Sensory Smell Jars

Sensory Smell Jars

Today I made a quick and easy set of sensory smell jars for my two boys (ages 1 and 3). I am always trying to find fun sensory things for them to do, especially for my 3 year old who has autism. He is hyposensitive (opposite of hypersensitive) which means he requires more stimulation to…

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Garage Design

I really hate sports, but I really love my husband. So for our garage, I put my own personal tastes aside and made this for him. He is originally from Ohio, but now lives in Michigan. Fingers crossed we don’t forget to close the garage door and get egged. He wanted to make the laundry room a…

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Dog Bed

We adopted a dog from the Humane Society a month ago. Her name is Zoey! She is a beagle / german shepherd mix. I am obsessed with her. Before we even got a dog my husband made the rule “no dogs on the bed.” So I knew I had to make her the coolest bed…

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Ruler Growth Chart

My kids are little now (1 and 3 years old) but they are growing so fast. I wanted to document it on an adorable ruler growth chart. There are a lot of ruler growth chart DIY tutorials on Pinterest, which is where I first got the idea. Some use sharpie marker for the number and…

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Bungee Ball Storage

There were a few balls rolling around loose in my garage that were driving me nuts. My boys are only 1 and 3 years old, so I know these balls are going to multiply like rabbits as the years go by. I decided it was necessary to build this bungee cord ball storage contraption. It was…

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Children’s ABC Table

We are currently in the process of trying to potty train my stubborn little 3 year old guy. He thinks he has better things to do than sit on a potty. SO I came up with a simple idea to make it more worth his while. Give him a table for books, puzzles, and his…

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Wine Cork Shadow Box

In an earlier post I talked about building a large wine rack in our dining room. A fun little consequence of drinking all that wine are the corks we end up with. In the five years we have been married, my husband and I have accumulated quite a few and I wanted to have a place to…