We refreshed Ellie's nursery into a classic pink princess bedroom perfect for a little baby girl! Here is the big reveal... After having three boys, we couldn't believe that we were finally painting a room pink while waiting on Ellie's arrival. It might be trendy to embrace neutrals and whites and tans, but we have [...]
Your personal guide to planning a virtual bridal shower in the middle of a pandemic...
It is always fun to try to teach our littles about the different holidays-- crafts and sensory activities are my favorite ways to do that. Plus, indoor busy activities are great while the weather is still dreary. Valentine’s crafts are common for toddlers, but usually require a lot of effort behind the scenes. (Plus, I [...]
After a full year of a half-covered wall of wallpaper from my efforts, Alan decided that our bathroom deserved to be fixed from my fixing attempts... oops!
My oldest absolutely loves arts and crafts. For his third birthday party, I wanted to do an Art themed birthday party!
My youngest toddler is the epitome of "give a kid a toy and they play with the box".
Like, seriously. He has hardly any actual toys that he continually enjoys playing with. His favorite "toys" are remotes, phones, light switches, door knobs, car keys, and his sound machine.
If you're familiar with the traditional process of painting furniture (sand, prime, paint, sand, paint, repeat x 1,000 and then seal) the chalk paint process is for less handy folks, such as myself, who only have the time and skillset for one paint to do all of the work.
There are plenty of Hot Wheels carrier systems sold by Hot Wheels like this one, or this one, but none are personalized, and all seem overpriced, or holding a few flaws (like coming with MORE cars!). As a result, I came up with a homemade personalized car carrier at a fraction of the price!
Here is a quick and versatile Air Freshener DIY that can work for everywhere: bathrooms, living spaces, animal areas, nurseries- I just happen to keep them next to our Ubbi Steel Diaper Pail, Gray(affiliate) The ingredients are all natural and safe, but they should still be kept out of reach from small children. Still, it's [...]
...easy DIY that will only take a half hour from start to finish and only costs a couple dollars! My two year old son helped me finish this project while the baby napped, and we really needed some markers for our garden that we planted pretty late this year thanks to the crazy Midwestern weather