Fun Instagram Mom~Our June Nightmare

Okay, maybe I’m exaggerating a little bit…but this past June we had been dealing with Molluscum.  I have not met anyone yet that knows what that is and wouldn’t tell you what a hassle it is! I’m writing this because I hope to help someone, even if this helps just one person I would be happy…I have found something that worked incredibly fast for us.  I wish someone had it laid out for me when I … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Birthday Invitations and Authentic Acceptance Letter and Party Part 1

Harry Potter Birthday Invitations and Authentic Acceptance Letter and Party Part 1 @NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, another birthday party has come and gone around these parts and like always, now is the time to show the super fun results of said party. This one was especially fun since our oldest begged for the magic of a Harry Potter par~tay...of which, I happen to be a super huge fan of {1st book came out the year after I graduated high school and I was hooked by the first page....yes, I'm THAT … [Read more...]

Fun Instagram Mom~The Official Game of 4th of July

Fun Instagram Mom~The Official Game of 4th of July at: NotSoIdleHands.com

Can you guess what the most important item is in this picture? I know you’re looking at that frosting…  That’s right…the toothpick!  The Toothpick Game is absolutely the most fun game you can play in a pool.  It is highly competitive so if you are not, sit back, relax and enjoy the show because it is bound to be a good one!  The object of the game is to retrieve the toothpick out of the water … [Read more...]

Red, White, & Blue 4th of July Painted Flag Denim Jackets

4th of July Painted Flag Denim Jackets By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, summer seems to be kicking me in the tushie so far, but we are very much looking forward to 4th of July and celebrating our independence and freedoms with family and some stunning fireworks over the lake. Therefore, I wanted to show how we made these cute flag jackets the girlies get to wear while we hang out this holiday and Oooooh & Ahhhhh at the fireworks high above us. We loved … [Read more...]

Printable Father’s Day Tags With Awesome Quote

Printable Father's Day Tags With Awesome Quote By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Wanna hear a funny story {of course you do....who says no to a funny story}? This happened the year I posted about these funny t-shirts I made for our girlies to wear whenever they were out~and~about with their dad. I was trying to hurry and get the shirts done and photos taken as well as still adjusting to our recently adopted tiny kiddo {yes, we brought her home in Feb, but adjustment always … [Read more...]

Adventures With ADHD ~ Throw In Some OCD And You’ve Got A Party

Adventures With ADHD ~ Throw In Some OCD And You've Got A Party By: NotSoIdleHands.com

ADHD is a lot of fun and super exciting for me. It helps me run around with my friend the headless chicken and allows me to remember exactly %5 of conversations I'm a part of {because after the first minute, my brain starts thinking of 53 other things that are not in the least pertinent to anything being discussed}. It aids me in keeping every project I start, half-finished and strewn around my … [Read more...]

Cheater’s Guide ~ How to Post Your Awesome DSLR Photos to Instagram

Cheater's Guide ~ How to Post Your Awesome DSLR Photos to Instagram By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Ok, so we all know how awesome Instagram is {case in point, Jess~ The Fun Instagram Mom}, but we also all know how frustrating it is that we can't post the fantabulous pics we take with our super expensive DSLR cameras. What did we buy them for anyways, if we always end up taking pics of important events with our phones JUST so we can throw 'em up onto Instagram later? Well, there are apps you … [Read more...]

Color On Shape Magnets ~ Father’s Day & Summer Kids Craft

Color On Shape Magnets ~ Father's Day & Summer Kids Craft By: NotSoIdleHands.com

I have been racking my brain for a cute craft the kiddos could make for the hubs for Father's Day this year. So, as I was ransacking my craft supplies for inspiration, I came across these cute shapes I made from magnet material {we all know how much I LOVE magnets!!} that the kiddos could draw on with colorful permanent markers. I knew the hubs would love being able to use these and see the … [Read more...]