create: Thanksgiving Wheat Bundle Place Cards

Nothing like pulling something out of thin air last minute…yep, that’s me…I do best under pressure with little time – HA!  I’ve ALWAYS been this way.  This one time at band camp…wait I didn’t go to band camp ;)  I mean, this one time in college…it was the night before a final garment was due […]



fancy fun: Bread Clay Beads and Necklace

Learn how to make this super cool, Anthropologie-esque, delightful, kiddo-made – Bread Clay Beads & Necklace!



create kiddo: magnetic alphabet board

When I first started using Pinterest… this was one of the first things I pinned :)  When I first started using Pinterest… I had very few pins, and only a couple of boards, not so much now! When I first started using Pinterest… I actually completed several projects – HA!  This was one of them […]



create kiddo: Patriotic Pinwheel & Printable

I am currently in love with all things pinwheel!  And now, with the 4th of July coming up, this is the perfect time to create one! I think this may be the year…the year we do fireworks as a family (V is 2 1/2 & I’m hoping she won’t be like me)!!! True fact…up until […]



create kiddo: Kool-Aid Dyed Pasta

Like the rice, dyeing pasta with Kool-Aid is quite similar.  If I haven’t convinced you by now in using Kool-Aid as a dyeing technique, here’s another tutorial to sway you ;)  (you can also check out these tutorials on making Kool-Aid dyed rice & Kool-Aid dyed play-doh). As noted in the Kool-Aid dyed rice tutorial, […]



create kiddo: Kool-Aid Dyed Rice

so here are the GENIUS reasons why I dye with kool-aid vs. food coloring kool-aid doesn’t dye your hands after it dries like the food coloring does it smells good, so it covers the rubbing alcohol smell, which even after the rice dries can still be overwhelming the colors are gorgeous, much brighter than food […]