4th Of July “Stained Glass” Red, White & Blue Star Cookies

4th of July Stained Glass Star Cookies

The 4th of July is a big holiday in my family. A big family reunion at the beach, lots of memories made and lots of good eats. This year I have a very special treat for everyone, and I could squeal with delight how well they turned out.  Stained Glass Red, White & Blue Star […]

4th of July Star Sun Catchers: Kids Craft

4th of July Sun Catchers Kids Craft

We enjoyed making heart sun catchers for Valentine’s Day so much, making a summer star sun catchers for 4th of July was a must. In addition to being pretty hanging in the window, I love that this craft is made with materials you can find around your house. Great for a last-minute project on a rainy day. If […]

4th of July Coffee Filter Fireworks Pom Poms

Coffe Filter Pom Poms Craft

Summer is the perfect time to try new crafts, especially on rainy afternoons. If you are in search of an easy and entertaining craft that results in a cute 4th of July decoration this is your project. I expected my girls to decorate maybe 10 coffee filters before moving on, but nearly two hours later we decorated more than 50 […]

Easy DIY Easter Egg Canvas + Template

DIY Easter Egg Canvas

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape Brand Painter’s Tape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I have a fondness for canvases – photos, quotes, art – I think everything looks better on a canvas. And my home is decorated with a number of canvases, both seasonal and year […]

DIY Easter Egg Bath Bombs

DIY Easter Egg Bath Bombs

After my successful creation of heart-shaped bath bombs for Valentine’s Day (or any time), I am obsessed with making my own bath bombs. It is so easy, and the kids love them. They also make a fantastic gift.  After making homemade Easter Eggs Sidewalk Chalk, I realized I could also make Homemade Easter Egg Bath […]

Homemade Easter Eggs Sidewalk Chalk Tutorial

DIY Sidewalk Chalk Eggs

I am so in love with this project. It was inspired by a trip to Walmart where I discovered chalk Easter eggs among the Easter display. As soon as I saw them I thought, “Hey, I could make those.” I have seen people make their own sidewalk chalk using toilet paper rolls to form the […]

DIY Jellyfish Party Decoration Craft Tutorial

DIY Jellyfish Party Decoration Craft

I have been known to make overly complicated decorations for parties. But sometimes, it is the easy decorations that are the most striking. As is the case with these hanging jellyfish decorations from my daughter’s The Little Mermaid Party (also to be used for my daughter’s Octonauts party later this month). So pretty, right? And really, […]

DIY Heart Bath Bombs Recipe With Free Tag Printables

DIY Bath Bomb Free Printable Tag

Is there anything more relaxing than a soak in the tub? Maybe an uninterrupted soak in the tub. Ahhhh… Bath bombs are an easy gift to make to either keep on hand for yourself or give to friends, teachers… anyone who needs a little R&R. Making them seems complicated, and when I tell people I […]

How To Make A Mermaid Tail ~ Tutorial

Little Mermaid Ariel Tail

When planning my daughter’s The Little Mermaid Birthday Party, I knew right away that our little mermaids had to have homemade tails. It was a must. So I did what any crafty, DIY mom would do and hit up Pinterest. I saw several versions of tails made out of a beach towel, but our party […]

Valentine’s Day Sun Catchers: Kids Craft

Valentines Day Craft Sun Catchers

Yesterday was the last day of winter break for my Kindergartener, so to celebrate we decided to get crafty for Valentine’s Day. I love the way our sun catchers turned out so much, they may stay up long after Valentine’s Day. After all, what’s a playroom without a few handmade hearts? This is a super […]

Deco Mesh Santa Wreath Christmas Tutorial

Santa Christmas Wreath Tutorial

My family is very fortunate. It is hard not to take that for granted sometimes, but we try to remember how lucky we are and teach our girls to have giving hearts.  I believe in the magic of Christmas, and while there is need all year round, the idea of spreading a little extra joy […]

3 Popsicle Stick Christmas Ornaments – Kids Craft

Popsicle Stick Christmas Ornaments

As we head into the holiday season, it is time for my Popsicle Ambassadorship to end. We’ve had a lot of fun eating a LOT of Popsicles (and Fudgesicles!), and we saved every stick for crafts — every stick. We keep making fun crafts, and yet my supply of sticks doesn’t seem to have diminished […]

10 Baking Soda Experiments, Crafts And Activities For Kids

Baking Soda Magic Powder Craft Activity

There are hundreds of uses for Baking Soda, but in our house we like to use Baking Soda for crafts and activities. (Don’t get me wrong, it is also my go to cleaner for scrubbing and keeping our fridge fresh, but playing with Baking Soda is so much more fun!)  With winter break just around […]

DIY Photobooth And Free Printable Christmas Props

DIY Christmas Photobooth

Every November panic starts to set in as I search for that Christmas-card-perfect outfit for each member of my family. Then I have to find the perfect place to take our pictures. And then, room on the calendar to take said pictures. I love it, and it totally stresses me out too. This year, thanks […]

Keep Calm And Gobble On ~ Free Thanksgiving Printable

Keep Calm Gobble On Free Printable

While I go all out decorating for Halloween and Christmas, Thanksgiving is kind of suck in the middle without any real decorations. This year, I decided to get into the Thanksgiving spirit by creating a few printables that I could print out and frame. It is a super simple way to add a festive feel […]