DIY Christmas Candles And Other Easy Gift Ideas For Less Than $20

DIY Christmas Candles

I love to give gifts. I enjoy the hunt of finding something unique and different that I am certain the recipient will love. During this gift-giving season, I have a long list of recipients to check off my list. Slowly but surely I am working my way through my list of friends, family and teachers […]

Elf On The Shelf Breakfast Ideas: Printable Letter & Christmas PJs

Elf on the Shelf Breakfast

He’s back! Our Elf on the Shelf, Kringle, has returned. And, in what has become a tradition that my kids talk about for weeks, he arrived with breakfast! Our Elf always arrives the Saturday after Thanksgiving, so his arrival has been anticipated for days weeks.  Elf On The Shelf Printables This year, Kringle thought ahead and a […]

Reindeer OREO Cookie Balls

Rudolph Oreo Cookie Ball

You know when you have an idea of something in your head, and you have to cross your fingers and hope it turns out the way you want? That’s the story behind these Reindeer OREO Cookie Balls. And I am so pleased that they turned out just as cute as I hoped, and they taste as good as they look.

Thanksgiving Kids Craft: Handprint Turkey Crown

Thanksgiving Kids Craft Turkey Crown

A few years ago, K and I made a Thanksgiving Crown for her to wear during Thanksgiving dinner. She was three at the time and so proud of her crown. This year, I decided we would make a crown with her sister (now three), but this time we would make a Turkey Thanksgiving Crown.  Because […]

Easy Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

Chocolate Candy Cane Truffles

Last month my husband declared my Easy Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Truffles, “The best thing you have ever made.” That’s high praise from a man who doesn’t eat much chocolate and certainly isn’t one to sneak back into the fridge to grab another chocolate, but for these truffles that’s just what he did. Since I clearly found […]

Easy Banana Bread

Easy Banana Bread

I was first introduced to banana bread by my roommate in college. One bite and I was hooked. It became a special treat she would make for me. The perfect banana bread has lots of banana flavor, nuts and is super moist. And many years later, I think I have found my favorite banana bread recipe […]

Mac & Cheese Cupcakes

Mac & Cheese Cupcakes

Can you believe October is nearly over? Didn’t football season just get started? Now there are just a few weekends left in the season. We had big plans to try to go to a game this year, but this late in the game it looks like we will watch the rest of the season from home […]

Easy Halloween Classroom Treats + Free Printable

Easy Halloween Classroom Treats

I just got back from a cruise yesterday, Halloween is Friday and I realized this morning that I need classroom treats for both daughters (one by tomorrow).  Oh K decided she wants to be a unicorn for “Character Book Day” at school on Friday, which means I need to make a blue unicorn outfit for Friday. […]

Easy Pumpkin Washi Tape Craft

Washi Tape Pumpkin Craft

I admit to having a slight obsession with Washi Tape. It is so pretty and so easy to use that it is hard not to love. We won’t talk about how many rolls of the brightly colored paper tape I currently have sitting on my desk. Whether you are obsessed with washi tape crafts like […]

Easy Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Truffles

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Truffles

I have a major sweet tooth — major. And chocolate is my weakness. Chocolate anything really, but when I crave something sweet mid-day what I really want is a sweet piece of chocolate candy.  Adding my love for chocolate to my love for all things pumpkin, I made a seasonal sweet treat – Easy Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Truffles. […]

Witch Halloween Countdown Craft + Template

Halloween Countdown Witch Kids Craft

Last year I invited the neighborhood girls over to create a pumpkin Halloween countdown craft, the project was a big hit. The kids loved it more than I thought they would (proud moment!). This year I have taken on the role of Girl Scout Leader (more on that soon). Since crafts are my forte, that […]

File Box School Paper Organization System ~ Mini Fridge Giveaway

School Paper Organization Pre K-12

I have this natural tendency to want to keep every single piece of paper that comes home from school. In fact, for K’s three years of preschool I did just that. But the stacks of paper and projects is overwhelming. So last year I devised a new system for saving my daughters’ special Fridgeworthy papers that forces […]

Pumpkins, Owls, Fall Decorating Ideas And Free Printable

Pumpkin Candle White Owl

It has been said that Florida lacks a change in seasons, and many jokes have been made. But as a life-long Floridian I can assure you Florida has a beautiful change in seasons. It may not come with a drastic temperature drop or traditional fall foliage, but there is a crispness in the air and October is […]

Golden Crinkles® Fries: The Recipe To Clean Plates

Ore Ida Golden Crinkles French Fries Burger

I don’t know many kids who will turn down fries, certainly not mine! And when it comes to making fries at home, our number one choice is Ore-Ida® Golden Crinkles®. I don’t know what it is about the crinkle that makes them so extra delicious, but yum! In addition to being tasty, I can always count […]

17 Free Fall Printable Signs

Happy Fall Ya'll Free Printable

Can you feel it in the air? Today is the first day of Fall!!! Sure, it is still in the ’80s here in Florida, but I can feel it — fall is coming. In fact, in honor of the changing season, I wore jeans today. Hurray for fall! With a house smelling of cinnamon (thanks […]