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Magnetic Chore Chart Is Back!!

Magnetic Chore Chart by NotSoIdleHands.com

So sorry about my blog's plain Jane appearance right....It's in the middle of a facelift and should be right purdy in a few weeks..... Here at the McDonald Casa, we make our kiddos our slaves....er, do chores. And this chart remains the best and easiest way we've found to get them to do chores and keep track of who does what. I wanted to re-post this awesome parenting tool again as well as … [Read more...]

Somebody That You Used To Know

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Hello all you out there!! Boy, have I missed you and blogging while I've been MIA. So.......I'm back!! Yay!! I'm so excited and have TONS of fun stuff planned for us to do. So, visit often and say hi if you have time. I can't wait to show you all sorts of fun things. I didn't want to relaunch my blog till I was sure I could stick around and do a really good job again and it killed me that I … [Read more...]

Yummy New Halloween Countdown Blocks

Yummy New Halloween Countdown Blocks By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Howdy everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend and maybe pigged out on some yummy fried foods :) Today I wanted to show the new countdown blocks I made with some yummy new Halloween paper from Echo Park. I LOVE this collection with all the orange and black & white!! It's great! Plus, we are making these as part of Super Saturday this year and it'll be great! Anywhoo, … [Read more...]

Mobile Diaper Changing Station And Reader Giveaway!!!

Good morning to you all!Well, school is well on it's way....and I started the first rotation for teaching in our preschool co-op. So,things have calmed down a bit for us. Hopefully, that means more crafting time.....Okie dokie, so I made this for a friend of mine and brought it to her shower last month (yes, I'm behind....what else is new?). It's a MObile Diaper Changing Station, or MODCS. Things … [Read more...]

Freecycle Friday – Temple Sealing Gift And Reader Giveaway!!!!

Happy Friday!!!Today is special because it was the LAST day of kindergarten for my baby girl!!!I think I need to cry now......my baby is growing up so fast and she's gonna be a first grader!! Holy cow!!When she was a baby, I could NEVER imagine her as a first grader......or a kindergartner :(Ok, so enough blubbering and on to my Freecycle craft for today.I found a B-eautiful frame at my local … [Read more...]

My Pottery Barn Necklace Frame Knockoff

Happy Freecycle Friday!!!Well, I was drooling over the PB website lately and FELL. IN. LOVE. with their jewelry display frames!!(but not the price)So, since I had a few frames from the thrift store lying around.............I decided to make my own.This is how mine came out!!!This is their version I NEEDED some color in my bathroom, and I LOVED this blue!Nice and bright and cheery.I also adore the … [Read more...]