It's not the holidays at the Cranston's unless there is another wreath DIY! This year my motto was "go big or go home". And by big I mean a 3 foot tall wreath! Made of ornaments. When we moved into our current home 5 years ago, the previous owners left a giant wreath in the… Continue reading Peace Sign Ornament Wreath
With the holidays right around the corner my To Do List is a mile long. However, thanks to Holiday Greeting Cards by Sticker & Co. I already know where I am getting my holiday cards this year! Designing and ordering holiday greeting cards is often an ominous task for me. First you have to pick… Continue reading Unique Holiday Greeting Cards by Sticker & Co.
One of my favorite holiday activities is the Advent calendar. I love them so much that we actually have several in my house and I'm fairly certain they drive my husband nuts. For the past couple of years I have made and Advent calendar for my kids. I always try to make something cute but… Continue reading DIY Pink Christmas Advent Calendar
Every darn year I wrack my brain for Advent calendar stuffer ideas. And each year I end up without just about the same thing as the year before. So this year I decided to work smarter and not harder and actually WRITE THEM DOWN. The resulting product is the list you see below. I hope… Continue reading Advent Calendar Ideas
I am all about whimsical, family-friendly (AKA won’t scare my little kids) Halloween decor this year. I’m introducing light pinks and peaches into my traditional orange + black + white color scheme and adding black butterflies, cute ghosts and bows into the mix. As a was digging through my extremely unorganized craft closet for supplies… Continue reading Halloween Mini Tapestry
Are you a parent of a child between the ages of 5-12 looking for an alternative to screen time that gets your kids moving and gives you some time to actually get things done?? Then look no further than Melon’s House Party! Melon’s House Party is a family-friendly podcast about a sweet pup named Melon… Continue reading Melon’s House Party Season 2 is Here!
I will not stop until every door in my house has a wreath for every holiday (OK I’m kidding…maybe). But in all seriousness i am wreath obsessed but this time I wanted to step outside the the typical circle wreath and make something a bit different. When I stumbled upon this crescent moon wreath on… Continue reading Butterflies & Bling Crescent Moon
It’s spooky season which can only mean one thing (ok it means lots of things) - it’s time to make another DIY wreath!! I feel like I was going through yarn pom-pom withdrawals so I decided to use those as the base of this wreath. My husband was super excited to find bits of yarn… Continue reading BOO Halloween Wreath DIY
My girls are starting kindergarten (cue tears) in two weeks and I absolutely fell in love with Stoney Clover customizable backpacks when I started back to school shopping. I don’t know about you, but I don’t have $150+ dollars to spend on a backpack for a 5-year-old, let alone two (twins, man). I had seen… Continue reading Stoney Clover Dupe Backpack DIY
I can’t believe it’s ready time to start thinking about Back to School (especially when it feels like summer just started), but it is and I am here for it! I am a first timer, meaning my oldest girls, twins, are starting kindergarten this fall. My three-year-old Hank will be in preschool for the first… Continue reading Back to School Ready with Name Bubbles