1. Easter Cards with Marbled Coffee Filter Eggs

    These homemade Easter cards were easy to make, and I'm so happy with the way they turned out! We made the eggs by dyeing coffee filters with markers. To make…

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  2. Exploring Nature with Kids by Observing and Sketching

    After being more or less at home for 11 days in a row with sick children (we got out a few times to get library books and buy more tissues!)…

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  3. Remember the Year Month by Month

    2012 was a really big year for our family! We welcomed a new baby on January 3rd. It's been incredible to watch Jonathan grow from a newborn baby to crawling…

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  4. Three Days Before Christmas

    T'was three days before Christmas, and all through the house, ALL the creatures were stirring, and jumping on the couch. The ornaments were hung on the Christmas tree with care,…

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  5. Construction Paper Poinsettias

    Yesterday we made construction paper poinsettias with Grandma as well as pipe cleaner snowflakes. Jordan's mom brought over a few crafts to do with us, and this one was an…

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  6. Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes

    Today Jordan's mom came over to spend some time with us and make some Christmas crafts. We had a great time! The first thing that we made was a craft…

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  7. Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

    In all the years that I've had children, we've never done salt dough ornaments at Christmas! Well, last week I decided to give it a try. The boys really enjoyed…

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  8. Easy DIY Christmas Candle Jars

    These Christmas Candle Jars are a great homemade gift that kids can make and give! The boys enjoyed making fall candle jars, and I bought a couple of extra jars…

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  9. Christmas Countdown Tree (for Jesse Tree Ornaments)

    The past two years, our family has enjoyed creating an Advent Tree (also called a Jesse Tree) to count down to Christmas. Actually, the first year we did a tree,…

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  10. Turn Catalogs into a Christmas Collage

    We can tell it's the Christmas season, because lately our mailbox has been looking like this: Before taking a pile out to the recycle bin, I had the idea of…

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