Snowman Place Setting

Snowman Place Setting Now that December is here, we can’t wait to share this idea with you! If you love to set your table in a special way for the holidays, you will love this DIY Snowman place setting. If you have a special “kids table” at your house for get togethers, then the kids […]

Vaporizing Shower Cubes

  DIY Vaporizing Shower Cubes Feeling stuffy? Feeling a little cold coming on? Or do you just feel like a little pampering? You’re going to LOVE these easy homemade vaporizing shower cubes. They are very gentle, yet the vapors help soothe a cold and cough. I happen to love using them just because it’s crisp […]

The Best Homemade Shower Cleaner

The Best Homemade Shower Cleaner Homemade shower cleaners are a great way to replace pricey and chemical filled shower cleaners from the store. Try the best 2 ingredient homemade shower cleaner on tough soap scum or for daily shower cleaning. IT WORKS! Homemade cleaners are my favorite! With just two ingredients this shower cleaner will […]

Pine Sol Fly Spray

Pine Sol Fly Spray Do you have pesky flies all over lately? It’s that time of year and the flies can be more annoying than ever. Today I’m going to teach you how to make Pine Sol Fly Spray to help keep those flies away! Chances are, you probably already have everything you will need […]

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Flower Pomanders Made with Wiffle Balls

Flower Pomanders Made with Wiffle Balls Making flower pomanders with wiffle balls is something I’ve done several times in the past few years. They can be hung, placed on a stand, put in a centerpiece, or even used with a handle for a wedding bouquet. Did you know they’re also called flower “kissing balls”… isn’t that a […]

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Glowing Watering Can with Fairy Lights

      Glowing Watering Can with Fairy Lights Welcome to Smart School House! Today I have a beautiful outdoor DIY to share with you. This glowing watering can with fairy lights is so beautiful and SO easy to make! Pick a special spot in your garden or yard (maybe even your fairy garden) where […]

Cleaning Tips

Cleaning Tips These 3 Smart Cleaning Tips are THE BEST! I’m so happy to share these amazingly easy and smart ideas with you now that spring cleaning is in full swing! Have I mentioned that I love spring cleaning season? I love to open the windows, let the sun shine in, and feel the breeze blow […]

Smart School House Office

Smart School House Office Welcome to the NEW Smart School House Office! I’m so excited, honored, and proud to welcome you:) Smart School House started back in 2012. At the time, I was working at my small computer in our master bedroom. Throughout the years, my “office” space changed with our 5 relocations, making it […]

Ice Cream Cone Seedling Garden

Ice Cream Cone Seedling Garden Ice Cream Cone Seedling Garden – start seeds in ice cream cones and then plant them when they’re ready. Perfectly biodegradable! There’s ONE little trick that makes this gardening tip work…

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Trash Bag Apron

Trash Bag Apron You know those days when kids art projects are really messy, paint & craft supplies are getting all over the place, and you’re trying to keep yourself clean? Yeah, today was one of those days for us. That’s why I’ve decided to share this smart little trash bag hack with you: a DIY […]

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Gray and White Bathroom

Gray and White Bathroom Hello! Today, instead of our normal craft or easy recipe, I’m taking you into a part of our home that we recently renovated. So, welcome to Smart School House (literally!). Since we purchased this home a year ago, we’ve been working on it a lot. Don’t get me wrong, there were no […]

Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe It’s no secret that we love making homemade cleaning products here at Smart School House. When my kids were babies, I realized how easy and important it was to be aware of products we use around our home. Today I’m sharing a beautiful, fun, and simple DIY homemade laundry detergent recipe. […]

Ways to Make Your House Smell Good

3 DIY Ways to Make Your House Smell Good With the holidays approaching and pumpkin spice season in full swing, I decided to share some of my favorite DIY ways to make your house smell good. From warm vanilla coffee bean to a holiday simmering potpourri recipe, they are all so easy and work very well! […]

Homemade Hand Sanitizing Wipes

Back-to-School Essentials for Healthy Kids Homemade Hand Sanitizing Wipes Now that the kids are back in¬†school, it’s time to start thinking about staying healthy! It’s inevitable that germs and colds will spread around the classroom and make their way into your house, but in our family we are sure to stay hydrated and germ-free to […]

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Pumpkin Spice Linen Mist

Pumpkin Spice Linen Mist ¬†Infuse your home with the scent of fall with this DIY air freshener and linen spray filled with everything we love about pumpkin spice! It only requires 3 simple ingredients and is completely customizable! My family love when I spray this around the house and especially on their comforters. It is […]

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How to Make Boogie Wipes

How to Make Boogie Wipes Summer is wrapping up and kids are getting prepared for another successful (and busy!) year of school. Along with a new school year, comes new germs and new cold viruses. Avoiding a cold is nearly impossible as a child. That’s how we build up our immunities and become strong adults! […]

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Baby Wipe Chip Bag Lid Hack

Baby Wipe Chip Bag Lid Hack This baby wipe chip bag hack is so awesome, it’ll have you laughing! Have you ever heard the joke that baby wipes are a mom’s Swiss army knife? They are! Every mom knows that baby wipes are good for everything, they fix everything, and you must take them everywhere. […]

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Lavender Laundry Sponges

Lavender Laundry Sponges Don’t you just love the comforting, clean, and relaxing smell of lavender? Lavender laundry sponges are reusable lavender scented fabric softeners. Just pop them in the dryer and your clothes come out soft and smelling lovely! Today’s DIY craft is not only fun to make, it will help you save money in your […]

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