Fall Projects with Kids

i adore fall. i love DIY. i am TOTALLY in love with crafty projects to do with my kids! overwhelmingly in love with art supplies, a table full of messy cut-outs, glitter, glue.... & smiling children! these projects have been mostly accomplished … [Read more...]

2 DIY Painted Wooden Crates

earlier this year my dad and i launched a new business called Reclaim the Grain, a wooden crate shop that designs & builds custom wooden crates using reclaimed wood from western New York. we get custom orders often requiring us to really think … [Read more...]

SummerSELF – pamper

it's summer time. the weather is warming up here in Western NY -- humidity, plenty of hectic busy days. play dates, errands, grilling out, pool and library visits, exploring, adventures and plenty of fun to be had. but what about our feet? our skin? … [Read more...]

8 Summer DIY’s for Kids

sweet sweet summertime is here. 75 & sunny. beach play, bathing suits, sunscreen... trips to the library on bicycles, sunroof open and windows down, blue skies full of life! we love summertime... and i love making sweet little things for the … [Read more...]