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Pinspired Craft: Mess Free Sidewalk Chalk

Pinspired Craft: Mess Free Sidewalk Chalk
My kids absolutely love to “chalk.” Drive by my house on any given sunny day and my kids have created masterpieces, cities, roads, and have traced their little bodies in chalk outlines on my driveway. To say we go through a ton of chalk would be an understatement. Came across this recipe...
April 4th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

You Color My World, Valentine

You Color My World, Valentine
My kids school doesn’t allow snacks or candies when it comes to Valentine’s Day and class parties, and although I think Valentine’s Day is incomplete without a box of Conversation Hearts, I will abide by the rules. Begrudgingly. I guess. No candy and no treats means boring getting creative...
February 5th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Thanksgiving Crafts and Decorations Made Easy

Thanksgiving Crafts and Decorations Made Easy
We had so much fun sharing these ideas with our friends over at Daytime Alabama. You still have time to pull this together in time for Thanksgiving, click the link to see how you can make a Thanksgiving Tree and some really cute name place holders. Thanksgiving Craft with Daytime Alabama      
November 20th, 2013 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Easy Ideas for a Halloween Playdate

Easy Ideas for a Halloween Playdate
It’s close to Halloween and if you’re planning a party or playdate for the big spooky day, give some of these ideas a try. They’re great for kids and they will love getting involved. No Cook Pumpkin Playdoh – This makes a great little take home gift for your guests. Ingredients: 1...
October 18th, 2013 | featured, to craft, to eat, to make | Read More

Using Kid Created Art

Using Kid Created Art
My kids love to create some little masterpieces. We have discussed the battle of the artwork before, but I found a new way to use their art, preserve it, and not have piles of it sitting around. Take photos of the artwork, reduce the size, print. Cut them out and paste them onto a background. Pick a...
June 24th, 2013 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Holiday Craft: Melted Bead Ornaments

Holiday Craft: Melted Bead Ornaments
These are super simple and super cute.. My kids absolutely loved making them and arranging their beads. What you’ll need: Various shapes of metal cookie cutters – Must be metal and not coated Plastic beads. Opaque or translucent. We used pony beads and they worked great. Thin wire to make...
December 10th, 2012 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Busy Mommy Bonding Series: Nature ABC’s

Busy Mommy Bonding Series:  Nature ABC’s
There’s nothing like the crisp fall weather to make you want to get outside.  Grab the kids and head outdoors to collect your materials. Materials: 13 sheets of scrapbookpaper (or construction paper) leaves, acorns, pine cones, sticks, pine straw… head outside and collect nature What to...
September 20th, 2012 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Craft: Mommy TV

Craft: Mommy TV
This is a great one for the kids to make. A great idea would be for dad to craft this with the kids for a nice gift for mom on Mother’s Day. Materials: Cereal box 2 empty paper towel rolls brown construction paper tape photos To assemble: All you do is cut a 3×5 inch hole in the cereal box,...
May 11th, 2012 | featured, to craft | Read More

Kentucky Derby Playdate

Kentucky Derby Playdate
We might not be able to sneak away to the infield at Churchill Downs to watch the horses run, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun while watching the most exciting 2 minutes in sports.. The Kentucky Derby! Here are a few ideas on throwing a party and getting the kids involved in the...
May 3rd, 2012 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Out of the Box Valentine Ideas

Out of the Box Valentine Ideas
We had some fun recently with our friends at Daytime Alabama coming up with some original valentine ideas. Try one of these and make those boxed cards a thing of the past! You’ve seen these two on our site before: Sponge painted heart cards: These are simple and easy, that’s why we like them...
February 7th, 2012 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More