DIY Bath Bombs
When I first heard of bath bombs, I thought “hmm… just another spa product”. I wasn’t impressed and I veered away from the craze to spare my wallet. However, the more they kept showing up in my social media feeds, the more interested I became. As I researched bath bombs, I found that not only were they super cool, but they were actually really good for your skin depending on the ingredients that you chose to use or where you bought them from. Most of my DIY projects revolve around my kids so naturally I searched for DIY bath bombs with a little pizzaz to wow the kiddos. After searching for multiple recipes and trying 3, I found one that we really liked and worked well.
How to make a really simple homemade edible finger paint
My boys absolutely love to paint! When Little D was a baby, I remember cooking this elaborate recipe for DIY homemade edible finger paint almost three years ago. The recipe called for more than 5 items and I had to wait about 30 minutes for it to cook. Then I waited another 30 minutes to let stand so that it could thicken. P.s. It wasn’t as edible (or tasty) as I thought it would be. But I went with it because I knew he would put it straight in his mouth and the new mommy in me wouldn’t dare let him stick something like real paint in his mouth! So, I made the recipe, and let him have at it. He really enjoyed it, and the first thing he did was stick the paint to his mouth, yup. I was a proud first time mommy. I even went to Michael’s and bought canvas for him to paint on.
Valentine Crafts for Kids: 14 Reasons Why I Love You
Valentine’s Day is literally tomorrow, yikes! 2017 is really going by fast. I almost forgot about our awesome project for this month!
I’ve put together a quick DIY Valentine craft for kids that is really simple to do.
I knew I wanted to do something special this year. 14 reasons why I love you seemed to have the right idea to pull at some heart strings, especially when coming from a 4-year-old unfiltered. I played around with popsicle sticks, cards, and candy grams but I finally decided on a mini-book. And it turned out just perfect!
New Year, New You
It’s the New Year! And with that comes many New Year’s Resolutions. It’s the time where everyone (well almost everyone) decides it’s time to be a better person, achieve a goal, or stop a negative behavior. While I think you shouldn’t wait until a new year to change for the better, the New Year does give some people that extra push and reason to start fresh.
Last year, my 1st goal was to pay off my car early. I am so excited to say that I did just that and more! All together, I paid off nearly 12K of debt! This year, I plan to achieve more! More on that in another post, so make sure to subscribe and follow me to find out how!
Make your own DIY Toddler Activity Board
I’m super excited to finally share this DIY Toddler Activity Board with you all. It was really fun learning how to use power tools, especially my old but new-to-me jigsaw which were awesome hand-me-downs from my Dad. There was a huge learning curve because this was my first project using power tools, so figuring out what they did and how they worked took some time. It’s probably the longest I have ever spent on a project. I plan to make two more for my nieces and I’m hoping I’ll have them done just in time for Christmas. Today on the blog, I will show you how I put it all together. I will try to explain in as much detail so you can easily make your own in half the time it took me.