Sensory Blanket Tutorial

I’ve learned a lot of tricks the hard way when it comes to making sensory blankets (commonly known as taggie blankets) as baby gifts, and I want to pass on those tips to you! This will be a very detailed tutorial. Most tutes I looked out apparently assumed I was an incredible seamstress… and I’m not.

Pinterest-Inspired Mickey Mouse 1st Birthday Party on a Budget

Our little miracle boy turned one this summer! And yes, I’m very late in posting his birthday party… but that’s about how things go around here! I want to share with you everything I did for his party, because we were certainly planning on a budget!

“Following in Daddy’s Footsteps” Craft

This is my husband’s first Father’s Day, and I’m hoping it’s a good one! A couple of years ago, we both struggled with Mother’s Day and Father’s Day because of how hard we’d been trying to get pregnant. I’m so excited for my husband to get to celebrate his first Father’s Day, so I wanted to do something a little personal and special for him as a gift from his son.

Simple Baby/Toddler Quiet Book

I am not this amazingly crafty, artsy person. I have some basic skills, but I think my ideas often are more complicated than what I can actually accomplish! So forewarning, all of my craft posts will be for the “amateur” crafter. 🙂

After taking our infant son to a vow renewal ceremony, I realized that we needed a quiet book for him. Keeping him still and silent during that ceremony was difficult! I started researching online; the cheapest books I could find were upwards of $30, and they were often too advanced for his age. I’m a bit of a cheapskate, so I decided to make my own. More