Homemade Playdough Recipe

When boredom sets in there's always Play Dough! We thought we would share this super easy home made play dough recipe with you so that you can make some for your family as well! Ingredients: 1 1/4 Cups Flour 1/4 Cup Salt 1/2 teaspoon (any color) food coloring ---add more for more prominent color. 1 cup Boiling Water 1 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil 5-10 drops of essential oil (for smell) Directions: Boil water--once boiling add the vegetable oil. In a bowl mix flour, salt and food coloring. Combine water/oil mix and flour mixture. (Remove from heat). Knead together (Be careful--it will be HOT). Add essential oil in (we used Lemon) and knead more. Enjoy! When finished be sure to store in an airtight container so it does not dry out. … [Read more...]

Busy Bee Basics Child Apron Review & Giveaway!!!(WINNER: Mama Karebare!)

We do a lot of crafts in our family. It is actually one of my favorite things to do with the boys. They will stay busy for hours doing a good craft. The only downfall to our love of crafts is the mess! You know what I’m talking about if you have ever sat a small child at a table with a bunch of paints or glue. I do however think that the fun is so well worth the mess later. Recently I came across a website that has the cutest little aprons. When I showed them to my 4 year old he got ALL excited! For those of you that remember we did a craft not long ago and he got paint ALL over his clothing, and I couldn’t get it out! I was a bit frustrated by this and have since been trying to find him a fun cover up. We chose the Blue Hippos on Green apron. It is so cute! I actually thought it was even cuter in person! One thing that I really love about this apron is that it can be washed! My 4 year old put the apron on immediately. He actually wore it most of the day and as you can see … [Read more...]