Crafting with Kids: Bath Time Blues

Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! My daughter has never been a fan of bath time! Weird….right? Well, anyways…We have struggled for the last 2 years to try to make bath time fun (or at least enjoyable). We have tried ...

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Frugal Kid: Ice Cream in a Bag

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Each week I bring you a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. National Ice Cream Day is always the 3rd Sunday of July so this year that will be 7/21! Remember, if you love any of my crafts, be sure to Pin them on Pinterest! I used to make this with my students all the time and they always loved it! Materials: Rock Salt-6 tablespoons Vanilla-1/4 teaspoon (we also made some with lime juice and it was yummy) Ice Cubes Sugar-1/2 tablespoon Milk-1/2 cup Big Ziploc ...

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Memories: Visiting Family

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. This may seem like a no brainer but one of my favorite ways to make memories with my children is to visit family! We have a big family and it's spread up and down the East Coast, with the closest being 2 hours away. We make it a point to see them as often as possible but with the furthest family living 13+ hours away we only get to see them once ...

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Domestic Diva Takes on her face Banana Mask

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Ingredients: 1 banana, preferably ripe (you can keep ripe bananas in the freezer. Let it thaw before using) 1 tbsp honey An orange or a lemon Preparation: Mix the banana and honey together. Add a few drops of juice from an orange or a lemon. Apply to face for 15 minutes before rinsing with a cool washcloth or a steaming warm washcloth. I absolutely adore this easy to make facial. The best part is I make extra because my children beg me to put the honey and banana mixture in ...

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Crafting with Kids: The Heat Returns

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Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! Here in Wisconsin the miserable heat has returned. Unless we are at the pool there isn’t much we can comfortably be doing outside. My 2 year old daughter has yet to understand why we ...

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Crafting with Kids: Post Vacation Craziness

Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! Check out all of Crafting with Kids article here! We just returned from vacation this past weekend and it’s still been crazy! We haven’t been home long enough to even think about ...

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Domestic Diva: All Natural Face Mask

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Okay simply put. I love beauty products. I have a little girl and she is so interested in lip gloss and creams and she is only 3. I decided that what I use on my face should be more natural. I also thought how fun would it be to make our own masks and then use them. The good news is if my daughter or sons who have joined in wanting to use the mask happen to taste it that is perfectly fine since it is all natural. This is a very inexpensive mask that uses what you have in your home ...

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Memories: how to keep them

This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. I love my kids and I love to record them. The problem is I am so challenged with technology. I have tons of  videos and old movies. I had no idea how to make them into to DVDs. I searched on the internet and I found the Sony VRDMC6 DVDirect Compact Size DVD Burner with AVCHD Recording. The reason why this device is so important to me is having ...

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Crafting with Kids: Vacation

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Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! Summer vacation can be a stressful time not only for you but for your little ones too! Yes, everyone has a great time but if you are stressed your little one can tell! A great way ...

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