Keeping the kids active, having fun and learning over the summer can sometimes be challenging. Today we offer a few ideas to spark some creativity in your summer vacation 'stuff-to-do.'
Father's day is in a couple of days & I'm sure you've got your plans all set; BUT, if your looking for a super simple recipe to make for him, check out this recipe.
Father's Day is fast approaching and when you think about Father's Day the usual idea is get a card and a gift for dad. But this year, why not think outside the box; maybe instead of a new tie or wallet or grilling stuff.... flashback to Mother's day...
Paper Airplanes are a simple, fun way to pass some summer vacation time and get creative. Today, Alex shares three of his designs to inspire you.
Today Alex is getting creative and sharing on of his cardboard glider patterns. Since becoming a teenager, Alex is usually not the crafty kid in the house. He likes cooking certain things and the mad kitchen science, but crafty things are usually Sophia's domain. He does like building stuff and creating things like this glider.
Posted on 02 June 2013
Flower's in garden's have been a staple in my life since, well, birth. In addition to a huge veggie garden, my parents always had flowers planted to pretty things up. Sunshine was inspired by all these flowers and today we're sharing our pattern so you can make your own (or order one from our shop :D) Continue Reading
Posted on 29 May 2013
My recent low-carb eating and the lack of toast in my diet lead me to do some research and this recipe is the result! Plus, lots of great measuring and stuff for kids to help with when making :D Continue Reading
Posted on 27 May 2013
You know your father better than anyone; will he really be happy with a new tie or a tool from the hardware store? The easiest way to choose a gift for Dad is to find out what kind of father he is. Pick your present according to his personality, and you're sure to give him a gift he'll use and love. Continue Reading
Posted on 23 May 2013
So, you've probably heard us talking about our new house we just moved into--you might even be sick of hearing about it--but because of this new house we get to have gardens. And if you follow us at all, you are probably aware of the fact that we are super excited about our gardens this year, too. Today, we're sharing the very beginnings of our new veggie gardens, oh yeah! Continue Reading
Posted on 21 May 2013
Today we want to share our pattern for one of our garden decorations—Douglas the Dragon Fly! Douglas is actually one of our kits that you can get at our Two Kids Cooking & More Shop, BUT, today we’re gonna share our pattern so our more industrious, saw-using crafter fans can make their own. Continue Reading
Posted on 16 May 2013
Yeah it's another fairy recipe...it's been fairy week if you've noticed :D This time it's FIZZ made with fairy dust. It's actually kind of 'Mad Kitchen Science-y' but we're pretending it's magic! Continue Reading
Posted on 14 May 2013
Sophia's branch collection inspired us into these fairy wand creations. Here's how we made ours.... Continue Reading
Posted on 12 May 2013
When I was browsing on Facebook, one of the awesome crafters I follow had posted a fairy craft. It was Tinkerbell made from a clothes pin from one of our favorite crafters RedTedArt. I was super cute and got me wanting to imagine some Fairy recipes…what do fairies like to eat? Well, I did some research... Continue Reading
Posted on 11 May 2013
Still need a gift for Mom. One she would love that is quick and easy is a flower pot with a plant. Here's how Soph made one for me. Continue Reading
Posted on 10 May 2013
Mother's day is getting closer...just two more days. Now, if you still haven't thought of a gift, this infographic from FTD might give you some ideas, like, say...Mother's Day Flowers! ;D Continue Reading
Posted on 08 May 2013
Today, guest author Lauren Rose from SocialMonsters.org shares some great ideas for Mom's day gifts... Continue Reading
Posted on 06 May 2013
With MN Fishing Opener around the corner, here's an easy fish recipe that's great for making with the kids. You just measure and pour the ingredients into a large plastic bag, add your fish, shake, remove, and fry! Even toddlers can help shake the fish around in the bag. The dill sauce is a perfect match for the fish and again, perfect for the kids to help whip up. We hope you enjoy the recipes. Continue Reading
Posted on 05 May 2013
Lately, I've been on a salad kick. Mostly because I'm trying to eat low-carb thing and leafy greens are a great carb for that sort of diet. Plus, I love salads :D With Mother's Day just around the corner, one thing Alex, Soph and I like to do for Mother's Day is whip up something tasty in the kitchen that I, the Mom, like. Continue Reading
Posted on 01 May 2013
Spring is in the air and that means Mother’s Day is right around the corner. An exciting holiday to celebrate all the mothers in your life! There are literally hundreds of gift ideas to choose from, so the search for the perfect gift can sometimes be daunting. Thanks to GreenCraft Magazine and some fantastic web pages, I have found some lovely Mother’s Day gifts for you to create. Take a look! Continue Reading
Posted on 25 April 2013
I know...it's spring, things are finally getting green and everything is getting beautiful. BUT, all that melting, dirt covered snow isn't so pretty (at least in MN where Kelly, Alex, Soph and Grandma live). The dirty melting snow kinda reminds me of monsters....and I love monsters, ghosts and all things silly. So I say, why not have a party--I think it is okay to have a monster party anytime! Continue Reading
Posted on 22 April 2013
Let’s UP-cycle!! This is what it means to take recycling to a whole new level. Did you think it was possible to create a bright and fabulous cuff bracelet out of a paper towel tube? What about that french fry container? What could we do with that? I am going to show you just how easy and fun it is to reduce, re-use, recycle...UP-cycle! Continue Reading
Posted on 17 April 2013
Many of us like to create our own versions of health and beauty products. We all have our own reasons; some of us want a healthier alternative or we want to save money. I like the challenge of “DIY” products and I like to customize scents and ingredients. With Mother's Day just around the corner, I though making a beauty product for (or with) Mom would be a great idea. Continue Reading
Posted on 13 April 2013
Finger weaving is a craft that Sophia learned in before school care at her school. She couldn't wait to show it to me and we both knew we had to share it with you! PLUS, think of all the things you could make with your finger weaving... Continue Reading