Made for Mermaids Jamie Poncho Pattern

The Jamie Poncho is the BEST Thanksgiving outfit you could possibly imagine! It’s not just cute; it’s also cozy for traveling, and roomy enough for all the mashed potatoes I intend to eat! You can wear it as a pullover-style, or as a cocoon cardigan. Check out the Made for Mermaids blog for the buttonContinue reading “Made for Mermaids Jamie Poncho Pattern”

DIY Tomatoa & Moana Costume

My son is a MAJOR costume planner. He usually picks out his costume a year in advance, sometimes even before that!! I’ve posted about some of his/our previous costumes here. Last year was the first year Chris was actually home for Halloween, so naturally, E asked him to dress up with us. If you’ve metContinue reading “DIY Tomatoa & Moana Costume”

Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Projects

Although I’m itching to get to December and celebrate all things Christmas, I still love the  warmth and comfort Thanksgiving brings. We usually dive head first into Christmas crafts, but I decided to pull in a few more fall themed projects this year. The first project my kids and I tackled are these fun DIYContinue reading “Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Projects”

DIY Batman and Robin Costumes

After sharing E’s Halloween costumes from the last few years, it seemed natural to share the kids’ costumes for this year. I finished them about 3 minutes before they needed to wear them to a costume birthday party. Hands down, these were the easiest costumes I’ve made. Not the cheapest, but most of the piecesContinue reading “DIY Batman and Robin Costumes”

DIY Halloween Costumes

Halloween costumes have become a pretty big deal around here. E has always loved dressing up, and I’d be lying if I said I had nothing to do with that. For example, for his first Halloween, I dressed him up as a pirate during his nap. I don’t know what happened to my mom-motivation theContinue reading “DIY Halloween Costumes”