3-Tier Strawberry Planter

This is definitely the easiest DIY project to date on this site! I love to eat strawberries. Did you know that strawberries are number one on the dirty dozen list? The dirty dozen list is the annual ranking of conventionally grown produce with the most pesticide residues. Strawberries are little pesticide sponges, so buy organic!…

Vintage Quilt Throw

My mom was an amazing quilter and I have several she made that I cherish and display. I love quilts and can appreciate the tiny details and huge amounts of time that go into them. When I found several unfinished handmade vintage quilt tops at an estate sale for only a few dollars, I snatched…

Fabric Gate

My son has in-home ABA therapy 5 days a week for 2 hours. His therapist asked¬†for gates to prevent him from running during sessions. In my dream world, I would hire a contractor and have them install a pocket gate/door. But in real life I had to come up with something cheap, something easy to…

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…

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…

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…

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…