Teach The True Meaning Of Christmas With The Christmas Star From Afar {Plus Coupon Code & Giveaway!}

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I really love this time of year. We get to see family we don't get to see very often, we have so many fun holiday traditions, it is so fun playing in the winter snow, lots of holiday baking, and celebrating Christmas. My family goes to church every Sunday, we regularly participate in church functions during the week, and we learn about Christ all year long. Christmas time gives us an extra special … [Read more...]

Turkey Handprint Headband Hat Craft for Thanksgiving

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  This Turkey Handprint Headband Hat Craft was perfect to get us ready for Thanksgiving. This fall has flown by. I can't believe Thanksgiving is already upon us. I wish we could say we've been out enjoying all things fall but we've started this holiday season off being sick. Sawyer has missed more school this month than we normally have from all three kids all year long. I knew Sawyer … [Read more...]

Rainbow Sun Clouds Paper Plate Craft – Fun Crafts with Mom

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My kids had so much fun making these Rainbow Sun Clouds Paper Plate Craft. Any craft with paper plates rate pretty high on their list but this one seemed to include all their favorite craft products like cotton balls and glitter all wrapped up in one. For supplies you're going to need: paper plate school glue yellow tissue paper squares sponge brushes scissors cotton … [Read more...]

Spring Bookshelf DIY Home Decor Project with Ace Hardware #31DaysOfColor

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As you know I've been doing a lot of home improvement projects around here. I've been having a lot of fun decorating each room and finding a good purpose for everything. When I stumbled upon an old bookshelf I knew it would make a great bookshelf DIY home decor project for the Ace Hardware campaign I was invited to participate in. While I did receive compensation I did all the hard work myself … [Read more...]

Sensory Slime for Valentine’s Day {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Valentine's Day Sensory Slime is the perfect afternoon craft for little hands. Kids love digging in and trying to find the hidden gems!    We *finally* got snow here in Western Massachusetts. I say finally because until last week my grass was still green. That's not that common around here as the past few years have brought on some huge storms. The kids were looking for something … [Read more...]

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 Pirate Themed Birthday 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 Themed Birthday Party. … [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 wanted to capture his little hand and thought these Reindeer Handprint Ornaments were a great way! I love this time of year and love having our home decorated with little crafts my children have made over the years.  SUPPLIES NEEDED: Brown … [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...]