Paper Plate Spiders {Fun Crafts with Mom}


It's almost Halloween and I can't wait! It's such a fun time of year for me and the kids and I make sure to enjoy all of October to celebrate! The boys and I made these cute Paper Plate Spiders to get them in the Halloween spirit! SUPPLIES NEEDED: Black paper plates (I used large and small plates) Black chenille stems Scissors or wire cutters Hole punch Glue stick Wiggly eyes … [Read more...]

15 Pumpkin Children’s Books


Tomorrow I'm heading to our first pumpkin patch of the year and I'm so excited! My favorite photos of the boys every year come from the pumpkin fields so to get Sawyer ready we've been reading lots of Pumpkin Children's Books! He doesn't really remember prior years so the books have been pretty helpful! Some of the older books have been great for Gavin to read to him and tell him his past memories … [Read more...]

Easy Three Minute Wreath {Fun Crafts With Mom}


I don't really have any 4th of July decor and wanted to throw something together and this Three Minute Wreath is the perfect craft to change that fast! Not only does it take only three minutes but you only need three things to make it too! It's SO easy!! I had grabbed the garland on clearance a few days ago at AC Moore for less than $3. I wanted to do something festive with it. Johnny had a … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Dollar Store Party Backdrop {Fun Crafts with Mom}


It had been a few years since I had been to the facility that we had Sawyer's 3rd Birthday Party at and I wasn't really sure what the room was going to look like. In the past the decor of the pizza place we were using wasn't pretty at all and I really wanted to make sure I had some great photos from this party. I saw some really awesome fabric and photographer backdrops I could get but I really … [Read more...]

Quick and Simple Bunny Cake! Perfect For A Bunny Birthday or Easter!


Halli turned two years old last weekend! I swear each year seems to go by faster and my kids are suddenly a year older. One of my family's birthday traditions is that I make my kid's birthday cakes. I make old school cut up cakes just like I had when I was a kid. Nothing fancy, just yummy cake, and regular delicious frosting. I really look forward to making their cakes. Making their birthday cake … [Read more...]

Make Bunny Bum Pancakes For Your Easter Breakfast!


Easter is by far one of my favorite holidays. It might even beat Christmas as my favorite holiday. I really love the time I spend with my family, and remembering our Savior. I brought Halli home from the hospital on Easter Sunday. Easter is a really special holiday for me. I also really love all the Easter candy, and all the cute Easter decorations. One my favorite Easter family traditions is that … [Read more...]

Pirate Treasure Sensory Kit Goody Boxes for Pirate Party {Fun Crafts with Mom}


We just had Sawyer's 3rd birthday over this past weekend and it was so much fun! This year's theme was a fun pirate party! When it came time to decide on what to make for the goody bag I decided I wanted to do something different this year. We've been having lots of fun with Sensory Kits lately and I wanted to make them for all the kids under 5 attending the party. I bought the plastic … [Read more...]

Green Sparkle Leprechaun Slime {Fun Crafts With Mom}


Looking for a fun last minute idea for a festive Happy St. Patrick's Day? Try this Leprechaun Slime! It's simple to make, only takes a few minutes and lasts for many uses! Ingredients Needed: Bowl One: 2 Cups White School Glue 1½ Cups Warm Water ¼ Cup Green Glitter ¼ Cup Gold Glitter 20 Drops Green Food Coloring Bowl Two: 1⅓ Cups Warm Water ¾ Teaspoon of Borax (also … [Read more...]

Homemade St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Gold Play Dough {Fun Crafts with Mom}


We have been loving making play dough around here. We love how long it lasts when we make it and the boys have really had such a fun time playing with it we've been wanting to see all the different kinds of ways we can make it. In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day around the corner I thought I'd we'd make a fun leprechaun themed version. Making play dough is super simple. Way easier than I … [Read more...]

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