dorm room decor ideas

We’ve had our two college age sons home doing online classes since March this year, and while we’ve loved having them here, they’re ready to get back to campus. They’ll have a hybrid in-class and online experience until the Thanksgiving holiday when they transition to fully online classes. With some universities starting classes again, IContinue reading “dorm room decor ideas”

make back to school season special with the foil quill

Hello crafty friends! “Back to School” season looks totally different this year. For some it’s home school, for others it’s a hybrid online/in school plan, and for some it’s all at school but with extra safety precautions. Whatever your school year looks like, it’s important to still create routines and rituals that help kids feelContinue reading “make back to school season special with the foil quill”

diy perforated notepads for teacher

Hello there friends! It’s that time of year again (how??) and today I’m sharing a quick and easy gift idea for your child’s new teacher this year.  Since my daughter spends so much time at school, and her teacher works so hard, I like to let her teacher know how much I appreciate everything sheContinue reading “diy perforated notepads for teacher”

storing and organizing school papers

One of the questions that has come up repeatedly over the years that I’ve been involved with memory-keeping is what to do with all the assignments and school papers that kids bring home? Do you keep all their school papers? If not, how do you decide what to keep and what do you do withContinue reading “storing and organizing school papers”

back-to-school project roundup

It’s that time of year again! My kiddos go back to school next week and we’ve spent this entire week shopping, getting haircuts, and filling out registration forms. I love the excitement of the new school year, and I love back-to-school crafts, so today I thought I’d share a roundup of some of my pastContinue reading “back-to-school project roundup”

DIY mini composition books

I’m in shock that it’s August and I’m having to think about school starting in three weeks! Yikes! While  I love having my kids home over the summer, there’s always a feeling of excitement about the new school year. My youngest daughter’s totally looking forward to it. She’s a first grader that has ADHD andContinue reading “DIY mini composition books”

DIY paperclip bookmarks

Hello friends! I’m a big fan of turning to Pinterest for inspiration. So today I’m sharing a fun Pinterest-inspired project with you featuring the fun new Echo Park A Fair To Remember Mini Theme. A while ago I found some darling paper clip embellishments on Pinterest and I’ve been wanting to create something similar. Catch theContinue reading “DIY paperclip bookmarks”

teacher appreciation card | free printable project sheet

My kids have been in school for four weeks now–yikes! How did we get to mid-term already? They’ve got some awesome teachers, and I believe it’s important to let their teachers know how awesome they are. So today I’m sharing a fun teacher appreciation card made with the adorable new Teacher’s Pet collection by JenContinue reading “teacher appreciation card | free printable project sheet”

DIY laminated flash cards with the minc!

My five year old daughter is starting kindergarten next week and she is so excited! She’s been working on her reading skills, memorizing our contact info, and shopping for school supplies. As part of our back to school preparations I made her a set of laminated alphabet flash cards with some paper from the adorableContinue reading “DIY laminated flash cards with the minc!”