Upcycled Saint Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

by Dinah Wulf

Yay! Saint Patrick’s Day is almost here. I think one of my favorite projects to do with Mia out of all the holidays is making a Leprechaun trap. It’s so much fun. You have to check out the Leprechaun trap we did last year. It also helps that green is my favorite color! I put […]

Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids

by Dinah Wulf

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner so I thought I’d put together a list of some fun and easy Valentine’s Day craft ideas for kids from some talented Bloggers. Many of these crafts are made from upcycled materials such as paper plates, sticks, cardboard tubes, or old crayons. I keep several of these materials in […]

Santa Stop Here DIY Outdoor Sign

by Dinah Wulf
Santa Stop Here Sign (8)

I am proud to be a 3M sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape . Opinions are my own and additional products used in the project were selected by me. The other day I found a shelf that my friend was about to throw away. […]

How to Recycle and Regrow Your Kitchen Scraps

by T Berokoff

How to Recycle and Regrow your Kitchen Scraps             Check your kitchen trash!  There may be some things in there you can use again!  If you have veggie scraps, use them to re-grow your own fresh ones.  I’m starting to re- grow carrots, celery and lettuce. Place the root ends of the vegetable you’re re-growing […]

Upcycled Gift Wrapping Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Gift Wrapping Ideas

I’m a big promoter of upcycling trash to treasure. This time of year (any time, really) is a great time to reduce, reuse, and upcycle trash into something new, useful, and beautiful. A simple way to do that this holiday season is through gift wrapping. I’m no stranger to doing this, so I have a […]

DIY Repurposed Gift Card Holder

by Dinah Wulf
Brown Paper Bag Turned Chic Gift Card Holder (650x584)

Thank you to J. Jill for sponsoring this post and giveaway, DIY Repurposed Gift Card Holder. All opinions are 100% my own. I am so excited to a) show you how to make a DIY gift card holder out of a brown paper bag, and b) give one lucky winner this DIY gift card holder […]

Toilet Paper Roll Reindeer

by Dinah Wulf

The other day, I had a random playdate with a couple of my best friend’s daughters. When they come to spend time with me, we always do a craft together.  I wanted to do something seasonal, with items I have in my craft closet, so we ended up making these toilet paper roll reindeer. Materials: […]

Turkey Toilet Paper Roll Craft

by Dinah Wulf

As you may already know, I hoard toilet paper rolls. When you have young kids, you never know when the ultimate toilet paper roll craft may strike! After all I HAVE made quite a few toilet paper roll crafts with Mia! This time, we made a turkey with some colorful feathers we made from our […]

DIY Christmas Card Display

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Card Display with Chicken Wire (1)

  This article, DIY Christmas Card Display, is sponsored by Pear Tree Greetings. All opinions are 100% my own. Lucky for me, this year I was able to design my custom Christmas cards with Pear Tree Greetings. There were SO many choices for holiday photo cards I couldn’t decide. Their personalization process made it so […]

Thanksgiving Recycled Crafts for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
Thanksgiving Recycled Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving is a time of celebration with family and friends. For my family, it’s probably one of the largest gatherings of all the friends and family members of the year. For us, that also means several kiddos running around. I love to have Thanksgiving recycled crafts readily available to the kids. To prepare, I like […]

Toilet Paper Roll Spider

by Dinah Wulf

Mia and I love doing toilet paper roll crafts. The craft closet is always stocked with them. As usual, when we decide on a craft to make, whatever Mia says goes! This time, since we are so close to Halloween, we decided to make a little spider.  We left the top open so that you […]

Recycled Can and Mason Jar Vases

by Dinah Wulf
Mason Jar and tin can centerpiece with pink and green fresh flowers.

I originally shared this idea on my friend’s blog, A Fabulous Fete, and thought I’d share it with you today! I don’t know about you but I am always saving spaghetti sauce jars. I’ll even take this a step further and admit to you that I buy spaghetti sauce based on the jar and not […]

Recycled Fall Crafts for Kids

by Dinah Wulf

When the weather starts getting a little cooler, it’s nice to be inside getting creative with your kids. I’ve gathered sixteen recycled fall crafts for kids from several talented Bloggers. The list contains projects you can make using recycled items such as toilet paper rolls, paper plates, old socks, bottle caps, lids, magazines, and more. […]

Upcycled Pine Cone Pets

by Dinah Wulf
Pine Cone Pet Dog

My daughter and I went for a walk to the park not long ago with the intentions of hopefully making some new friends her age to play with, not to make upcycled pine cone pets. By the time we got there, the sun was blazing and the park was empty. It was so hot, that […]

Become an Animal Hero

by Dinah Wulf

My family and I had a fun trip to the Santa Ana Zoo this weekend.  I noticed a campaign they had called “Become and Animal Hero”, promoting conservation and protection of our homes, animals, and planet. They were signs posted throughout the park offering tips and ideas on recycling, water and energy conservation, and the […]

Plastic Recycling Facts I Learned at the Aquarium

by Dinah Wulf

My family went to the Aquarium of the Pacific last weekend in Long Beach, California. It was the first time my daughter has ever been there. We had a great time looking, feeling, and learning about marine life of all kinds. My daughter in particular loved the jellyfish and sea horses. I had never seen […]

Toilet Paper Roll Gift Wrapping

by Dinah Wulf
Toilet Paper Roll Gift Wrapping (5)

If you have been following along both of my blogs, this one and Inheriting Our Planet, you may have noticed all the posts I have been writing about my amazing trip to Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto in Mexico! Of COURSE I had to bring home a few souvenirs from my trip. […]

Camping Ideas and Tips

by Dinah Wulf
Camping Ideas and Tips (650x542)

Happy Friday! With summertime well underway, I thought I’d put together a list of helpful checklists, camping ideas and tips, DIY hacks and ideas, games, crafts, and tasty treats from some fabulous fellow Bloggers. Here we go! Check Lists and Camping Tips: Checklists, tips, and tricks to help prepare you for a successful and safe […]