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Category Archives: DIY / Crafts


Nature Activity

DIY Activity: Bringing Nature In

My son and I spent a lot of time hiking and collecting leaves, pinecones and flat rocks during the fall months. We have a large plate on our family room coffee table that holds all of our favorites. It is … Continue reading


DIY First Aid Ointment

Homemade First-Aid Ointment

Bumps, bruises, minor burns, scrapes and scratches. They are a part of life, and for many of us a particular name brand “triple anti-biotic ointment” has been burned into our brain as the ointment to use, except as we now … Continue reading


How to Make Your Own Fabric Gift Bags

How to Make Your Own Fabric Gift Bags

Since our wildly popular post about wrapping gifts sustainably, many of you have asked for a How-To guide to making your own fabric gift bags.   So we’re delighted to say… Here it is! We are all about DIY — sewing, knitting, … Continue reading


DIY Ghosts

DIY Halloween Flying Ghosts

When it comes to Halloween decorations, the most eco-friendly option is to use what you have.  These ghosts are whimsy enough, small kids will think they’re fun… not frightening. Here’s what you’ll need to make DIY Flying Ghosts: Materials: Sheet … Continue reading



Succulent Garden Jungle

DIY Fun with a Succulent Garden

Even if you don’t have a green thumb, you can’t go wrong with succulents. They’re low maintenance, and they come in quirky shapes and sizes. Kids are naturally drawn to their unexpected colors and textures. Make a a trip to … Continue reading




DIY Story Board

Create Your Own Story Board

There are few things as amazing as the imagination of a child engulfed in a book. The words on a page can bring to life even the most wild stories and beings. Help encourage a love of reading by getting … Continue reading


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