Posts Tagged "holiday"

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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A House For Our Peeps – Kid’s Easter Activity

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Food, Fun for Kids, Holiday | 0 comments

A House For Our Peeps – Kid’s Easter Activity

I have been enjoying every second of my time with he kids while they are on spring break from school.  It is so making me look forward to summer vacation, projects, and playing all day!  I am also reminded that busy kids are happy kids.  For that reason we have been doing all sorts of projects together to keep  their little hands and minds busy so they don’t have time to cause trouble.  This was a fun Easter activity that the kids had a great time with.  We made candy bird houses for our Peeps, and now have some beautiful little bird houses to display through Easter!  Graham...

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Chalkboard Paint Dipped Gingerbread Hearts – DIY Valentines Day Decoration

Posted by on Jan 20, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Holiday, Home Decor | 0 comments

When gingerbread hearts meet a bowl filled with chalkboard paint you end up with adorable little hearts that you can leave messages on with chalk, hang as decor, or use as gift tags. I’m so excited to share this fun DIY Valentines’  Day decoration idea with you.  Remember last week when I showed you a fun valentines Day craft to do with your kiddos?  Well when I baked ornamental gingerbread hearts I went a little overboard with my double batch and had way more hearts than I needed.  As I was pondering what to do with the leftover hearts, I came up a crafty idea to cover...

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