Magic Eight Ball 0

Magic Eight Ball

This is a project that I have done several times from Familyfun.com.  It is a make your own Magic Eight ball.  Remember them from when you were a kid?  You shake the ball while...

Lollipop Centerpiece 2

Lollipop Centerpiece

The day we made this it was raining and I needed to come up with nonstop activities for my kids.  Totally my fault – now that I have this site they truly think I...

My Son’s Turn… 2

My Son’s Turn…

His big moving up to middle school celebration!  He even gave me some very rare smiles just for this occasion!  (notice the snake tie) (90 degrees but adamant about his white long sleeve shirt)...

The new couch cover 0

The new couch cover

We have dogs – yes, multiple and they are huge.  We have a Weimaraner, Newfoundland and an English Mastiff.  And as much as some of you may find it awful that I let them...

Keeping the Kids Busy 0

Keeping the Kids Busy

My kids have been sneaking my spray paint lately to try and paint anything they can.  This morning I took them to Lowes and bought primer (Valspar spray) and Valspar spray paint to let...

Thank God for the Innocence 1

Thank God for the Innocence

While at the vet with one of our dogs the other day something happened before I had a chance to shield my son from seeing it.  I was horrified as two people carried a...

Chest for Fathers Day 0

Chest for Fathers Day

Well since my husband doesn’t read my blog I think it is safe to put this out here – so please don’t clue him in.  I found this nice (structurally) large wooden chest at...

The Glamorized Boots 7

The Glamorized Boots

My daughter loves her boots.  She would literally wear them 24/7 – given the opportunity.  As a result they get completely worn down to nothing but she won’t let me get rid of them. ...

Baby Cacoon 1

Baby Cacoon

While searching Etsy for some crochet projects I found that some people sold “baby cacoons”.  They are mostly used for photography but all the versions I saw were knitted.  Regardless – I immediately thought...