Motherhood – Zero salary. Totally worth it.

Motherhood - Zero salary. Totally worth it.

Remember the World’s Toughest Job video we introduced last year? And that laundry list of requirements like, constantly standing, no breaks, constant attention, no vacation, no time to sleep, completely pro bono at 168 hours a week, and with a happy disposition? If you’re a mom—or you’ve paid any attention […] Read More »

An easy spring craft for kids – just in time for Mother’s Day!

It’s always tricky coming up with a Mother’s Day present that kids can make on their own. This one, which requires only a few inexpensive supplies and some painting, is perfect! I love that every child in the family can make a personalized one and make a sweet set of […] Read More »

Mother’s Day gift ideas – thanks, mom!

Moms are the definition of sacrifice, friendship, and unconditional love. They have this crazy way of understanding how you’re feeling without you having to say a word, and they can make you feel like the best possible version of yourself with a single embrace. I’ve learned a lot from my mom […] Read More »

Mother’s Day colors {color mixer}

Mother’s Day is about a month away, so don’t forget to plan something for the wonderful moms in your life :) Whether she’s your mom, your kids’ mom, your grandma, or even just someone that was like a mom to you… Celebrate her with a pop of pink, a hint of […] Read More »

Colorful enamel lockets – a homemade Mother’s Day gift DIY

Mother’s day is around the corner and I can’t think of a more sentimental gift than one made by the hands of the human she made… Okay, that came off a little strange, but you know what I mean! Here’s a quick and colorful, semi-homemade gift perfect for those special […] Read More »

Floral Spring Crafts {friday finds}

Spring is FINALLY here! I love spring because it means the dull, drab months of winter are over and it’s time to open the windows, take deep breaths of fresh air and bring back more bright, happy colors. To help celebrate the happy season ahead of us, I’ve put together […] Read More »

My most favorite Mother’s Day card of all time, and where it came from

My most favorite Mother’s Day card of all time, and where it came from

With Mother’s Day coming up, I thought it might be a good time to a share the story behind one of my favorite Mother’s Day cards. Last year, when we sat down to brainstorm some new Mother’s Day ideas, I couldn’t help but think about the Mother’s Day gift my […] Read More »

Card-making just got WAY more fun for kids (and adults!)

Our finished paper greeting card made on the Creatacard app!

I love Saturday mornings at home with my little man. My husband works on Saturdays, so Carter and I make breakfast together, play games, and just generally spend quality time together. It’s usually easy for us to stay busy, but winter has been LONG this year in Ohio, and lately […] Read More »

Look what I made! Homemade Mother’s Day gifts for grown-ups

Look what I made! Homemade Mother's Day gifts for grown-ups | Cardstore Blog

For a lot of moms, Mother’s Day means adorable, homemade Mother’s Day gifts created by little hands, and it’s no secret that kid-crafts like these can become some of a mom’s most favorite keepsakes. But now that you’re older, it doesn’t mean that you still can’t give your mom a […] Read More »