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DIY 4th of July T-Shirt + Free Printable

I love the 4th of July. Lots of swimming, family and fireworks. I always like to get Kai a 4th of July t-shirt, so this year I thought I’d make him one. I used iron on transfers from onlinelabels.com. I was a bit nervous doing it actually. Would it turn it? Out I mess it

DIY Greeting Cards

Instead of paying a fortune for greeting cards (they can be more than $5 a pop!), make your own. I used labels from onlinelabels.com to do just that. Take an hour one weekend and make a lot for all different occasions. So, next time there is an occasion where you need a card, you have

Celebrating Easter with Peeps

  I love Easter. The weather is nice and there are new beginnings all around. A few years back I made (but never posted) these little Easter peep placeholders. They are super easy to  make. Paint a small flower pot that you can pick up at craft stores. Then decorate the rim with washi tape

Winter Feather Snowflake Kid Craft

Kai longs to play in the snow. Since we live in Florida, all he’s gotten is fake bubble snow or shaved ice. What a bummer. So, I made these feather snowflakes to get the kids in the spirit of winter even if you live in a subtropical environment. What’s best about this project: you can

Mid-Century Modern Christmas Tree Kid Craft

I’ve got a project for all of you design fans! A mid-century modern tinsel Christmas tree. It’s so easy and oh-so-retro. It’ll keep your kids busy as you do all of your holiday prep work. (Sometimes it feels endless doesn’t it?) Check out the complete how-to on Momtastic.com   Supplies: Scissors Silver pipe cleaners Pony

DIY Christmas Advent Calendar

I love Christmas. But this year, we’re doing a smaller Christmas. Normally I go all out — giant tree, lots of decorations. This year, I’m simplifying it. But you know what else I’m doing different…I made Kai an advent calendar to help him count down to the big day. I’ve never done this before for

Thanksgiving Wine Labels

This year personalize the bottle of wine that you’re bringing over for Thanksgiving with one of these fun wine bottle labels. I made these for Onlinelabels.com. Click here for the complete how-to and downloadable printables. Plus tips on how to peel off the original label easily. They have fun sayings like: Gobble ’til you Wobble

Healthy Halloween Smoothie Recipes

Let’s be honest, all of that Halloween sugar is just loaded calories and headaches. Or at least that’s what I think. If I eat too much candy, I feel horrible, but I still want to partake in the Halloween festivities. That’s why I made these healthy Halloween smoothies for onlinelabels.com. Click here for the complete

Halloween Glow-in-the-Dark Ghost Decorations

Want to add a spooky Halloween decor to your night of trick-or-treating fun? Check out these simple and easy to make glow in the dark ghost decorations that I made for Momtastic.com. (Get the full tutorial here.) Literally, it’ll take you minutes to make these. Here’s what you need: White balloons Glow Sticks Marker Scissors

Halloween Marshmallow Monsters

This Halloween I wanted to make something oh-so-cute. Check out these adorable monster marshmallows that I made for onlinelabels.com. (Click here for the complete how-to.) They literally only took a few minutes to make. Kai was so excited to see these. I mean, for real, who wouldn’t be? How adorable are these little fellas. Supplies: