Children’s gifts

Iowa State Fair and Wet Ones¬ģ Coupon Deal

Thank-You to Wet Ones¬ģ for sponsoring this post. ¬†Please check out Target’s website for a coupon for Wet Ones¬ģ. #WishIhadWetOnes This weekend I went to the Iowa State Fair with my husband’s entire family! ¬†Two grandparents, three adult brothers, ¬†three sister-in-laws, and nine grandchildren! ¬†( including five kids under five!) […]


DIY Brother Subway Art

I Love all those quotes that you see floating around Pinterest! ¬†Sometimes I wish you could purchase some of them for cute wall art! ¬†I know you can get some of those cute little sayings for nurseries and playrooms. When I found out that I was expecting my second boy, […]


Felt Hot Cocoa Kit

About a month ago I drove to the ” Big City” ( Des Moines) ¬†for a shopping trip with my friend Miranda and our kids. ¬†Our lively shopping group was browsing through all of the adorableness in Pottery Barn Kids store when we both picked up this cute Hot cocoa […]


Handmade Treasure Map

  I am So very happy that Thanksgiving occurred early this year. ¬†This means I have an extra week to get my act together for Christmas. ¬†I have done NO Christmas shopping! ¬†No Black Friday. No Cyber Monday. Nothing! My 4 nephews and 1 niece all belong to the same […]


Homemade Veterinarian Kit!

As all of my readers know, I LOVE to give homemade gifts! Especially to all the children in my life! I have a son who was life changing, a wonderful Goddaughter, a bunch of adorable second cousins, 5 amazing nephews and 1 beautiful niece. ¬† Audrey. The one and only […]


Magnet Block Letters

My good friend Hillary’s little girl is having a birthday! ¬†Of course I needed to come up with a fun homemade gift idea! ¬†I was going to make her a bunch of pretty hair bows. ¬†I ¬†went shopping at my local ‘ Super center’ to check out the craft department, […]


Book of the month club!

If you are a reader of my blog, then you know that I LOVE giving homemade gifts! Especially for kids! My cousin’s little girl, Alayna, ¬†recently celebrated her first birthday. ¬†I wanted to give a cute gift, but also wanted it to be useful.As a new mom myself, ¬†I feel […]


Homemade Dominoes

Since becoming parents a few months ago, my husband and I have gotten into the habit of playing games with each other over a glass of wine and an appetizer after the little guy has gone to sleep for the night. I thought it would be fun to¬†play¬†Dominoes, a game […]


Felt Road patrol kit

My nephew Kyle just turned 2.¬† After making homemade gifts for his brothers and sisters¬†I,¬†of course had to make something fun and creative for him as well! Some of my other gifts I have made some of the other children in Kyle’s family include: Adam’s homemade detective kit Audrey’s Play […]


Red Box movie gift set

My nephew Adam turned 6 last week.¬† Last year I made him a Homemade detective kit. that went over big . ¬†How do I give him a gift that might compare? I chose to make him a Red Box Gift Set! I thought it would be fun for Adam to […]


Play pizza restaurant in a box

WOW. It has been a LONG time since I have posted! My husband and I moved over labor day, and we have been spending time getting our new house around ( and getting ready for the baby, who will make his/her appearance sometime around Halloween) Well my darling niece Audrey […]