The ultimate collection of DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

Love this collection of DIY Halloween costumes for kids! Best ideas ever. {}

It’s time to start thinking about Halloween costumes! Have your kids decided what they want to be, or will they still change their minds five or ten times before Halloween? If you like to DIY, and you want to get a head start on creating, check out my ultimate collection of DIY Halloween costumes for … Read More

This mini Frankenstein Halloween Bunting is a scream!

Yikes! These mini Frankenstein Halloween pennants are so much fun! {} Printable Halloween Bunting

Happy Spooktastic September! These Halloween decorations are so easy, it’s scary! (Pun intended.) I’m not a fan of the scary version of Frankenstein, but I love the cute version. I created some silly-faced monsters to grace this screaming cool mini Frankenstein Halloween bunting! All you have to do is print, cut, and string it up! … Read More

Turn boring socks into cool pumpkin Halloween decorations!

Turn boring socks into stunning Halloween decorations! Easy tutorial {}

Have you ever noticed that inspiration comes from the strangest places? Mine came as I was browsing the sock aisle at Walmart! You won’t believe what these stunning Halloween decorations were before they became pumpkins. RELATED: Felt Food Pumpkin Tutorial, Rolled Paper Pumpkins, Olaf Sock Snowman I guess the title of the image kind of … Read More

Check out this easy and cheap last minute Halloween costume idea!

Need a last-minute Halloween costume? With a little face paint and colored hairspray, you can create your kids' favorite Lego Elf! {} Lego Elves Costume tutorial

Since I’ve been a bit under the weather, I forgot all about inviting friends to participate in Spooktastic September! My favorite holiday, and I forgot! I’ll do my best to bring you my own spooktastic ideas this month, starting with this easy, last minute Halloween costume idea. If your kids love Lego Elves like mine … Read More

Wow the class with these cool back to school bulletin board ideas!

Start the school year off right with cool back to school bulletin board ideas and classroom door decorations! {}

It’s back to school time! Kids, teachers, and parents are all busy getting ready for the big day. (Or, like, us, they’ve already started!) Cool bulletin boards and classroom door decorations are a great way to welcome a new class. I’ve collected some fun ideas to get teachers and parent helpers started. Check out 17 … Read More

How I Tamed Our Lego Disaster

Tame the Lego mess with this simple Lego tray. No more Legos everywhere! {}

Do you live in a family of Lego addicts? I do. Legos are totally fun, but they can be so messy! It seems like they’re always under foot. They get stuck in the carpet and turn up in the strangest places! This summer, I tamed the kids’ Lego mess with a super simple DIY Lego Tray. Seriously, you … Read More

Smarties Back to School Printables for a Fun First Day!

Celebrate the first day of school with these fun Smarty Pants/Smartie Pants printables! {} Back to School Printables

While many of you are planning how to spend your last few weeks of summer, we desert dwellers are gearing up for back to school! We’re already worrying about clothes, school supplies, class schedules, and whether or not our kids will find friends at school. I can’t believe summer is over! To start the first day … Read More

Lessons from Mary Poppins! {Positive Attitude Printables}

This is one of my favorite Mary Poppins Quotes! A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Medicine Go Down! Printable and lesson idea just right for encouraging a positive attitude. Perfect for Girls Camp or Family Night! {}

A couple of weeks ago, I spent four days in the mountains at Girls’ Camp with 35 beautiful young women. Since our camp skit was based on Mary Poppins, I used a quote from the movie as inspiration for my devotional about the power of a positive attitude. I’m sharing the Mary Poppins quote, printable, … Read More

How to get your shy kids outside to play this Summer!

Need help getting your introverted or shy child outside this summer? Check out these great tips! {} Parenting Tips

Do you have a child who struggles to interact with other people? One who hides indoors with a book or electronics rather than enjoying the fun going on outside with other kids? There’s nothing wrong with enjoying a good book and some alone time, but social skills are important, too. Being alone with a book … Read More