Recipe Binder!!

I’ve been printing recipes off the web for soooo long and I had a HUGE file folder filled with pages of recipes. I figured it was time to handle that mess of a folder.  I started searching for a recipe binder for months.  I specify binder because I wanted to be able to add pages as I pleased. I kept coming across binders with weird sizes, with no place for sheets protectors, made for index cards, etc… What do you do when you can’t find what you are looking for…??  Just make it yourself. The above binder is actually the … {continue reading}

Super Cute Name Labels!!

Are you looking for an original way to label all your children’s school supplies? How about something like this? Not only are they super CUTE and super resistant… they are also WATERPROOF!!! I’ve been using MyTwoBabes Designs labels for two years and I absolutely love them.  They stick to everything.. I even put them on all my daughter’s lunch containers (re-useable drink containers, sandwich boxes, etc…) and after each school day I throw them in the dishwasher and the containers come out with the labels still on! The labels are available in different shapes (circle, oval, flower, etc…) and in … {continue reading}

Giant Birthday Candles – Fun Birthday Party Decoration

Here’s a fun birthday prop you can use over and over again. I made these Giant Birthday Candles a few years ago: Giant Birthday Candles I love how tall they are.  They measure 30”, 36” and 42”. What you will need to make these Giant Birthday Candles: – Thick cardboard tubes in various size (I cut my tubes to these sizes 22”, 28” and 34”) – These are called mailing tubes, they are used to package and ship items like linoleum flooring, paper, etc… – Spray paint (White Spray paint and bright colors) – Masking tape – White plastic cups … {continue reading}

What to do with Rubber Boots!!

Do you have a bunch of ”cute” old rubber boots laying around in your closet and you don’t know what to do with them… Look at this FANTASTIC idea: I have some really cute ones here and I’m dying to do this project… however the problem is.. I need to keep them until my youngest is finished wearing them. I figure I will be able to do the project in about.. umm.. lets see… 4 years! hehe Do you want to see how to make them? I found the project on Rosy-Posy’s blog. She also did a second post explaining … {continue reading}

Sponge Balls!!

My daughter’s birthday is coming up and I was searching for ideas of water games for the kids.. trying to find something different from water balloons and water guns. And I came across this brilliant idea on Betz White’s site: SPONGE BALLS!!!! Honestly… you can make them any color you wish.. just a question of buying sponges… cutting them and then tying them together with string… it’s really that simple! Get the instructions here. I’m so excited to try them out… my girls helped me assemble them and started throwing them around right away. I’m going to place them in … {continue reading}