  It is my favorite time of the year by far and I really relish all of the fun family activities that we do together during the season.  Each year I put together a list of activities that we plan to do over the fall months together as a way to get excited about all things fall, family, and fun.  It is time for pumpkins, sweaters, hot cider, and bonfires and I couldn’t be more excited!

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Travel Fun For Kids – Magnetic Calkboard Play Tray

A can of chalkboard spray paint turns a dollar store baking sheet into an incredibly versatile travel toy for kids.  My kids love their play trays in the car or at home.  They can write with chalk, use it as a play tray, color pictures on it, play magnetic games, and drive their cars on it.  Hours of stimulating entertainment from one Dollar Store pan.

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