Super Quick and Easy Christmas Ornaments to make with Kids!

An easy and fun Christmas ornament craft to do with kids. Every Christmas my kids and I gather to make some simple ornaments.  We give these as gifts to their grandparents, teachers and youth group leaders and they often make extra for their friends as well. There’s nothing better than a sweet handmade gift from […]

Super Easy Crochet Pot Holders (Double Thick)

Easy and useful crochet project! These crochet pot holders (or hot pads) are a quick and easy crochet project that will come in so handy for years to come!  They are double thickness, so they stand up to heat and to wear and tear really well. We use these multiple times a day in our […]

Great Gifts for Kids (that you won’t regret giving them after 5 minutes)

It’s that time of year again!  I absolutely love finding just the right gift for my loved ones. There is nothing better as a parent than seeing the face of your child light up in delight on Christmas morning. I have strong feelings about toys and I’m sure I’m not alone.  I can’t handle things […]

Tibetan Prayer Flags DIY Craft for Kids

For the past few weeks, at the request of my 11 year old daughter, we’ve been studying world religions in our homeschool.  While we were reading about Buddhism, we became smitten with Tibetan Prayer Flags. We’ve seen these before, of course, and thought they were beautiful.  But after learning more about the meaning of the flags […]

Simple Summer Front Porch Decorations

I’m kinda in love with my new front porch decor.  It was a really simple project, but it makes me happy every time I see it.  I love the added interest the bright flowers bring to our otherwise neutral front porch. The white pots allow the flowers to really show off. I’m excited to see […]

Quick Tip: DIY Yogurt Pucks

This probably came about due to my many years of loyal service as a Hogi Yogi employee in high school and college, but I think having a premeasured and frozen puck of yogurt handy for our morning smoothies greatly simplifies the process of making a healthy and delicious breakfast. I love this homemade yogurt recipe.  It’s […]