Handmade Checkerboard

My kids love Melissa & Doug Wooden Toys.  They are such high quality toys and we always seem to ask for them for gifts.  Each of the sets come with a wood crate that stores the set.  While I love the crates they really could use a top on them in order to make it into our playroom (I am not a fan of pieces everywhere). So what has happened over the years of receiving Melissa & Doug toys is we have amassed a collection of these wood crates.

checkerboard DIY

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5 Ways to Play Board Games Outdoors

While board games are usually saved for a rainy day, these games let you enjoy the beautiful outdoors and the thrill of competition with family and friends.  With the temperatures in the 70s around here it is the perfect weather to be outside enjoying up the fall weather before winter hits in the Midwest. And {…Read More…}