Busy moms can't spend all day cleaning. My cleaning schedule means that I'm cleaning for a short time every day and keeping my house clean enough. Now you can too.

My Daily Cleaning Schedule

While I do my fair share of fake cleaning, I also “real” clean. In fact, I real clean almost every single day. (Try not to laugh if you’ve ever stopped by my house just before nap time. Seriously – I do clean – really, I do!) It took me nearly a year of staying home…

Redneck Wine Glasses My Life and Kids Tutorial

Redneck Wine Glasses

I recently had the opportunity to purchase craft supplies from a new website called Consumer Crafts. I was amazed at their selection, their prices, and their speedy shipping! And when I saw that they had everything I’d need to make these Redneck Wine Glasses, I couldn’t resist! Here’s how you can make your own. Supplies…

Halloween Door

Last year, I created a Halloween door using poster board and tape. This year, I used Mod Podge, crafting plywood and scrapbook paper to create a Halloween Door that will last for several Halloweens to come! Supplies Thin craft plywood – available at craft supply stores 3 large plywood circles (for eyes and spider) 2…

Fast and Easy Way to Clean up Tee Pee

We used to get Tee Peed a lot when I was in high school. It’s not because I was popular. Remember – I looked like this, and I was known to wear maxi pads on my back. It was all about the sheer number of trees we had in our front yard and the total…

How I Plan to Survive the Last Few Weeks of Summer

On the first Tuesday of every month, you will now find me at Thirty Handmade Days – as the Fun Kids Ideas Contributor! Isn’t that so exciting? My mom is super proud! Today – I’m sharing how a toy swap is going to help me (and my kids) survive the last few weeks of summer.…

Ric Rac Rose Ring

Ric Rac Rings

I saw these Ric Rac Rings on Pinterest ages ago and fell in love immediately. And I finally got around to making them myself. They are some of the easiest things I have ever made in my life. No lie. All you need is a glue gun, Ric Rac and a ring base. (Or you…

Easter Door

Easter Door

Did you really think I could let a holiday go by without decorating my door? Happy Easter! You can see the rest of my holiday doors here.

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Paint Bucket Easter Baskets

We’re gearing up for Easter, and I love to use Easter baskets that can be re-used throughout the year as toy storage. This year, I made the kids’ baskets out of paint cans and scrapbook paper. I also wrapped a quart-size paint can with scrapbook paper. It makes the perfect flower container – fun to…

Painted Fireplace

I {Finally} Painted Our Fireplace

Can you believe it? After nearly a year of thinking about it, blogging about it, asking your advice about it… I FINALLY painted the fireplace! Before I show you the pictures, let’s take a look back, shall we? It all Started With a Vote Way back in July, our fireplace looked like this: Every single…