Monogrammed Reusable Snack Bags

The first thing my kids do in the morning after having breakfast is pack their snacks for school.  And the first thing they do when they get home is ask to have a snack.  These growing kids are constantly hungry and it seems like "snack time" is more important now than when they were toddlers.  Lately I have felt like we are wasting so much money buying snack size baggies so I decided to fix that with these cute and easy monogrammed reusable snack bags. These little snack bags … [Read more...]

DIY Butterfly Yarn Magnets

The blossoms are blooming, the sun is shining and spring is in the air. What better way to get in the spring spirit than to create artwork inspired by the season with a fun butterfly craft. I teamed up with Oriental Trading to create colorful, fun and easy butterfly yarn magnets that are not only a work of art themselves, but a craft that can also be used to hang up and display all of the colorful artwork your kids create this spring. My kids love drawing, painting and creating artwork, but … [Read more...]

I Love You Because Jar

Does your family have any special Valentine's Day traditions?  Do you make special heart shaped cinnamon rolls for breakfast?  Or do you enjoy a special treat, like our Cupid Floats or Conversation Heart Parfaits, after school? To me, Valentine's Day seems like the perfect holiday to create special family traditions and focus on showing love and gratitude to one another.  Handmade gifts from the heart, like this “I Love You Because …” jar, are sure to be cherished treasure for many years to … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Cupid Floats and Love Notes

My kids love any excuse to celebrate, especially when it comes to holidays.  Around here we like to find fun, creative and silly ways to make these simple celebrations extraordinary.  I have learned over the years that it truly doesn't have to to be elaborate to be memorable. Celebrate Valentine's Day with your little sweethearts and make these fun and tasty Valentine's Day Cupid Floats and Love Notes. I love entertaining and throwing parties, but nothing beats celebrating life's little … [Read more...]

30+ Kids Valentine Printables

With Valentine's day being just a week away, I thought I would put together 30+ Kids Valentine Printables for my readers! If you're a procrastinator like me, that's ok.  I have you covered with lots of adorable ideas and free printables, all you need is a little bit of time and a printer.  It is a great way to spend an afternoon with your children, and the best part is that the Valentines are semi-homemade. It'll show there was a lot of love put into them. ALL the printables here are FREE and … [Read more...]

Cupid’s Cafe Valentine’s Day Dinner

If you are looking for a fun way to celebrate Valentine's Day with your kids then you are in the right place.  Today I am going to share one of my favorite childhood traditions with a Valentine's Day twist.  Pull up a chair and join the party, today we are celebrating with Cupid's Cafe Valentine's Day Dinner. My mom always had the best ideas.  She was always creating fun scavenger hunts or hosting silly dinners for our family and friends.  One of my favorite ideas was the silly dinners. … [Read more...]

Love is in the Air Valentine’s Day Party

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, hearts are all a flutter and love is in the air!  With Valentine's Day just around the corner I thought it would be fun to create a whimsical Love is in the Air Valentine's Day Party for my kids and their friends. The idea for this party came to me after I made these adorable Hot Air Balloon Valentine's Day Boxes.  I loved how cute that craft turned out, I thought it would make a darling party for my kids and their friends too. When it comes to … [Read more...]

Hot Air Balloon Valentine Box

Love is in the air and Valentine's Day is just around the corner!  It's time to start thinking about those cute little valentines and how you are going to collect all of them.  This Hot Air Balloon Valentine Box is a fun kid-friendly craft that is perfect for writing and collecting love notes at home or at school. I teamed up with Oriental Trading to create this adorable Hot Air Balloon Valentine Box for my kids.  You can get all the details and the step by step tutorial HERE. I love … [Read more...]

Winter Bingo Activity in a Jar

Our winter has been all over the place this year.  One day it's a beautiful, clear day with lots of sunshine and temperatures in the 70s. The next it's a blustery, cold day with temperatures in the 30s. They say if you don't like the weather in Texas just wait a minute, it will change. When the weather gets too darn cold to play outside, I can keep the kids entertained inside with this fun Winter Bingo Activity in a Jar. I teamed up with Oriental Trading to create this fun activity that you … [Read more...]

Grinch Munch Popcorn

Traditions play a big part in our holiday celebrations. Every year we look forward to the arrival of our elf, decorating gingerbread houses, and serving others with our 12 Days of Service Project and watching our favorite holiday movies. It's these little things that help make the holiday feel truly magical. The holiday season would not be complete for our family without our annual How the Grinch Stole Christmas movie night. This year we are making the Imperial Sugar recipe for Grinch Munch … [Read more...]