A Handmade Valentines

A Handmade Valentines

Happy Valentine’s Day! We have created a few ideas that can be used as gifts, party favors, decorations, and Valentine’s Day cards to be handed out! Each craft is kid friendly and their participation is key! 1. Hand and Thumbprint flower painting: Hand prints capture sweet memories of your kids! You can paint a bouquet […]

Crafty Ways to Get Organized in 2013

Crafty Ways to Get Organized in 2013

As we ring in the New Year, we are given a hope for new beginnings, resolutions and new promises of getting organized! As you look forward to 2013, my hope is that you are full of inspiration to start the year off right! Here are some crafty ways to encourage your family, set goals, organize […]

From Little Hands and Big Hearts

From Little Hands and Big Hearts

“What comes from the heart, goes to the heart.” – Samuel Taylor Cooleridge. Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to express your love for your family and what better way to do so than with handmade gifts. The three handmade gifts highlighted here are so simple and so quick that there is no reason to […]

See a Need, Fill a Need

See a Need, Fill a Need

During this season of giving, my heart is overwhelmed with the desire to give abundantly. I am reminded of a quote by Ruth Stafford Peale, “Find a Need and Fill It”. However, we are often unable to find or see what the true needs of our community are. This Christmas, my family has decided to […]

Gifts from the Heart: Crafts Your Kids Can Make and Give

Gifts from the Heart: Crafts Your Kids Can Make and Give

As a teenager, I remember unpacking our Christmas decorations and asking my mom why in the world she kept the paper chain garland and Santa with a cotton ball beard. “These are all so ugly!” I argued. “They are priceless to me.” explained my mom. Now that I am a mother, I get it. Handmade […]

Crafting with Your Kids for Halloween

Crafting with Your Kids for Halloween

We love Halloween at our house and have been making some crafts to celebrate the season.  Here are the most popular ones.  I hope you and your little ghouls enjoy them! 1. Ghost Footprints My son and I did this craft last year and he loved it when I brought out his footprints this year […]

Teacher Gifts 101

Teacher Gifts 101

I believe teachers always need gifts because they have the most difficult job on the planet.  These gifts are all perfect for the beginning of school – homemade, easy, inexpensive, and thoughtful. Pencil Vase I originally saw this idea on pinterest.com and then my friend Tiffany made one for her favorite teacher, her mom, and […]

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