Do It Yourself

Do it yourself projects for the house

Homemade Crayon Valentines For Kids

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in Do It Yourself, For Moms, Fun for Kids, Holiday, Kids Party | 1 comment

Homemade Crayon Valentines For Kids

Valentines Day is closing in and I wanted to share what the kids made for their classmates this year for Valentines.  I am a pretty firm believer in giving non-cany valentines, considering the kiddos get plenty of other sweets between Christmas and this time of the year!  Here is a really fun valentine that my son made from start to finish for his friends that is a colorful way to give a surprise without the added sugar.  Homemade crayon rings with swirly colors and a message for friends to have a colorful Valentines day is the perfect sweet, but not TOO sweet gift! This year my 6 year...

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Elf On The Shelf Goodbye Book For Christmas Day

Posted by on Dec 7, 2013 in Do It Yourself, For Moms, Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas, Holiday | 0 comments

Elf On The Shelf Goodbye Book For Christmas Day

Well December is here and that means…..our Elf on the shelf is BACK.  Our special  little Elf means exciting, memory filled mornings as the kids wake to see what his daily antics are.   They love him so.   I had to come up with a great way for them to say good bye to him each Christmas until the following year. Last year a special gift appeared all wrapped under the tree on Christmas morning from our friendly little elf.  It was a yearbook of his visits for the year and a goodbye message too including a message about the reason for the season.   The Elf on the Shelf tradition...

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Let The Kids Trim A Tree With Glitter Noodles And Feathers

Posted by on Nov 27, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids, Holiday | 0 comments

Let The Kids Trim A Tree With Glitter Noodles And Feathers

We love spending the weekend after Thanksgiving getting into the Christmas spirit.  In our house, part of that means the kids putting up and decorating their very own little Christmas  tree!  Part of the fun is letting them get creative, crafty, and well…covered in glitter if that’s what it takes to a trim the perfect Christmas tree in their eyes.  Last year we decided to make a craft project out of the decorating process.  We used things that we already had around the house to make some fun glittery decorations to spruce up the holidays.  Each year we do something a little...

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Fun, Cute, Easy Christmas Wrapping Idea

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas, Holiday | 0 comments

Fun, Cute, Easy Christmas Wrapping Idea

Christmas time is near and things get busy!  I always try to make the holidays extra special at our house, and it certainly doesn’t have to cost a lot of money or take a lot of time to do so.  I do a lot of little things during the holiday season to try and make everything memorable without going crazy wasting too much time or money.  Here is a super fun way to warp a simple gift like a movie or game, that will simply delight your kids.  By using plain paper and adding a few little extras with a dab of glue, the Christmas wrap goes from boring…to quirky and cute and super...

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The Little Mermaid Movie Date And Starfish Rice Krispie Treats

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Food, Fun for Kids, Kids Party, Summer Projects | 0 comments

The Little Mermaid Movie Date And Starfish Rice Krispie Treats

As the first week of school approaches, I find myself trying to soak in every last moment of summer vacation with the kids.  I fill the last few days of our summer together with fun activities and things that focus on being together as a family.  One of the activities on our summer fun list was for each child to pick a movie to watch and then I would plan a little themed dinner date to go with it.  This was a great way for us to have a quiet little family day and make it extra fun for the kids.  My daughter decided on a Little Mermaid themed movie date and it couldn’t have been more...

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