2019 Mutual Theme Craft and Printables

The 2019 Mutual Theme is “If Ye Love Me, Keep My Commandments.” What a great focus for the youth this year! (Mutual is the name of the youth organization for boys and girls 11-18 in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.) A few weeks ago, some of the young women asked me to … Read More

Must Make Christmas Finger Puppets and a Giveaway!

If you’re ready to start thinking about Christmas, raise your hand. . . . Me, me!!! Let me help you kick off your Christmas preparations with a tutorial for these super cute Christmas finger puppets and a giveaway. Keep reading after the tutorial, and enter to win a $75 Hobby Lobby gift card. (Yay!) Felt … Read More

Retro Halloween Friendship Pins Craft

Hi, everyone. I’m back today with a fun retro Halloween craft. Who remembers friendship pins? When I was a little girl, we decorated the laces of our tennis shoes with tiny, bead-covered safety pins. We were so cool! I’m putting a little spin on that idea with Halloween friendship pins. Halloween Friendship Pins Craft RELATED: … Read More

The travel blanket that will change the way you pack for your next trip!

Are you ready for summer? School is already out in my neck of the woods, and we are preparing for summer travel. We’ve got a big trip planned, and it includes a trip on an airplane with very limited luggage space. We’re getting creative about what we are taking on our trip. Since necessity is … Read More

Amazing gluten free instant pot recipes that are dairy free!

Have you discovered the instant pot yet? I got one for Christmas, and I am hooked. I’m kind of a last-minute cook, so the instant pot is ideal for me. We have a few special diets at our house, and I’ve been happy to find tons of gluten free instant pot recipes. Now that we’ve … Read More

Update your home in a flash with this easy kitchen fix

Is there a spot in your kitchen that drives your crazy? That one place that just stands out and dates your whole kitchen? I had one, but I don’t anymore! Thanks to my friend’s great idea, my 1970’s-looking counter top is now modernized. And it was so simple! Check out this easy kitchen fix. RELATED: … Read More

Chinese New Year Bingo Game

I thought that I was finally done creating bingo games, but I came across this adorable Chinese New Year clipart, and I knew I had to make one more! This game is perfect just for fun or for teachers who teach units about China. I hope you enjoy Chinese New Year bingo! Chinese New Year … Read More

Easy Rustic Santa Claus Door Hangers

Years ago, my sister made me an adorable Santa Claus door hanger. I loved it so much that I made one for each of my friends and co-workers the next year. Each year, as I unpack my Christmas decorations, I stumble across the pattern, and think, “I should put that idea on my blog.” Well, … Read More

Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Teachers

Have you decided what to give your children’s teachers for Christmas this year? When I taught school, I received many thoughtful gifts from parents and students. My favorites were gift cards, homemade and store-bought goodies (let’s face it — I have a sweet tooth!) and fun things the kids made for me. Today I’ve collected … Read More