13 Ounce Happy Mail – 4 Ideas


As I was looking for some ideas to beat summer boredom that sometimes sneaks up on my kids, I discovered something brilliant! Any package weighing 13 ounces or less can be mailed...without a container or wrapping! It has been almost 100 degrees here all week and I just couldn't take doing anything outside. I decided ... continue reading

Kids Summer Boredom Buster

Ladybug and Bumblebee Tic Tac Toe feature

The second I saw this amazing project from Chicken Scratch, NY, I knew my kids would love it and we had to do it! This was a perfect activity on a dreary summer afternoon when we really needed a fun and new project. I am trying to collect a few ideas to have ready to ... continue reading

DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Sidewalk Chalk Paint Recipe from Too Much Time on My Hands square

Summer boredom setting in for anyone else? Don't get me wrong, I love summer and the freedom to do anything we want, but after 4 weeks of swimming and camping we are all ready for something new and fun. How have you been keeping the young ones away from the tv and video games? I ... continue reading

Easy Mason Jar Teacher Gift

Mason Jar Pencil Vase or Organizer for Teacher Gift  l  Too Much Time on My Hands 120

I am so darn excited about these ADORABLE end of year teacher gifts! DO you have anything planned yet? There are so many awesome ideas out there it's a challenge to choose just one. On Monday I shared a collection of free printables you can use for end of year gifts. If you don't have ... continue reading

Sweet Safari Party

Kids Safari Birthday Party from too Much Time on My Hands 120

We had a fabulous "Sweet Safari" birthday party for my lovely seven year old daughter, Holden, last weekend! This was such a fun and easy theme to run with! I used crepe paper and green paper to create vines and leaves hung throughout the house. I also bought some safari images which I used to ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Free Teacher Gift Printables

20 Free Printables for your teacher -end of year- teacher appreciation, or just because she or he rocks 120 px

I have been seeing so many amazingly cute and thoughtful teacher gifts around blog land lately. Since I am too busy/lazy to create something on my own, I decided to take advantage of other peoples creativity and generosity! An end of year gift does not need to be expensive or grand. Just a small gesture ... continue reading

Decorate Your Eggs with Sharpies

Decorate You Easter Eggs with Sharpies From Too Much Time on My Hands 120

I just love using Sharpies in my crafting, anyone else? They are so versatile and work on almost any surface. I decided to but some ceramic type of eggs for this project and I love that these eggs will last forever, or until one of the kids breaks them. I just did some random designs. ... continue reading

Personalized Frames with Mod Podge Rocks Stencils

Personalized picture frames with Mod Podge Stencils from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

I was so excited to have an opportunity to try out this amazing new product from Plaid and Mod Podge Rocks! Adhesive stencils that are pretty much the most brilliant thing ever invented. I love the look of stencils, but I honestly have issues getting them affixed and keeping them in place as I go ... continue reading

disney baby necessities


This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. I remember the desperation I felt in my body the day I bought this amazing walker. My son was 8 months old and we spent at least 6 hours a day with me bent over him holding his hands while he practiced walking. ... continue reading

Valentine’s Games Free Printables

2 Valentine's Games BINGO and Tic Tac Toe Free Printables SMall

I am such a dork, but I am really excited to be in charge of planning my daughter's first grade school Valentine's party. I couldn't help with Halloween, which is just as well because I don't really like Halloween anyway (don't hate me). I know I want to divide the kids into 3 groups and ... continue reading