My boys are true BOYS. They love shooting their airsoft guns, nerf guns and even slingshots. My oldest son decided he wanted to make his own slingshot. Needless to say, after he made the first one, he begged for me to take him to Walmart to pick up more Gatorade bottles so he could make more for friends. Check out this fun craft for older boys! I don’t typically find crafts that my boys actually enjoy but they LOVE this! All you need is an empty Gatorade bottle, a balloon, a small piece of sandpaper and a small saw! Continue reading →
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Living in a DIY world, even the little girls are excited when they have a chance to make they very own makeup. The cost and aggravation of purchasing all of the supplies individually can defer parents from wanting to encourage DIY projects for themselves, let alone their children. Kiss Natural offers DIY makeup and soap kits with everything you need, packed all in one convenient package.
The Most Precious Gifts Are Handmade Ones That Took Time and Labor
When I got married, my grandmother made my husband and I a beautiful, white afghan. The fact that SHE made it made it extra special to me. I have always been super protective of that blanket. We use it about every day… and we just celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary. Handmade blankets just have something special about them (and seem to last longer than other blankets).
Lately, things have been rather crazy in the Smith house. I had an injury to my ankle resulting in a pretty extensive surgery and a long recovery. Between that and life in general, the first thing that always seems to go out the window is quality family time. Homespun and Hands-On understands the busy life of families as well as the dire need for quality time even in the mix of the hustle and bustle of LIFE!