14 Projects to Make with Fabric Scraps

Some days my scrap bins make me feel like I'm teetering on the edge of a hoarders episode. But it feels so wasteful to throw away pieces of fabric that are still big enough to be used for something. Instead of tossing them, I love to use up as many scraps as I can by … Continue reading 14 Projects to Make with Fabric Scraps

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DIY All Natural Surface Scrub

I'll be the first to admit that cleaning isn't my favorite thing to do. But being a mom of five kids (and a human being who makes messes without the help of those tiny people), I have to clean a lot. But chemical cleaners are not my jam. So I buy and DIY non-toxic cleaning … Continue reading DIY All Natural Surface Scrub

10 Skirt Refashion Tutorials for Skirting the Issue

July is such a great month for wearing skirts! They're perfect for summer, easy to throw on after a day at the beach, and they can take you from the pool to date night with a quick accessory change. The lovely ladies at Simple Simon and Co. have an amazing series that they put together … Continue reading 10 Skirt Refashion Tutorials for Skirting the Issue

When Motherhood Isn’t What You Expected 

Anytime you bring a new baby home, your life is going to change. Most of those changes are so, so good. And many are just as difficult. But babies grow and (eventually) sleep through the night, and what was hard yesterday isn't so hard today. So when we brought home baby boy five, I expected … Continue reading When Motherhood Isn’t What You Expected 

DIY After Sun Spray

It's that time of year for fun in the sun! Going to the beach, the park, meeting friends for cookouts... I love it all! But with all that time in the sun, sometimes your skin can end up needing a little soothing at the end of the day. This After Sun Spray is just what … Continue reading DIY After Sun Spray

DIY Valentine Mailbox

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, your little ones probably have school parties and Valentines to exchange. This adorable Valentine mailbox that's just what they need to collect their treats! Supplies: Glimmer Felt (this is a stiffer felt, which helps the mailbox stand up, but if you have regular felt, that will still work!)  Embroidery Floss … Continue reading DIY Valentine Mailbox

Embroidery Hoop Snowman for Crazy Christmas Event

Today I'm guest posting over at I Heart Naptime, and I'm sharing this adorable embroidery hoop snowman. This little guy is already adorning my wall, and you can make one too! Head on over to check out the tutorial!

Buffalo Plaid Pillow for Bake Craft Sew 2016

Hi, friends! Today I'm guest posting over at Skip to my Lou, sharing this adorable and whimsical buffalo plaid sweater pillow as part of her Holiday series! Click over to Skip to my Lou to see the full tutorial! Happy sewing :)

A Portrait of my Everyday Hero {and win a trip for two to NYC!}

Everybody has someone in their life who has impacted them in an incredible way. That could be a teacher, a friend, an employer, or a parent. The amazing Annie Leibovitz is traveling the world, sharing her New Portraits of women, exploring the changes in the roles of women today while bringing to life one of the … Continue reading A Portrait of my Everyday Hero {and win a trip for two to NYC!}

Momiform MAKEover – elevating the handmade mom uniform

If you come to my house on any given day, most likely you'll find me in jeans and a T-shirt, with a cardigan thrown over top in cold weather. I spend most of my days chasing after my four ever-moving boys, plus homeschooling, so I need to be comfy. Back in my teaching days, I … Continue reading Momiform MAKEover – elevating the handmade mom uniform