Celebrating Another Year of Milestones

Red Lobster Visit in Florence, KY AD

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateLobster #CollectiveBias Sometimes I feel as if I will spend every spring break from hereafter trying to make up for our spring from two years ago. My little man is two years out from having his kidney, and the attached Wilm’s Tumor removed, and he’s eighteen months out

Yarn Wrapped Spring Wreath

Yarn Wrapped Spring Wreath AD

Create a yarn wrapped spring wreath with yarn that has extra sparkle! Thank you to Premier Yarns for sponsoring this post.  I realized last week that I still had my Valentine’s Day wreath hanging on the door. Oops. I wasn’t quite ready to put out my Easter wreath, and I had a few blank wreaths in the craft room. I spied this sparkly yarn over

Visiting the Newport Aquarium

Visiting the Newport Aquarium AD

Kids love aquariums, right? I know that mine do! We enjoyed our visit to the Newport Aquarium. Thank you to the Newport Aquarium for providing tickets for our visit.  My oldest has been to several aquariums during her lifetime, but the triplets had never been to one. On our recent spring break trip to Nothern Kentucky, I was mapping out our schedule, and I realized

Visiting the Ark Encounter with Kids

Visiting the Ark Encounter with Kids AD

The Ark Encounter was the initial attraction that drew us to the Northern Kentucky area. A special thanks to the Ark Encounter for hosting our family and providing us with a pair of tickets.  I can officially say that I’ve visited the largest timber frame structure in the world. Over spring break, our family set out on a road trip to Northern Kentucky. On our

Unboxing a Cricut Mystery Box

Unboxing a Cricut Mystery Box AD

Thank you to Cricut for providing this mystery box for review. This post contains affiliate links.  If you like Cricut crafting and happy mail, then you will LOVE the Cricut Mystery Box. I’ve seen the Cricut Mystery Boxes advertised for a while now, but I had been unsure about purchasing one. Would I like the items in the box? Would I use the items in

Visiting the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Visiting the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center AD

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is a must-visit for anyone touring the Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky area. Thank you to the National Underground Freedom Center for hosting my family and providing tickets for our visit.  Frederick Douglass once stated, “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” As a mother of small children and a wife of a minister, I

Inexpensive Easter Crafts for a Church Group or Sunday School Class

Easter Sheep Craft for Kids AD

A special thank you to Oriental Trading for providing the goodies for this Inexpensive Easter Craft Table for a Children’s Sunday School Class or Children’s Church. Growing up in rural and small community churches, I understand all too well the challenges that come with budget planning. It can be difficult to come up with children’s crafts that are not only inexpensive but not time consuming.

DIY Mother’s Day Card

DIY Mother's Day Card

What do you get for the mother who has everything for Mother’s Day? I like to go with a little something bought and a little something hand made. Hand made cards are one of my favorite things to make for all holidays, but especially for Mother’s Day. Moms have loved hand made cards since we were little kids, so it only stands to reason that

Giraffe Baby Shower Gift Boxes with Cricut

Giraffe Baby Shower Party Favor Gift Boxes with Cricut AD

These Baby Shower Gift Boxes are sponsored by Cricut. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links.  If only I had been a Cricut user back when I was planning baby showers. I could have made so many cute things! I share frequently how I love using my Cricut to create personalized projects (like magnets, shirts, and more), but the Make It Now

DIY Butterfly Magnet Clip

DIY Butterfly Magnet Clip kid's craft for spring or Easter

This Butterfly Magnet Clip is a fun kid’s craft that will add a little spring to your office space or refrigerator. Thank you to CraftProjectIdeas.com for supplying several of the items for today’s craft.  I love kid’s crafts that are useful AND cute! This DIY Butterfly Magnet Clip definitely fits the bill for both. The clip is made with a clothespin, which is perfect for