Squish it, Squeeze it, Transform it ~ Orb Factory GIVEAWAY!

Do you remember when stress balls were popular? It was a while ago….when I was in high school actually. ūüėČ And I remember how nice it felt to just squish and squeeze that stress ball sometimes – not even just to help me relieve stress….but just for something sensory for my hands to do. Well, […]

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Klutz Kits Equal Great Gifts ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners!)

Giving gifts is a special part of the Christmas season. But let’s be honest…it can also be a very costly part of the Christmas season.¬† This is one of the reasons that our family has changed our gift giving tactics a bit…we love to give gifts that are either handmade by us or our children […]

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“Written By Hand” by Erica Tighe

  Back in my younger years, before I had children, I loved to spend my spare time crafting. ¬†I find it very relaxing to sit down at the table with a set of paints, a glue gun or a sketch pad.¬†Written By Hand¬†published by Rock Point Press and sold by Quarto Books would be the […]

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Design with Teeneez Beados!

We’ve had a few opportunities to get crafty with Beados in the past….but only at friends’ houses. This week that changed and we broke out the Beados in our own home and have been creating, spraying and designing ever since! In fact, Beados recently released something new and exciting in the “beado world” – Beados […]

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Blend It…Perfectly! ~ GIVEAWAY!

The great thing about being creative is that there are no rules. It’s a time when kids can doodle, draw, build, paint and express themselves in their very own unique way. I love it when my children turn a blank paper into their own one-of-a-kind masterpiece. From a collection of circles (from my 3 year […]

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Drawing With Mark ~ GIVEAWAY! (3 WINNERS!)

Drawing can be a lot of fun. I remember spending hours drawing as a child and even taking drawing lessons at one point! Sadly….my artistic side hasn’t been able to get a lot practice recently, but it has been fun watching our children begin to enjoy drawing! Drawing “freehand” or from their own imaginations is […]

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Faithful Papercrafting to Inspire you!

I’ve always enjoyed spending time doing crafts. As a teen, I made my own scrapbook of a trip I took, made countless cards, bookmarks, my own stationary and lots more. Now I’m enjoying these same types of activities both on my own time, and with my older girls. One of the reasons I enjoy papercrafting […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Sew Mini Animals

It’s no secret in our home that there is one of us who loves animals more than the anyone else. It doesn’t even matter what kind of animal…any stuffed animal and any real animal (perhaps with a few exceptions such as wasps! *wink*) This is our middle daughter…and we love that she loves animals so […]

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Making Memories Last ~ GIVEAWAY!

One of my favorite things to do is sit down and look through old photo albums and, in a sense, relive some of those memories. It’s extra fun now to do this with our own kids and to laugh and talk about the memories that have been made. Perhaps this is also the reason why […]

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The One Stop Party Shop!

Birthdays are an exciting part of life – especially when you are young! I wouldn’t say that they are quite as exciting when you get older. *wink*¬†But really, regardless of your age, it is fabulous if you can enjoy and create fabulous memories from each and every birthday that comes. Recently, we received an amazing […]

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