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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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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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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Dumpling Cats ~ GIVEAWAY!

Cats…fluffy ones, striped ones, chubby ones and playful ones. I LOVE cats. The only problem is that I don’t love having indoor  cats in my own home. So, since we do not live on an acreage that presents a problem for us….we don’t want and indoor cat and we can’t own an outdoor cat. What […]

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Creative Colored Treasures ~ GIVEAWAY!

Do you remember those days when you were able to sit down and color page after page in your coloring books? Or maybe you’re at the same stage as I am now…when you can sit down and color with your own kids! OR maybe you like to color your own pictures still….but the only difference […]

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Get Crafty with Klutz Jr! ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners!)

Do you have some crafty kids in your home? I sure do, and I love it…well…sometimes the messy crafts are a bit ‘too much’, but overall, I love that our kids enjoy crafts and using their hands to create their own unique, one-of-a-kind creations! That said, one of the tricky parts about our crafting adventures […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ LEGO Winter Wonderland Ultimate Sticker Collection ~ GIVEAWAY!

Have you had the transformation from that brown fall grass into a beautiful white winter wonderland yet? We’ve been enjoying our winter wonderland for a while now and it’s time for winter to hit LEGO land as well! 😉 The Ultimate Sticker Collection: LEGO Winter Wonderland is perfect for this season and has more than 1,000 […]

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Our New Fuzzeez Friend!

Stuffed animals are a favorite in the world of kids! All of our children have had their very favorite stuffed animal(s) that they just HAVE to sleep with every night – except for our 3rd child who has about 20 very favorite stuffed animals that she must sleep with at night. Sometimes I wonder if […]

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Mandalas to Crochet by Haafner Linssen!

I love to crochet. Most of what I love about it is the immense variety and the incredible talent and the imagination of designers. While I don’t have so much of the designing talent, I love following other people’s patterns because then I, too, can create something beautiful! Mandalas To Crochet by Haafner Linssen is […]

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Artwork Anyone Can Do! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Painting is something that most kids love…and that some parents might try to avoid due to the mess we will have to clean up after that painting ‘session’! However, there is no doubt about it…painting is FUN! Now that a few of our kids are getting older I’ve found a great new hobby that we’ve […]

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