How to Add & Sell a Pattern on Craftsy

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(This post contains affiliate links which means I will be compensated if you purchase after clicking these links.) In addition to wonderful online courses and craft supplies, Craftsy also has an independent online pattern store that lets anyone upload and sell downloadable e-patterns with no fee! How do you add a pattern to Craftsy and start your pattern store? It’s easy! 1. Make sure you have a Paypal account. All pattern transactions happen through Paypal, and Craftsy requires that … [Read more...]

Using Netflix For Science Fair Inspiration #NetflixKids

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              Science fairs.... remember those? I don't know about your child's school, but my kiddos schools don't seem to do Science fairs anymore. In fact they never seem to have any "big projects" anymore. I'm guessing because it would interfere with all the test preparation they have to do now. It really makes me sad because, even though most of the time when I was a student I used to break out in a cold sweat with the mere … [Read more...]

PomTree No Mess Craft Kits – Giveaway Ends 11/23

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I received samples to facilitate this post. All opinions are 100% my own.       My children LOVE arts and crafts. Normally I do as well, however I hate the mess that it makes and the hours of clean up that I have to do. For example: scrubbing paint or glue off walls, furniture, clothing and my children themselves. Most days it's just not worth the hassle. PomTree has completely taken the stress away by creating No Mess craft kits. There is no glue involved, no … [Read more...]

Turbo Giveaway Plus Fun Family Turbo Activities- Ends 11/15 #TurboFastFun @FHEInsiders

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I will be receiving a copy of Turbo for being a member of the Fox Home Entertainment Insiders. All opinions are 100% my own!     Laugh it up with the visually stunning, heartfelt comedy-adventure for fans of all ages this holiday season! “Fresh, fast and funny” (Lou Lumenick, New York Post) and garnering four stars from Shawn Edwards with Fox TV, DreamWorks Animation’sTURBO has been hailed by critics as “pure family fun” (Jeff Craig, Sixty Second Preview) receiving … [Read more...]

Epic Blu-Ray Giveaway Ends 8/31 #EpicDay

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As part of the FHEInsiders program I will receive a  Blu-ray copy of this film.  No other compensation was received.  All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Epic is available now on Digital HD and Aug. 20 on Blu-ray and DVD! How exciting! In celebration of Epic's release there are tons of fun activities, coloring pages and even a fun EPIC COLORING & STORYBOOK BUILDER app available for download  for iOS, ANDROID and AMAZON. The EPIC COLORING & STORYBOOK BUILDER app offers 5 … [Read more...]

Gamesville’s Reel Cash Critters

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I love playing online games to relax. Whether it's bingo, trivia, role playing or slots, online games are a great way to unwind after a long stressful day. I recently discovered a new slot game on Gamesville called Reel Cash Critters. This addicting slots games is not quite like other slot games you may have played in the past. To play, you wager your GVs (Gamesville’s virtual currency that you win by playing games) and spin. You can win cash prizes from $5-$10, obviously a great part of the … [Read more...]

PVC Craft Ideas Infographic

I am always looking for fun and inexpensive crafts to do with my kiddos. Using PVC pipe to make cool tents, musical instruments and water fun toys sounds like perfection! I hope you get some wonderful ideas for activities to do with your children by viewing the infographic below! This data in this infographic was assembled by Commercial Industrial Supply, a leading pvc pipe and fittings supplier.             This post was brought to you … [Read more...]

Roll & Play By Think Fun Games

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Sometimes a game comes along and it's so simply brilliant that you wish you had come up with the concept. Think Fun Games Roll & Play toy for toddlers aged 18 months and up is one of those games. [yframe url='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQZcsxHR6IQ'] My daughter absolutely adores this game. She plays it over and over again! We brought it on vacation with us last week and she had my entire family playing it with her! Katie now has it memorized and can pretty much play by herself … [Read more...]