DIY Water Bottle I-Spy Game

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JumpIntoSummer #CollectiveBias Reuse empty water bottles and make a fun item for the beach bag. DIY Water Bottle I-Spy Games are so easy to make, even the kids can help on this crafty project. There’s a quote about children that I often remind myself of when attempting to help my youngest daughter Leightyn tackle new things. The gist of the quote is that {Read More}

DIY Oriole Feeders

DIY Oriole Feeders — Repurpose your old candle lids to make feeders for your feathered friends! We are huge lovers of wild birds at my house and have several types of feeders in our backyard to attract different birds. Some attract shyer birds like blue jays and downy woodpeckers, while others attract more social birds like hummingbirds, goldfinches, chickadees, cardinals, mourning doves, sparrows, wrens … well, you get the idea. 😉 But we have never put a feeder out there {Read More}

DIY Fairy Lanterns

DIY Fairy Lanterns are a wonderful recycling project to make with your kids. Fun for magical summer nights, great for sleepovers too.   My girls love to venture into the backyard to play out their fairytale fantasies, which usually revolve around princesses or fairies (no huge shocker there). They are forever taking items from the house to use as “props” to incorporate into their little skits. And while I know half the fun of make-believe is pretending an item is {Read More}

Jack O’ Lantern Jars

Jack O’ Lantern Jars ~ Need an option to pumpkin-carving? Here’s a great DIY craft to make your own Jack O’ Lanterns without the gooey and stringy mess! In need of some quick Halloween decor or want a fun project to do with the kids? This one is easy and if you’re a crafter like me, you’re likely to have all the supplies on hand already. We didn’t make it to the pumpkin patch this year, but I still wanted {Read More}

Homemade Wild Bird Suet

Feed your fine feathered friends with an easy to make Homemade Wild Bird Suet. Easy to make, you may never buy from the store again. Good, hearty recipes aren’t just for us; our feathered friends appreciate good food too, especially during the winter when it’s harder for them to find natural sources of nourishment and energy. At my house, we love catering to the birds that visit our backyard feeders — but with literal flocks coming to visit, it doesn’t {Read More}