Posts made in February, 2012

13 Family Friendly Things To Make, Eat And Do For Valentines Day From A Spotted Pony

Posted by on Feb 14, 2012 in Do It Yourself, For Moms, Fun for Kids | 0 comments

13 Family Friendly Things To Make, Eat And Do For Valentines Day From A Spotted Pony

Valentines Day has arrived!  Love can never be taught for it is to be learned; love can never be bought for it is to be given; love can never be kept for it is to be free; love can never be old for it lives to last a lifetime. -Anonymous Happy Valentines Day from A Spotted Pony!  February has been filled with all sorts of  family projects, sweet treats, and kind gestures.  Here are 13 Valentines Day Ideas that are perfect to do with the whole family. Last Minute Grocery Store Valentines Non- Candy Valentines For Kids Kids Valentines Day Treasure Hunt Teach Your Kids To Show Their...

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Last Minute Valentines That You Can Get At The Grocery Store

Posted by on Feb 11, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Food, For Moms, Fun for Kids | 0 comments

Last Minute Valentines That You Can Get At The Grocery Store

Valentines Day is right around the corner.  Are you ready?  Why not make someone’s day extra special with a simple treat that you can pick up at the grocery store.  Pick up something that you know they will love and add a tag with a sweet phrase.  You can create an instant valentine for anyone who is special to you. Here are three ideas for simple and quick valentines that you can pick up from your local grocery store or even a gas station.  These are treats that we will be giving to the special people in our lives this Valentines Day. I shared with you earlier how I love to make...

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Kids Valentines Day Scavenger Hunt With Reasons Why You Love Them On Each Clue

Posted by on Feb 10, 2012 in Do It Yourself, For Moms, Fun for Kids | 1 comment

Kids Valentines Day Scavenger Hunt With Reasons Why You Love Them On Each Clue

A Valentines day scavenger hunt is a great way to surprise your kids and show them how much you love them!  The simple task of putting together a scavenger hunt is made extra special for your kids when you add one reason why you love them so much on each and every clue.  My kids have such a blast doing this and it doesn’t take much to make their Valentine’s day super special and exciting. A Valentines day inspired scavenger hunt is something I have been doing with my kids since I started staying home with them.  We spend the day having heart shaped pancakes and grilled cheese...

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Make Personalized Decorative Pillows By Printing Photos Onto Fabric

Posted by on Feb 8, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Home Decor, Sew It | 2 comments

Make Personalized Decorative Pillows By Printing Photos Onto Fabric

Did you know that you can print an image from your computer onto fabric using your home computer.  Freezer paper is the magic ingredient to make these adorable little throw pillows personalized with any photo that you like.    These decorative pillows make an awesome gift, and are a fun and easy project. We are busy busy this week preparing for a big week next week.  Not only do we have some special Valentines Day projects going on, but both of the kids have birthdays next week.  It is an exciting, fun filled time in our house.  Not a whole lot of new projects getting done if they are...

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Snow Day Activity For Kids – How To Make Snow Playdough

Posted by on Feb 4, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids | 0 comments

Snow Day Activity For Kids – How To Make Snow Playdough

Too cold out to take the kids out to play in the snow?  Make snow play dough with your kids using a few simple ingredients that you already have in your pantry.  Your kids can “play in the snow” for hours in the warmth and comfort of your home.  No snow pants required, and no red runny noses, a fun snow day project. Usually by this time of the winter my kids have gone completely stir crazy and it is quite evident that cabin fever  has set in. Thanks to our mild Wisconsin winter and unseasonably warm temperatures, we have gotten to spend an unusual amount of time playing...

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