Crib Mattress Dog Bed & DIY Mattress Cover

Crib Mattress Dog Bed

Aww, look at Toby. Almost a year old and such a sweet little guy. Toby loves to sleep on soft things: pillows, blankets, towels, clean clothes pile. You get the drift. If I was a dog, I would rather sleep on things like that too. He has a nice soft bed in his kennel that [Read More]

Storage Basket Liner Tutorial

Storage Basket Liners Tutorial

  Who loves the storage cubes and stands at IKEA? I do, I do! I have them in my living room and use the nylon ones for individual hampers for the kids in their bathroom. The storage shelves are awesome too. As I was looking around in my living room the other day I notice [Read More]

T Shirt Bag Tutorial (for kids!)

t shirt bag gluesticksblog

These t shirt bags are the perfect craft for kids. They come together in about 2 minutes and are then ready to decorate! Perfect for summer camp, afternoons at the pool, slumber parties and picnics. They also work great for reusable grocery bags. My girls were excited to bring them to their cousin’s house for [Read More]

Printable Lunch Box Jokes

printable lunch box notes

My oldest three started school last week and it perfectly coincided with a fun little project that I have been working on! I created some fun printable lunch box jokes for the Simple and Delicious Magazine by Taste of Home and they were featured in their August issue. Print them out, trim, and slide into your child’s [Read More]

Easy Drawstring Skirt with Contrasting Pockets

First grade skirt pattern

  Today is the first day of the first grade! And there are 3 Kaylees and a Keeley in Kaylee’s class. Oh, that poor teacher!  I thought such a pretty little first grader deserved a pretty little skirt to wear on her first day in the big leagues. It is the “Drawstring with Pockets” skirt from [Read More]

Everyday Uses for Kleenex {and a tutorial!}


This post brought to you by Huggies and Kleenex. All opinions are 100% mine. We all know that Kleenex® Ultra Soft Tissues work great for wiping noses, but what else do you use them for in your home? When I got to thinking about it I realized that I use them for many random tasks [Read More]

Kermit the Frog Puppet Pattern

Muppets Most Wanted Hand Puppets

Is it Kermit? Or is it the worlds number one criminal, Constantine? It’s easy to get them confused which is how Kermit ends up behind bars in “Muppets Most Wanted“! Will Constantine get away with his nefarious scheme? Will Kermit escape in time to save the day? These little hand puppets are so easy to [Read More]

Date Night Gift Card Set

Date Night Gift Card Set

We recently stayed a week with my brother and his wife. They were very generous to open up their beautiful home for our family to stay in. We really enjoyed visiting with them and having a whole lot of family time! As a token of our appreciation we wanted to leave them with a little [Read More]