Craft Ideas to Keep Younger Kids Entertained

Keeping young children entertained can be difficult even on the best of days, but one surefire way to keep their minds — and their hands — occupied is with crafts. This style of play is a wonderful way to encourage a child’s creativity and imagination, offers a learning experience, and of course keeps them busy… Continue reading Craft Ideas to Keep Younger Kids Entertained

DIY Felt Owl Halloween Treat Bag

As a parent, I think I enjoy Halloween more than I did as a kid. I genuinely look forward to coming up with costume ideas that fit the interests and personalities of everyone in my family, and I look forward to the crafting that the season brings — generally in the form of DIYing said… Continue reading DIY Felt Owl Halloween Treat Bag

Baby Footprint DIY Valentine’s Cards

These days, baby Juliza is very lovey dovey. She loves to randomly walk up to my hubby and I and hug our legs, or bellies, or necks, or whatever is in reach at the moment. She loves giving kisses too, though we have to work on her technique. So when Walmart challenged me to share… Continue reading Baby Footprint DIY Valentine’s Cards

Two Simple, Warm Winter Fashion DIYs

I admit it: When winter rolls around with its icy temperatures and frigid winds, I usually put the skirts and dresses away. Not because I don’t want to wear them, but because my Caribbean-born legs just can’t take the cold. This winter though, I’m fighting back. I have too many cute skirts and dresses in… Continue reading Two Simple, Warm Winter Fashion DIYs

DIY Neon Striped T-Shirts for Spring

Spring is here and I am more than happy to welcome warmer weather and the changes in our wardrobes that come with it. Brighter colors, happy patterns, short sleeves and breezier fabrics. And now that I have yet another little girl to dress up, mama was itching to make something fabulous for all of us.… Continue reading DIY Neon Striped T-Shirts for Spring

2 DIY Winter Fashion Crafts: Cape & Infinity Scarf

As much as I love hot weather, winter is undoubtedly my favorite season for fashion. I love layering and combining pieces to create completely different looks. With these simple tutorials, you can add two versatile pieces to your winter wardrobe that you can keep for years to come. Whenever I need fabric for a project,… Continue reading 2 DIY Winter Fashion Crafts: Cape & Infinity Scarf

Give the Gift of Craft

Each year, I pride myself on making a bunch of handmade gifts. But this year, I just haven’t had the time or the energy to do as much as I would like. I’m not the garden variety crafter who will give bath salts to every person on my list. I like to make elaborate, personal… Continue reading Give the Gift of Craft

Tutorial: Personalized, Reusable Snack Bags

Like most kids her age, my daughter has to take a snack to school every day, along with a bottle of water. She’s had a stainless steel reusable water bottle for a little more than a year, and its still going strong. But we’ve always struggled with the snack. It may be convenient to drop… Continue reading Tutorial: Personalized, Reusable Snack Bags