For those of you who weren’t able to make it to The Denim Jungle book launch party in Seattle, I wanted to bring the party to you. So… welcome, friends, to my virtual book party! Come on in. I have all kinds of fun in store for you today. Enjoy your own personal author reading. Exercise your imaginations … More Virtual Book Launch Party
As a thank you for your support and readership over the past three years, I’ve rounded up a feast of holiday ideas—crafts, dinner party fun, and hostess gifts—in one handy post. You have plenty to take care of. Let me help check something off of your list. Then, take that extra time to really be … More A Feast of Holiday Ideas
I’ll never forget the first time I realized my toddler has actually drawn a… thing. Since then, I’ve been tracking down fun ways to help her get creative and practice her hand-eye coordination. It’s never too early to prep her for epic video game nights, right? Here are a few of our favorites drawing games. … More Drawing Games
Anyone else doing the Halloween scramble? Have no fear. I’ve wrapped up all my previous posts on Halloween costume ideas into one handy reference.
Why Pinterest? For crafters: to create. For foodies: to find. For travelers: to dream. For procrastinators: to ponder. For type A’s: to organize. For (most) men: to gloriously roll their eyes. Granted, Pinterest has its dark side, too. I’ve heard many a mom complain that Pinterest’s entire existence aims to disprove their worth with its mocking treasure trove … More Why Pinterest?
Parents with young kids know: There will be stir-crazy days. And on those days, your child’s least favorite thing to play with will be all of their toys. That’s exactly what led to this DIY dollhouse. So, if your kid is clamoring for a dollhouse, but you don’t want to spend a lot of dough on something they’ll … More DIY Dollhouse
What do you get when you combine these? I wasn’t sure, but I had a blank wall in my guest bedroom and two blank canvases daring me to find out. Time for some DIY wall art. Care to join me? Here’s the step by step.
Entertain guests and show your appreciation with these “thankful” Thanksgiving crafts. Best of all, they’re so easy, even your little pilgrims can help. 1. Grateful Napkin Rings Cut strips of paper, decorate, and write things you’re thankful for. Then simply glue, staple, or tape the ends together to create a napkin ring. This can make … More Thanksgiving Crafts
Welcome to my new “Top 3” feature. Today, I’m highlighting three of my favorite fun (and helpful) blogs for moms. In the future I’ll cover books, video games, board games, TED Talks, crafts, and whatever else suits my (and your) fancy. So let me know what you’d like to see! Please note that I have … More Top 3: Blogs for Moms
Check out my “Inspiritivies” board on Pinterest for a grab bag of DIY toys and activities to try with your tot. Here are a few of my favorites: