FREE Shutterfly Mug: Ends Sunday

September 13, 2014

This weekend only, get a free mug from Shutterfly with the code CHEERS (value $14.99). With Christmas just over 3 months away, it is a great time to take advantage of freebies like these to make thoughtful, personalized gifts. Come mid-November through December, we won’t see as many freebies on gift products. My family loves […]

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Reading with Our Kindergartener on the Kindle

September 12, 2014

Sometimes I still can’t believe that Elias is in kindergarten. It seems like we were just bringing him home from the hospital. But here we are. Kindergarten. Elias has transitioned into kindergarten with great ease. He loves his school, teacher and classmates. He is doing well with the routine and very happy. We are so […]

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DIY: Easy Candy Corn Costume Tutorial

September 11, 2014

I was going through some old Halloween costume posts and realized I never wrote a costume tutorial for Adeline’s felt candy corn costume that she wore at 16 months. I went back to our 2012 photos and found a few in case anyone is looking to make a simple little girl costume this Halloween. Felt […]

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HOT SALE: The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle is Now Available for 6 Days Only

September 10, 2014

Something I work really hard on here on The Mom Creative is to only share products, books and projects that will help to create a life well-crafted. Sometimes that’s literally a craft project. Sometimes that’s a sale that will help you save on gifts for your loved ones. Other times, it looks like books that […]

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60th Birthday Party Inspiration

September 9, 2014

This summer my aunt turned 60 and our family threw her a surprise party. I was in charge of decorations, which were mostly provided by Minted. Since my forte tends to be baby showers and kids’ parties, it was fun to do something a little different. Minted has a huge party decor collection. With being […]

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TOMS Sale: Save up to 35%

September 9, 2014

It’s one of my favorite sales on Zulily today and it doesn’t happen often – TOMS are on sale! They have kids, womens and mens shoes – YEOW! Last time TOMS were available on Zulily, many styles sold out quickly, so I would check out the sale as soon as you can. Everything is up […]

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Easy Sam I Am Costume Tutorial

September 8, 2014

Today I am delighted to share how to make an easy Dr. Seuss Sam I Am costume. I made this costume for Adeline during Dr. Seuss week at her school, but thought this tutorial was perfect to share with Halloween right around the corner. I have walked through the steps to making this costume in […]

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Tutorial: No-Sew Star-Bellied Sneetch Dr. Seuss Costume

September 5, 2014

For Dr. Seuss Week a few months ago, I made simple costumes for each of my kids. I decided to wait on doing tutorials until closer to Halloween. Today I wanted to share how I made a Dr. Seuss-inspired Star-Bellied Sneetch Costume for Elias. You remember The Sneetches and Other Stories, right? Such a classic! […]

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Birthday Photo Book Tips + A Free Photo Book for You

September 4, 2014

  We love birthdays in our family and go all out for the kids’ birthday parties. Because we literally take 100s of photos, I always make a photo book about the party. This summer Adeline had a Hello Kitty party and Elias had a Star Wars party (posts coming later this month) and I have […]

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Elias, Kiwi Crate and a FREE Kit for You

September 3, 2014

Every month, Kiwi Crate is one of Elias’s favorite activities. I have tried a lot of subscription services, but usually I cancel them after 3-6 months because I feel like they become redundant, or I don’t really NEED the product. This is not the case with Kiwi Crate. We have been subscribers for more than […]

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