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Pumpkin Spice Brown Sugar Scrub + Free Printables

Pumpkin Spice Brown Sugar Scrub + Free Printable @NotSoIdleHands.com

I love a good sugar scrub, and when it smells like pumpkin pie and brown sugar.....that's even better! I've been making my own scrub for years, so I thought it was about time to do a post about it and share my secret recipe {wink, wink}. I even made some printable labels, so you can be a rock star and give out jars to your besties for Christmas. All this dry winter skin needs some TLC, after … [Read more...]

Rustic Advent Tree with Stamped Treat Bags

Rustic Advent Tree with Stamped Treat Bags @NotSoIdleHands.com

I love advent calendars! I think it's because they remind me of when I was a kid and we lived in Germany....where they do Christmas up reeeeeel good!! We used to get those little paper calendars where you opened the tiny paper door each day and hidden behind was a fun little chocolate.....every.single.day. I don't know about you, but there wasn't any other time of year where we got our own little … [Read more...]

Cute & Easy Gift or Stocking Stuffer ~ Clothespin Magnets

Cute & Easy Gift or Stocking Stuffer ~ Clothespin Magnets @NotSoIdleHands.com

It always surprises me once Halloween is over and suddenly the days get chillier and it's the season for gift~giving. I feel a tightness in my chest and hyperventilate a bit when I start thinking about all the things that need to be done and all the awesome peeps I want to show appreciation for with some fun little things {you know who you are!}. But luckily there are about a million {give or … [Read more...]

Easy Last~Minute Halloween Hot Chocolate Treat + Free Printable

Easy Last~Minute Halloween Hot Chocolate Treat + Free Printable By: NotSoIdlehands.com

I'm all about doing things last~minute....just ask anyone that's had the misfortune of planning stuff with me. I'm usually the one who has to think and plan stuff out for the first 98% of my time frame, and then that last 2% is when the H in ADHD comes in handy for me {H meaning hyperactive, or course}. So, 3 weeks ago, I started planning to make some fun treats to bring to my kiddos' schools for … [Read more...]

DIY Pink Robot Girl Costume {Or Boy}

DIY Pink Robot Girl Costume {Or Boy} By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Ok, so I admit that I reeeeeeeelly wanted boys....3 to be exact. I was always a tomboy, so I thought I would make the perfect "boy" mom. Well, obviously that didn't happen. Even with our youngest, whom we adopted....the chances of getting a girl were, like, %10. Boom! I would get my boy at last! Nope, still not in the cards. Turns out, though....she's a tomboy too. She likes bugs {a little too … [Read more...]

Spooky and Simple Halloween Treat Bags X 2

Spooky and Simple Halloween Treat Bags X 2 By NotSoIdleHands.com

Need some cute and simple Halloween treat bags for your fun Halloween party....or just to hand out to the cute kiddos that will come begging for sweets? Well, I have just the thing! These bags are so easy peasy to make and can hold just about anything you care to fill 'em with. I do have both kinds at my Etsy Shop....pre~stamped of course! Orrrrrrr, you can get the blank bags and jazz them up … [Read more...]