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How To Make A Disney Cruise Fish Extender

We’ve been on 3 Disney Cruises so far and this June trip we decided to take part in the Fish Extenders.  Each cabin on the Disney Cruise has a Fish next to the cabin doors.  These are hooks in the shape of fish, like starfish, seahorses etc.  Disney uses these to leave you paperwork, welcome …

DIY Wood Signs

By Contributing writer Laura. Out of all of the projects in my home, my homemade signs DEFINITELY get the most “how did you do that?” reactions.  Making signs started when I had lots of wall space to fill and after numerous attempts at finding LARGE signs in retail shops, I never saw any that had the …

DIY Learning Games For Preschoolers

By Contributing writer Jessica. My daughter has become obsessed with look and find books, so I decided to use some household items to DIY a few similar games for her. Can you feel? This was so easy to make!  I covered an old oatmeal can in contact paper.  Then, I used a foam sheet to cut …

DIY Personalized Glassware – Gift Idea

By Contributing writer Laura. This has to be one of my favorite crafts, especially as a mom to all girls!  Recently I took my 8th grader on a cruise, joined by her closest friends and all their moms.  I wanted to get a small gift for all the girls but didn’t want to spend a fortune.  I …

Homemade Candy Bouquet for gifts, prizes or holiday surprises!

By Contributing writer Laura. This idea started with a need to be creative but thrifty!  My daughters middle school was having our 1st “Color Run” and our PTO was on a tight budget.  At $10 an entry including a shirt we needed to execute the event for as little money as possible.  We needed prizes to give to the …

Repurposing home decor into focal points ~ It’s all about that base

By Contributing writer Laura. We’ve all seen the trend~ from frames to clocks to clipboards to just about any home decor, everything is being raised on a pedestal.  The benefit of this in decorating is to allow you height that you normally would not have and also making the item more of a statement on a …

Homemade Disney Mickey Mouse Shirts

Well we’re heading on a Disney Cruise and my 14 year old requested matching shirts for the family!  I KNOW, I can’t believe it either.  I’m still in shock.  My husband said, “let’s do it”.  So we had a family meeting, and discussed what options we had.  I’m actually going to make 3 different shirts …

20 Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts

By Contributing writer Beth Anne. I cannot believe that Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Have you thought about what to get mom or grandma this year? I have found 20 different homemade mother’s day gifts for you to make for your favorite mom or grandma! These Wrap Bracelet with Faux Gemstones are super cute …

Easy Mother’s Day Photo Keepsake

By Contributing writer Jessica. These pictures are my very favorite Mother’s Day gifts to make.  When I taught second grade, I started making these with my students based on an idea I saw somewhere online and I just love how they turn out every time.  These are so easy and inexpensive.  I purchased the letters on sale …

Homemade Spring Chick Wreath

By Contributing writer Jessica. I have seen all kinds of cute bunny wreaths on Pinterest and I wanted to create a spring chick wreath for spring using the same idea.  It took a few attempts to get the chick exactly how I wanted, but the finished product turned out to be pretty simple. Materials: foam wreath foam disk or …