Easter Bunny Cupcake Toppers

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Back by popular demand, my friend Rani, from Lettering Delights (and creative-mind extraordinaire), is back today to share with us another fun creative idea just in time for Easter. Check out these ADORABLE Candy Melt Bunny Toppers: Get into the spirit of the holiday and make this special treat for that some "bunny" ... Continue Reading...

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Fun and FREE Easter Printables from Lettering Delights!

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I always love to do fun little holiday handouts for my children to share with family and friends, and these projects also make for fun and easy classroom and/or Sunday school projects for little ones. Rani, who is a designer for Lettering Delights (and creative-mind extraordinaire) shared with me these awesome printables ... Continue Reading...

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Fun April Fools’ Day Tricks to Play on Your Kids

April Fools Day Tricks

My son is an April Fools' Day baby... so we take the pranks pretty seriously around here. Here is a round up of some of our favorite "tricks" to play on the kids: 1) Move the stuffed animals. While the kids are sleeping, we moved all (and I mean ALL) stuffed animals out into the hall. This is NOT an easy task, but they ... Continue Reading...

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Hamburger Cookies Recipe

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My son's birthday is April Fools' Day ... which REALLY steps up the creativity needed for the birthday snacks that we bring to school.  I saw this idea for these hamburger cookies in magazine and we have tweaked and perfected them over the years,  and this year, we added the sugar cookie fries for a fun touch. AND I also ... Continue Reading...

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Easter Bunny Milk Jug Craft

Easter Bunny Milk Jug Crafts

Here’s a fun (and easy!) Easter Bunny Milk Jug Craft for you do to with your little ones this Easter! We have made these jugs for the past few years, and not only have we had a blast making them…but my kids love to store their Easter eggs in them! You will need: An empty milk jug, construction paper or foam sheets (I ... Continue Reading...

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Build Your Own Mini Mardi Gras Float

Mini Mardi Gras Float

Build Your Own Mini Mardi Gras Float Little Passports has put together instructions to make your own Mini Mardi Gras Float. Maybe you could even gather a few friends and have a parade of your own! Visit the Little Passports blog and download the printable instructions. Little Passports is a Kids Subscriptions packed ... Continue Reading...

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Home Depot Workshop | FREE Trojan Horse Bank

Home Depot Workshop | FREE Trojan Horse Bank If you are looking for something fun and free to do this weekend, you might check out this fun Home Depot Workshop! This Saturday (3/1/14) 9am-12pm, you can take the kids to Home Depot and they will get to make a FREE Trojan Horse Bank. All kids get to keep their craft and ... Continue Reading...

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Easy Homemade Play Dough: Valentines Gift Idea

Valentine Play Dough

Easy Homemade Play Dough: Valentines Gift Idea I haven't shared this recipe in awhile, and it is one of our favorites, so I thought that I would share again for those you that might not have seen it. My kids LOVE this play dough, and honestly ... this is a great alternative to giving candy. You could even attach a cut ... Continue Reading...

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DIY Valentine Box Craft: Upcycled Oatmeal Container

Valentine Box Craft

DIY Valentine Box Craft: Upcycled Oatmeal Container My daughter's assignment this weekend was to make a Valentine's Day box for her 1st grade classroom. We used an empty oatmeal container, and it turned out to be SO easy, and fun!  I thought I would share our experience in case you are looking for ideas as well! First ... Continue Reading...

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FREE You Were Mint to Be a Teacher Valentine Printables

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FREE You Were Mint to Be a Teacher Valentine Printables I recently shared with you my recipe for Easy Homemade Valentine Mints. They are so easy to make and really yummy! You can find the recipe for the Easy Homemade Valentine Mints here, and then use the printables below to turn them into some fun gifts! Here are some ... Continue Reading...

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3 FREE Printable Valentine’s Day Cards!

Free Printable Valentines

My kids are getting excited to exchange Valentine's Day cards with their friends, and I think that it's so much funner to come up with unique homemade ideas and get a little creative. My kids love the process and it's so much easier and less pricey to do it this way. I have created three free printables that are perfect ... Continue Reading...

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Valentine’s Day Trail Mix Bar: Class Party Activity!

Valentines Day Party Mix

Are your kids having Valentine's Day parties in their classes? Mine are!  I'm planning this super easy and really fun Valentine's Day Trail Mix Bar both as an activity for the class and snacks for the kids. Set up bowls of the ingredients of your choice (I'll give you some ideas below, but get creative!) and stick a ... Continue Reading...

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Easy Valentine’s Day Chocolate Spoons + Free Printable Gift Tag!

Easy Valentine Chocolate Spoons

Valentine's Day is just around the bend!  We love to make a few fun sweet treats to celebrate and what's Valentine's Day without chocolate?  These Easy Valentine's Day Chocolate Spoons were seriously a breeze to make and aren't they sweet? Pun intended there. Ingredients: 1 cup of chocolate chips (I used milk, but ... Continue Reading...

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Easy Homemade Valentine Mints

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Easy Homemade Valentine Mints Sometimes it's the little things that can say "I love you" best ... and these mints are so easy and YUMMY that they do a pretty good job! They are fun to make, and a really creative (and affordable) way to spread a little love this Valentine's Day! Ingredients: 1 (8oz) Package Cream Cheese, ... Continue Reading...

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She Travels! Fun Activities for the Kids While Mom is Away!

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I am traveling today for the blog, so I thought it would be fun to re-share one of my favorite ways to remind the kids that I am thinking about them (and missing them!) while I am gone. I usually hide a few small treasures (and by small, I mean erasers, pack of gum, quarters, etc) and then I will call them and give them ... Continue Reading...

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