It’s a tradition in my family: the women, young and old, attend The Nutcracker Ballet at Christmas time. This year, at the tender age of (nearly) 4, my daughter will be attending and I wanted to make her a first Nutcracker ballet keepsake to commemorate the occasion. Our Daughter’s First Nutcracker Ballet To say my […]
There are days when when I just can’t seem get to the bathroom by myself. On days when I do happen to make it to the bathroom without a child attached to my leg, it feels like a vacation! This Halloween Tic Tac Toe game was so easy to make and enjoy, I thought I’d share it […]
Paper puppets are fun and inexpensive but paper dragon puppets are the best! Whether you want to set up a 10 minute, nearly no-mess craft, educate little ones about Chinese New Year, or you just want to incorporate more pretend play into the day, these quick dragon puppets fit the bill.
Pull String Party Cracker This is a quick and dirty kind of project ya’ll – isn’t that the best? It’s like chocolate in that it provides instant gratification. Instant crafti-fication. Take 5 minutes and whip up a few of these for New Year’s.
Infinity Scarf For Kids: Inspired by FROZEN’s Princess Anna My little one woke up at 4:32 this morning singing her very own musical mash-up of the entire FROZEN soundtrack. At 4:32 am, I’m not amazed that her little memory is growing or that her imagination is expanding. No, at 4:32 am I will bribe my […]
Tic Tac Toss Game Living in Seattle, we spend our fair share of time in the rain: walks, runs, playgrounds – you name it, we brave it in the rain. There are, however, some days we just don’t get to spend enough time outside. That calls for some inside games that are centered around movement, and […]
Leaf Crowns, Wreaths and Garlands Fall is beautiful in the Pac NW. It’s damp, but the rain washes all the dirt (and your cares) away and leaves everything shiny and new. This past weekend, we went on a long walk as a family on Saturday morning. Leaf gathering, walking through Georgetown’s bustling shop fronts, and […]
These types of crafts are those we get the most ‘bang for our buck,’ so to speak. We had some stiffened black felt left over from our Olaf dress up costume and we used those remnants for a set of Halloween shadow puppets. Click through to see all of our adorable new friends and a tutorial, complete […]
Who would have thought this little Ikea Latt table makeover would become one of our most popular DIY tables? This easy tutorial will take you through the steps to create a padded chair cushion that fits the accompanying chairs. Note that there are a lot of people who have used our tutorial to make these same […]