Happy Halloween! Now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for: Unveiling this year’s costume theme! I’d say “drum rolls please” but if you haven’t already figured it out from the title and photos then no amount of tongue-rolling and lap patting is going to help you… We chose the Super Mario Bros. movie this… Continue reading DIY Super Mario Bros. Movie Costumes
With four kids running around, funds are tight and repairing rips and holes in clothing is commonplace. Once our oldest child started attending school “Back To School” time became more than just a struggle to pull together supplies. It also means it’s time for my annual mass clothes patching. This is done to prevent the… Continue reading Back to School Knee Patches
About a year ago I poured a bottle of white primer over two of my paintings, completely erasing them from the face of the earth… and it felt GREAT. I hated those paintings. I made them when we lived in our own house… which we lost… for Charlie’s nursery… which never came to fruition (none of… Continue reading Make Professional Artwork With Kids [Seriously!]
I’m lucky to have a husband that shares my warped sense of humor. When we got our first apartment together we were very proud of ourselves for choosing a welcome mat for our front step that said “F*#% OFF” (only, you know, without the “*#%” part sensoring the message). And when we bought our first… Continue reading DIY Sarcastic Swedish Door Harp Rehab
When we first moved to our apartment the complete lack of storage left our home painfully cluttered. The most obvious issue was that our family of five was cohabitating in an 800 square foot living space without a coat closet… so basically we had a pile of jackets instead of a couch. Our non-existent budget… Continue reading DIY Wood Peg Wall Shelf Makeover
Inspiring. Right?! Making Salt Dough Ornaments is a holiday tradition for us. They are fun, made from affordable ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen, are decorated with cheap supplies and look incredibly impressive hanging on your tree. Children love making them! Parents love hanging them! And yes, I’m fully aware of the… Continue reading Make Fun Salt Dough Ornaments…with a bad sense of humor.