Tag Archives: Projects

DIY Valentine: Hershey Kiss Roses

This DIY is a simple craft that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day (or any day!) for your significant other, kids, or even a teacher’s gift. It only takes a few minutes and it would be easy to make a bouquet while watching a TV show. I will be leading this craft in my MOPS group, but thought it would be fun to share here, too! Continue reading

Inde-paint-ence Day

Our July 4th celebration involved lots of family, food, games, sunshine, fireworks, drinks, and playing outside. My mom and brother visited for the weekend, and my sister’s family spent a lot of time with us as well. The weather was warm without being crazy hot and humid, so it was perfect for pulling out the kiddie pool. We let them stay up for the fireworks, and it was worth the late bedtime to hear their commentary. (“I’m enjoying this, Mom.”)

But the overall theme for the weekend? Paint. Continue reading

DIY Wall Art

I fell in love with a couple of whimsical maps of Paris and Rome from Rifle Paper Co. a couple of years ago, but didn’t love the price tag for one, let alone two prints + the frames I’d need to hang them. When I came across the calendar that included these two (plus more!) on sale for half off, I pounced.  Continue reading

Basement Bedroom Reveal

Finally, the long-promised bedroom reveal! I know you’ve all been waiting with bated breath for this update.  Continue reading

First Snow + Mom Card

We got our first real snow on Saturday–a few inches of powder (nothing like the 70+ inches in the Buffalo area!) that was just enough to get the kids excited to go out and play. It was Sophie’s first chance to play in snow, since she was too little last year, and it was funny to see her tromp around in her boots. She got annoyed when she fell down because she thought she was stuck, but had a blast. Grace was a bit disappointed that it wasn’t good snowball-making snow, but she got over it with a few snow angels and “helping” to shovel a bit. Continue reading