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10 Ways to Spruce Up Your Summer Garden on a Budget

10 Ways to Spruce Up Your Summer Garden on a Budget

We’re in the dog days of summer now, and your garden might be looking at little bit…well…sad. Super hot days are tough on your plants, and your garden might need a bit of sprucing. Here are some ways to make your summer garden as inviting as it was when you planted everything in the spring.

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Bling Out Your Locker with LLZ by LockerLookz

Want to have the most stylin’ locker in school? Check out our tips, and scroll all the way down this   Read More »

Edible paint idea - use frozen berries! Fun kid idea

Edible Paint Idea: Berry Paintings

I am a huge fan of edible paint ideas (especially for small kids, under age 2 — they still put   Read More »

DIY Cloud Dough Recipe

DIY Colored Cloud Dough

Cloud dough is a soft, fluffy, moldable powder that is fun for kids to play with. Over at Kix Creativity   Read More »

10 Baby Bib Tutorials for Your Messy Eater

10 Baby Bib Tutorials for Your Messy Eater

Got a baby shower coming up or maybe your kiddo just needs a little bit of help in the food-wrangling department. Either way, we’ve got a baby bib tutorial to suit your needs. There are DIY baby bibs on this list ranging from a simple, no-sew option to pocket-front situation for super messy eaters. Check it!

DIY Cute cardboard house

Make an Adorable Cardboard House

When is a box not just a box? When it’s an adorable box decorated to look like a house! Check   Read More »

Recycled rainbow craft for kids

Recycled Rainbow Craft for Kids

Spread a little rainbow cheer with this cute rainbow mobile we made out of recycled cereal boxes and stuff from   Read More »

5 Back to School Tips for Your First Grader - DollarStoreMom

5 Back-to-School Tips for Your 1st Grader

Congratulations on heading into first grade. I bet your little man or little lady is super excited to embark on   Read More »

DIY Toddler Swing

Make Your Own Toddler Swing

Is there anything a toddler loves more than swinging? Swings are such a fun way to entertain a busy toddler, and they’re great for child development, too. A swing helps your kid develop his core muscles, which helps him walk, crawl, and explore. Swinging also helps kids learn balance. If you don’t want to schlep all the way to the park but also don’t want to shell out the big bucks for a swing, you can make your own with this tutorial from A Beautiful Mess.

Kids Craft: Make a Bee Condo - how kids can help save our honeybee populations!

Kids Craft: Bee Condo (Save the Bees!)

Declining honeybee populations are a real concern — bees help pollinate a huge percentage of our foods, so without them,   Read More »