My’Kah’s Boxes of Love

My’Kah’s Boxes of Love

Boxes of Love from Soluna Media on Vimeo. “The most important thing I feel I have learned is to always give more then you take in life, there is always someone out there with far less to be thankful for then you have.” – My’Kah  ...
DIY: Making Felt Heart Valentine’s Bookmarks – Video

DIY: Making Felt Heart Valentine’s Bookmarks – Video

Ainsley and Cate are back to show you how to make heart bookmarks out of felt and paper clips, perfect for little gifts for your tween’s Valentine’s Cards. You will need: Felt Big Paper Clips Embroidery Floss Glue Gun & Scissors Sequins (optional)...
Dancing with Amelia

Dancing with Amelia

Before Amelia started exclusively taking dance lessons, she tried a bunch of other activities too. She tried basketball, soccer, cheerleading but she didn’t love them. She was glad she tried each of them because it taught her that her true love is dancing....
Anything is Possible Notecards

Anything is Possible Notecards

  Who doesn’t need a boost of “You can do it!”? Even if I am feeling great, it’s always good to hear that anything is possible. Send this card to a special girl who is starting a new adventure or who might be getting discouraged with...
Jan. 10th: Sing To Your Plants

Jan. 10th: Sing To Your Plants

Jan. 10th: Sing To Your Plants   Princess Sofia sings a lovely song to her plants, while Daddy and Stefan wrestle on the floor.  ...
DIY: Adding Bling to Your Valentine’s Day Cards

DIY: Adding Bling to Your Valentine’s Day Cards

Today Ainsley and Cate show us how to bling out these Valentine’s by adding sequence, glitter and fabric.   You will need: Hot glue gun Sequence Pom Poms (optional) Glitter (optional) Fabric (optional) Pincurl Girl Valentine’s Day Cards  ...
Jan. 14th: Dress Up Your Pet

Jan. 14th: Dress Up Your Pet

Jan. 14th: Dress Up Your Pet   We made a cape for Buzz by appliquéing fabric letters onto another piece of fabric that we cut out to look like the shape of a cape. We hot glued ribbon and tied it in a knot to put around Buzz’s neck. If you try this at home,...
Jan. 11th: Do Something Different

Jan. 11th: Do Something Different

Jan. 11th: Do Something Different   Today, instead of grilled cheese, we made grilled peanut butter sandwiches. I shot this video holding my iPhone and it was really hard to spread the butter with only one hand. Who knew?  ...
6th Grader Naomi’s Superstar Swimming Story

6th Grader Naomi’s Superstar Swimming Story

We followed 11 year old Naomi to the indoor swimming pool to watch her practice her strokes and talk about what swimming as taught her. Naomi’s superstar advice: “If you just keep at it, you get a lot faster. If you quit, you will just stay at the same...
Jan. 9th, 2014: Put on a Play

Jan. 9th, 2014: Put on a Play

This is a job for Super Friends!! So tonight our family dressed up as our favorite super heroes and put on a play for ourselves. Here’s a secret sneak peek trailer. Shhhh…don’t tell anyone that the Super Friends are in...
Jan. 4th: Sleep In

Jan. 4th: Sleep In

Jan. 4th: Sleep In The Pincurl Girl calendar was created to give monthly inspirational quotes and daily activities to promote self-esteem and creativity. This year, I decided to make videos or take photos of all of the activities and share them with you. If you have a...
Pincurl Girl Calendar Activities for Tweens

Pincurl Girl Calendar Activities for Tweens

The Pincurl Girl calendar was created to give monthly inspirational quotes and daily activities to promote self-esteem and creativity. This year, I decided to make videos or take photos of all of the activities and share them with you. If you have a video you want to...
Tiny Valentines for Sweet Girls and Cool Boys

Tiny Valentines for Sweet Girls and Cool Boys

These tiny cards, (business card size) have a half-circle top and rounded corners on the bottom. If you don’t have time to make your own or want to find Valentines that are more original than Dora and Hello Kitty, these are for you.   Pack of 20 cards,...
Never, ever give up.

Never, ever give up.

Today I watched Diana Nyad talk about swimming from Cuba to Florida, at the age of 64, none the less.  Her story is about reaching her goal, yes, but it’s more than that, it’s about using our thoughts to push us through the hard times. When I was in...
A Story on How This All Began!

A Story on How This All Began!

KRNU reporter Haley Herzog produced a story on me and my Pincurl Girls. Do you know why I started Pincurl Girls? Listen to this story to find...

Drawing Time

Tonight I brought out the sharpies and marker paper to practice my drawing skills! Normally, I just draw everything in the computer. I’m liking it, I will do this...

MomFinds Reviews “I Believe in Myself” Bracelets by Pincurl Girls

Every girl could use a little jingle on her wrist and Jen Landis, creator of the Pin Curl Girls, is happy to oblige. We love Landis’ beaded bracelet packs because each set comes with an “I Believe in Myself How-To Guide” to empower girls to think big and feel good...

Lisa Nichols Quote Inspirational Art Print

Lisa Nichols book No Matter What!: 9 Steps to Living the Life You Love was a game changer for me. It’s a must read! One of my favorite lines from this book was the inspiration for this print. “Your best opportunities are out on the skinny branch”...

Michelle Obama Quote Inspriational Art Print

I was lucky enough to see First Lady, Michelle Obama at an Omaha, NE luncheon put on by Girls Inc. Her speech was filled with quotes and quotes of inspiring statements. The one that stood out to me the most that day was the inspiration for this print. The quote reads,...

Manifesting Check Download

  Let the universe know how much you want and fill out this magical check. Then imagine giving the money away to a charity, or building your dream house or taking a loved one on a vacation. It’s a good as real, since your brain doesn’t know the...

My favorite back to school supplies

  Back to school isn’t always easy. These 5 school supplies will arm your daughter for a fun, positive experience.   1. Kids Lunch Box Notecards     2. I Believe in Myself Bracelets    3.  Personalized Name Tag Stickers     4. Kawaii Pencil Case    5....

I Believe in Myself – Ava

Ava shares with us what she does to turn over her “I Believe in Myself” bracelets. Download your free goal sheet and learn more about “I Believe in Myself” bracelets here....

Pincurl Girl Wall Decals

The Glow – Pincurl Girls Video from Jen Landis on Vimeo. This Pincurl Girl wall decal was a gift for my daughter, Sofia Grace. I have been drawing these characters for 5 years and Sofia is just now getting old enough to start asking me to draw one that looks...

The Wettengel Bros.

I was playing around with my new fancy lens on Memorial Day, 2013 at Lake Waconda. I loved the focus ring and manual control on the lens itself, which gave me a lot of really great footage of my family. I have edited all the footage into 3 videos. (See previous blog...

Happy Birthday Molly and Owen

My niece turned 3 today and my nephew will turn 1 very soon. This video captures the heart of my sister’s family and celebrates the love that surrounds...

Spitting Water at Dusk

Tonight I swapped out my kit lens for a 50mm prime lens. I love the way it looks. Music by Cat Power,...