The Anti-Treat Advent Calendar with ideas for Family Activities

magnetic advent calendar

This week I have shown you two other advent calendar ideas – my Dollar Tree galvanized pail Advent Calendar and the Ballard Design Knock-off Pillow Advent Calendar. I will say today’s post is definitely the easiest way to pull off an advent calendar plus it is perfect for chubby little fingers to participate my removing {…Read More…}





Halloween Hair: Pumpkin Bun #DIY4Halloween

pumpkin hair tutorial

So in the midst of building mudroom lockers, and decorating my new home I have loved doing a few quick projects. We love Halloween in our house and I usually make the kids some sort of Halloween shirt or something for the month of October.  Kayla loves when we do fun and unique things with {…Read More…}





Dum-Dumsicles {Popsicles made from DUM-DUM Pops)

how to make dum dum popsicles

Hey yo! While summer break is quickly coming to an end the summer heat for some of you isn’t.  Here is a refreshing cool treat for the kiddos – DUM DUM Lollipopsicles, a.k.a DUM DUM Popsicles or DUM DUMSICLES.  Now I can’t take credit for this, my brilliant 5 year-old nephew came up with this {…Read More…}





No Sew Tote Bag {Get Out That Glue Gun!}

no sew tote bag {get out your glue gun}

Hello, it’s Carmel from Our Fifth House and I’m back today with a fun, super simple project that will make use of any fabric scraps you have leftover from other projects.   But don’t worry, for any of you who don’t know how to sew, all you need is a hot glue gun for this fabric {…Read More…}