Frosted Pinecone Ornament

frosted pinecone ornament

Frosted Pinecone This beautiful frosted pinecone adds a natural touch to your tree no matter what theme or colors.  Add to a holiday wreath or brown paper wrapped package to add a pretty embellishment.  This project is simple and inexspensive while adding an old fahioned feel to your Christmas decor.  Gather pinecones from ... Continue Reading...


Easy Christmas Craft: I Spy Ornament

I Spy Ornament

Make a Christmas ornament that is fun, frugal, and now interactive when you give this I-spy holiday ornament a try. You can create your own I-spy Christmas ornament in just minutes, and using a few crafting supplies that are a cinch to find. Take a peek below at how you can get busy crafting your own, just in time for the ... Continue Reading...


Easy Christmas Craft: Pipe Cleaner Christmas Tree Ornament

Pipe Cleaner Tree Ornament

I love doing a handmade Christmas craft with my children. I also love using the crafts that we make as gifts and package toppers! In the next few days I will be sharing some of my very favorite handmade Christmas craft and homemade ornament ideas! Do you love crafting your own Christmas tree ornaments? If so, you will want ... Continue Reading...


FROZEN Themed Cookies: Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookie Recipe

If you are looking to add any FROZEN charm to your holidays, check out these FROZEN Themed Cookies: Snowball Cookies! Ok, actually they are Russian Tea Cookies but my kids have always called them Snowball Cookies, and they are not only easy to make, but delicious! As you can imagine, they would also fit in perfectly with ... Continue Reading...


Easy Holiday Cookie Decorating with Walkers Shortbread Festive Shapes

Walkers Shortbread

If you are looking for a fun (and delicious!) activity for the kids this holiday season, then you might consider decorating cookies! We kept things simple by decorating these delicious Walkers Shortbread Festive Shapes! What’s more festive than decorating cookies during the cold winter months? Plus, so stress free ... Continue Reading...


10 Snow Science Experiments

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Got Snow? When you are surrounded by piles of snow this winter, use it to your educational advantage! Look at the snow as a way to teach your child some fun lessons! Take a peek below at these 10 snow science experiments. These experiments are a fun and frugal way to teach some fun science lessons using a resource ... Continue Reading...


Thanksgiving Cornucopia Snack Mix

Thanksgiving Cornucopia Snack Mix

One Thanksgiving, when I was a kid, my wonderfully creative Aunt set a beautiful Thanksgiving Day table and at each of our place settings she made a Thanksgiving Cornucopia Snack Mix similar to this. I was small, so I don't remember exactly what was in it, but in my little mind, it was magical. It added so much festivity to ... Continue Reading...


All Aboard: Five Great Tips for Planning a Train Themed Birthday Party

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All aboard for 5 great tips on planning your next train themed birthday!  We’ll be visiting ideas for: invitations, train party decorations, activities, refreshments and favors.   Planning an impressive train themed party begins with a great invitation.  Attach a homemade invitation to a small toy train or train ... Continue Reading...


Easy Pilgrim Hat Cookies Recipe

Pilgrim Hat Cookies

This is a really fun recipe to make, especially with Thanksgiving right around the corner! My kids LOVE to help with these kinds of food projects, and these Pilgrim Hat Cookies are a great one for little hands. If you are brave, you would even make this in a classroom setting as part of a Thanksgiving feast, and they would ... Continue Reading...


Halloween Craft: Creepy Crawly Spider Straws

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Creepy Crawly Spider Straws If you plan on holding a Halloween bash this season, or even helping with a classroom party, here is a fun and easy Halloween Craft for you: creepy crawly spider straws, they are perfect for sipping just about anything at your spooky get together! You can craft several dozen of these for just ... Continue Reading...


Babybel Cheese Monsters ­

Babybel Cheese Monsters 300

Are you looking for fun and unique (and somewhat healthy) snack ideas this Halloween? Check out my fun Babybel Cheese Monsters. They are easy to make and an adorable touch to any of your Halloween festivities. Babybel Cheese Monsters ­ 1 package of Babybel mozzarella cheese 1 package of Babybel cheddar cheese Wilton ... Continue Reading...


Monster Munch FREE Printables

Monster Munch

Sometimes it's the little things that make the holidays fun. Here's a fun Monster Munch FREE printable that will assist you in making Monster Munch for your little goblins! Really, Monster Munch can be anything that you want it to be, and I love that because you can make this as healthy as you like, by adjusting the ... Continue Reading...


Easy Ghost Pudding Cups Recipe

Ghost Pudding Cups

Ghost Pudding Cups Boo! If you are looking for an easy and spooky treat to serve to your little goblins, these easy Ghost Pudding Cups are perfect! They are not only very easy to whip up, but there are so many variations that you could make of this treat. (Some healthier than others!) These are great for classroom ... Continue Reading...


Fairy Horse Themed Birthday Party

Fairy Horse Party 4

*Disclosure: I did receive some of these items from Breyer to facilitate my review, however I loved them so much that I purchased more and centered an entire party theme around them! I love love (LOVE) birthday parties! I enjoy everything from making the party invitations to the cake decorating (notice that I said ... Continue Reading...


15 Fun Crafts for Father’s Day

Crafts for Father's Day

  Father's Day is June 15 which is right around the corner!! If you are looking for some fun and unique homemade gift ideas, check out my great round-up of Father's Day gift ideas for some inspiration. My kids love to make gifts for their dad, and I am always happy to help as these are the gifts that seem to mean ... Continue Reading...