Month: May 2013

How to Become a Maker Scout

Have you heard of Maker Scout? It’s a national nonprofit on a mission to get kids making through STEAM-based projects. They’re still in beta mode, but the boys and I (and a few local friends) have already been making away. Maker Scout is set up so that kids can create an online profile and earn […]

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Maker Mama Shop Now Open

I’m holding my breathe and peeking through my hands as I publish this post. It almost feels like I’m taking that first jump into the pool, but I’m excited to be launching my new shop here on the blog today. Shortly after starting my blog (or maybe it was right before) I opened up shop […]

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Schlitterbahn South Padre Island: The Best Little Vacation Spot in Texas


This post is sponsored by Schlitterbahn Earlier this month, we had an unexpected opportunity to take the kids for a weekend stay at the Beach Resort at Schlitterbahn South Padre Island. We usually make a day trip to the coast every summer, but don’t usually stay overnight so we can keep the cost (and stress […]

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Happy Weekend and an Awesome Freebie

Want to support Maker Mama? Clicking on the affiliate link below will keep the craftiness coming!  Happy weekend friends! It’s been a busy week with Mother’s Day, my birthday, and two soccer games today, but I thought I’d pop in to share a super awesome freebie that’s going on today only! One of my favorite […]

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Maker Portrait | Eleanor

Eleanor, as most of you know, is my four-year-old daughter. I love taking pictures of my kids in the act of creating, so I thought I’d share some of those moments with you. As a creative mama, teaching my kids how to make is one of my biggest goals. But the funny thing I’ve found […]

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