Adventure Bag for Boys and Girls

Handmade Adventure Bags for Girls and Boys @

A Life of Adventure I remember when I was kid  I dreamed of living a life of adventure. Being shipwrecked like the Swiss Family Robinson, hunting for treasure like Indiana Jones, solving mysteries like Nancy Drew. As a girl, I loved tromping through the woods on our 12 acre homestead - my imagination wild with ideas of mystery and secrets. As an adult, the greatest adventure I've ever had was the All Girl, 24 mile, 4 Days Backpacking Trip in the Wilderness we took a couple of years ago. I … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Kids Table Ideas

Thanksgiving Kids Table Ideas .... decorations, crafts, activities, snacks & more! @

Tomorrow {Monday} we'll be jumping right back into our 30 Day Challenge: A Time to Clean. I hope you'll join me! The Thanksgiving Kids Table Every year I decorate a table with fun treats and activities for all of the kids who come to thanksgiving and they look forward to it so much! We have a large family and there's always a big passel of kids in my house for Thanksgiving Dinner. Kids often get bored waiting for the food to cook while all the grownups sit around and talk {or stand in the … [Read more...]

ABC’s of Summer Fun {K is for Kite}

ABC's of Summer Fun {K is for Kite} @

ABC's of Summer Fun You can find all of the posts in this series here. The sun is shining and there's a nice breeze... what better way to spend a summer afternoon than flying kites? [Tweet "The sun is shining and there's a nice breeze... let's spend a summer afternoon flying kites!"] There have been several times we have purchased a beautiful kite, assembled it, and let the kids run across the field to catch the wind. It's so. much. fun. K is for Kite Activities Make and … [Read more...]

My Life Documented Mondays

My Life Documented Mondays {Project Life 2014} @ #ProjectLife

My Life Documented Mondays Each Monday, I'm featuring a different set a free printable journal cards that you can use in your Project Life album, plus lots of tips, ideas, and even some videos. I began my first Project Life album during the summer of 2013 and it changed how I scrapbook for life! Take about user friendly! The Project Life system created by Becky Higgins is perfect for the busy mom who still wants to record the everyday moments in her family's life. Here you'll find the … [Read more...]

10 Ideas for Giving Thanks

DIY Thankful Tree @ Crafts Unleased

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought it would be nice to spend this month really considering our blessings and learning to not take things for granted. As always, Ann Voskamp says it so perfectly: It’s as simple and profound as this: We would worry less if we gave thanks more. We would worry less if we gave thanks more. Yes. Ann has graciously provided us with a beautiful printable for The Thanks Giving Tree. You'll definitely want to check it out! The Thanks Giving … [Read more...]