Kermit the Frog Apple Snack

Kermit the Frog Apple & Peanut Butter Fluff Snack

Kermit the Frog Apple Snack

I’m always trying to find healthy ways to prevent snacks to my kiddos, and I love this Kermit the Frog Apple & Peanut Butter Fluff. My kiddos loved it too, and even hubby ate one too.  We have the printable directions below to make it easier so you can just print it out. You will […]

Bird Feeder

Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder

Bird Feeder

Since we started trying to become minimalists in our home, we have started looking for ways to reuse everyday items.  This is one of my favorites so far because it’s a great kids craft, and it’s great for the environment.  Also, you probably have all of the supplies on hand.   Supplies: bird seed toilet […]

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DIY Paper Towel Roll Wall Art

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I have always wanted some kind of decoration in our bedroom, above the head board.  How about you? Those wrought iron art pieces look very classy, but tend to be pretty expensive. I had some left over paper towel and toilet paper rolls, so I decided to mess around and see if I could make […]

Witch's Broomstick Snack Bags

Witch’s Broomstick Snack Bags

Witch's Broomstick Snack Bags

My son is so excited about his upcoming Halloween party this year, and I’m getting started early on all the plans. This is our first post in our Halloween party series, and these Witch’s Broomstick Snack Bags are absolutely adorable! I’ve seen many versions, but this was the we felt looked the cutest. Such an […]

Pumpkin Crafts Fall

Twenty-Five Pumpkin Crafts for Fall

Pumpkin Crafts Fall

It’s that time of year again where I’m looking for fall crafts for my classroom, and I love these 25 Pumpkin Craft Ideas!  It’s that time of year where I love to make my Whipped Pumpkin Dip and get ready for decorating pumpkins!  Make sure to check out our Minion Pumpkin Tutorial too! Yarn Art […]

Pennant Banner Supplies

How to Make a Pennant Banner (Repost)

Pennant Banner Supplies

I am so excited to show you this paper pennant banner I made for my son’s shower (Yes, I know, I shouldn’t be helping to decorate, but these were just too cute!). The best part is that these are really inexpensive to make! I was able to snag all my supplies from Hobby Lobby and […]

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Project Repat – The Best Thing For T-shirts

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Do you suffer from TOO MANY T-SHIRTS-itis like my household? Between the three of us, my family has (accidently) collected a TON of shirts!! [psst, those stacks in the pictures are just mine!]  In addition to ‘daily’ shirts, also have a slew of ‘beloved’ shirts.  Some are threadbare while others are hardly touched because we […]

Patriotic Mason Jar Collage

Patriotic American Mason Jar Craft

Patriotic Mason Jar Collage

I love being an American and I take great pride in my country. I also love mason jar crafts. Put the two together and you got my attention. Add a touch of rustic country to that mix and I swoon. That’s why this craft is one of my very favorites. Difficulty: 2 (out of 5) […]

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DIY Toilet Paper Farm Animals

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This is so cute! Not to mention fun to make. My 8 year old loved this project and has been playing with it now for over a week. Kid Rated Difficulty: 2 (out of 5) What you’ll Need: 3 toilet paper rolls x-acto knife empty oatmeal container colored pipe cleaners wire snipes paint (I used acrylic […]

Cup Holder grid

DIY Outdoor Cup Holder

Cup Holder grid

This is such an adorable and easy craft. It is so handy and we just love ours. You can use them around a fire pit, for a cookout, camping or by the pool. I can’t wait to use mine and to hear what people have to say about them. Difficulty: 2 (out of 5) What […]

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NEW HP MyPrintly DIY Craft

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Do you scrapbook or make crafts?  Then you will LOVE the new HP MyPrintly Print Suite!!  It makes all your creations quick and easy! We were invited to attend the HP MyPrintly Print Suite at the Warwick New York Hotel in New York City! It was an exciting opportunity to experience new HP technologies and […]

Camp Google

Free Online Camp Google – Starting 7/13

Camp Google

An ad for the free summer Camp Google came across my screen and grabbed my attention immediately. I knew my very inquisitive 10-year old daughter would love it.   After taking an initial peek, I decided to introduce it to her this morning. We watched the ‘New to camp? Watch this.’ video and she was […]

License Plate Sign

DIY License Plate Sign

License Plate Sign

This DIY License Plate Sign is such a fun and easy craft. Not to mention easy on your wallet & who doesn’t love that. There are lots of places to order these “license plate pieces” online. I ordered mine from Macon Resources on Etsy. I found them thru etsy.com and as a BONUS, Macon is a […]

Lantern Luminaries

Lantern Luminary Craft

Lantern Luminaries

Thanks to Julie at Build, Sew, Read, we were able to make these adorable luminaries a few years ago. We wanted to repost for our readers now that summer is here. We also made two stand alone candles for the outside tables.  They look so beautiful at dusk when we are relaxing outside.         […]

Chalkboard Succulent Planter

Chalkboard Painted Succulent Planter

Chalkboard Succulent Planter

This sweet chalkboard painted succulent planter is an adorable way to dress up your desk, kitchen window, or as a gift- to a sick friend, your childs favorite teacher, as a friendly welcome to a new neighbor, or to brighten grandma’s day.  It is simple to make but looks like a pretty store bought arrangement. […]

Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace

DIY Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace #theoilnation

Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace

I’m so excited about my husband’s latest project! We’ve been wanting of these essential oil diffuser necklaces for our Young Living Essential Oils, and I’ve seen them everywhere for about $20. However, we made one for less than $3.00! We recently went to Michael’s and bought some Sculpey clay (you bake this in the oven) for […]

Glow in the dark easter eggs

Glow in the Dark Easter Eggs

Glow in the dark easter eggs

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this idea I found on Pinterest (also my bloggy pals at Mommy Savers originally posted this)!!! You place glow in the dark bracelets (I found mine in the dollar bins at Target for $1.00/15), inside plastic Easter Eggs and have an egg hunt in the dark! My son LOVED this, and it […]

NYE Photo Booth Props

New Years Eve: FREE Printable Photo Booth Props

NYE Photo Booth Props

We have a great FREE printable for you! Are you having a New Year’s Eve party this year? It’s my birthday, so make sure you make it memorable!  We have a FREE printable with 2015 NYE Photo Booth Cutouts (Download through that link), to make this the best NYE party ever! Here are some of our photo […]

how to make reindeer food

How to Make Reindeer Food

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Our recipe for Reindeer food is simple and fun for the kiddos to make Each Christmas Eve, we take our son outside and let him throw the food on the back to make sure that the reindeer have something eat while santa comes down our chimney! This is in addition to our cookies and milk […]