DIY Summer Activity Jars to Reduce Screen Time!

This post is sponsored by Ball®. All opinions expressed are ours alone. Who else is worried about keeping kids busy, but off screens, this summer? I decided to make things a little easier for myself by setting expectations early on and giving my kids some control over their screen time. With these DIY Summer Activity...

DIY Kids’ Fishing Game

This DIY Kids’ Fishing Game was originally created for Consumer Crafts. A couple days ago it was nearly 90 degrees in NOLA and the humidity was hitting us hard. Along with this little heat wave came the realization that summer is nearly here, which means there are a lot of long summer days ahead. I...

DIY Felt Pizza Party Favors

These DIY Felt Pizza Party Favors are sponsored by Silhouette. All opinions expressed are ours alone. This post may contain affiliate links, which help us support this site. My little boy turned five in March, and he insisted on having a pizza party with some of his friends to celebrate. When I started scouring Pinterest,...

DIY Fuzzy Bunny Sweatshirt

This DIY Fuzzy Bunny Sweatshirt tutorial was originally created for Consumer Crafts. These DIY Fuzzy Bunny Sweatshirts are so fun and easy to make. All you need is a clearance sweatshirt (or shirt or dress) and a little craft fur, embroidery floss, and ribbon. And just like that – you have the sweetest outfit for...

DIY Graphic Monogrammed Easter Baskets

This post was sponsored by Mars Wrigley Confectionery. All opinions expressed are ours alone. Thank you for supporting the wonderful brands that make this blog possible! Sometimes motherhood can be a drag. Sleepless nights, the endless chorus of your name being called 5000000 times a day, and the nightly weeping and wailing over the inadequacy...

8 Tried & True Cabin-Fever-Busting Projects for Kids!

When it’s almost March and it’s still an average of 30-40 degrees outside and I find myself regularly fantasizing about leaving my current life behind for a new one on a tropical island, I know it’s time for a project to distract myself from endless winter. My kids are clearly feeling it too, seeing as...

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    DIY Ice Cream Cone Costume

    This post was originally published September 2018 and updated as of June 2022.  I have never been a real fan of Halloween, but I admit that having kids has made it a little more enjoyable for me! I mean, how could you not like dressing up kids in adorable and snuggly little costumes so they...

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    • AmySeptember 26, 2018 - 9:25 am

      Too flipping adorable!!!!!ReplyCancel

    • RachelOctober 15, 2019 - 11:37 am

      How did you make that cute cherry with the yarn? any tips?!ReplyCancel

      • prettylifegirlsOctober 15, 2019 - 12:56 pm

        Hi Rachel! I just made a yarn pom-pom (there are tons of tutorials on Pinterest if you aren’t sure how to do that), stuck a green pipe cleaner in the middle, and hot glued it all to a headband. I hope that helps!ReplyCancel

    • KellieOctober 29, 2019 - 4:50 pm

      Did you do the back of the shirt and pants?ReplyCancel

      • prettylifegirlsOctober 29, 2019 - 5:53 pm

        I did, but it’s definitely not required!ReplyCancel

    • Morgan RileyMarch 23, 2020 - 7:11 pm

      anyway to buy this cute ice cream outfit?! I am not creative/don’t have the time and would rather buy it!ReplyCancel

      • prettylifegirlsOctober 26, 2020 - 1:22 pm

        Sorry we are just seeing this! It’s probably too late for this year!ReplyCancel

    • HollyOctober 26, 2020 - 1:04 pm

      Where did you get the stencil for the sprinkles?ReplyCancel

      • prettylifegirlsOctober 26, 2020 - 1:21 pm

        I can’t remember, but you could just cut a little rectangle out of cardstock!ReplyCancel

    • MadelinAugust 29, 2021 - 12:35 pm

      I love this costume! So clever and darling! I wanted to double check that on whether or not you did the back sides of the sweatshirt and pants as you painted them? I’m thinking it’s an obvious yes, but I just want to be sure!ReplyCancel

      • prettylifegirlsAugust 30, 2021 - 10:09 am

        Yes! Front and back!ReplyCancel

    DIY Reversible Play Rug

    This post was sponsored by Plaid Crafts. All opinions expressed are ours alone.  I know you don’t want to think about it, but with school supplies filling the shelves and pools everywhere getting ready to close, it can only mean one, terrible thing: Summer is over. And while, on the heels of summer is a delicious,...

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