Upcycled Fall Wardrobe: BOYS hand-me-downs refashioned to make GIRLS outfits

It’s birthday week at THRIVE! Make sure you enter the drawing for a chance to win one of SEVEN awesome prizes HERE. ************************************************************************** After weeks of waiting, Fall decided to show up this weekend. {About time. Sheesh.} The only problem is that my little girl is awfully short on fall and winter clothes. So instead of … Read more Upcycled Fall Wardrobe: BOYS hand-me-downs refashioned to make GIRLS outfits

Wicked-Awesome Witch Hats

Thanks everyone for your patience this week while we got everything transferred over to the new system.(Thanks Jon & Eric!)  It’s soooo nice to be blogging on a computer that isn’t 8 years old.  Now back to the regularly scheduled programming. 🙂 ******************************************************************************** I believe the children are the future. Teach them well and let them lead … Read more Wicked-Awesome Witch Hats

What Not To Toss Weekend #7: Glitter Blast Shoe Save

These are my daughter’s church shoes. She’s going through a glitter phase right now.  A biiiggg, happy glitter phase. She’s got a red Wizard of Oz pair that look just as bad. Time to send those shoes over the rainbow straight to the trash, right? Wait! Don’t toss those! With a little spray paint love, those shoes may just … Read more What Not To Toss Weekend #7: Glitter Blast Shoe Save

Crazy Halloween Rice Crispy Treats

This week while my kids were off track, we drug out the food coloring, cookie cutters and went totally crazy with dessert staple. I mean holy-cow-that’s-a-lot-of-food-coloring crazy. Behold the Extreme Home Makeover edition of the basic Kellogg’s Rice Krispy treat. *EEK* I kinda love them. The end result was crazy-bright, marshmallowy mash-ups that are so stinkin’ cute … Read more Crazy Halloween Rice Crispy Treats

It Was A Tuesday

I was in our little duplex in Nampa, Idaho doing my hair in front of the bathroom mirror so I’d look presentable when my visiting teachers dropped by later that morning.  My precious five month old son was fresh out of the tub, wrapped in a towel, and sitting contently in his bouncer with his … Read more It Was A Tuesday