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. 😉 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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Raincoast Books – “Maker Dad” & “DIY Dollhouse”!

I don’t know about, but some day I wanna crack out my DIY apron and start makin’ stuff! So far, my apron is hiding somewhere, my motivation has crashed and burned and my skills are extremely rusty! However, that doesn’t stop a girl from wishing, right!? All the things I wanted to make my kids […]

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A Treasured Gift

Are you a gift giver? I’d have to say that the older I get, the more I enjoy giving gifts to those I love. The thing is….I’m kinda picky when it comes to the gifts that I give. I am one of those people who loves to find the perfect gift for each person. My […]

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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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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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Introducing: The Wolfelele!!

I’m sure most of us, if not all of us, have heard of the ukelele. It’s a great little instrument that has been seen on stages, in homes, in the hands of youngsters, in the hands of grandparents, etc. It’s small, portable, and quite easy to learn how to play! Today I’m excited to share […]

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