Cool down on a hot day with an Ice Rescue!

Cool Down on a Hot Day with an Ice Rescue! www.modernmamamakes.com

It’s already mid-August and it’s still sweltering here. We’ve had so many hot days it was time to give something new a try to cool H down and keep him busy outside. I’m sure you’ve seen this idea all over pinterest – I’m definitely not claiming credit for this one! I must have seen a dozen different […]

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The Power of Paint

Modern Mama Makes - The Power of Paint! www.modernmamamakes.com

We just celebrated the 1-year anniversary of moving to the Midwest and into our new home by deciding to paint the guest room! Yay!! And man, it has made me realize how much more I want to do to our house to make it more of a home. To give you a bit of background, this […]

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Mama Monday: House Updates (almost)

Mama Monday: Painting over the lavender! www.modernmamamakes.com

I have been staring at a computer screen for the past week! Ok, maybe not literally but it sure feels like it. My eyes are almost crossing as I try and type this post. I have been helping my mum with a giant editing project so it wasn’t easy to squeeze in much else, but […]

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DIY Outdoor Wallhanging

Tutorial for an Easy DIY Outdoor Wallhanging! www.modernmamamakes.com

I have a great project for sprucing up your outdoor space: an easy DIY Outdoor Wallhanging! If you have a sewing machine and a few basic supplies, follow along with the tutorial and make one yourself. I can hardly believe we’ve been in our new house for almost a year now. I still have so […]

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Mama Monday: Date night!

Date night!

Phew, I made it just under the wire here! I’ve had such a busy week that I wasn’t sure I’d be able to squeeze in Mama Monday, so I’m happy that I was able to make the time. Although it was a busy week, we had time for an epic date night! A few months […]

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Egg Carton Funny Faces

Egg Carton Funny Faces! www.modernmamamakes.com

I’m back with another kids craft idea using empty egg cartons! These egg carton funny faces are even quicker to make than the fish we made last week but possibly even more fun for the kiddo’s. I thought H would for sure love the fishies more, but he has been way more interested in playing with the […]

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Mama Monday: We found a turtle!

Mama Monday - We found a turtle! www.modernmamamakes.com

Last week we found a turtle at the park! How much more exciting can life get, right? The poor thing was making its way back to the river and was scared out of its mind because of how many kids were there. I never knew that turtles could move so quickly! H and his friend […]

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Easy Kids Craft: Egg Carton Fish!

Easy Kids Craft - Egg Carton Fish! www.modernmamamakes.com

I don’t know about you, but I’m all about the cheap or almost-free kids crafts! That way we can have fun making them, the kids can play with them for a bit, and I don’t feel guilty when it’s time to get rid of them and make room for new crafts. Does anyone else save their egg […]

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Mama Monday: Double Whammy

Mama Monday: Cherry Picking

I hope you all had a fantastic long weekend last week! We have strong ties to both Canada and the USA, so we had a double whammy of a holiday and celebrated both Canada day and Independence day. We had some great time with family and friends, but as of today we are back at the […]

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