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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Home Depot Workshop | FREE Desk Calendar

Home Depot Workshop | FREE Desk Calendar If you are looking for something fun and free to do this weekend, you might check out this fun Home Depot Workshop! Tomorrow (1/4/14) 9am-12pm, you can take the kids to Home Depot and they will get to make a FREE Desk Calendar. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE ... Continue Reading...


Mickey’s Cup Cozy Craft

Mickey's Cup Cozy

Mickey's Cup Cozy Craft Head over and check out this fun Mickey's Cup Cozy Craft! What a fun craft to do with the kids before enjoying hot cocoa! Mickey's Cup Cozy Craft What you need: Template for Mickey Mouse Cup Cozy Scissors Elastic cord Red and black felt 2 white buttons, 1 red button Hot glue (an ... Continue Reading...


FREE Holiday Thank You Letter Printable

Thank You Letter

FREE Holiday Thank You Letter Printable Now that the gifts have been given and received, it's a great time to have the kids sit down and write thank you notes! Here's a fun (and FREE!) thank you letter that you can print out! I have created it in both a Large Thank You Letter Printable (above) and a sheet that is a 4-Up ... Continue Reading...


Fun Gift Idea! Mistle Toes FREE Printable Gift Tags

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Fun Gift Idea! Mistle Toes FREE Printable Gift Tags Here's a fun gift idea for you! Print out my FREE "For Your Mistle Toes" gift tags and attach them each to a bottle (or bottles) of nail polish with a little ribbon, and walla! You have a darling gift for teachers, neighbors, friends (great teenage girl gift idea!) and ... Continue Reading...


Mini Gingerbread Houses

Here's a really inexpensive and fun way to make your own mini gingerbread houses for your kids...They are are the perfect size for their little fingers to be creative. Directions: Take about 1 cup brown sugar, place in a sauce pan and turn on medium heat stirring occasionally... it will take up to 10 mins to get it to the ... Continue Reading...


Homemade Gift Idea: FREE Printable Snowman Handle Gift Bag #DisneyFrozenEvent

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Homemade Gift Idea: FREE Printable Snowman Handle Gift Bag #DisneyFrozenEvent We are still all giddy from seeing Disney's Frozen, so we are all about snowmen this year! Here's a fun Frozen inspired craft that you might enjoy! My daughter LOVES to put together homemade gifts for people, so this year we have made a series ... Continue Reading...


FREE Thankful Turkey Coloring Craft for Kids!

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Thankful Turkey Coloring Craft for Kids: Go here to print out your FREE I'm Thankful Turkey template! My kids and I had a ball making these...super easy and fun, and a thankful turkey is always a great way to put your life in perspective! We do a thankful turkey each year so that I can watch those little hands grow along ... Continue Reading...