Monthly Archive:: July 2015

How to Make a DIY Blanket Fort

Last year I teamed up with Netflix and transformed my living room into a cool blanket fort for family movie night. It’s also a great idea for a sleep over!! Here’s how to do it in a just a few simple steps. Just don’t forget the candy and popcorn! Supplies: Fishing line or string Pillows

Jellyfish Science Project

Science + kids = happy, smart kids. Kai loves science. He loves figuring out how things work and most importantly WHY!! This project is a mix of a craft project and science project. It’s perfect for my little Leonardo Di Vinci. Get the complete how-to at What’s cool about this is project is: 1.


Don’t you just love freshly made salsa? The tanginess of the lime. Mmm. It’s good. I recently created a peach salsa recipe for Find the complete recipe here. I make this recipe when I go to pool parties or BBQs. It’s always a big hit. I sometimes add mangoes or pineapples to the salsa.

Chill Out and Cool Off with a DIY Peacock Paper Fan

Add some flair to your summer with this paper peacock, finger painted fan I crafted for Get the full how-to here. I love working with paper. Card stock is my favorite. I like how it’s a little heavier than regular paper, but it’s still easy to work with. Want to see some of my

Gluten Free Brownie Recipe

My family has been avoiding gluten for a little over a year now for my son. His health and even behavior has improved greatly because it. I can’t expect him to be on this diet alone, so I’m on the gluten free ride with him. I altered this gluten free brownie recipe that I found on

How to Make Fourth of July Ombre Paper Plate Bowls

Are you throwing a 4th of July BBQ or pool party? Here are some simple 4th of July decorations made out of paper plates and washi tape. It’s an easy project that your kids can do while you’re prepping for the rest of the party. It’s so easy to make. You use kid watercolors to