DIY Skin Detox Body Scrub – #PinterestRemakes

Sugar Body Scrubs seem to be all the rage on Pinterest. I saw this awesome looking sugar and coconut oil scrub once. I immediately whipped up a batch of coconut oil sugar scrub only to discover my body really didn’t like having thousands of tiny razor-sharp sugar granules rubbed all over it. Later, a friend (who… [read more]

Decoupage DIY Avengers Easter Basket #DisneyEaster

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DisneyEaster #CollectiveBias Easter is coming up in just two weeks! I cannot believe how fast this year is flying by! My boys have a big Easter celebration at our public library tomorrow and they are so excited! Like… [read more]

Easy Minecraft Birthday Party Ideas

How to throw a Minecraft Birthday Party: Easy Minecraft Birthday Party Ideas This last week my middle son turned 5! I can’t believe my cute, cuddly little boy is 5 already. Happy birthday to my cuddly, smart, funny 5 year old! #lovethiskid #sayitsyourbirthday A video posted by Amy (@amysavvymom) on Feb 15, 2015 at 7:08pm… [read more]

I’ll Love You Forever String Art Valentine

This year I wanted to help my kids do something special for their grandma’s for Valentine’s Day. Because my blogging schedule was so crazy during the months of November and December we really didn’t do anything for Christmas gifts for the Grandmas. There were so many things I wanted to do. But I prefer to… [read more]

26 Delicious, Relaxing, and Just Plain Cool Mason Jar Gifts!

  It is not the gift, but the thought that counts. – Henry Van Dyke I say – Why not both? Fun to make and fun to receive, Mason jar gifts are the perfect holiday gifts for many reasons. Who doesn’t like to get these miniature packaged presents? Gifts in a jar are perfect for family, neighbors,… [read more]

Beautiful DIY Fall Wreath Ideas for your Front Door

Autumn truly is the best time of the year! The weather is great, clothes are comfy, drinks are warm and yummy and the people are happy. (In Louisiana we just have to pretend it’s Fall and cool when it is still 80 degrees and shorts and ice are still on the menu!) Even though the Fall season encompasses… [read more]

Ideas for 100+ DIY Halloween Costumes!

I’d be preaching to the choir if I told you that buying costumes at the store is expensive for an outfit worn an average of one time. Not to mention that they are usually poorly constructed and mass produced so you’re likely to be a multiple at that party. But that’s why you’re here isn’t… [read more]

How to Create a Homework Station or Homeschool Area in Small Spaces

Last Spring I got fed up. Getting my tired 6 year old to do his homework after a long, stressful day at school was one thing, finding a place for him to do his homework was another thing. I couldn’t have him do it at the kitchen table because homework time usually ran into dinner time when I… [read more]

Display Your Kids Art with this DIY Kids Art Wall

My kids are at that age when they are bringing home oodles of hand drawn masterpieces from school and creating oodles more works of art here at home.  And, if you have children then you know, hell hath no furry like your child catching you throwing anything away…ever. So I devised a cute Kids Art Wall!  Thus… [read more]

How to build a DIY Kids Climbing Wall!

Today’s awesome DIY is brought to you by The Husband! Our middle son enjoying his DIY Kids Climbing Wall! Imagine a world where children spend summer days outside climbing trees, digging holes, chasing animals, and running races.  The children of this world turn to their imaginations for entertainment and learn to navigate social impasses without… [read more]

Easy DIY Swing Set Canopy Replacement

The last storm we had took our swing set canopy from shading canopy to shreds.  This prompted a little brainstorm session from me.  I’m too cheap to pay $45 or more to a swing set canopy replacement so what did I do?  I made my own…out of Duck Tape.  We’ll see how long it holds… [read more]

Unique and Memorable Handmade Mothers Day Gifts

It seems like I’ve gotten in a rut with my Mother’s Day gifts as of late. Handmade Mothers Day gifts are always a hit, but one can only have so many popsicle stick picture frames, you know what I mean? With Mother’s Day just one week away I went to the all knowing Pinterest to… [read more]

Candy Decorated Christmas Trees – Egg Allergy Friendly

Finding holiday treats for kids with egg allergies can be a challenge.  For the last few years all I have wanted to do is decorate gingerbread houses with my kids.  But since they have egg allergies I never attempted it…until last year.  We were invited to our friends house to build gingerbread houses. My friend said… [read more]

Upcycled DIY Advent Calendar

Holiday crafts are fun, but they can get kind of expensive considering you’re also likely close to braking the bank with gift shopping this month.  That is why I love this low to no cost Upcycled DIY Advent Calendar!  Not to mention it is totally cute and your kids will love punching through the paper… [read more]