Chunky Bunnies – DIY Spring Craft

Chunky Bunnies Spring Craft

  My crafty friend, Lisa, comes up with the most adorable crafts to share on the blog (don’t believe me? See what she’s created for us already). I know that Lisa and I have both been eager to welcome spring (so far the handful of sunshiny, slightly warm days hasn’t quite satisfied my hunger for […]

MONKEY KINGDOM – Family Activity Packet & Educator’s Guide

Monkey Kingdom educators guide

  In just a few short weeks, I’ll be screening the newest Disneynature movie, Monkey Kingdom, while I’m in LA for a Disney press trip. I got hooked on the Disneynature films several years ago when my family and I saw African Cats, and I vowed to see each subsequent one in the theater after […]

DIY Spring Easter Egg Button Canvas

Spring Easter Egg Button Canvas

  After having so much fun making a Valentine’s Day button heart canvas, I decided to try making a Easter-themed canvas to brighten up my walls for Spring. Looking at the pastel buttons and the yellow and blue striped canvas makes me happy.   Supplies needed: 1 8×10 blank canvas Acrylic paint Foam brushes Variety of […]

Cinderella Activity Sheets {Printable Games and More}

Cinderella activity sheets

  I am so excited that Cinderella is in theaters for EVERYONE to see. If your kids are as excited about Cinderella as mine are (and, yes, I’m including the boys, because they loved it as much as the girls did), then they will love this collection of fun Cinderella printables, including a maze, a […]

DIY Wood Shamrock Magnets

DIY Shamrock Magnets craft

  I’ve got another Craft by Lisa to share, and it’s perfect timing! This quick St. Patrick’s Day craft is easy to put together to give away as a gift for a friend or to add a little St. Patrick’s Day charm to the fridge this week. The steps are easy, and all you need […]

DIY St. Patrick’s Day Tissue Box Make-Over

DIY St Patrick's Day Tissue Box Make-Over Craft

  I wish we didn’t need to use so many tissues this time of year…but it’s March and tissues just seem to be a fact of life right now. My resident crafter, Lisa, came up with the cutest way to make that boring tissue box a little more fun for St. Patrick’s Day with this […]

Soothing Oatmeal Citrus Shea Butter Soap

homemade soothing citrus oatmeal shea butter soap with essential oils

  I’ve been thinking about making my own soap now for a while, and this past weekend I finally got around to doing it. I took the easy route and used a shea butter soap base, so all of the trickier steps of making DIY soap with lye was done for me. I just got […]

St. Patrick’s Day Mint Sugar Scrub {+ Printable Labels}

Mint sugar scrub with coconut oil and peppermint essential oils

  Whether it’s cold and dry where you are…or it’s hot and sandy…I don’t know many hands and feet (and elbows and knees) that couldn’t benefit from a little sugar scrub. There are so many awesome scented beauty products out there, but I’ve been discovering lately how much I love to make my own homemade […]

DIY Antiqued Clay Pendant

DIY antiqued clay pendant

  My crafty friend, Lisa, is at it again! I am constantly amazed by the clever and easy craft ideas that she sends my way. Not only did she send me a fun tutorial for making a DIY clay pendant (with an antiqued look that I love!), but she gave me the finished pendant to […]

Cute Animal Valentine’s Day Cards {Free Printable}

Free printable Valentine's Day cards

  I tend to be one of those last-minute scrambler when it comes to Valentine’s Day cards for my kids’ class parties and Valentine’s Day card exchanges. Last night, my 9-year-old asked me if he could make some Valentine’s Day cards with some foam stickers I had left over from an old Valentine’s Day craft […]