Strap-On Pony Head For Your Leg

Filed under: Kids — Savvy Housekeeper at 8:37 am on Monday, August 10, 2015


This is kind of fun: Strap This Pony Head To Your Leg. Heh. $38.

DIY Cardboard Playhouses

Filed under: Kids — Savvy Housekeeper at 7:21 am on Monday, July 20, 2015


More fun with cardboard boxes.

This time, check out these DIY Cardboard Playhouses. I love the addition of shingles and wallpaper (or wrapping paper) for color.

DIY Plantable Felt Garden Box

Filed under: Kids — Savvy Housekeeper at 7:33 am on Tuesday, July 7, 2015


This is so cute! Make your child a Plantable Felt Garden Box.


The tutorial goes over how to make the box, carrots, strawberries, beets, and more.


It would make a great gift, too.

From Bookcase To Baby Clothes Closet

Filed under: Kids — Savvy Housekeeper at 7:18 am on Tuesday, June 30, 2015


I love this idea. Turn A Bookcase Into A Closet For Baby Clothes.

Stop You Kid’s Nodding Head With A Slumber Sling

Filed under: Kids — Savvy Housekeeper at 7:37 am on Tuesday, June 23, 2015


I could have had used this gadget when Savvy Jr. was younger. You know when they fall asleep in the car and their head gets heavy and falls forward? The Slumber Sling stops that from happening. No more worries about a sore neck and shoulders.

It’s a little pricey at $21.99, though. It looks like it could be easy to sew yourself.

DIY Sand and Rock Box

Filed under: Kids — Savvy Housekeeper at 8:15 am on Wednesday, April 22, 2015


This DIY Sand and Rock Box is a great idea. Sandboxes squick me out (cats) and we don’t have room for one, anyway. Maybe I should just make one in a big plastic box.


Great outdoor play potential here.

Savvy Jr’s Easter Basket

Filed under: Kids — Savvy Housekeeper at 7:47 am on Monday, April 6, 2015


Personal Creation’s sent Savvy Jr an Easter basket this year. We tried out the All-In-One Boys Easter Basket, which comes with:

Stuffed bunny
A chocolate bunny in box
Jelly beans
Small chocolate eggs
Mini chocolate bunnies
4 pack of Peeps
Sugared bunnies
And a personalized basket.

While these are all things you can buy yourself in the store, it was convenient to have it all sent to me and ready to go.

I was also pleased with the amount of candy the basket came with. There was so much, I didn’t put it all in the basket, but held some back to put in plastic eggs for his Easter egg hunt.

It was the major thing Savvy Jr–whose real name is Gideon–got this year, and he loved it.

Rocket Ship Canopy

Filed under: Kids — Savvy Housekeeper at 8:56 am on Wednesday, April 1, 2015


How fun, a Rocket Ship Canopy. $189.

Easter Egg Lunch

Filed under: Kids — Savvy Housekeeper at 7:24 am on Wednesday, March 25, 2015


I love this idea. Make an Easter Egg Lunch by putting plastic eggs in an egg carton and filling them with snacks. It couldn’t be simpler.

My son would love this.

Easy Jelly Bean Bracelets

Filed under: Kids — Savvy Housekeeper at 7:06 am on Thursday, March 19, 2015


Love this idea: Easy Jelly Bean Bracelets. It takes an elastic “stretch cord,” needle, and jelly beans. I want one.

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