Children’s gifts

Iowa State Fair and Wet Ones® Coupon Deal

Thank-You to Wet Ones® for sponsoring this post.  Please check out Target’s website for a coupon for Wet Ones®. #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 […]


Play Kitchen Decor

If you read my blog, then you know I LOVE making things for the kids in my life that help initiate imaginative play.  Guess What? My son is now 13 months old and  I can make things for him to enjoy!  He LOVES playing pretend!  For Evan’s first birthday, my […]


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, […]


Felt Training Purse

Before I start this post I feel like I have to state the following.  I am not selling these.  This project is not meant to be counterfeit.  I am not REALLY trying to convince people that this is a particular purse brand. This is a child’s purse made from 3 […]


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 […]