Family photo and caroling e-cards are great last minute gifts for friends and family members who live far away or those family acquaintances that you feel should probably get a gift but you just can’t quite figure out what to get them. Now, if you have ever done professional family photos, they can be a bit […]
Here is a cute DIY for the sewing moms out there! These little elf slippers are fairly easy to make, I’d say a novice could accomplish these slippers as long you take your time and follow the instructions carefully. You can give these slippers as a stocking stuffer gift for anyone in your family, or […]
Did you ever threaten your kids with coal for Christmas if they didn’t behave? I have, many times! Now I have them begging for coal all year round with this delicious treat… Edible Christmas Coal! These lumps of coal don’t take much and will have your friends and family wanting more just wrap them up in […]
These cookie cutter photo frames make a sweet gift set for family members and make any desk or table festive and fun.They are a great way to make use of all those photos that haven’t quite made it into the photo album you were planning to finish. You can use the original photos, but I recommend scanning […]
Now here is a great craft for the whole family! Make some ornaments using DIY air dry clay, mix in some acrylic paint for colour and put lots and lots of glitter on top!! Check out the video below for quick tutorial. Get crafting and have some “last minute” fun!
Today is a gift idea day! Remember the Milk Bottle Cocoa we made for day 3 and the Festive Sharpie Mugs we made for day 4? Well, here’s another gift idea… Bundle your cocoa your festive mug and grab a cozy fleece blanket… Wrap that up in a box, a or in basket with some cellophane and TA-DA!! […]
A mug can be a great last minute gift idea but sometimes they can be kinda boring. Get crafty with your last minute gift by making it a one of a kind work of art. Try using Sharpie oil based markers and adding some personalized touches. For a festive touch, add a snowman, some snowflakes […]
Cocoa, hot chocolate, chacolat au lait… This one can be for anyone, adults and kids alike. This super simple crafty gift idea can be a sweet treat alone or you can pair it with a Festive Sharpie Mug that we will be making for the 4th Day of Christmas and a cozy fleece blanket to make […]
Everyone likes a great smelling room… how about a room that smells like Christmas!?!? YES PLEASE!! These Never-Melt Aromatic Snowmen make use of those stray socks (if your making them for yourself) and can bring festive cheer to any room! Try adding a Christmas scented oil or mix your own using essential oils! They make […]
Here is a great last minute DIY gift idea for friends and family! Everyone needs to keep their hands warm on these cold winter days. You can whip up a dozen of these little guys in no time… especially if you get your kids involved!! This tutorial uses a sewing machine, but you can also hand […]
Is your little one fighting daytime sleep? Mine did for sure! He would only take naps if he was bounced, while being held in the football hold, and I or my hubby was walking…and walking… and walking! That’s a lot of hoops to jump through for a nap.
What I’m about to share with you saved me from giving up on breastfeeding. If you are struggling with getting your baby to latch on this could be just about the only latch advice you will need. Here goes!
Gentle sleep training is probably the easiest emotionally to do. Sometimes I find it very painful to listen to my little guy cry because he cries with such intensity. However, it does takes the most energy/effort, and could take baby anywhere from 5 mins to 2 hours to fall asleep. Here’s what I did: Day 1-3: […]
Mr. Grey turning 4 months couldn’t come fast enough. He had a bed time routine that was working well for us but I was soooo excited when he finally reached 4 months old, sleep training age!!! *If your little one isn’t quite at that age yet but you want to get a head start on sleep […]
The best way to start sleep training your little one is to first understand how much sleep they actually need and then create a routine.