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

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Make Your Own Dollar Store Party Back Drop {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...]

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

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

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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Pirate Ship Sensory Kit Goody Boxes for Pirate Party

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...]

Mess Free Finger Painting for Toddlers {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Sawyer loves his Mess free Finger painting!

With my big focus on getting away from all the screens in the house I wanted to do something fun that didn't get messy. Thing is when you are working with toddlers messy kinda comes with the territory. As much as we love our sensory bins they do get messy at times. I have seen a few painting ideas on Pinterest and thought I'd give my own version a try. Supplies are super simple and are … [Read more...]

How We Celebrated Halloween 2014 #WW

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2014 Halloween Gavin Ghost

I hope everyone had a safe and fun Halloween! I can't believe another Halloween has passed! We had a whole week of holiday fun! First we had the challenge of getting Sawyer to put on his Halloween costume. Of course with his deep love of Mickey we only thought it would be fitting that he get a Mickey costume. We found this awesome one at Babies R Us! How cute is he once he was convinced putting it … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Apple Trees {Toddler Friendly #Craft} PLUS, Announcement!

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Make Your Own Apple Tree {Toddler Friendly #Craft} momspotted.com #applecraft #toddlercraft #appletree

We're about to go apple picking soon and I thought a fun way to get Sawyer excited about it would be to make a fun craft! This craft is a bit on the time-consuming side but only because you have to wait for things to dry. Other than that it's pretty easy and fun for everyone at any skill level. To get started you'll need a few things. White Plate Cardboard Strip Green Paint Brown … [Read more...]

2014 First Day Of School {3rd & 8th Grade}

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First day of school with dad gavin johnny

I can't believe it is September! I feel like summer just started but instead it's ending. I'm sitting here thinking of all the things I said would be done by now and all the things I want to get done this fall. It just seems like the seasons go faster and faster and time just never sits still anymore. It's another school year starting today here and my boys have grown so much! Johnny is the … [Read more...]

Black White & Red Mickey Mouse DIY Birthday Goody Party Bags {Sawyers 2nd Birthday Party}

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Mickey Mouse Goody bags

I can't believe I still have posts about Sawyer's birthday not published right now. Things have been crazy and I keep meaning to make them a priority but I promise they will all get shared! I only have one or two left. Today I want to show you the goody bags I made. They came out so cute!   The Mickey Mouse goody bags were super simple to make. I looked around at a few places for … [Read more...]

Mickey Mouse Meal Plates DIY Birthday Party {Sawyers 2nd Birthday Party}

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Mickey Mouse Party Plates

When I started planning Sawyer's 2nd birthday party I really wanted to find a way to make as much of it myself if I could. Not everything needed to be big elaborate projects and having little ones that I could do in advance were really helpful. One of my favorites were actually the easiest too. Sticking with the black, white, & red theme I was going with I quickly realized that even basic … [Read more...]

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