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...]

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Paper Plate Pumpkins {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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I'm so excited it's officially October! It means I can finally pull out all the Halloween decorations and start to get festive for the string of upcoming holidays! I thought I'd have the boys make these Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Paper Plate Pumpkins to get them excited too! Making these are pretty simple and don't many supplies. You probably have most of them on hand already. SUPPLIES … [Read more...]

Paper Plate Spiders {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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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

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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}

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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}

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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!

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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, like this years bunny cake. 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. … [Read more...]

Make Bunny Bum Pancakes For Your Easter Breakfast!

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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 are that … [Read more...]