The 10 most creative ways to document your baby’s first year

The 10 most creative ways to document baby's first year | Cardstore Blog

Back when Carter was first born, I bought a set of month-by-month onesie stickers from Etsy that I used to document his first year. At the time, I seriously thought I was the MOST creative mom on the block. But boy, oh boy, have some of these other moms outdone […] Read More »

Stay merry! A Valentine project to reuse your holiday cards

I don’t know about you, but it’s so hard for me to throw away Christmas cards after the holidays are over. Dear friends and family from all over the country have spent time and money to mail me a beautiful card, and it just seems sad to throw them right […] Read More »

All sweet, no sugar! Easy valentine crafts for the whole family

DIY-Succulent-Planter

Who doesn’t love a good Valentine’s Day craft?! This year for Valentine’s Day, I’m thinking outside the box, and I’m feeling inspired by nature. I’m excited to try out some of these (mostly) easy valentine crafts with my kids, but I’m even more excited that they don’t involve candy. Because let’s […] Read More »

Creatacard – the funnest, easiest way to send a thank you card!

I remember, as a child, the dread I felt about having to write thank you cards. It was SO much work, and I had no idea what to say after “Thank you for the doll.” Even the tiniest card seemed like it had infinite blank space to fill. Now, as […] Read More »

New Year’s Eve with kids? Try this DIY countdown match game

Spending New Year's Eve with kids? This DIY memory match-game uses your favorite photographs of the year as a family-friendly countdown activity!

This year, we’re celebrating New Year’s Eve with my sister and her family, and between the two of us, we have five children under the age of six. Obviously, our celebrations won’t include copious amounts of champagne. This fun little DIY match game is tons of fun if you’re spending […] Read More »

Let it snow! A kid-friendly DIY winter craft

One delightful thing about snowflakes is that, by their very nature, no two ever look alike. To me, that uniqueness and variation makes this the perfect kid-friendly winter craft! What you’ll need: Popsicle sticks (You can find them sold as “craft sticks” at your local craft store.) Paint (It helps […] Read More »

5 items or less – easy Halloween costume ideas for kids

Pumpkins, apple cider, and spiders – oh,my! Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays, but the planning of events and costumes starts to happen in July,because if your kids are like mine, they change their minds A LOT. We usually start out with being a princess, then a llama, […] Read More »

Easy pumpkin vases for fall! DIY pumpkin decorating

Get ready for fall with a super cute pumpkin vase - a fun and easy, kid-friendly pumpkin decorating project!

With fall coming on strong (at least in my mind – it’s still topping 100 degrees here in Phoenix), the itch to do some fall crafts is definitely getting to me. But I’ve learned that if I’m doing a craft, my little girls are desperate to be involved too. These […] Read More »

Gift ideas for kids – what to get for kids 5 and under

Trying to find a cool birthday gift for a toddler, preschooler, or kindergartener? Well, look no further! I’ve rounded up 14 gift ideas for kids, and whether you’re shopping for a wiggle-worm or a bookworm, I’ve got you covered. They’ll have a blast riding on the bouncy cow, or using their imagination and some colorful magnets to build animals and buildings. I […] Read More »

A back to school keepsake with Creatacard

My oldest daughter started kindergarten last week, which basically blows my mind. Like any 21st century parent, I wanted to document her first day of school and what she’s like as a five year old, in a way that would be easy for me to store and also keep up […] Read More »