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...]

Handprint Garden Stepping Stones You Can Make Yourself {Fun Crafts With Mom}

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If you follow my social sites like Instagram or Facebook (which I hope you do!) you'll know I'm really big about my gardens. Next year we're doing a big overhaul and they will be 6x the size it is now. I've been having the kids make Handprint Garden Stepping Stones to place along the walk ways of all the raised beds. There are several ways to make these and we've been making all different … [Read more...]

Make Shopping Fun with your Little One!

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Most people look for every opportunity to go shopping without children but I'm the oddball who waits and goes with mine. Sawyer is my little sidekick and behaves well and I enjoy his company, so I always figure why spend my free time on errands? Make shopping fun for little ones too! We just had our Walmart transformed into a Super Walmart last year and it's been so helpful on getting everything … [Read more...]

Rainy Day Umbrella Preschool Craft {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We have had a pretty dry spring which is uncommon here in Massachusetts but recently we've had a few long strings of rainy days. I wonder now how we survived the long winter months cooped up inside because just two days in we were climbing the walls. I thought to help move the time along I'd do a fun rainy day inspired craft. I remembered seeing a cute project one of my awesome contributors show … [Read more...]

Have a Summer Water War with these DIY Sponge Bombs {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Here in New England we might have had a hard winter but it's surprisingly hot here already. Yesterday alone was 90 degrees! I love the heat but my kids get cranky if they don't have a great way to cool off. The boat isn't yet ready, as parents we don't want to deal with the waterslide and we don't have a pool. I've seen these fun sponge bombs all over Pinterest and a few weeks ago I picked up some … [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...]

Make Your Pirate Photo Book Props for your Birthday Party {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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In the fall I received a Silhouette Portrait machine and was so excited but it was right as we began the remodeling of my office/craft room and the box got put into storage. Then when it came to planning out Sawyer's Pirate Themed Birthday Party I knew my Silhouette would be a big help and went searching for it. I have a Prepaid Subscription to the Design Store which I love because whenever … [Read more...]

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

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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. So we made Pirate Sensory Box as … [Read more...]