DIY Running Belt

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My husband runs. He doesn’t like to be called a runner, but he does run. Last year while training he was faced with a problem – he liked to run with his phone, but hated all the armband cases. He said the phone was too heavy to have on his arm, I said he could run with his old iPod Nano. He said he relied too much on a running app on his phone to leave it at home. What to do, what to do? Then one day he sent me a link to a running belt and asked if I could make him one.  It didn’t look too difficult, so I picked up some Spandex and gave it a try. He loves running with it, so I thought I’d share instructions in case you are stuck in the same predicament. You’ll need Spandex for the belt. The stretch allows the belt to fit snuggly around the waist, and hold [Read More…]

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Chicks Picks: Apps

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The world of apps is huge and we all know our phones are capable of more than Candy Crush–but how do you know what apps are worth downloading? Today we’re sharing some of our favorites and would love for you to share your faves in the comments!   Disneyland Explorer My kids love this app. It has been the fun flavor of the month. Their favorite part is finding the yeti on the Matterhorn!    Kid Chatteroo My Job Chart This app has been so helpful in getting my girls motivated to help around the house.  Each night they login and mark off what they have done.  Sometimes they want the points and will run and do something they may have forgotten to do. Love it! Nike+ Running I’m not a runner, but it works for walking too ;). I love that it keeps track of distance, route, time, and pace. And it let’s us have a friendly competition amongst [Read More…]

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Valentine’s Wallpapers for iPhone and iPads

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Happy 1st of February! Here are some new wallpapers for your iPhones and iPads. They don’t scream Valentine’s Day, but still convey love. Click on the links below to download. If downloading on your mobile device the image will open in a new window, hold down on the image for a few seconds and then save to camera roll. From there go into settings and choose as your wallpaper. EDIT: If you don’t have an iDevice, you aren’t completely out of luck. Readers have let us know they have downloaded wallpapers and they work on HTC phones as well! If you try and have success on other phones/tablets let us know! iPhone 4, 4s, iPod Touch / iPhone 5 / iPad iPhone 4, 4s, iPod Touch / iPhone 5 / iPad iPhone 4, 4s, iPod Touch / iPhone 5 / iPad More wallpapers: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas Pin It

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Christmas Wallpapers

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Enter our All I Want for Christmas Part 2 giveaway. I went bright and cheery with these Christmas wallpapers for your iPhones or iPads. They may not be traditional, but they sure are merry! Click on the links below to download. If downloading on your mobile device the image will open in a new window, hold down on the image for a few seconds and then save to camera roll. From there go into settings and choose as your wallpaper. iPhone 4, 4s, iPod Touch / iPhone 5 / iPad iPhone 4, 4s, iPod Touch / iPhone 5 / iPad iPhone 4, 4s, iPod Touch / iPhone 5 / iPad Papers and trees by Crystal Wilkerson.   Pin It

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Thanksgiving iPhone and iPad Wallpapers

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Is your Halloween wallpaper still on your phone like mine? Here are some new ones for November! To download straight onto your device, click the link, then download, which will open up the image. Click on the image to save to your camera roll and then set as your wallpaper. Dresden iPhone 4, 4s, iPod Touch / iPhone 5 / iPad Gratitude iPhone 4, 4s, iPod Touch / iPhone 5 / iPad Thankful iPhone 4, 4s, iPod Touch / iPhone 5 / iPad  A big thanks to Crystal Wilkerson for the use of her Color Combo 4! Pin It

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Halloween Wallpapers

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How about some Halloween decor for your mobile device! Instructions: Select either the iPad or iPhone option below, download, save to your camera roll, and select as the wallpaper under settings on your device. boo! iPad, iPad Mini /  iPhone 4, 4S iPod Touch /iPhone 5   Witch iPad, iPad Mini / iPhone 4, 4S, iPod Touch / iPhone 5 Happy Halloween iPad, iPad Mini / iPhone 4, 4S, iPod Touch / iPhone 5 Happy Halloween! All papers and scrapbook elements are from Crystal Wilkerson Pin It

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