For most of us moms, spring break is here. Of course, that means lots of together time with the kids and – well, let’s face it! -- lots of hours to fill. We’ve put together a collection of fun crafts that you could spend hours doing with your kids. Since spring is almost officially here, we’ve compiled this list with nature – and the beautiful … [Read more...] about Let’s Go Paint a Kite! And Other Great Kids’ Crafts for Spring Break
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Help your child ring in the New Year by creating a New Year's-themed craft. Creating handmade New Year's crafts provide an opportunity for your child to learn about the holiday and have a hands-on part in the festivities. Since many New Year's crafts can double as holiday decorations or party favors, plan to make your crafts a few days before your New Year's celebration. A … [Read more...] about Kids Crafts for New Year’s
Preparing for a baby is one of the most exciting times in a woman's life, but it can also be daunting. Everyone from the baby store employee to your own mother has an opinion on what you should eat, wear, and buy. Our rule of thumb is to keep things simple, follow your instincts, and most importantly, do what's best for you and your baby. We've put together a list to help guide … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Create a Healthy Nursery
Handmade party invitations tend to get noticed more than the store-bought variety because the recipient can see that time, attention and care have gone into making them. Pull out your craft supplies, and make your own invitations for your next Halloween party. Homemade Halloween invitations also allow you to create an invitation that complements your party … [Read more...] about Handmade Halloween Party Invitation Ideas
About a dozen years ago, my siblings talked me into buying a cottage with them. It has worked out great – we share the cost and the work among the four of us, and the property gets a lot of use! On the rare occasion we’re all there at the same time, it makes for eight adults and 12 kids enjoying all the good stuff cottage country has to offer. Now, I’m not one to blog about … [Read more...] about A Floor That Makes “Cents”?