Happy Handmade, the new craft book you & your kids will love!

Happy Handmade -- a must-have craft book for playful kids and their parents!

*Happy Handmade is an e-book, you can purchase & download your digital copy here. I’ve been a lover of craft books for as long as I could remember. Growing up the way I did and moving around so much, I never had a lot of toys. I used to spend hours in libraries and bookstores flipping through […]

Using technology to personalize the holidays


Every year I tell myself I am going to make all our wrapping paper by hand or from recycled materials. I’ll stamp beautiful snowflakes, and make my own gift tags and tie every gift I can find in sparkly ribbons and bakers twine. I always fail. Suckered in at the last-minute by the graphic designs […]

Stuff their stockings with these! 100+ Stocking Stuffers and Small Gift Ideas

Affordable stocking stuffer ideas for the whole family, so many great ideas on this list!

I know several adults who would tell you the stocking is the best part of Christmas morning! Everyone in our family gets one, and it’s something my husband and I put a lot of thought into throughout the year. There’s only so much you can fit into a stocking, so you are forced to get […]

Editor’s Pick: Intel 2 in 1 laptop tablet, the best gift I’m giving this year

Best Christmas Gift I can give this year, an Intel 2n1 laptop

I’ve got a husband who can build a computer or fix your laptop blindfolded. One of the first big gifts he gave me was a desktop computer he built by himself with all of the latest and greatest components you could find. That’s just the kind of guy he is, and when it comes to […]

A Greek Inspired Frittata with Spinach, Tomato and Feta Cheese

Healthy Vegetable Frittata found on KidsStuffWorld.com, lots of great tips and other flavor combinations too

Did you catch the easy frittata tips we shared recently? Hopefully after reading them you are excited to whip up a beautiful frittata of your own and if that’s the case then do I have the recipe for you. Here is a greek inspired frittata recipe you can customize however you like! Remember all of […]

Become Queen of Your Kitchen With These Easy Frittata Tips

Everything tastes better with fresh ingredients, including this simple frittata recipe on KidsStuffWorld.com

I taught myself to make my first frittata while I was home on maternity leave with my first child. Have you ever tried to make one? A frittata is an egg-based Italian dish similar to an omelet or even a crustless quiche. There seems to be a misconception floating around that frittatas are difficult things […]

Make A Personalized Thanksgiving Keepsake: DIY Salt Dough Place Cards

Add a little something special to your fall tables cape or Thanksgiving table with this handmade salt dough place card DIY.

I can’t believe Turkey Day is right around the corner!  There are so many things to love about Thanksgiving: the food, the gratitude, the family time, the pie.  Yes, I think Thanksgiving might be my favorite holiday because it is unabashedly centered around food.  I’m always on the hunt for new recipes and Imperial Sugar has an amazing Thanksgiving […]

Why I travel with a NOOK by Samsung

Take my NOOK everywhere! Great for traveling, unwinding, waiting and keeping the kids entertained

This contest is over. The winner was Eva B. and she has been contacted, thank you for all who entered. I’ve been on the road more than I have been home the last two months, and one thing I am finally getting thing hang of is learning how to pack everything I need for my […]

A Short Story: Unbloxing Creativity and Making Friends

Unbloxing creativity with GoldieBlox

 but as clever as she was with gadgets and gears, she had trouble being herself around other girls. When friends came over to play, they would usually raid her untouched dress-up bin or redecorate her doll house while she sat close by building cities out of legos or geared up to save endangered stuffed animal […]

All Your Family Photos, Safely in One Place

Transferring photos from phone to Lyve is as easy as 1 2 3

Don’t miss the giveaway at the bottom of this post, brought to you by LyveHome.  Making memories with my family and capturing our special moments together is what I live for. And, apparently I am pretty good at it. I tallied up all the photos on my phone, camera and iPad this weekend …. and […]