DIY Leprechaun Trap House

In just a few short weeks those mischievous little Leprechauns will be on the hunt for gold.  Do your kids want to get a good look at one up close?  Then you are definitely going to need to create a colorful and shimmery DIY Leprechaun Trap House to lure those wee little leprechauns in. This St. Patrick's Day I teamed up with DecoArt to create a DIY Leprechaun Trap House that even the smartest little leprechauns won't be able to resist. Stop those pesky little leprechauns from … [Read more...]

DIY Spring Pipe Cleaner Rings

Hello there! Cathy from Party HarDIY here again with another fun DIY! Lucky for us, groundhog Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow so an early spring is imminent! Either way, spring is coming and so is Easter. For a fun craft with the kids, how about making some DIY Spring Pipe Cleaner Rings. All you need is some basic supplies to create them! Supplies you will need: Pipe cleaners Felt flowers Pom poms Glitter paper Scissors Glue gun Bunny-Ears Directions: Using a fluffy … [Read more...]

15 Handmade Valentine Box Ideas for School

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and if you have school aged children you probably know all about creating the perfect Valentine box to collect the sweet notes and treats from their friends.  Do your kids want to have the most creative Valentine boxes in class?  Then look no further, here are 15 Handmade Valentine Box Ideas for School that will spark creativity and lots of love this Valentine's Day. These creative valentine boxes can be simple or as detailed as you … [Read more...]

Free Printable Thanksgiving Conversation Cards for Kids

Hi everyone, my name is Julie from Sprinkled with Paper. I'm super excited to be collaborating with Giggles Galore again! I previously shared how I boo'ed our friends and family with this Halloween Boo S'mores Kit. Today, I'm sharing a fun set of Thanksgiving conversation cards for kids. They're a great way for the kids to pass the time and re-connect with family and friends on Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is definitely one of my favorite holidays. It's a day where we can all enjoy … [Read more...]

Fun Box Top Storage and Organization Ideas

I receive monetary compensation from General Mills and SC Johnson in exchange of my endorsement of Box Tops For Education. Are your kids heading back to school soon?  If they are anything like my kids they are excited about the start of a new school year. This time of year we tend to focus on shopping for back to school supplies and picking out the perfect first day of school outfit, but it's just as important to stock up on their favorite snacks, easy breakfast ideas and lunch box staples … [Read more...]

Free Printable Back to School Bingo

This post is sponsored by Welch’s® Fruit Snacks. I am being compensated for this post. All comments and opinions are my own. A new school year will be starting soon, and everyone in our house is looking forward to heading back to school.  It may sound crazy, but my kids actually love the start of a new school year.  They look forward to finding out who their new teachers will be, seeing what friends they will have in class, and of course all of our fun back to school … [Read more...]

Back to School Chalkboard Brownies

Ad - This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury™. The opinions and text are all mine. The kids are back in school and we are all finally adjusting to the routine of waking up early, homework and after school activities.  After a fairly unstructured summer of lazy pool days, traveling and enjoying lots of popsicles it's nice to have a routine and schedule.  We are celebrating a new school year in the most delicious way with Back to School Chalkboard … [Read more...]

My Story Stones: Painted River Rocks

Every summer my family takes a trip to the Frio River, it's a vacation that actually started with college friends 15 years ago and it is a highly anticipated vacation for everyone in the family, I guess you could say it's our happy place. One of my kids favorite things to do, other than tubing down the Frio, is to collect river rocks. We have quite the collection of rocks that somehow make their way home, get scattered around the yard and house, and occasionally even end up in the wash. … [Read more...]

Rocket Ship Cake Push Pops

Ad - This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury. The opinions and text are all mine. One of the things I love about the summer is that I get to spend quality time with my kid reading, swimming, crafting and baking.  Being a teacher's daughter, I especially love when we can incorporate a little learning into our summertime fun.  Recently my kids have been obsessed with space and learning about the galaxy, planets and space exploration. When I discovered that … [Read more...]

Galactic Space Cupcakes

Did you know that 12 people have walked on the surface of the moon?  Me either, but recently my kids have been obsessed with checking out books and watching shows about space.  I've learned quite a bit about space this summer, including that there is even an annual holiday, Space Exploration Day on July 20th, that commemorates the anniversary of the first manned mission to the Moon.  If there is a holiday to be celebrated you can guarantee that I'll find a way to make it fun and … [Read more...]