Teachable Moments

Book Review – “I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More!”

“I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More!” (affiliate link) written by Karen Beaumont and illustrated by David Catrow is a book about a little boy who loves to paint and not the typical paint on paper type of painting but instead loves to paint walls, himself and his dog which of course his mama doesn’t appreciate!  The…
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Basement Playroom Remodel with STORAGE – A fun DIY project

I just finished our basement playroom remodel!!!  Including adding an extra DIY storage cabinet and work table!  Wahoo!!! Since my "summer vacation" is coming to an end , I thought I should go ahead and fill you in on what I've accomplished!  Due to my shortened attention span (yes, I blame the children for that) I managed…
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Basement Playroom Revamp – Paint & Shelves

After we completed the Work Table & Storage cabinet I wanted to add some color into the space, since it was EXTREMELY bland and filled with white...and not that clean bright white, more like that dingy white that begs for some home improvement attention.  See what I mean? Bleck! So I did just that! I chose…
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DIY Wall Easel

Another fun addition to our basement playroom was a DIY Wall Easel.  I had seen different ones for sale, like this one made by Alex (affiliate link), but since I already had plywood and paint, I was pretty confident that I could make one myself, for much less! I did a little bit of searching on the…
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