Homemade Sidewalk Chalk

homemade sidewalk chalk

Every one seems to be making their own sidewalk chalk this summer. Why not! It’s easy and pretty darn cheap. And it’s super fun to make! Even little people can help out with this. What you’ll need: * plaster of paris * water * mixing bowl (an old one or one you use for crafts) […]

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Wordless Wednesday & Toy Story 3

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Alien Invasion… For Dinner???

alien dinner idea

The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming! I told you that I was going to make dinner time more fun and exciting. How fun is this idea?!?! My kids loved it! This idea came from the cookbook Just For Kids Collection. (If you missed my Octo-Dog post you MUST check it out here!) Here’s […]

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Sand Art

sand art

Sand Art. We’ve all seen it. We all love it. But have we ever “made” it? Not this family. So we thought we’d give it a try. There are lots of kits out there at various craft stores. They include a bottle and some sand. But they are around $10 or more and don’t have […]

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Octo-Dog and Shells

octo dog and shells

I’ve decided that I’m a little bored with cooking. I make the same basic things for dinners and I’m getting tired of it. Dinner should be fun, right? So that’s our new theme for the summer. Fun food! So we bought a couple of fun kid’s cookbooks. This is the first thing we made – […]

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Homemade Sprinkler

homemade sprinkler

Does this crack anyone else up or is it just me?!?! Heck, I’m laughing even now as I’m typing this. When I saw this fantastically awesome idea here I knew I had to give it a try. Here is all you need. * A Hose (duh) * Duct Tape * Empty 2 liter bottle How […]

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And The Winner Is…

Wow! So many entries/comments for my first giveaway. How cool is that?!?! A HUGE thank you to everyone for coming to visit me and staying to see what we are up to. I really appreciate it! And the winner of all of this is… Terra! Please contact me by Sunday, August 1st. Congratulations!!!

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Watermelon Beetle AKA Fruit Salad the Fun Way

watermelon beetle fruit salad

My Mom called me the other day and asked if I would bring a fruit tray to the family gathering we were having. To me, this was an open invitation for some fruit creativity. I mean, I could have just sliced up some fruit and plopped it on a plate. But really??? That’s not how […]

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Bubble Art and Lots of Smiles

bubble art

Sometimes the crafts that are easy and cheap are the best ones. Well this one is super easy and SUPER cheap. That’s my kind of craft. Have you ever heard of bubble art? It’s totally cool. Here’s what you’ll need: *2 Tablespoons tempera paint * 1 Tablespoon dish soap (clear works best) * 1 cup […]

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100+ Followers and a Giveaway

I can’t believe I have 100 followers (okay, a couple more than that now. I was a little slow out of the gate with this post.) When I started talking about doing a blog it was one of those “it’ll give me something to do. No one will ever read it” things. I am so […]

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