Dollar Store Advent Calendar

wooden-advent-calendar

Do you love the tradition of the advent calendar?   Here is a creative idea for an advent calendar using Dollar Tree pails and a large board.  What kid doesn’t love the anticipation of something special each day to countdown to Christmas?  And these pails from Dollar Tree are perfect to put a small treat, {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Cook a Turkey

5-ways-Cook-Turkey

In the United States, our Thanksgiving Day is just 12 days away.  Traditionally, we gather with family and friends for a feast of thanksgiving, and the classic entree is turkey.  If you’ve ever hosted a thanksgiving dinner, you know the pressure is on to place the perfect turkey on the table.  Since turkey isn’t something {…Read More…}

Be Grateful Pallet Art

DIY-pallet-art-sign

While this month is a great time to focus on all the blessings in our lives, really anytime is great time for that.  I am always trying to get my kids to have an attitude of gratitude.  This sign is just a reminder of all the things we have to be grateful for.  So I {…Read More…}

Not Yo Mama’s Gallery Wall

gallery wall with found objects and homemade arrows

So I finally have one room in my new home that is finished.  Unless, of course, you count my garage and mudroom.  While yes, those are technically done, who wants to hang out in a garage or mudroom very long?  So this is our first room that is done that our family as a whole {…Read More…}