A pinch of this. A dash of that. And a whole lot of DIY. This is my journey. A chronicle of my adventures (and misadventures) with do-it-yourself projects, simple recipes and experiences surviving parenting and adulting.

Join me for the good, the bad, and the ‘nailed it!’ moments along the way.

3 Toddler Friendly Easter Crafts

It’s time for Easter crafts! Last year I shared how we substituted cool whip for shaving cream to make marbled Easter eggs. If you haven’t dyed eggs yet this year, I highly recommend giving it a…

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To the Creature Rescue

So I found a wasp trapped between the screen and the window. Except it wasn’t a wasp. No idea what it was, but I’ve obviously watched too much Wild Kratts with the little guy because I…

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Mommy Fight Club: You Better Not Kiss Your Kids With That Mouth

I normally don’t pay much if any attention to celebrity anything. Seriously, my husband makes fun of me all the time for this. I’m so bad at caring about celebrity nonsense, I often only refer to…

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Naturally Scented Play Dough Recipe

Did you play with play dough as a kid? I know I did. I was the kid that loved play dough but could not handle mixing the colors together. Once they got all mishmash together it…

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Quick and Easy Cookie Cupcake Recipe

The only thing more mind-blowing than how good these cookies cupcakes taste is how easy they are to make. Even easier than boxed cake mix, cookie cupcakes are a reliable crowd-pleaser at kids parties, bake sales,…

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Get in the Back to School Spirit: August’s PV Promo

Ready to get back to school? Summer is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end! We have the perfect promotion to life your spirits in time for back to school…

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Shop Rush & Ramble

Handmade accessories, art and decor, perfect to gift or keep for yourself. All items sold in the shop are handmade and often one of a kind.

Excitement and exploration. Chaos and confusion. Whisk and wander.


Hurry up and wait. My life in a nutshell. And the concept behind Rush & Ramble.

Whether you're looking to spend some time with a DIY project or buy something already made, I've got you covered. In additions to projects, crafts and kid-friendly activities, I'll be sharing my thoughts, experiences and experiments along the way.