Friendly Costume Ideas for Kids

Are you trying to figure out a costume idea for your kids? I’ve made some costumes and bought some costumes over the years that I want to share with you. Maybe you’ll be inspired with a new idea for your kids to wear.  Some of … Read more

How to Make Garlic Dill Pickled Okra

How to Make Garlic-Dill Okra Pickles

Growing okra in my home backyard garden has made me feel like I’m the best gardener ever! God has blessed me with an abundance of okra. I really can’t take the credit. I plant the seeds and God makes them grow. Even though I live … Read more

Photographing Kids

Taking Natural Photos of Your Kids

Over the 18 years that I’ve been a parent, I’ve opted to take annual photos of my kids instead of going to a studio or hiring a professional. In the beginning, there were a few times I did go to the in-store photo studios, but … Read more

How to Use Chalk Markers on Glass

How to Use Chalk Markers on Glass

I want to show you how to make your own written quotes (or art) on glass using chalk markers.

Artwork for your home

Create Art to Match Your Home Decor

Beautiful beds are not too difficult to find these days. Coordinating bedding is also quite easy to find. But once you have a well-put-together bed with coordinating pillows, what do you put on the walls?  [This blog post contains affiliate links below, meaning, at no … Read more

DIY Kids Playhouse

Make Your Own Cardboard Box Playhouse

With the winter weather and upcoming rainy spring, I thought I’d share a fun indoor activity for cold and rainy days that you can do with your bored kids. This project is my favorite repurposing idea for the cardboard boxes that are also possibly stacking … Read more

Kids Make Valentine Bookmarks

Easy Homemade Bookmark Valentines

We’ve got a simple, fun project for making Valentines for your kids’ classmates. Bookmarks drawn by hand and embellished with ribbon are a great craft that your kids and you can do together. Rinne made these for her friends when she was in first grade … Read more

FREE 2019 Colorable Botanical Calendar

‘Consider the Flowers’ FREE 2019 Colorable Botanical Calendar

We are gearing up for another new year! We have a special gift for all of those who are subscribed to our email newsletter. Rinne has hand drawn 12 flower illustrations and Momma has designed a print-your-own & color 2019 calendar! [This blog post contains … Read more

Kids Can Help in the Kitchen: 3 Tips That Will Help Them Help You

I love to eat; therefore, I love to cook. I love to cook, but I hate to do dishes. Therefore, I need my whole family of five involved around the kitchen. I’ve tried to plan my kitchen so that everything is organized yet still very … Read more

Writing the WORD Gallery Wall (with demo video)

Rinne and I love crafting together! Today, we’re attempting to share the simple and easy way that you can create some wall art for your home using inexpensive materials and very little time. One of our newest favorite tools is chalk markers. Crafty Croc chalk … Read more