St. Patrick’s Day Window Clings Craft!

This adorable DIY St. Patrick’s Day window clings craft is perfect for preschool age and up! They require only a few supplies and are so easy to make! Most preschoolers will need some hand-over-hand supervision, but it is an excellent activity to develop both gross motor and fine motor skills. Older children will have fun… [read more]

How to Make a BB-8 Piñata for Your Child’s Star Wars Birthday Party!

My son absolutely loved his Star Wars Birthday Party! His homemade BB-8 piñata turned out so fun! Come see how to make a BB-8 piñata! Affiliate links are present in this article. Should you purchase through any of these links (THANK YOU) I will earn a small commission. We try to have fairly frugal birthday… [read more]

DIY Upcycled Halloween Village Luminaries Craft

It is that time when Pinterest comes alive with great seasonal crafts. A few weeks ago I thought it would be fun to have a little crafting night with my sister and sister-in-law. I searched Pinterest for some great Halloween Craft Idea “Pinspiration”. I’m a little picky when it comes to crafts though. I don’t… [read more]

Give Dad #TheGiftOfClean! Hacks to Detail Your Car at Home – Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheGiftOfClean #CollectiveBias My husband works hard. Very hard. He doesn’t work the long hours he did while he was in grad school and in his residency, but his days are exhausting nonetheless. On a normal work day he… [read more]

How to Create a Seaside Themed Bathroom on a Dime

Your bathroom is often the first thing that greets you when you wake up in the morning. Having a calm, light, relaxing atmosphere in your bathroom can help you start you day off on the right foot. It is important to create a mood that works for you. I grew up near the coast. I… [read more]

DIY Skin Detox Body Scrub

Sugar Body Scrubs seem to be all the rage on Pinterest. I saw this awesome looking sugar and coconut oil scrub once. I immediately whipped up a batch of coconut oil sugar scrub only to discover my body really didn’t like having thousands of tiny razor-sharp sugar granules rubbed all over it. Later, a friend (who… [read more]

Decoupage DIY Avengers Easter Basket #DisneyEaster

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Affiliate links are present. #DisneyEaster #CollectiveBias Easter is coming up in just two weeks! I cannot believe how fast this year is flying by! My boys have a big Easter celebration at our public library tomorrow and they… [read more]

Easy Minecraft Birthday Party Ideas

How to throw a Minecraft Birthday Party: Easy Minecraft Birthday Party Ideas This last week my middle son turned 5! I can’t believe my cute, cuddly little boy is 5 already. Happy birthday to my cuddly, smart, funny 5 year old! #lovethiskid #sayitsyourbirthday A video posted by Amy (@amysavvymom) on Feb 15, 2015 at 7:08pm… [read more]

I’ll Love You Forever String Art Valentine

This year I wanted to help my kids do something special for their grandma’s for Valentine’s Day. Because my blogging schedule was so crazy during the months of November and December we really didn’t do anything for Christmas gifts for the Grandmas. There were so many things I wanted to do. But I prefer to… [read more]

26 Delicious, Relaxing, and Just Plain Cool Mason Jar Gifts!

  It is not the gift, but the thought that counts. – Henry Van Dyke I say – Why not both? Fun to make and fun to receive, Mason jar gifts are the perfect holiday gifts for many reasons. Who doesn’t like to get these miniature packaged presents? Gifts in a jar are perfect for family, neighbors,… [read more]

Beautiful DIY Fall Wreath Ideas for your Front Door

Autumn truly is the best time of the year! The weather is great, clothes are comfy, drinks are warm and yummy and the people are happy. (In Louisiana we just have to pretend it’s Fall and cool when it is still 80 degrees and shorts and ice are still on the menu!) Even though the Fall season encompasses… [read more]

Ideas for 100+ DIY Halloween Costumes!

I’d be preaching to the choir if I told you that buying costumes at the store is expensive for an outfit worn an average of one time. Not to mention that they are usually poorly constructed and mass produced so you’re likely to be a multiple at that party. But that’s why you’re here isn’t… [read more]

How to Create a Homework Station or Homeschool Area in Small Spaces

Last Spring I got fed up. Getting my tired 6 year old to do his homework after a long, stressful day at school was one thing, finding a place for him to do his homework was another thing. I couldn’t have him do it at the kitchen table because homework time usually ran into dinner time when I… [read more]

Display Your Kids Art with this DIY Kids Art Wall

My kids are at that age when they are bringing home oodles of hand drawn masterpieces from school and creating oodles more works of art here at home.  And, if you have children then you know, hell hath no furry like your child catching you throwing anything away…ever. So I devised a cute Kids Art Wall!  Thus… [read more]