Anxiety, Crafts, Family

Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

I felt like this might be a good post to reblog. Go make yourself a stress ball today.  First published on December 17, 2018 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.… 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 line… Continue reading Unsponsored Clothespin Wreath Post

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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, 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

Christmas, Crafts, Dollar Tree, Link Party

Dollar Store Personalized Plates for Mamie and Papa

I need to start this post out by saying that this is a Pinterest fail. At least on my part.  But I loved the pictures and that Ella was so damn excited to make this for her grandparents for Christmas. Either this is a giant myth or I misread the directions (which would not be… Continue reading Dollar Store Personalized Plates for Mamie and Papa

Crafts, Dollar Tree, Link Party

Candy Bar Wreath. Because Nothing Says “I Love You” Like a Root Canal

2021 calls for a candy bar wreath, doesn't it?  First published April 20, 2015 I love to come up with fun things for my children. But I rarely think of them. I can thank other people for the ideas, and I have no shame in admitting that. In fact, I bet if you searched my… Continue reading Candy Bar Wreath. Because Nothing Says “I Love You” Like a Root Canal