Cheap Halloween Decorations: Easy Bat Aviary

Do you happen to have a decorative bird cage or lantern in your home decor? If you do, check out these super cheap Halloween decorations. You can whip them up in just a few minutes! Seriously, this spooky bat aviary was finished in under ten minutes, and it only cost me a dollar. Cheap Halloween … Read More

The shocking way one mom saves money on her water bill!

Whether your goal is to save water and save the planet or to save water and save your pocket book, have I got an idea for you! My friend told me about this years ago, and I’ve never considered trying it until now. Why not? Because it’s downright sneaky, but so effective! (Don’t worry. If … Read More

Make This Simple Peter Pan Shadow Costume from Scraps!

I don’t know how we lived in the same place for ten years without discovering 4H summer camps, but our summers will never be the same! Boo and Lu enrolled in sewing camps, and they made the most amazing things! In addition to some really fantastic projects, Boo’s camp actually challenged them to make Halloween costumes … Read More

19 Easy Halloween Wreaths You Can Actually Make!

Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s time to start pulling out the decorations! Why not freshen up your look with a new Halloween wreath? I’ve got 19 great ideas to share with you. And, don’t worry — they’re all ideas you can actually make yourself. It’s time for another Spooktastic September post! I’ve … Read More

Get ready for The Last Jedi with this easy Rey Costume idea!

Who’s excited for the new Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi? Me, me!!! I know some people have been critical that the new movies follow a similar plot to the old ones, but I’ve loved them anyway. I guess I’m just a sucker for a predictable story line with familiar characters and exciting adventures. In honor … Read More

Combine Mad Libs and iMovies for the perfect party game!

Hi, everyone. Sorry I’ve been AWOL so long. My family is still in the middle of a move, but I’ve managed to find a few minutes to share one of my favorite new party ideas! I’ve mashed together the classic game of Mad Libs and the modern trend of creating iMovie trailers. The result is tons of … Read More

Yummy Sour Cream Noodle Bake Recipe

Hi, everyone. Sorry I’ve been AWOL for a while. We’re contemplating a big move, and there’s been a lot of work to do around the house! Today I’m bringing you a quick and simple casserole recipe that’s easily gluten free. Sour Cream Noodle Bake is  a sour cream and onion-y flavored pasta. When you’re ready … Read More

How I Survived a 12-Day Road Trip with a Gluten Free Picky Eater

When you have a gluten free kid, a long trip can feel daunting. When you have a gluten free kid who is also a picky eater, a long trip can feel like a nightmare! Last summer, we took a two-week road trip across country with a gluten free picky eater and survived to tell about … Read More

Simple Service Projects for Teens to Try Today!

Do you have teenagers or younger children looking for opportunities to serve in the community? We’re always on the lookout for great service projects for teens and kids. A favorite project in our home is making simple fleece blankets. They’re easy and inexpensive to make, and it’s fun to throw in a favorite movie or visit … Read More