DIY Outdoor Movie Night on the Cheap

Enjoy a movie under the stars in your own backyard with these creative ideas for a DIY outdoor movie night on the cheap. Entertain with theater-inspired snacks and revisit a film classic or catch up on the latest rentals. DIY Movie Screen Hang up your movie screen and decorate with a string of lights or a banner. We hung a drop cloth over the short wall and lined the sides with a string Read more ...

13 Back to School DIY Home Office Ideas

Make heading back to school (and work) less doldrum and more fun with a beautiful DIY home office. Sprucing up your workspace with details large and small--from a chic desk chair to prettier pencils--will make hitting the books a bit easier to bear. Whatever your crafting level or age group, there’s a doable DIY here to ease the autumn transition. 1. Chic Office Chair A simple paint and re-upholstery Read more ...

25 Creative Uses for Olive Oil

Source: Olive Oil Excellence If you haven't yet heard about all the great benefits of olive oil, then you've probably been living under a rock. Olive oil has many advantages when it comes to cooking, but there are other creative uses for olive oil outside of the kitchen. Because of its high content of polyphenols and oleic acid, extra virgin olive oil provides more benefits than you might think! 1. Read more ...

6 Montessori Ideas to Try at Home

The Montessori approach to education uses a foundation of active learning through physical experience, led by the child. You may have heard it described as learning through play. What that means in practical terms, is simply that you take advantage of a child’s interests to teach him or her important life skills. As children learn, they gain confidence and become more willing to share knowledge Read more ...

15 Fresh and Fabulous Ways to Display Your Summer Vacation Photos

The carefree days of summer may be coming to a close, but don’t just sit back and mourn the end of your vacation. Commemorate it with these creative DIY photo displays, and you’ll be reliving the good times all year long. 1. Photo Coasters Cut up cork sheet and use Mod Podge to cover each piece with a favorite photo so you can relive your summer vacation every time you take a sip. 2. Polaroid Read more ...

5 Unexpected Uses for a Food Processor

Food processors make our lives in the kitchen easier by chopping, mincing, dicing and shredding foods in a fraction of the time it would take to do so by hand. But did you know that this wonder gadget can do even more than save our hands and knives the trouble of cutting? Try these five unexpected uses for your food processor to save time, money and to impress your friends with your savvy Read more ...

5 Ways to Save School Memories

Often the first day of school is harder for parents than it is for kids. One of the ways to ease the pain of separation is to focus your energy into preserving school memories. Here are five ways you can document that first day and save school memories that will be made throughout the year. First Day Questionnaire Source: Wine And Glue Create a questionnaire for your child to complete Read more ...

7 Healthy Junk Food Alternatives

Are you seriously crave-city when it comes to sugar and things? Do you start healthy diets only to get derailed? We’ve all been there so there’s no need to ride the guilt train! Rather than sneaking snacks, you can consciously add a little indulgence that are just as good as the traditional high sugar treats. We’ve rounded up seven delicious recipes for classic candies gone healthy, and Read more ...