Well, despite my hours of dedicated research on Pinterest, my kids still arrived at ‘bored’ last weekend. *Sigh* It’s only been a couple of weeks and apparently all the park trips, splash pads and kid crafts just aren’t cutting it anymore. And movies, coloring and playing outside were also nixed. Bummer. But those stacks and stacks … Read more Kids Summer Break Sewing Project: Silly Pillows
Do you remember these awesome quatrefoil lanterns from the Ballard Designs catalog? I love them. I want them. I can not afford them. So I made my own. Ta-da! Catalog-inspired quatrefoil lanterns straight from the cereal isle that look good day, dusk and night! Really. Want to make your own? For each lantern you’ll need: … Read more Quatrefoil Lanterns – Ballard Designs Knock Off
(Originally posted on The CSI Project) My mission to live and craft without spending a dime carried over into my yard this week as me and my kids geared up for the holiday weekend. Because who wouldn’t love to enjoy the 4th in an amazing outdoor space? But as it turns out, I’m fresh out of amazing outdoor … Read more How To Fake A Totally Great Outdoor Space
Happy Monday everyone! I’m so excited to be blogging from my hometown in Washington following a 13 hour drive Saturday with our Dirty Half Dozen. And thanks to a little planning, the trip was actually … awesome. The kids did great, we made good time and even managed to save enough money on travel snacks … Read more Summer Road Trip #1: Car Snacks
Quick—someone knock on wood—but it looks like we might get a break from the rain, hail and snow that refuses to leave Utah. Heck, it’s a balmy 54 degrees outside right now. That means that the rest of my sad clearance flowers from my cake dome planter project that have completely taken over my kitchen table can finally move … Read more Hanging Baskets … out of formula!