6 Inexpensive Ways To Upgrade Your Garden’s Look

Several of us spend a fair amount of time, effort and money redecorating or renovating the interior of our homes. Outdoor spaces deserve just as much care and attention, since the whole family can enjoy them too. But just like every other home improvement project, this usually requires some financial investment, which isn’t exactly possible…

Easy Activities to Keep Your Kids Learning This Summer

Summertime is just around the corner, and kids everywhere are rejoicing to be free of school for three whole months! However, did you know that there are tons of easy ways you can have learning experiences with your kids via everyday activities all summer long? Work on Math Skills With a Lemonade Stand Is it…

Celebrate Earth Day With These 3 Children’s Books

The kids and I visited our local book store today in search of some books to help us celebrate Earth Day. I have to admit that I had my heart set on getting The Giving Tree before we even stepped out the front door today, the idea arose the night before. Shel Silverstein is one…

DIY Thank You Favor Bags For Anyone!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #CVS #CollectiveBias I feel like there are so many occasions throughout the year when I am in need of thank you gifts and I always wait last minute to get them. Then I find myself (on the…

DIY Interactive Treat Maze For Cats

I was making lunch in my kitchen a few weeks ago when suddenly I could hear my cat playfully running around the hallway. I walked around the corner and noticed she was batting at something on the floor and hitting it around the hallway like some four legged hockey player. Upon further investigation I realized…

Give Extra To The Amazing Teachers In Your Life

When our family first moved across the country last February and started our new life in Georgia, it took all of use quite some time to adjust to our new life. My oldest daughter (whom was seven at the time) had the most difficult time and my heart still hurts when I think back to…

DIY Decor For Your Tween Daughter’s Bedroom

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #UniquelyMine #CollectiveBias Just like that I blinked and my oldest daughter became a tween, something my heart wasn’t quite ready for! I remember the exact moment she officially became a tween. It was just like another other evening,…

DIY Twine Ball Ornaments & Unlimited Holiday Music!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RockTheHolidays #CollectiveBias Our family has a shared passion and love for music, there is never I time you will enter our home and not hear the sounds of music coming from Pandora. I love the mood it sets…

DIY Essentials Basket For Your Holiday Guests

The holidays are such a busy time, especially for moms that are preparing their homes for kids on winter break and out-of-town guests. When we have family from out of state stay with us during the holidays, I always make sure to stock up on the essentials. I want my guests to feel at home…

DIY Dum Dum Lollipop Tree

Are you looking for a fun, unique and simple party center piece that all the kids will love? This DIY Dum Dum Lollipop Tree is one of the easiest crafts I have ever done, it literally only takes five minutes and is very inexpensive. Plus the possibilities are endless when it comes to the design;…

The Perfect End of School Year Teacher Gift Idea

So tomorrow is my third grade daughter’s last day of school, I can not believe this year is already over! We attended an awards ceremony at her school this afternoon, it wasn’t until then that reality truly hit me… my baby… my first born… the child that made me a mother is officially going to…