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DIY: Dryer Lint Firestarter Tube

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I’m certainly not lighting a bonfire in this Texas warmth. But hey, when we find ingenuity, we have an obligation to share it…especially when it helps you get through a boring day at work! I like the simplicity of this DIY. Click on the image below to see how to create your own lint firestarter […]

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Strengthen Your Relationship with Your Child(ren)

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I’ve accepted the fact that I’m never going to be a “perfect” parent. In fact, I know that it doesn’t exist. OK, now that I’ve got that confession out of the way, I found today’s article interesting for a couple of reasons: At times, I need to be reminded that my kids are simply kids. […]

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DIY: Squirt-Gun Painting

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With so many fun things to do for/with the kiddos this summer, here’s one that is 100% DOABLE, especially for our family. We go through lots of NERF products in our home, TONS. So, buying the Super Soaker Alphafire Blasters, as Melissa recommends, is perfect. With a list of only four supplies (if you supply […]

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Upcycle DIY: Lamps to Solar Lamp Posts

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We’re HUGE fans of upcycling materials. For those of y’all who aren’t familiar with the term upcycle, it refers to re-purposing or re-assigning use of a material instead of throwing it away as trash. Before it was “a thing”, I remember upcycling tons of things from the local CHOC thrift store (Children’s Hospital or Orange […]

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Happy Independence Day 2017!

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As you and I celebrate today’s historic significance, let us take a moment to reflect on the wonderful opportunities afforded to each of us in these United States of America. Though we share divergent thoughts and dreams, we all have been recipients of fortune and promise. Today, we celebrate the right to declare independence from […]

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DIY: Citronella Tiki Torches

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Tiki torches have always been a favorite feature of mine…but I could never bring myself to justify having them. Until now. With mosquitoes making their way into our lives, especially here in Texas, I was looking for a creative way to burn citronella without having to buy the candle thing. I found this post online […]

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DIY: Cornhole Boards Toss Game

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With the break of summer to get us outdoors and having fun together, we found this DIY tutorial to make your very own cornhole toss game boards. This DIY is a simple build, as long as you know how to cut, drill, assemble, and paint! Click on the image below to read through the tutorial:

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RECIPE: Flour Tortillas

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Alex’s mom makes the most tasty Mexican flour tortillas that I’ve ever had. I’ve tried making her authentic Mexican flour tortillas on my own. #FAIL That particular fail happened a few years ago. I haven’t gone back to try my hand at it again, but I did find this recipe online and now I’m tempted to […]

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FUN CRAFT: Kids’ Crap Buckets

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Whether or not you have stairs at your place, this craft is ALL about helping clear out the crap from being left around the house. I am still in awe at how such young and seemingly innocent creatures as my children can make such HUGE messes in so little time! This DIY allows for creativity […]

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