Join the Tillamook Co-op, help name some cows & get a FREE tote bag!

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Our Oregonian friends have launched a new platform called the Tillamook Co-Op and folks, it’s pretty sweet! in their own words, they hope this co-op will spark conversations about real food, and shed light on the importance of high standards when it comes to making dairy products but let’s not just take their word for […]

April Fresh Picks

I'm ready for a vacation, how about you? Let's day dream for a bit

We’re a week away from a dream vacation. My heart is already there, but my mind and my body have a few mountains to move before I get on that plane next week! I wish I could take you with me, Ok, not really I am in need of some serious just me & my […]

Whimsical Easter Printables from Smallful, plus a giveaway!

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Don’t miss the giveaway at the bottom of this post! Easter decorations so lovely you’ll want to leave them up all year! Yep, that’s right. These wall size dress up bunnies from Smallful are just about the prettiest thing I’ve seen all spring. We’re going to display ours for Easter, but with four different outfits […]

March Fresh Picks

Loving all these colorful find! Bring on spring

It may be hard to believe depending on where you are, but today is our first day of spring vacation! And our clocks are rolling back this weekend. While it may not look like spring around most of the United States, it will be here before we know it! I’m excited to freshen up my […]

Printable Rainbow Heart Spinner Valentines

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Rainbows spinning on a heart! The perfect childhood combination of awesome. As a kid, I’d spend hours decorating my room with arrows and conversation hearts. Construction paper hearts in pink and red still have a soft spot for me.  I have a feeling that this DIY/parenting blogger gig is just the right job for me. […]

February Fresh Picks

A collection of fresh finds for the month of February. Gifts for friends, family, your kids and even a few fun picks for me too!

Lots of things are changing behind the scenes. Hopefully these changes will make KSW a more interesting place for you to visit, even more often than you do now — a few new writers, a few more features, and lots more fun! We’ll start with something simple. How about a collection of our favorite finds […]

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

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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 […]