Tag: DIY

Simple Recipes For Creative Play: Homemade Fingerpaints, Play Dough and Gloop!

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I don't know about you, but here at Casa Aaron, we're spending a ton of time outside, what with this gorgeous weather and all. ...

Smoothie Pops! An Easy-Peasy Summertime Treat To Make at Home

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It's mid-March, which I am quickly learning is not really "Spring" in Arizona, since it's, oh, 85 degrees on my patio right now. (Being...

How To Keep Your Kids Cute Forever

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I think it's safe to say that we all grew up during the days of film and disposable cameras, when a trip to the...

How To Make DIY Natural Facial Masks

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Taking time to take care of yourself now that you're a mom can be SO challenging. Isn't it so easy for this to be...

Easy DIY Holiday Card Display

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If you are on Pinterest, you have probably seen lots of different ways to display the millions of holiday cards that arrive all season...

Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments Using Repurposed Holiday Cards

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If I just had more hours in the day, I would craft and play in the local hobby store all the time! But I...

Last-Minute DIY Holiday Gift: Handmade Hard Lotion Bars

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DIY Holiday Gift If you are looking for a fun, last-minute holiday gift that you can make (and enjoy yourself), I highly recommend making hard...

Cookies on Parade! 3 Holiday Treats From My Kitchen to...

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I may have mentioned this in a previous post, but one of my absolute, hands-down favorite things to do around the holiday season is...

A No-Bake Option For Your Next Cookie Party: Rice Krispie Wreath...

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I like cooking. Really, I do. But I must admit motherhood has taken some of the joy out of it for me. Most evenings...

Homemade Donuts Recipe & A Family Night In

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  I don’t usually tell my boys that we are going to do something fun until RIGHT BEFORE we do it. They can’t really comprehend...

The Holidays are Coming…Ready, Set, SWAP!!!

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It’s mid-November, ladies.  Mid.  November.  Um, how did this happen?  Where did 2012 go? The holiday season is upon us, and here at Casa...

Your Pre-Holiday Links Roundup: Traditions, Crafts, Things to Do & More!

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Halloween is behind us. November is here (and so are the red holiday Starbucks cups!). I'm feeling the urge to get organized for the holiday season! If...

Mommy Quick Tips | How to Pack a Family for Vacation

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It's inevitable.  We're an hour outside the city headed for a great family vacation and the light bulb in my brain dings big and...

Archives Week! My Favorite Post of Beth’s

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It's Archives Week here at SMB, and this morning I'm featuring my favorite post of Beth's! You can read all her posts here. One of...

Summer Decorating

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Now that the heat is upon us, it's time to bring summer indoors. We break out the toys that have been stored away while...

Creating Photo Books | My {Blurb} Family Photo Book Obsession

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If you can have an addiction to pictures - I have one. I'm always THAT person in every group setting who insists on taking a...

DIY Kid Art Gallery | Use Shadow Boxes to Display Kids’...

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There are a million and one ideas out there on creatively displaying, saving and memorializing kids' artwork. Bottom line: it's impossible to preserve every...

DIY Cake Stands

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I have a slight obsession with cake stands. I love their elegant look. I love the height they create in a table-scape. So naturally...

Local Christmas Treats for the “Non-Baker” Types

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Every December something magical happens to me. I go into total denial and completely forget that I am not a baker! Somehow, in the...

DIY Holiday Wrapping Paper

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Cripes wrapping paper is expensive! And the cheap stuff rips and tears. Let's be honest, how a gift is wrapped, matters. When I receive a present...

DIY Chair Cushion Reupholstering – Big Bang for a Little Buck

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This is a great project to give your existing furniture an inexpensive update - or give a new piece your own style! Our kitchen bar stools get...

DIY Kids Calendar

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A few weeks ago I set out to find a calendar for my two-year-old daughter, Baylor. I wanted her to be able to see...