Three Uses for an Outgrown Pair of Blue Jeans

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With five growing children we surely have to find ways to stretch our money. Here are three easy ways to use one pair of blue jeans. Hand Me Downs We of course pass down blue jeans to a sibling. Oh the money we’ve saved with three girls and two boys – just in hand me downs. But when the knees on the jeans are too

Kool-Aid Jammer Duct Tape Wallet

kool aid jammer wallet

Here’s how to make a Kool-Aid Jammer duct tape wallet: Save two Kool-Aid Jammer juice pouches. Rinse and dry them. Find a roll of patterned duct tape. Match two pouches of Kool-Aid jammers together. Duct tape them together, leaving one side open. You’re done!! Enjoy your wallet! Happy wallet, bracelet and bow making! I’ll be back with a Kool-Aid Jammer purse. ~The middle child of

10 Simple Afternoon Art Projects

Simple Afternoon Art Projects

This summer we’ve just been enjoying some absolutely fun art projects. Many I’ve found on Pinterest. I’ve just been picking those that take little prep and offer marvelous results. So, today I’m sharing a round up of those projects because I know you and your children will enjoy them too – any time of year! 1. Glue Pictures Prep: Just simply cut some pictures from

DIY Hand Soap Dispenser

DIY Hand Soap Dispenser at Hodgepodge

You may remember our pretty hand soap dispensers with initials? Well, in our house some things need to be super-sized. See, how much bigger this warehouse-sized hand sanitizer is compared to one that would sit by the bathroom sink? Nana taught us this fun craft and helped us make hand soap gifts, personalized for teachers. Then, for Christmas, she gave us a Hodgepodge hand sanitizer

Valentines to Make: Crafts, Pastels and Recipes

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A recent example of love.. I hear myself let loose a long, exasperated sigh as I bend down to pick up the tiny scraps of paper that litter the floor. Across the room a small voice says, “I love you Mama.” My littlest guy keyed into my tone and he turned it around. Love does that. I could do that too. I could see all