Crafts, Halloween, Holidays, Kids, Party

Easy Halloween Activities & Snacks for Families with Toddlers to Tweens

Have you ever tried to have a Halloween with activities and snacks for all ages? I was getting ready for a Halloween party while trying to do the regular Halloween activities with my kids. We ended up doing a mish-mash of Halloween activities to get ready for the party while still doing our pumpkin decorating,… Continue reading Easy Halloween Activities & Snacks for Families with Toddlers to Tweens

Art, Crafts, Demos Tutorials

Our 1st Time Doing Resin Crafts, Plus a Scavenger Hunt

Read on for supply lists, tips & tricks, and to learn what I'd do different next time. Do you love trying new crafts? To be honest I think my friend Courtnay and I have crafting ADD. Either that or collecting craft supplies has become a whole separate hobby! Sometimes it takes us awhile to do… Continue reading Our 1st Time Doing Resin Crafts, Plus a Scavenger Hunt

Art, Avon, Career, Crafts, Demos Tutorials, Education, Reviews, shopping

Starting a Blog: Why, How, and How Do You Make Money?

This post is over 6,000 words! If you are a multi-tasker save yourself some time by downloading the Voice Aloud Reader. Now you can listen to the robot voice, I have lovingly nicknamed Jonathan, and he will read you this post while you do dishes. Yes I know I could make this into a video… Continue reading Starting a Blog: Why, How, and How Do You Make Money?

Crafts, Demos Tutorials, Family, Kids

Making Bouncy GLOW GOO & Ways to Make Slime

Sometimes a recipe gone sideways can be a good thing! Does any mom love slime? I know I am not a fan. I remember playing with Gak and slime as a kid and it was weird and made your hands smell funny. I also know that slime has been banned from a few of my… Continue reading Making Bouncy GLOW GOO & Ways to Make Slime

Crafts, Crochet, Gift Ideas

Cute Crochet Gifts (for yourself) or a Fellow Crochetter

*If you don't feel like reading feel free to scroll down to the products pictures* I am so excited to be part of the Amazon Affiliate program now. I mean I built a website in order to join, so you bet your home-made blanket I am jumping for joy! So of course the 1st product… Continue reading Cute Crochet Gifts (for yourself) or a Fellow Crochetter

Art, Career, Crafts, Demos Tutorials, Education, Tech Tutorials

Our Very 1st Design & How We Did It!

I was able to use both these designs for print on demand. Read more to find out why I changed the design and how I did it. So my daughter came home from school with this beautiful painting of a tree last year. She was so excited to share it with me because she knows… Continue reading Our Very 1st Design & How We Did It!

Crafts, Dance, Demos Tutorials, Family, Kids, Sewing

How to Make a Bun Cover for Dancers

Have you ever considered making your own bun cover or snood? *Detailed Instructions Below* Making a snood, or bun cover, for our beautiful ballerina. Connecting During Recital Week So last week was recital week over here! My 10 year old has been taking dance classes since she was 5 years old. This year she graduated… Continue reading How to Make a Bun Cover for Dancers

Art, Crafts, Family, Home Decor, Kids

Scratch Art & My Love for Suncatching Window Art

This is my daughter's project that she did absolutely 100% herself with the instruction from the video below. As I am working from home I 100% appreciated she was able to do this independently! So I don't know why but I've always called this stained glass art but apparently it's scratch art and stained glass… Continue reading Scratch Art & My Love for Suncatching Window Art

Career, Craft Room, Crafts, Crochet, Family, Kids, Mental Health, Organization, Toddlers

Keeping Our Cool During Covid

My apologies for being less active on the interwebs lately. I have been trying to add a classroom space to my office space/craft room. The room was already stuffed to the gills and it took some work to make a school space as well as the multi-purpose room it already was. On the plus side… Continue reading Keeping Our Cool During Covid

Crafts, Demos Tutorials, Family, Kids, Uncategorized

Backyard Teepee for Under $10

So I am lucky enough to have grown up in a house with a big yard. Although it comes with a lot of yard work, I grew up having a ton of fun and my kids have a blast here too! We have hordes of bamboo that grows very fast and needs cut back multiple… Continue reading Backyard Teepee for Under $10

Crafts, Family, Kids, Sewing

Learning to Sew? "My Beginner Projects"

My beginner sewing projects: So many curtains & a pair of moderately successful maternity pants. After my obsessive search for sewing knowledge (Click here to see my Learning to Sew Post), I bought the cutest sewing machine I could afford at Walmart. I made sure it had a zigzag stitch and a button hole feature.… Continue reading Learning to Sew? "My Beginner Projects"

Art, Career, Crafts

Kat’s Portfolio

Thank you for your interest in my work. I'm just beginning design again after some time off working in a different field. Some of my work is from design school and was created using the Adobe Creative Suite. The more recent work I have been using a lot of the free and open-source programs on… Continue reading Kat’s Portfolio

Crafts, Sewing

Learn to Sew Using Free Resources

Starting to Sew: My Beginning Did you learn to sew in home economics? They were still offering that class when I was in school. I did take the class the 1st year it was required, but I chose tech ed when it became optional the 2nd year. I wasn't really into cooking and I really… Continue reading Learn to Sew Using Free Resources

Crafts, Demos Tutorials, Family, Kids

Hand Print Craft – A Tablecloth to a Tree Skirt

"And My 1st Time Making Bias Tape" Hand Print Craft - Tablecloth to tree skirt using bias tape and acrylic paint. First off this wasn't my idea, it was a facebook post sent to me from Billy's sister "my sister" lol. She sent me a message, with a facebook link, wanting us to make a… Continue reading Hand Print Craft – A Tablecloth to a Tree Skirt

Crafts, Family, Kids, Reviews

Lava Bead Chakra Bracelet Craft

So the idea for this came from window shopping essential oils on a facebook business page. I love essential oils for many reasons. Mostly I find certain smells very uplifting or relaxing, depending on the oils. If essential oils kill germs in the air, keep me from getting sick, help me focus, or alleviate pain… Continue reading Lava Bead Chakra Bracelet Craft