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...]

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...]

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...]

Easy DIY Snowflake Rhinestone Gift Tags

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It's Christmas eve! Ack! Do you know I just started all my wrapping yesterday and I'm still nowhere near done! I'll be up super late tonight getting everything all done! Like always I wanted to continue my tradition of making all my own gift tags for all the presents! Since it's so late in the game I really needed them to be something simple and something I could make with basic craft supplies I … [Read more...]

Paper Plate Christmas Trees {Kid Friendly Holiday Craft}

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My boys are all excited about the holidays and being just 10 days out I'm looking for lots of fun, easy things to do with them to keep them from being bored but still in the spirit. This fun holiday craft makes Paper Plate Christmas Trees that are great for all age groups from toddlers, preschool, and even older kids! Supplies are minimal and if you craft often probably already have on … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Gold Glittery Christmas Letter Decorations

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Overall, I love the look of silver and brushed nickel but when it comes to Christmas I am all gold. I love the way gold looks with all the glitter and lights and this time of year I want my whole house to sparkle. Recently I was walking through the stores looking at all the holiday decor and I kept stumbling upon all these pretty glittery words but they were so expensive. I knew I could make them … [Read more...]

DIY Cinnamon Ornaments {2 Ingredient Recipe} Easy for Kids!

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It's December! We got our Christmas tree yesterday and I've hung the stockings on the mantle too. I love decorating my home and the warm feeling all the lights give when it's dark out. Since I live up in Western Massachusetts it's already getting dark here around 3:30-4:00 pm. The kids and I are bored and looking for fun stuff to do indoors and one of my favorite Christmas activities is making … [Read more...]

6 Personalized Handmade Holiday Place Cards

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Wanna know my favorite part of decorating? The table! I love setting it up all decorated. Nothing over looked. Since I'm a crafter at heart and a paper one at that I love to step this up a notch and add a personalized touch with personalized name place cards for the holidays. For the actual place cards I cut paper to 3"x4"size and then scored in half for a 3"x 2" card. If you are … [Read more...]