Turn treasures from your family vacation into a keepsake collage

I am so very proud of my newest collaboration with Vitamin Daily. I decided to write about summer vacations and how to make a decorative keepsake collage from findings we picked up, that made their way home with us.

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Breakfast Banana Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins |Smocks & Shops-SmocksandShops

Breakfast banana bites

Every time I bake a batch of these banana muffin bites, they last 3, 4 days at the most in our house. Everyone’s self control flies out the window, whether I include the chocolate chips or not. It’s a good thing it’s a healthy recipe. Over time, I tweaked it a little to leave out … Continue reading Breakfast banana bites

Birdhouses decorated by pre-schoolers

Making a new home for birds

My daughter turned 3 last month and during her party, her friends got to decorate their own birdhouses. Since it was a party and the kids were all 4 years old and younger, I skipped the paint to avoid the mess. Instead, I opted for great quality stickers, felt markers, glitter glue and adhesive “jewels”. Much of which … Continue reading Making a new home for birds

DIY puzzles with markers

Making one of a kind puzzles

On the weekends, I always have a special project to make or do with Danika. I get her excited by asking her if she wants to make a “special craft” with Mommy but don’t reveal too many details. Lately, she’s been increasingly into puzzles so I found a way to turn her newest interest into a craft (and … Continue reading Making one of a kind puzzles

Supplies needs to make mobile of animal silhouettes

Wooden animal silhouettes mobile

Danika and I have been working on this project for a while now. I found some great Etsy Shops who make really sweet mobiles that use wood, beads and felt. Drawing inspiration from these, I decided to try to make one myself with the help of my little partner, to decorate her room. Danika painted the animal silhouettes herself … Continue reading Wooden animal silhouettes mobile

Close up details of wall mounted vacation keepsake collage | Smocks & Shops

Turn treasures from your family vacation into a keepsake collage

I am so very proud of my newest collaboration with Vitamin Daily. I decided to write about summer vacations and how to make a decorative keepsake collage from findings we picked up, that made their way home with us.

Read More