DIY cork coasters

Do It Yourself Cork Coasters

Everyday after Z.E.N. finishes his homework, he heads to the living room, curls up with a book and reads for a bit. The problem is, he also brings a drink along and sometimes places his cups on the tables without a coaster. When I noticed this was happening, I went to grab a coaster but… Read More »

Printable lunchbox notes

Printable Lunchbox Notes for Boys

  Last year, I started adding little printable lunchbox notes to Z.E.N.’s lunchbox and he loved them. I found most of the printables on other blogger’s sites, and always wanted to make my own but just wasn’t sure where to start.  Well I recently learned about a site called GraphicStock.  It boasts of one of… Read More »

Cupid's Arrow Valentine's

Cupid’s Arrow Valentine’s Pouch

I thought this cupid’s arrow valentine’s pouch craft was so cute so when Blick Art Materials contacted me and asked me to re-create it, I jumped on the opportunity.  I’m not the craftiest person in the world, but this didn’t seem like it would be so hard, and I was confident that I could re-create. … Read More »

DIY Rose Sugar Lip Scrub

DIY Rose Sugar Lip Scrub For Kissable Lips

Have you ever made your own DIY sugar lip scrub? Since Valentine’s day is coming up real soon, I thought that using a lip scrub would be a great way to get some smooth kissable lips!  I have always purchased lip scrubs in the past, but I’m trying to get away from purchasing everything and… Read More »

Valentine Love Letters Craft

Valentine Love Letters Craft

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I haven’t done any decorating yet whatsoever.  In fact it’s been a while since I’ve done any crafts.  I still have the Valentine heart that I created a few years ago, but it’s time for something new.  The past couple of weeks I’ve been super busy so… Read More »

18 Backyard Birthday Party Ideas

18 Backyard Birthday Party Ideas

So, Z.E.N.’s birthday is next month and he has been asking for a birthday party. We didn’t have a party for him last year. Instead, we took him on a little trip to Lancaster, PA which he loved. I usually tend not to have a huge party for him because his birthday falls at the… Read More »


Easy DIY Tabletop Christmas Tree Decorations

The Christmas season has officially begun, so I really need to get my butt in gear and get to work on making Christmas decorations.  While flipping through a magazine the other day I saw these really cool DIY tabletop Christmas trees.  I really liked how they looked and they seemed pretty easy to make, so… Read More »

25 Duct Tape Projects Even You Can Do

25 Duct Tape Projects Even You Can Do

A couple months ago, I came across a blog post where the blog owner created a ton of duct tape projects.  At the time, I thought it was such a cool thing to do.  I had never thought of making anything out of duct tape, so I made a mental note to explore crafts made… Read More »


DIY Monarch Butterfly Model Project #ExpressYourself

Last month, Z.E.N. came home from school with this: My first thought was “Really? Kindergarteners have to do projects now?” I don’t remember having to do projects in Kindergarten, but I guess the times have now changed. After reviewing the assignment, I thought about it for a few minutes, but really didn’t have any ideas… Read More »

Five Great Crafts Kids Can Make For Mother’s Day

For caregivers, whether teachers, nannies, or even other members of the family, these five Mother’s day craft ideas are sure to make mommy feel special on her special day: 1. Multi-Colored Button Bracelet For this project, you’ll need, large multi-colored buttons, white beading elastic, one of mom’s old bracelets and scissors. Use the old bracelet… Read More »


C is for Craft – Easy Easter Craft for Kids

I am a class mom for my son’s kindergarten class.  One of my responsibilities as a class mom is to come up with a craft which coincides with some of the holidays.  Since my son attends a Catholic school, and since Easter is rapidly approaching, this month’s craft had to have an Easter theme. In… Read More »