Creativity | Family Trips | Home Projects

We Bought A Camper!

So we have some exciting news… we bought a camper! We’ve been looking for one for a while and finally settled on a QuickSilver 10.0 by Livin’ Lite. One of the reasons we decided to go with a QuickSilver camper is because it is made of aluminum and there’s no risk of wood rot. This […]

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Creative Play | Free Printables

5 Fun Eclipse Activities for Kids

The word on the street is that there’s an eclipse coming on August 21st. If you’re looking for some fun activities to do with the kids, we’ve got a round up of everything from eclipse food to free printable books. Get some Eclipse Doughnuts On August 21st Krispy Kreme is going to be offering a […]

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Girl Scouts | Kid Crafts

Melted Snowman Girl Scout SWAPS

It’s our first year in Girl Scouts and we’re preparing for our first camporee. The theme is Snow so we wanted to make SWAPS that reflected that. For those who don’t know, SWAPS stands for Small Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere. Materials Needed: hot glue gun, wax paper, google eyes, small black pom poms, orange felt […]

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Girl Scouts | Kid Crafts

Snowman Girl Scout SWAPS

It’s our first year in Girl Scouts and we’re prepping for our first camporee. The theme is Snow so we wanted to make SWAPS that reflected that. For those who don’t know, SWAPS stands for Small Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere. Materials Needed: white beads, snowman head beads, black sequins, black pony beads, white pipe cleaners, […]

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Girl Scouts | Kid Crafts

Icee Girl Scout SWAPS

This year my daughter became a Girl Scout and it’s been full of fun and adventure. We’re preparing for our first campout and one of the things the girls take with them are SWAPS. SWAPS stands for Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere. They are typically small trinkets that the girls trade. Our theme for our […]

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Home Projects

DIY Ombre Staircase

I recently set out to paint the risers on our stairs.  After scouring pinterest I settled on a dark blue to light blue progression.  I purchases 4 sample size blues ranging from dark to light.  I painted two stairs with the purchased color and then added some white paint to make it lighter and painted […]

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