Smart School House: Donut Costume

No-Sew Donut #Halloween Costume by Atkinson Drive

You. Guys. Some of you might know that I’ve been a huge fan of Smart School House since Kelly started blogging. That’s why I’m SO thrilled to be part of this year’s Smart School House team!! My first project can be found at Smart School House today :-) Head on over to check it out!

Quick & Easy Homemade Baby Food for Every Budget

Quick & Easy Homemade Baby Food for Every Budget by Atkinson Drive

When my oldest son was a baby, I slaved for hours to make and freeze his baby food. After all, it’s cheaper and better for baby. But at what cost?! It literally took me several days to make all of his food – quinoa, beans, carrots, etc – portion it in little ice cube trays […]

Back-to-School: Creative Writing Cart

"Make Your Mark" Creative Writing Station by Atkinson Drive. The perfect creativity station for teachers and moms to encourage original ideas.

With back-to-school in full-swing pretty much everywhere, I thought I’d share a fun and creative organization idea with you. This one is for all the teachers out there – and moms who love to give their kids a creative outlet at home!    

Barnyard Beanbags

DIY (no-sew) Barnyard Beanbags by Atkinson Drive

I love coming up with fun new things for my kids to do. Especially things that don’t require a ton of money. Recently, while helping a friend plan a Summertime Bash, the game corn hole was brought up. I immediately thought about how much fun my oldest son would have playing the game … until […]

DIY Magnetic Play Boards

DIY Magnetic Play Board (for under $5) by Atkinson Drive

As I’ve become more busy with my businesses, it’s become really important to come up with fun ideas to keep my preschooler occupied.  I had this one quite some time ago and had forgotten about it until recently … but I love how it turned out – and my son is really into it, too! […]

Back to School: Teacher Survival Kit (and 31 Giveaway)

Back-to-School: Teacher Survival Kit (and 31 giveaway) | Atkinson Drive

My mom has been a teacher my whole life, so I have seen my fair share of innovative gifts and “duds” if you will. I always try to keep her experiences in mind when trying to come up with gifts for my son’s teachers. This year I wanted to forgo the standard back to school […]