Flower Crafts for Preschoolers


These flower crafts for preschoolers are sure to get the little ones excited for Spring to arrive! Many of these flower crafts use common household materials you probably already have on-hand. Yay for simple and fun activities for Spring!! 1. Flower Prints from Soda Bottles Make flower prints from empty soda bottles to create unique […]

Toy Fair 2014!


Last week I had the pleasure of attending Toy Fair 2014 in New York City with Amy from Teach Mama and my friends from Melissa and Doug! We had so much fun, and I cannot wait to share some of the new and exciting toys Melissa and Doug are planning to release later this Fall! […]

A Special Superhero Cape Making Brunch


I LOVE any excuse to get together with good friends and do some crafting, but crafting for a good cause is even better! When FamilyFun magazine asked me to host a few friends for an organization called Enchanted Makeovers, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to do what I love while benefitting others. Enchanted […]

Bring Your Creations to Life with littleBits


When I first learned about littleBits, I immediately put their Base Kit on Emily’s wish list. You may have seen them featured on TED. For kids who are 8 years old and up and love to build things, littleBits kits allow kids to bring their creations to life using a variety of modules to build […]

Handmade Holidays Crafting Fun


Are you on Pinterest? Do you find yourself pinning beautiful craft projects, but hardly ever seem to have the time to actually make them?? Thanks to the Michael’s “Don’t Just Pin It, Make It Your Own” campaign, I had the opportunity to encourage crafters to at the Bala Cynwyd, PA store event to get their […]

Special Event at Michael’s Craft Stores


Are you on Pinterest? Do you find yourself pinning creative craft projects, but rarely finding the time to actually DO them?? If so, you will want to know that Michael’s has created a special Don’t Just Pin It, Make It Your Own Event going on in select stores across the country this Sunday, November 10th […]

A Day in NYC with Celine’s Dolls — Part 2


Continuing on with our fun-filled adventure in Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY with the lovely Celine from Celine’s Dolls (to read part 1, click here) and her husband Fabien, we went to the Renegade Craft Fair!! This is held in Brooklyn just two times a year — once in Winter, and again in Summer, and in other […]

Fun with Disney Paints — Part 2


This creative room re-do project is brought to you by Glidden via MomTrends. You may remember a few weeks ago when I posted about the girls’ bedroom painting project. I’m happy to report the process is going very well! To start, I used masking tape to hold stencils in place to paint the girls’ names […]

Fun with Disney Paint — Part I


My two girls love sharing a bedroom, but have been asking for a bit a re-do just to spice things up a bit. When our friends from MomTrends asked if we would like to review a new specialty paint from Disney, we just had to give it a try! We thought the Ready, Set, Glow! paint […]

10 Recommended Resources for Simplifying


With the New Year comes the opportunity for a fresh start! Here are some of our favorite resources to help you simplify and organize your household with tips to clean the clutter, organize your time, and foster relationships. I love tools that help me spend more quality time with my family. Wishing you all the […]

10 Things for Kids to Do While Waiting for Turkey


With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, are you looking for a few ways to keep the kids entertained while they wait for that delicious turkey?? Here are a few low-mess and easy to set up ideas to keep up your sleeve just in case: 1. Hand Stamped Memory Game — A simple game […]

Hershey’s Boo Blvd. — Quick Party Craft


Are you hosting a Halloween celebration with the kids? Need a quick craft activity to keep them busy? These cute little ghosts were a big hit around here, they were super quick and easy to make. Plus, they double as treat containers for the kids to take home too! To make your own spooky ghost […]

Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place


        We had a great time visiting the Count’s Halloween Spooktacular event at Sesame Place! It’s going on every weekend until Halloween. A big thank you to Sesame Place for inviting us! Wishing you and your family a lovely (Spooktacular) weekend!

Sunday Snapshot — At the Pumpkin Patch!


      Wishing you and your family a lovely weekend!!

Quick Craft: Bread Tag Monsters


Looking for something fun to do with the kids this Halloween? Need a quick little craft project to keep the kids busy? Do you collect bread tags for no good reason?? Then this silly monster craft is for you!! To make your own bread tag monsters, you will need: a collection of bread tags and […]

DIY School Supplies: Modern Notebooks


It’s almost time for back-to-school, and the kids have been hard at work making many of their own school supplies for the upcoming year! This was one of Emily’s favorite projects because (just like her mother) she seems to have inherited a love of decorative tape. Oh, how I LOVE beautiful tape!!  Did you know […]

How to Make a Doll Clipboard and Pencil Set


It’s official — Emily has inherited my love for office supplies! Know what’s cuter than office supplies?? MINI office supplies!! What I love about this project is that Emily (now 8 yrs old) could make the little clipboard and pencil set for her dolls with very little help from me, and she was inspired to […]

5 Festive Easter Crafts for Kids


1. Tiny Easter Baskets — Easter baskets are cute. Tiny Easter Baskets are ADORABLE!!!   2. Super Easy Last-Minute Carrot Card — Made with finger prints.   3. Easter Egg Thumbprint Card — with free printable!   4. Spring Chick Card — You won’t believe what we used to paint these Spring chicks.   5. […]