Category: cleaning and organizing

paper basket bouquet.

I love this fun, easy craft {from Martha Stewart} to do with your kids for your Easter centerpieces. The instructions can be found here. I’m taking an impromptu camping trip with the family, & I’ll be back at the beginning of next week with more lovely things to share with you.Happy Easter.

love is in the air.

The happy couple. I know a lot of us have already had our {wedding day} in the sun, and I’m aware that this is a parenting blog, but I have to post about some very happy & exciting news. My dear friend and cousin Miss NYC {whom I adore} got engaged this week to the love of her life, & is getting married this summer. I can’t wait to go to New York for what is sure to be the…
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crayon hearts.

{via Martha Stewart Living}. This is a project I have done with my daughter P every year for Valentine’s since she was about 3. It’s so much fun to watch the wax melt {her absolute favorite part} and it makes me feel better about using up all those odds-and-ends crayons. We save them up all year just for this project. The hearts look so beautiful when they’re done. And don’t feel restricted to putting them up on windows, I hang…
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Easy Eco-Friendliness

I had a moment this past week (and only one moment unfortunately) to curl up with January’s Martha Stewart Living. I loved the recycled t-shirt project they featured, where you can turn old t-shirts into reusable shopping bags. My husband has a whole drawer full of t-shirts he no longer wears, and this project seems like it will take a lot less time than making a “t-shirts of my bachelorhood” commemorative quilt. Read the article here.

no knit.

Although I actually am a knitter,I think this scarf is fabulous so I’m going to“no-knit” it anyway.Martha Stewarthas me all excited with several fundo it yourself projects in hermagazine. It looks simple enough.Here are the instructions. No Knit Scarf. {via Martha Stewart Living} Get your knit on.

monogrammed cork.

This is going to be one of my first craft projectsin the new year.One for each of my children for their rooms.It looks fairly easy to do{it always does though right??}and has a simple, sleek design.Perfect.Craft away. {via Martha Stewart Living}.

housewarming bucket.

I love this idea fromMartha Stewart Livingfor a housewarming gift. Isn’t this such a clever idea to give the new homeowners? {via Martha Stewart Living.}

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