Anxiety, Crafts, Family

Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

  I know this is going to come as a massive shock to most of you but since September, I have been educating our congregation's youth (or yutes) as a Sunday School teacher.   I know, it's almost shocking to myself as well. To make you feel better, it's an every other week gig and the… Continue reading Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

Christmas, Crafts, Link Party

Unsponsored Clothespin Wreath Post

  So Rebecca and I decided for the sake of humankind that we should do a craft once a month. I've been transparent about self-care, about my foray into being Ma Ingalls, about me going to therapy and now you know another secret: I do monthly crafts so I don't stab anyone while waiting in… Continue reading Unsponsored Clothespin Wreath Post

Anxiety, Crafts, Friends, Link Party

Mental Health Crafting-Mod Podge Flower Pumpkins

  I swear to GOD this is the last post about pumpkins this fall. Promise. Pinky swear. Honestly, I wasn't even going to write about it but Rebecca sent me this idea a few weeks ago and we decided to do some "mental health crafting" one glorious fall day when the stars lined up and we both… Continue reading Mental Health Crafting-Mod Podge Flower Pumpkins

Crafts, Dollar Tree, Humor

Dollar Tree-Ish Floral Pumpkin

  Consider this part of a series of posts that have nothing to do with reality because reality is really overrated at this juncture. You can count on plenty of nonsensical topics, swear words by the gallon, and gifs. There is a lot of fuckery going on right now, welcome home. If I lost you… Continue reading Dollar Tree-Ish Floral Pumpkin

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Crafts, Dollar Tree, Link Party

The Easiest Party Centerpiece You’ll Ever Make

  The older I get, the more I realize that my creativity is in the sewer. When my girls were littler (and I was littler as well), I had grand visions, I came up with the coolest ideas PRE-PINTERST mind you! For Anna's first birthday, I centered it around a teddy bear theme, came up with… Continue reading The Easiest Party Centerpiece You’ll Ever Make

Crafts, Link Party

Creating a Fun Gift Using Birthday Cards

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and American Greetings. All opinions are mine alone. #BirthdaysMadeBrighter #CollectiveBias     I love making birthdays special for everyone in my family and our daughter's friends are no exception. Raising two girls means lots and lots of birthday party invites which means I need to get… Continue reading Creating a Fun Gift Using Birthday Cards

Crafts, Decorating, Link Party

Laundry Sucks So Let’s Make a Sign

  A few weeks ago I was perusing Pinterest and I found something so wonderful that I pinned it then emailed it to myself and texted it to myself for good measure. What? It's good. Just look.     After some clicking, it turns out a blog called A Girl and a Glue Gun made this.… Continue reading Laundry Sucks So Let’s Make a Sign