DIY “Lava Jars”

I won’t call these lava lamps for lack of lighting. I saw this on www.quirkymomma.com and thought my babies would appreciate it. They have been begging for the real deal after all. Lol after doing this nifty project I’m probably going to get them some. Anyway, without further ado: Materials: Vegetable oil Country jars Water…

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2 Projects, 1 Night: Toilet Paper Tube Aliens & Shoe Box Hair Salon

I promise this blog is a lot cleaner than the title sounds ;-). I spent my evening doing a couple of arts and crafts with my husband, son and daughter. I gave them separate crafts to do because I thought my daughter might have found the one I did with her brother a little below…

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DIY: Puffy Paint

For months I’d been saying I was going to try to make Puffy Paint with my kids. Problem was, I kept putting it off because of things like…you know…procrastination. I’d seen it on a blog somewhere and immediately thought “O that looks fun.” But as I googled puffy paint I kept coming across all these…

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DIY: Bottle Art For Mom

I’m all about DIY arts and crafts for the kids, but every so often mom gets the urge to create too! One day a few weeks ago my husband purchased a 20 Grand bottle of vodka. Needless to say it was an evening spent with me putting him to bed while he rattled off all…

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The Gratitude Jar

So, as I’ve mentioned many times before, I struggle with depression. The other day while I was on Facebook a friend left a comment on one of my statuses and it gave me an idea. She said something to the effect of: “Drop that in your gratitude jar!” And it was like my brilliant bulb…

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DIY: Making Buildings for the Boys

So, as I’ve mentioned in previous blogs, I did a few different arts and crafts with the kids over their break from school. This one I’m posting is a really easy one. If your little boys are anything like mine then you know that at 6 years old, action figures are everything and so is…

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DIY Friday: Making Soft PlayDoh

So it’s been awhile since I’ve posted a DIY item. I know, I know; I am slacking. So, to make up for my lack of staying on task, over the next few days I will be sharing a few crafts I’ve done with the children over vacation. Today’s craft is making soft playdoh. Now, follow…

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The Weekend, DIY Lipstick & Other Rants

I did not blog all weekend because I was too wrapped up in laundry, arts and crafts and sipping Moscato in between screaming children. That was my weekend how about yours? I normally use the weekends to spend time with my kiddies that I may not necessarily get to do during the week; so this…

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Lazy Sundays

Today was just one of those days that if I could have stayed nestled in the bed hidden from the world, I would have. But as life would have it that’s just not the case. I generally use the weekends to do laundry, hang with the kids and run errands etc. Saturday we took our…

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DIY Friday: Making Bookmarks

One of the awesome privileges I enjoy about being a stay at home mom is my ability to tap into my fun creative side like I used to when I was a kid. The past week was Thanksgiving break for my kids so they were home ALL week-long ALL day. Right, no reprieve, just kids…

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