May 26

20 Awesome Backyard Ideas For The Kids

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I have been really enjoying the beautiful weather that we have had the past few days. The summer is coming fast. It is time to pull out our shorts & swimsuits and spend less time cooped up in the house. There will be trips to the …

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May 24

Potato Stamps: One Potato – Three Designs

This morning I noticed that we had a couple of sad looking potatoes sitting on our pantry shelf. Whenever we have old potatoes we like to use them for potato stamping crafts. My daughter has a thing for snails lately, so I thought that they would make a cute subject for our morning project. As …

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May 23

Sunday’s Best Linkup #21

      Welcome to Week 21 of  Mother 2 Mother’s Sunday’s Best Linkup.  This is the last week for our May Flowers theme. It’s the month to plant gardens and flowers, open pools, fire up backyard grills, makeover outdoor spaces, and turn the kids loose in the yard. In addition, we would like activities for kids inside …

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May 23

Itsy Bitsy Spider Craft

Last week Mai asked me if we could make a craft with sunshine, rainbows & clouds. We made a couple of cute paper plate crafts together with all of these things, but when we were finished, she looked at me and said “Mama, you forgot the spider & the spout.”  I apologized for being a silly mama …

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May 22

Cupcake Liner Seahorses

  It has been a rough week in our home. I had gall bladder surgery this week & have been sore & very tired. After several days of lying around on the couch, I am just plain bored. I mustered up just enough energy today to make a quick craft. Mai wanted to make seahorses. …

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May 21

11 Artist Inspired Projects For Kids

I don’t know how many of you might remember the board game Masterpiece. This was one of my favorite games as a child, not because of the strategy of the game, but simply because of the artwork. It came with a deck of brightly colored cards filled with famous works of art that I loved. I took a …

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May 20

Salvador Dali Inspired Paper Plate Melting Clocks

  This week, I have been gathering a collection of children’s art projects inspired by famous artists for a future post. While working on this post, I felt inspired myself to do a craft with my daughter. One painting & artist that I have always found fascinating was Salvador Dali & his melting clocks. I …

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May 18

Egg Carton Monsters

  My poor little girl has been sick for the past couple of days with a respiratory virus. She is on the mend, but we had a rough weekend. Most of the last few days have been spent cuddling on the couch, but today my little girl was feeling more like herself & was ready …

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May 16

Patriotic Spaghetti Crafts & Sunday’s Best Linkup #20

  Welcome to week 20 of our Sunday’s Best Linkup. We are all so happy to have you all back again this week. We had some great entries last week & are excited to see what great new posts that you have to share with us this week. Since Memorial Day is coming up, we did …

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May 15

Trophies For Daddy – Father’s Day Gift Ideas

  My little girl loves me. I know that she does, but she is a daddy’s girl through & through. Next month is Father’s Day & Mai and I have already started making crafts for our best guy.   We made two #1 Dad trophies for daddy last night. We made one out of her …

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