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...


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 Lunch Ideas for Kids

Halloween Lunch

I love (love!) to make fun lunches for my kids. Here is one that I made for my kids today and I wanted to share now, in case it would inspire you for a fun idea for tomorrow which is Halloween! I think, like most moms, I want to be creative, but I am short on the time to do too much. This lunch was SO easy ... I drew a ... Continue Reading...


Payday Candy Corn Snack Mix

Payday Candy Corn

Listen. If you are someone, like me, who loves to mix things to create awesome flavor sensations,  then you MUST check out this Payday Candy Corn Snack Mix. Just by mixing these TWO ingredients you will create one of the yummiest party mixes that also happens to create quite the conversation because this mix tastes JUST ... 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 ­

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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...


12 DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

It's Teacher Appreciation Week! Looking for some last-minute ideas to say thank you to your kids' teachers? I've gotcha covered! Check out this round-up of ideas that teachers will love. And then check the links below for some easy crafts and DIY that are quick and fun to make! 12 DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift ... Continue Reading...


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...


Colorful Jell-O Cookies Recipe

Colorful Jell-O Cookies Recipe

Jell-o cookies are a big hit around here, and they are so bright and colorful that they add a fun touch to any event. They have a real zingy taste to them, especially depending on what flavor of Jell-o that you select. This recipe is SO easy, and my hubby and kids LOVE them! Ingredients: 3/4 cup of butter ... Continue Reading...


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...


15 Valentine’s Day Class Party Crafts & Activities

Valentine's Day Class Party Crafts and Activities

  My kid are getting excited for their Valentine's Day class parties this year and so am I! I love to help out with the planning and contribute some food, games, and crafts.  I've been digging for some great craft ideas and came up with a bunch to share with you. Valentine's Day Class Party Crafts & ... 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...