Author: Katie

DIY Wooden Trees Made From Fence Boards

DIY Wooden Trees Made From Fence Boards

These DIY wooden trees are a simple and eye catching addition for any blank wall. Anyone can complete this home decor project with a little time, some wood and a splash of craft paint.

The Best Sugar Cookie Icing & Decorating Tips

The Best Sugar Cookie Icing & Decorating Tips

Easily create colorful sugar cookies in shape or color! Sugar cookie icing is easy to make with a few ingredients. Learn a super efficient method for creating cookie icing designs, without using hard-to-clean pastry bags.

Valentine’s Day Gift List That Everyone Will Love

Valentine’s Day Gift List That Everyone Will Love

Valentine’s Day is coming up fast! This traditionally romantic holiday doesn’t have to be all about hearts and love. You can celebrate friendships, family and fun! In our home, our kids definitely get the most excited about Valentine’s Day. Here are some V-Day inspired gift ideas for the whole family. Our gift list includes something for everyone; affordable toys, stylish accessories and delicious treats.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Natural Skin Care Tips for the Whole Family

Natural Skin Care Tips for the Whole Family

A few skin care tips can help limit winter dryness and summer sun exposure. These natural skin care products can help your whole family live healthier.

Educational Family Visit to the Denver Butterfly Pavilion

Educational Family Visit to the Denver Butterfly Pavilion

The Denver Butterfly Pavilion is a great place to see butterflies up close and learn how to protect natural butterfly habitats. My daughter even had the chance to hold a tarantula!

Best Places for Hiking in the US

Best Places for Hiking in the US

Millions of Americans enjoy hiking, with some of the latest statistics revealing that 42 million people have headed out for a hike at least once in a single year. With a little research, you can easily find the best places for hiking in the United States. Consider traveling to one of these destinations to enjoy an outdoor vacation along some of the country’s best trails.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Kids Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Kids Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is a super fun day to celebrate with your family! Of course, kids love holidays more than anyone else. We’ve put together a list of fun kids gift ideas that are engaging and educational too!

Things to Do in Denver with Kids: Downtown Aquarium

Things to Do in Denver with Kids: Downtown Aquarium

Visiting Colorado? A trip to the Downtown Aquarium is at the top of our list of things to do in Denver with kids. Our family enjoyed seeing the colorful aquatic exhibits, touching sting rays, and watching the live Mystic Mermaid show. See our visit highlights!

How to Arrange Indoor Plants with Colored Rocks

How to Arrange Indoor Plants with Colored Rocks

Indoor plants are a nice way to bring the outdoors into your home. I enjoy growing low-maintenance house plants such as cactus and succulents in my kitchen. One of the challenges with maintaining indoor potted plants is that the potting soil gets old. I refreshed one of my plants with new soil, a layer of rocks to secure the soil, and some colored decorative rocks. Here are some tips about how to arrange indoor plants and give them a new look!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Cozy Baby Basics & Natural Baby Products

Cozy Baby Basics & Natural Baby Products

These Cozy Baby Basics and useful baby essentials help with challenges such as self-soothing, secure sleep, healthy feeding and bath time routines. Moms can use all the help they can get to enjoy and endure the new baby stage.

Easy DIY Edible Marshmallow Play Dough

Easy DIY Edible Marshmallow Play Dough

Need a creative kids’ project? Edible marshmallow play dough is simple to make at home. Mix in your favorite colors and add sprinkles to customize this sensory kids’ activity.

How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

It’s been a busy week at our house. We made lots of treats this week, finished up decorating for Christmas and played in some beautiful, fluffy snow. It’s not uncommon to have snow this time of year in North Idaho, but the shimmery snowflakes definitely make the holidays feel more special. My daughter wanted me to do her hair in a creative style for Christmas, so I created a DIY bow hair style for her. Learn how we did it!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Paper Hot Air Balloon Cute 3D Craft

Paper Hot Air Balloon Cute 3D Craft

Feeling crafty? A whimsical paper hot air balloon is fun to design and decorate. Make your own paper hot air balloon using our free paper template!

Easy Homemade Soft Pretzels Kids Can Help Make

Easy Homemade Soft Pretzels Kids Can Help Make

Homemade soft pretzels are easy to make and yummy to eat! Kids will enjoy helping with this creative baking project and making their own snacks. You can embellish pretzels with butter or drizzled chocolate to make savory and sweet treats.

Great Birthday Gift Ideas for Moms

Great Birthday Gift Ideas for Moms

Birthdays are the perfect excuse to celebrate mom! Moms often take care of everyone else; they know just what you need and usually just how to help. Celebrating mom’s birthday is a wonderful occasion to pick out something extra special to show how much you love her! I recently celebrated a birthday and my kids spoiled me with pretty accessories, colorful socks and sweet-smelling goodies — all great gift ideas for moms. You don’t have to spend a lot to make mom feel loved. It’s also a great idea to share the cost of a gift between family members to buy something extra special.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.