2013 Pictures

The Latest Portraits of the Kids!

This post brought to you by Picture People. All opinions are 100% mine. I absolutely dread getting family portraits, or even just the kids portraits, taken. I don’t know why… maybe its just trying to figure out what to wear… or getting everyone to smile. It just drains me. Last weekend, the whole family headed to […]

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DIY Yarn Wrapped Wreath

Please welcome Dusti, my sister-in-law. She has volunteered her own craftiness to share with you today. A super cute wreath for you to make for your own front door. And I bet if you have some preschoolers [or maybe a tad older] that would love to help in some of this process!   I am a stay […]

Fudoo Boards Special Price!

Start tracking your family’s “food” and “do” adventures and know you are enjoying the good life! Füdoo Boards [a sponsor of hands on : as we grow] would like to extend a special exclusive offer to allhands on: as we grow readers! Yay for us! Get your family a füdoo Board kit for only $20.00.  [A […]

American Heart Walk : Ellie’s Story

Ellie Jo. Ellie happens to be my husband’s cousin. She also happens to only be [almost] 4. That makes her one of Henry’s best friends.  Keep reading to learn a little about Ellie’s life. [Inserted throughout are quotes from Ellie's Mom, Heidi.]   Ellie Jo. Every year, the Heart Walk for the AHA lands right […]