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.
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.