Category Archives: Just for Fun

Back to School Ideas

The kids are about to head back to school in just a few short weeks so I wanted to share some fun ‘Back to School Ideas’ with you all to help you celebrate! There is just so much talent in the world, I can’t believe how awesome these parties, decorations and treats are! Check them out… 10 Back to […]

DIY Apothecary Candy Jar Decoration – a Tutorial

I was asked to help make a craft for our upcoming Super Saturday. (A fun day of crafts at my church) So I came up with these adorable Apothecary Candy Jars that make a perfect decorative piece for your home. I also made a few extra for my kids teachers for the holidays. (They make […]

Budget Travel Tips

(room in Rome that was reserved through airbnb.com) I love to travel, but vacations can quickly become really expensive. I’ll be sharing some ways to cut travel costs by making specific choices of where you will sleep, what you will eat, and how you will spend your time.  Most of my tips can be applied […]

Valentines Day Food Ideas

You know what tomorrow is, right?!?! Valentine’s Day! I am so excited to spend time with the ones I love. And every year I look forward to doing random acts of love for my family. This year I will be going to the kids classrooms during their Valentines Parties and I’ll be making some fun Valentine’s […]

Valentine’s Day Photo Booth Ideas

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Here is a fun idea for taking adorable pictures of your kids for making Valentines, for having as decoration around the house, or just a fun activity for the kids (what kid doesn’t love to make faces and act goofy!!) Add some cute Valentine props to make it […]

Showing Love to those that Matter Most

I am reading Gretchen Rubin’s book, Happiness at Home, which follows her first book, The Happiness Project.  I love the concept that she uses in both books – focusing for 1 month on a certain topic or theme in order to create a habit, or promote change in her life.  Once Gretchen chooses a theme, she then […]

Christmas Advent – Storybook Countdown

Each Christmas we have a little tradition….we have 24 Christmas Books wrapped and placed under the tree. It’s our…   Christmas Advent Storybook Countdown!   Each night one of the kids gets to pick a “present” and unwrap it. Then we read it all together before bed. My kids love picking a present each night […]

Sandcastles

Sandcastles….  When we lived up in Birch Bay, Wa. We loved to visit the beach! We had some friends come to visit and took them to the beach where the boys had fun entering the sandcastle contest with this shark…  Here are some more sand art pictures… mermaid  Alien Spaceship…  Skull…  Octopus…  Castle…  A dog […]