DIY Black Widow Spider

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This DIY Black Widow Spider is the perfect Halloween craft for you to make with the kids!  Easy, fun, and festive! This post brought to you by The Orkin Ecologist. All opinions are 100% mine. Tis the season for creepy crawlies!!  Once a year we celebrate all things creep, crawly, slimy, icky, and scary for […]

DIY Organization Station #ScotchBTS

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 Thanks to Scotch Brand for sponsoring this post and inspiring me to make a DIY Organization Station!  This Organization Station is perfect for keeping your desk clear and your kids organized! The boys started school a couple of weeks ago and my-oh-my it has been such a whirlwind of activity around here!  This past weekend I […]

Stained Glass Rainbow Craft

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Stained Glass Rainbows are the perfect craft for kids for Spring and St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick’s Day is coming up fast and the boys were reminding me that we hadn’t completed a single craft yet – GASP!  I asked them what sounded fun and they both wanted to do something with rainbows…or gold coins. […]

Candy Cane Christmas Trees

Candy Cane Christmas Tree

Today I am blogging for the victims at Sandy Hook Elementary school.  I, like so many others, didn’t know what I could do to help and then I heard about Cookies & Crafts for Sandy Hook tribute.  I knew immediately that this was something that I could do to show my support in some small way. […]

Pom Pom Pumpkins – Kid’s Halloween Craft Idea

Pom Pom Pumpkins

Make these Pom Pom Pumpkins with the kids this Halloween season! Super fun and SO easy too! I love making pom pom crafts because they are so easy to make and the boys can really participate in the fun.  Last year I shared my somewhat unorthodox method for making pom poms as well as some […]

Busy Bag Activities for the Little Ones

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Last week I shared my Disney Tote bags that I made for our trip to Disneyland.  I wanted to show you some of the Busy Bag Activities that I came up with to put in the bags.  In case you’re not familiar with Busy Bags – they are just bags filled with simple activities that […]

{DIY} Disney Tote Bags! {Craft}

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This tutorial shows you how to make Disney totes. One of the ways I surprised the boys with the Disney trip was with these adorable {easy-to-make} Disney Tote Bags.  I stuffed them full of all kinds of fun activities and they were perfect for our road-trip down to Disneyland.  I bought these totes at Dollar […]

Summer Reading Adventure: Week 2 – The Rainbow Fish

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Fun Rainbow Fish book activities, crafts, and snack ideas!  Welcome to Week 2 of our Summer Reading Adventure! We’re back with Week 2 of the Summer Reading Adventure!  Last week Mari, from Inspired By Family Magazine, amazed us all with her fabulous crafts, activities and recipes for Tickle Monster by Josie Bissett.  This week I will […]

Reese’s Brownie Mini Trifles

Reese's Brownie Mini Trifles

I don’t know about you but my kids love dessert!  In fact, I’m pretty sure it’s their favorite part of a meal :)  I certainly don’t have time to be baking away every day but I’ve found simple ways to make desserts easy AND special.  COOL WHIP Whipped Topping is one very simple way to […]

Leprechaun Hats Craft

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Leprechaun Hats are such a fun craft for St. Patrick’s Day!  I’ll be perfectly honest.  These Leprechaun Hats didn’t turn out how I had envisioned, but with Reece as the driving creative force they turned out even cuter than mine would have.  We used styrofoam cups and plates to make these adorable Leprechaun Hats – perfect […]

Potted Rainbow – A St. Patrick’s Day Craft

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St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time for this Potted Rainbow Craft! The boys have been itching for a craft lately so I came up with this fun Potted Rainbow (a St. Patrick’s Day craft) for us to make together.  I love rainbows and really wanted to make a pot of gold so kind of combined […]

Valentine’s Day Critters {Craft}

Valentine's Day Critters

Do you remember those pom poms I showed you how to make back in December?  Well I’m bringing them back to make these absolutely adorable Valentine’s Day Critters.  Three pom poms, some googly eyes, pipe cleaner, and another pom pom for the nose is all it takes to make these little critters! You’re going to […]

Valentine’s Day Bracelets {Craft}

Valentine's Day Bracelets

Well now that we all have our fabulous Valentine’s Day Bling Rings on I was thinking we needed a few more accessories.  Enter Valentine’s Day Bracelets!   We have a few play dates coming up before Valentine’s Dayand most of the kiddos involved are girls.  I want to have a fun, simple craft, that everyone can […]

Bring On The Bling Valentine Ring {Craft Tutorial}

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A super fun Valentine’s Day ring made with Hershey’s Kisses and pipe cleaners. I just had to share this adorable little craft project with you!  We just got our February issue of Disney Family Fun (LOVE this magazine!), saw these cuties and knew my kids would get a kick out of them.  I love a project […]

Love Bug Valentines {Craft}

Love Bug Valentines

I am so excited about celebrating Valentine’s Day this year!  Reece is in kindergarten and will be able to pass out Valentines to all of his friends.  We wanted to make our Valentines a little extra special and this is what we came up with.  These are super easy to make and add a little […]

Sweet Little Ladybug Craft

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An easy ladybug craft project for kids of all ages! A couple of days ago Reece was asking for a craft to do (he’s my crafty kid!) and we came up with this easy and fun ladybug craft.  I made this up out of materials I had on hand.  Take a look: Materials Needed: Craft […]