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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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RECIPE: Grilled Fajita Skewers

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This is the most delicious skewer idea I’ve seen this week! What exactly is it that makes grilling in the summer so magical? Seriously, I want to know why we get so excited to grill some food. Is it about enjoying great eats with family & friends? Is it the outdoors? Whatever the reason, I’ll […]

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DIY: Foam Sidewalk Paint

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Our lil’uns LOVE to create DIY paints, chalks, foam, SLIME, and a myriad of other gooeynesses. This DIY is especially fun because it’s a cinch to clean up!

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36 Places to Camp in the USA

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I’ve flown over many national and state parks within the USA, but I can’t say that I’ve camped in them…yet. We discovered a list of 36 national and state parks that are not only breathtaking, but also accessible to us. There might be waiting lists associated with some, depending how much you’ve been procrastinating. This […]

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Managing Children’s Emotions

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Having several youngsters in our home (none of them teens yet) brings out the best in us…and sometimes the absolute worst in us! I appreciated coming across this video and LOVED the homemade stress ball project that we can work on, great summer day project!  

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DIY: Summer Camp Chairs

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When it comes to easy DIYs, especially if they’re summer projects you can do with your children, I’m ALL game. These chairs are rather easy to do. Plus, PVC (polyvinyl chloride) is rather inexpensive to craft with. DISCLAIMER: The drilling and cutting of PVC is recommended for the adults to handle, as long as the […]

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