Tic Toc Croc Pirate Crocodile Cupcakes!

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My favorite part of Sawyer's pirate birthday party last March were his Tic Toc Croc Pirate Crocodile Cupcakes that were a last minute thought that came together effortlessly. In the past I've made some pretty elaborate cakes like my Mickey Mouse birthday cake but this year I had really spent some time on other projects and it became the night before the party and I still had nothing. I had seen a … [Read more...]

Sawyer’s Fun Pirate Themed Birthday Party

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I was just recently asked about Sawyer's party and how I made something and I referred her to my blog and I quickly realized I never finished sharing all the details! So I thought before another birthday year passes I would share with you all the fabulous ideas we had to make this such a great party! I knew from the start that I wanted a Pirate Party. I found & bought these Jack pirate … [Read more...]

Reindeer Handprint Ornaments {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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It's Christmastime! Have you decorated? I'm all over it here! We were at the tree farm cutting down our tree the weekend after Thanksgiving. I love this time of year and love having our home decorated with little crafts my children have made over the years. Sawyer is getting big so quickly! I wanted to capture his little hand and thought these Reindeer Handprint Ornaments were a great … [Read more...]

25 Days of Christmas Books for Kids {Countdown Christmas Advent}

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This year we started a new tradition! We are celebrating Christmas with all our favorite holiday books! We've taken 25 Christmas Books for Kids to read throughout the month to celebrate! It's a great opportunity to bring the family together and share the company of a good book. In the past years I've seen some parents talking about how they wrap books and every night they unwrap one and … [Read more...]

Preschool Christmas Sensory Bin Using Rainbow Rice {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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The weather has changed and we've shifted from playing outside for hours on end to only short periods for play. I keep screen time very limited around here so keeping the boys occupied is key so they don't end up bored. It's been awhile since I made a new sensory bin so we thought we'd make one that was Christmas themed. Here's our Preschool Christmas Sensory Bin: SUPPLIES … [Read more...]

Turkey Handprint Thanksgiving Craft Card {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Somehow I realize I've never done a since craft for Thanksgiving. My kids always seem to do a lot of crafts at school around the holiday so I've always skipped them. One I've always wanted to try is this turkey handprint. I've seen it around socially  and always thought it was super cute! Check out how to make our fun Turkey Handprint Thanksgiving Craft Card! SUPPLIES NEEDED: tempera … [Read more...]

25 Must-Have Halloween Children’s Books

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I love Halloween and I love celebrating it family style! My favorite books to read out loud are fun, colorful Halloween books! We've been working on building our book collection and many of these are on our shelf and the rest are on our want list! I'd thought I'd share with you our 25 Must-Have Halloween Children's Books! Halloween Hustle Hardcover In the dark, a funky beat. Something white … [Read more...]

Halloween Spider Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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  I can't believe Halloween is less than a week away now! Over the weekend we did a lot of sight-seeing in our area as New England is having one of the prettiest autumn's I can remember. A the end of it all we came home and carved pumpkins and made this Halloween Spider Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids. SUPPLIES NEEDED: Black Tempera Paint School Glue Thin Wooden Craft Sticks (20 … [Read more...]

15 Great Halloween Board Books

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The first thing that comes out each holiday is our stash of movies and books. They are always packed right on top and the kids enjoy seeing their favorite characters celebrating just like they are. Sawyer's still enjoying all his Halloween Board Books that we've accumulated over the last few years and we wanted to share with you some of our favorites. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey's Halloween … [Read more...]