DIY: Create A Bento Box Of Fun

bento box with ribbon

This week I’ve been preparing for the 7 hour drive ahead of us to get home for Thanksgiving.  Each time we take this trip, I pack an arsenal of stuff to keep the kid occupied during the ride.  But no matter what she has going on in the back seat, she still manages to ask me the dreaded question, “Are we there yet?” at least once an hour.  Then she spends the next 5 minutes whining about how it is “going to take forever!” and blah, blah, blah.  By the time we get to our destination, I’m ready to barricade myself in a room with a bottle of wine! Continue reading

I Admit It…I’m A Basket Case!

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Great for hiding a sleeping Furby

After I had my daughter, I swore would not let her “stuff” take over our home. Then I discovered baskets. I quickly realized that I could use baskets to neatly hide all of the stuffed animals, books, toys and everything in between. Continue reading