Angie Leffers

Angie is the author of creativedirtpile.com, a blog about creatively raising boys.

Greetings! Welcome to creativedirtpile.com, a blog about creatively raising boys. My husband and I have two boys, ages four and six, and I am a mom who loves art and design. I have a B.S. in interior design from Kansas State University and am involved with marketing & sales in the interior design industry. With our boys, the days are filled with adventures of many kinds! Blog topics include crafts, birthday party ideas, baking/cooking time, room space planning/design thoughts, and real stories from others who are also creatively raising boys. I love exploring new experiences with our boys that are fun and educational. There is an enormous excitement I have for this blog! Happy reading!

Painting Pumpkins!

I loved having no guidelines – letting the boys create the pumpkins as they wanted to. Read More

Delicious Halloween bats, anyone?

This is not only a festive Halloween recipe, it makes for a fun afternoon in the kitchen with the kids! Read More

Lego Harry Potter Birthday Party!

This party was terrific! Lots of happy kiddos! Read More

Birthday Party - Gadgeteer Style

Little boys and flowers…go together? Maybe not usually, but May Day is a nice exception. Read More

An ‘Out of This World’ Valentine

I love homemade Valentines. Let me rephrase this: I love easy, inexpensive homemade Valentines. Read More

Unique holiday party ideas

There are many fun ways for children to celebrate the holiday season. Read More

Pitt Hopkins Syndrome National Awareness Day

Pitt Hopkins Syndrome is a disorder that affects the development of the nervous system and the brain. Read More

Back to School Teacher Gifts

Need a gift for the new teacher? These cute little homemade treats are sure to make any teacher smile! Read More

Mad Scientist Birthday Party

The dictionary describes the word, quirky, as “something that is strange/not normal but cool”. This is exactly the word I would use to describe our son’s Mad Scientist 6th Birthday Party. Read More

DIY Summer Book Bags

To chevron or not to chevron. That is the question! If Shakespeare were alive today, would he also feel compelled to jump on the bandwagon for this widely popular pattern? Read More

Mother's Day Tribute in Chevron Style!

To chevron or not to chevron. That is the question! If Shakespeare were alive today, would he also feel compelled to jump on the bandwagon for this widely popular pattern? Read More

May Day Crafty Ideas

Little boys and flowers…go together? Maybe not usually, but May Day is a nice exception. Read More

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