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13 Cute St. Patty’s Day Treats For Kids

13 Cute St. Patty's Day Treats For Kids @NotSoIdleHands.com

We really love St. Patrick's Day around here and always try to do something fun to celebrate. But honestly, I use these holidays to make cute yummy treats that make me drool and even though we won't get around to all these cute yummies this year, we definitely need to add them to our list! Lucky Charms French Toast {Yep! You heard right} by Tastes of Lizzy T's Homemade Rainbow … [Read more...]

Adorable DIY Scripture Tote or Book Tote For Kids

Adorable DIY Scripture Tote or Book Tote For Kids By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Today I wanted to show how to make this cute book or scripture tote for your kiddos. I actually made this one awhile ago for my oldest daughter to replace hers that was falling apart and she begged me to make her one this time {I don't know why, my sewing skills aren't super}. So, after she gave me the puppy look, I gave in. But, it turned out looking fairly decent, so I decided to share after … [Read more...]

Inspire Your Little Architect with DIY Chalkboard Blocks

Inspire Your Little Architect with DIY Chalkboard Blocks @NotSoIdleHands.com

~By Merri Cvetan Winter is such a long season. By this time of year, parents are always looking for fun and inexpensive indoor activities. The best play time encourages kids to use their imagination and creativity. Although wood blocks have been a staple in the toy box for centuries, they're hardly high-tech. That's probably why parents love them. Blocks are almost the perfect toy. They help … [Read more...]

13 Awesome Girl and Boy Birthday Party Themes

13 Awesome Girl and Boy Birthday Party Themes @NotSoIdlehands.com

Well, we are starting to get ready for our slew of birthdays this year, so I have been gawking at all the fun party themes out there {and the super cute ways they have been implemented}. I wanted to share some of the ones I've found, so feast your eyes! Adorable Super Hero Party by Happiness Is Homemade Cute Vintage Circus Party over at Elevate Everyday Harry Potter Party from … [Read more...]

Not So Boring Mom~ Easy Valentine Garland Even Your Kids Can Do!

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*We are re~naming this series "Not So Boring Mom" * I have about ZERO valentine decorations for some reason...I love the holiday but just have never stalked up on all the decor and each year I kick myself for it! This year I thought to myself ...if I am not going to decorate the house for V-Day there is no reason my daughter can't add a little spice to her very own bedroom door to help feel … [Read more...]

My Two Cents About The Vaccine Wars

My Two Cents About The Vaccine Wars By: NotSoIdleHands.com

I don't normally write posts about hot~button topics, because honestly I would rather play with my pretty crafty stuff and show everyone how to make fun little things. But this is one area I'm really starting to get frustrated with the longer it goes on. I'm talking mostly about the whole vaxxers vs anti~vaxxers war that has popped up all over the internet. But to elaborate even further, I … [Read more...]