Dog Days of Summer Memes plus Friday Frivolity

Are you ready for the summer? Are you ready for the good times? Are you ready for the sunshine to come down?  Your Friday Frivolity crew has chosen Summer as our theme this week since it is now official. The first two memes that popped up when I searched for summer memes were both of …

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Blogger to Blogger: Five Blogging Basics I Wish Every Blogger Would Do.

I am far from a blogging expert, but I do visit many many blogs every week. And, my dear fellow Blogger, I have to tell you, some of you are driving me crazy! This is not going to be a Wall of Shame post. I am not trying to be mean, even thought I am …

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Happy Father’s Day, Darth Vader! Friday Frivolity Link Party

I know, I just did a Star Wars theme when the Friday Frivolity Hosts had a crazy hairstyles theme. But, while I was looking for the Princess Leia cinnamon roll memes I came across a few of these and I just had to save them for this week’s theme. Happy Father’s Day, Darth Vader.   …

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Furniture refinish – 1990’s Glossy Black TV Stand Remodel

Goodbye 1990’s glossy black TV stand, hello lovely and functional chalky finish paint toy shelves. Another project that has been on my To Do list for years that I can finally check off. In the apartment we had an Asian theme in our living room/ TV room. When we bought the house, the Asian theme …

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Fun Road Trip Movies plus Friday Frivolity Link Party

With the summer travel season upon us, your Friday Frivolity hosts decided upon a “travel theme” this week.  Be sure to visit the other hosts sites too for some more travel fun. I decided to go with my favorite Road Trip Movies. Movies about road trips that are perfect to watch on road trips.   …

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Nate the Great Detective Activities

Are you looking for some learning based activities to bridge the gap this summer, or maybe some book based homeschool activities? This year my 2nd grader discovered one of the great children’s detectives Nate the Great. Considering his recently developed disdain for reading, I am trying to do anything I can to encourage it. Like …

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Caillou the Annoying memes plus Friday Frivolity

Our Friday Frivolity host theme this week is Kids TV Shows. There are so many ways I could have gone with this prompt: favorite, funny, best, memories. I have already talked about questions parents ask about Kids Shows and  how Curious George is leading my son astray. Today I chose to go with what may …

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7 Things My Child Needs to See Me Do

Children learn so much by observing their parents. Oftentimes more than we want them too. And like most parents, I am guilty of saying the equivalent of  “do as I say not as I do” a bit too often. This conversation has come up with a few times the past week in regards to voting …

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Beach Memories Shell Collage

Turn some old frames, photos and beach treasures into a Beach Memories Shell Collage. If you have a “Beach Loving Dad” like we do, or are looking for a fun (and easy) way to display momentos from your summer vacation, hop on over to Creative K Kids for my tutorial on this Shell Collage. Plus …

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Awesome Jane Austen Quotes Still Relevant Today

WOW! 92 links last week at our Friday Frivolity Party – you guys are rockstars! For our weekly host theme of favorite quotes this week, I decided to pick some quotes from one of my favorite authors, Jane Austen.   There are plenty of great quips to choose from, but I decided to narrow it …

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Mixed Media Wall Art

Today’s Mixed Media Wall Art project continues my quest to freshen up the house without spending a lot of money. I am thrilled with how it came out, and so is my husband, which is definitely a bonus! When we moved into the house, I grabbed an old wicker fan, spray painted it black with …

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Life Hacks You Don’t Need plus Friday Frivolity Link Party

If you spend a little bit of time on the internet you have probably seen more than a few “life hacks” guaranteed to make your life easier. Most probably tell you that you have been doing things wrong your whole life, like cutting a cake in wedges instead of slicing down the middle. Insert eye …

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