DIY – Handprint & Footprint Art – Easter Craft Art

Easter bunny Handprint & Footprint Art Another month and another theme.. Easter!  I'll be honest this was a rough month and we were short on time. So,  I picked the picture for them to do, but they got to pick the colors of their bunny and decorate them.  They still loved the Easter bunny project [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Handprint Art ~ March

Rainbows and Gold ~ St. Patrick's Day Art The girls and I loved this month's theme.  Went traditional with rainbows, clovers and gold. As usual I was frustrated with one of the St. Patrick's Day art pieces and I honestly may paint over it next year.     At first I thought we were going [...]

Ectopic Pregnancy. LIfe After Loss – My Story

I have thought about this post many times ,have wanted to write it, but could not bring myself to it.  I am not sure why, maybe because I knew it would be a long post, or too emotional, or too raw..but regardless I wanted to write it and share since when ectopic happened to me [...]

Take Time to Smell the Cookies

Lately it seems as if there isn't enough time for me to get anything done. My oldest reminded me differently today. Are your kids addicted to this CookieSwirlC on YouTube?  Mine are.  Essentially it's these silly videos of a girl opening up all sorts of blind bags and playing with the toys she gets.  My [...]

tiny living big family

Tiny living, BIG family.. How our adventure started

Tiny Living? What's That? I never dreamed of joining the tiny living movement, let alone thought we would be a part of it (forever how long).  You see that lovely RV?  It was originally bought for my husband's out-of-town jobs (not tiny living).  They would pay him per diem to stay in a hotel.  Well.. [...]

DIY – Kid’s mini sled Christmas craft

Adorable mini Christmas sled craft. This Christmas craft was fun to do, a bit messy and a bit of fixing up... but they will look adorable hanging on the wall or in a series on a table.  The girls loved painting them and they even hammered the nails in. This project was one of the [...]

DIY – Fall Handprint & Footprint Art – September

September's Handprint & Footprint Artwork. I really enjoyed this month's handprint artwork for September.  Mainly because my soon to be 2 yo - picked out her own handprint art AND... she stuck to what she wanted AND.... she didn't even fuss with the actual painting of her hand!  This was a big accomplishment for us. [...]

Fourth of July Children’s Handprint and Footprint artwork

Well... I had grand ideas about our footprint and handprint artwork for the month of July.  Alas... my children went with simple ideas this time.. probably for the best 🙂 after June's animal debacle.  The first two are my oldest and youngest.  They went simple with fireworks... we even played the song by Katy Perry [...]

DIY – Handprint & Footprint Art – Father’s Day Craft

GOLF THEME FATHER'S DAY ART In my post on our JUNE handprint and footprint art I talked about Father's Day Craft paintings.   I absolutely LOVE the way the gifts turned out and everyone loved the unique art.  I thought about something unique to each of the three people.  I started with my dad (loves golf), [...]