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DIY Mesh Water Ring Sling

DIY Mesh Water Ring Sling

Summer is coming! Pools are opening, invitations to lakeside barbecues are on the horizon and the beach beckons! What’s a mama to do with her infant when she wants to enjoy the water? Here’s a DIY so simple, even this stumbling seamstress managed it! Materials: 2-2.5 yards of athletic mesh fabric. This is the stretchy, [...]

DIY Baby Toy: Soft Blocks

DIY Baby Toy: Soft Blocks

I want to start out by saying to those mamas who think you can’t sew… you CAN! I used to be so intimidated by the sewing machine. Then two years ago I got pregnant with my second daughter, Lilah. After searching and searching for the perfect bedding, my mother-in-law and I decided that we’d make [...]

DIY Crib Rail Guards

DIY Crib Rail Guards

I love our crib. It has a ton of sentimental value to me. I slept in that crib and so did my two daughters (with some safety updates of course). So, when we found out that baby number three was another girl, I knew I wanted to use the crib again for her. Now, let [...]

Halloween DIY: TJ’s Top Gun Costume

Halloween DIY: TJ’s Top Gun Costume

TJ’s mama, Alex, is one of the coolest cats I know, so I find it only obvious that he would have a party and a Halloween costume dedicated to one of the most awesome movies of all time, Top Gun! How did you decide what costume to give TJ? We decided on a costume kind [...]

DIY “I Am Loved” Photo Book

My husband, baby and I moved out from the United States to Germany when our little girl was only three months old. We planned on the move and while I was pregnant my parents and many of our friends living in the U.S. were sad to think that C might not remember them as she [...]

Halloween DIY: Bonnie’s Little Mermaids

Halloween DIY: Bonnie’s Little Mermaids

It can be so hard to decide how to dress your family for Halloween. Do you have matching outfits? Should you have a theme? Or do you all kind-of do your own thing? This mama decided on a theme, and a fun one at that! How did you decide what costumes to dress your family [...]

Halloween DIY: Laura’s Charlie Brown Gang

Halloween DIY: Laura’s Charlie Brown Gang

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love to dress up and play “fantasy.” Laura and her family had fun with their costumes last year and dressed up as some pretty familiar characters! How did you decide what costumes to dress your family in? My first concern was picking a costume that would be [...]

Halloween DIY: Annette’s Nacho Libre

Halloween DIY: Annette’s Nacho Libre

I have seen some amazing costumes in my day, but never anything like this Nacho Libre costume. If I ever have a little boy I will be using this one for sure! How did you decide what costume to give G? Well, we were looking for something different and I already knew I wanted to [...]

Halloween DIY: Ashley’s Potato Farm

Halloween DIY: Ashley’s Potato Farm

Looking for a DIY Halloween costume? Families don’t always need to dress the same, and Ashley’s family is a great example of that. They made Halloween a lot of fun last year by making some simple, creative DIYs!  With some help, Ashley turned herself and her son into a farmer girl and her sack of potatoes! How [...]

DIY Hand Print Mold

DIY Hand Print Mold

This DIY hand print mold is something I wish I would have thought of sooner. It’s something that would be so neat to do once a year, starting at birth. I find it so fun to be able to physically see just how much your child grows each year. I didn’t think of doing this when my [...]

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