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Summer Art Journal | How to Use The Cinch

Summer is here!  Yay for warm weather, watermelons, barbeques, and fireflies!  Boo for hearing “I’m bored” and “I have nothing to do!”  This Summer Art Journal is a great way for your child to document their summer festivities and make a fun keepsake!!  Thanks to We R Memory Keepers for the supplies for this post. Continue Reading

Emergency Safety Children’s Temporary Tattoos

Last week I gave you a sneak peak of these Emergency Safety ID Tattoos that I made along with some great Silhouette Deals.  If you are headed to any vacation, amusement park, water park, festival or fair and you are taking small people, this post is for you!   Losing sight of a small personContinue Reading

5 Great Game Day Tips

This post is sponsored by Dole.  All opinions are 100% my own. My small people love to play soccer!  Ryan actually loves to play all sports, Michael has pretty much settled on soccer as his “thing”.  There are a few things I have learned since becoming a “Soccer Mom” that have made game days withContinue Reading

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt | Free Printable

If you love to be outside as much as we do, I have a simple, FUN, little activity to do with your kids…or better yet print this out and send them out to do it while you enjoy some iced tea in fun mason jars :)  My Outdoor Scavenger Hunt FREE Printable is fun forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

From the Mouth of Babes…Honesty from a 3 Year Old

It never is so honest as it is from the mouth of babes…Honesty from a 3 year old! I’m standing in my bathroom getting ready to hop into the shower.  As always, I have a spectator.  Nope, not my husband, but the smallest person.  Every mom knows exactly what I am talking about:  you peeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

It’s A….

  BOY!   That’s right!  You heard me!  Spangenbaby #3 is a boy!  If you are keeping track, that’s THREE boys!  One, two THREE!  I thought my house was loud now…I can only imagine the craziness it will become when there are three little boys running around! It will also be filled with imagination, makeContinue Reading

Big News for the New Year…

Happy Thursday friends.  We are on snow day #4.  Yes you read that correctly…NUMBER FOUR.  After a 2 week Christmas break already!  Lots of snow and ice are keeping us homebound and so we are going a wee bit crazy in here!  I also have a bit of work to do and it’s extremely hardContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Personalized Cookies for Santa Plate

I shared a sneak peak of my personalized Cookies for Santa Plate when I shared the awesome Silhouette Deals that are happening right NOW, through Dec 8th.  Today I am going to show you how I made my wording curved to wrap around my plate and share some hints I learned. Supplies Needed: Charger PlateContinue Reading

Superhero Capes for Super Buddies Movie Release!

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Disney.  All opinions, projects and photographs are 100% my own.  You may read my full disclosure here. Are you ready for an epic tail?  Yes TAIL!  Disney Super Buddies movie came out on Blu-ray Combo pack August 27th, but I was lucky enough to get my handsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

  Today is Ryan’s First Day of Preschool!   It’s hard to believe this little guy is already old enough to go to preschool!  All his life, he has watched his brother go to school, get on and off the bus at the bus stop, bring “homework” home and talk about his friends at school. Continue Reading

First Day of First Grade!

Michael’s first day of first grade   How is this even possbile?  Wasn’t I JUST sending him off to preschool?  I honestly feel like just last week he hopped OFF the bus on the last day and now we are right back at the bus stop and he’s getting back on…but older and more grownContinue Reading

GoodNites Make Traveling Great Nights!

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and GoodNites, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BetterNights” I just want to share a little story with you all. We are driving with the kids the 11+ hours it takes to get to Minnesota to ourContinue ReadingContinue Reading

The Pergola Project: Pergola Shopping List

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot. I am so thrilled to have this opportunity to work with The Home Depot and receive product to enhance our backyard, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I am building a Pergola!  Yes…Me!  I couldn’t be more excited about it. Continue ReadingContinue Reading

DIY Kaleidoscope

Michael starts Spring Break this Friday and I was just trying to come up with some fun things to do for that week and realized I never shared this project with you over here on my own blog! This is my tutorial on how to make a kaleidoscope from supplies you probably have already aroundContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Fabric Carrot Treat Bags

What’s up Doc?  {Yes, I just did that….} Moving on! Fabric Carrot Treat Bags today! I have been really inclined to do sewing projects recently with the new addition of my sewing machine!  To be honest the idea of sewing used to scare the crap out of me.  I had used my mom’s sewing machineContinue Reading

Children’s Gift Idea: Give a Babbabox

Kids love toys, yes?  Kids get a ton of toys for Christmas, yes?  Ok then now that we have that established, if you are looking for a gift to give a child that is NOT a toy, however will get you placed on  the “Most Awesome ______ (Aunt/Uncle/Grandparent/parent/etc.) list”…then listen up!  I have a greatContinue Reading

Easy Salt Dough Ornaments

Are your children eager to give their own gifts to loved ones this holiday season?  If so, why not whip them up a simple batch of dough and let them create their own salt dough ornaments to give?!   These are not just limited to kids either, the sky is the limit with what you doContinue Reading

Children’s Felt Christmas Tree

I am sharing a Felt Christmas Tree today!  Give your kids a tree that’s up to them to decorate as they please!  My kids have mostly been pretty good at leaving the ornaments alone on our tree.  I put all the keepsake/breakable ones up on top and all of their ornaments and the plastic onesContinue Reading

Ghost Shirt

I am so excited to share with you this super cute tutorial to make a ghost shirt!  Ryan’s nickname is “Boo” so I thought it would be cute to make him a “Boo” shirt for Halloween!   The nice folks at Silhouette sent me some heat transfer to use and so I thought this would beContinue Reading

Bug & Monster Spray

I hope you’ll read on to find out how to create your very own *magic* DIY bug and monster spray!   “A spray a day keeps the monsters and bugs away!”  Why had I not thought of this sooner?!?  All that spider/Halloween/Ghost/Haunted House talk lately has Michael not wanting to go into our basement byContinue Reading

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