Favorite Easter Crafts, Activities and Treats

Looking for some last-minute ideas to make Easter extra special with Easter crafts or special Easter treats? Here are some of my family’s favorite easter ideas from over the years. From easy kids crafts to spicy deviled eggs, there is something for everyone. Happy Easter!  Favorite Easter Crafts and Activities  DIY Easter Egg Bath Bombs […]

Easy Washi Tape Heart Craft

What it is the day before Valentine’s Day and I am still posting just one more Valentine’s Day craft? Yes, it’s true. And the sad thing is that I bought the materials to do this Washi Tape Heart weeks ago, it took me all of 10 minutes to make and I am still waiting until the very […]

Get Well Soon Gift Basket With Free Printable Tag

This post brought to you by Chloraseptic®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. It seems like this time of year every other person I talk to is sick, has been sick or has sick kids. Coughs, sneezes and sore throats abound! Being stuck inside for days (or weeks) not […]

DIY Dog Ornament Christmas Gift

Have you finished your Christmas shopping — all of your Christmas shopping? What about a your dog? You didn’t forget a special treat for your four-legged friend did you? Not to worry, I have a last-minute gift that is sure get tail-wagging appreciation – a Dog Ornament.  This adorable dog ornament is easy to make and it […]

Mason Jar Christmas Gifts + Free Printable Tag

Need an easy, inexpensive, last-minute, DIY gift? Whether is for a teacher, a friend or a neighbor they will love these Mason Jar Christmas Gifts filled with Hershey’s Kisses. The only problem, deciding who to give Santa, the snowman and the elf.  I made these for all of my daughter’s teachers and coaches. It made […]

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

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 […]

Easy Halloween Classroom Treats + Free Printable

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

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 […]

DIY “All You Need Is Love And Good Coffee” Sign + Free Printable

Did you know August is National Coffee Month? To celebrate a good cup of coffee (or two or three), I designed a chalkboard inspired printable that would be perfect hanging in a kitchen. But after I had the printable, I decided I wanted to do something more with it. Wouldn’t it be cool to DIY a […]

Transfer Any Image To A Glass Plate

A few months ago, a friend gave me a challenge – to create a DIY tabletop display for independent sales reps. I had this idea for an image transfer to glass that I had been wanting to try for a while so it seemed like the perfect time to test it out. The result is a DIY […]

DIY Wine Cork Monogram Craft

Do you save the cork when you open a bottle of wine? Every time we open a bottle, we toss ours in to a tall vase. We’ve been saving for years, and now that our cork vase was full (again) I decided it was time to do something with all of those corks – it was craft time.

DIY Chevron Pencil Holder Tutorial

A few months ago, we found K the perfect little desk, and I have been slowly filling it with fun accessories. But I haven’t been able to find her a pencil holder that I really liked. Temporarily she had them on a small tray, but they were getting out of control. So I decided to make one.

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

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

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 […]