20 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Boys

 I have four boys and while they love holidays, it can be a challenge to find them something fun that they will like for Valentine’s Day.  I’ve searched long and hard and made up a list of 20 Valentine’s Day gifts for boys that are sure to please your little men. Valentine’s Day Gifts for Boys […]

Make a Rocket Valentine Box and Have a BLAST This Valentine’s Day

Are your kids required to bring a Valentine Box to school to collect Valentines in? We have had a lot of fun over the years making different Valentine boxes, but I know it can be hard to come up with ideas that boys won’t be embarrassed about, but we have made several “boy-approved” Valentines over the years and this Rocket Valentine Box is perfect for the boy in your life. Rocket Valentine Box I love being able to re-use items we have sitting around the house and there is a good chance you have most of the material you need to make this rocket Valentine box in your craft room or kitchen. […]

Valentine Boxes For Boys

We love getting crafty on Valentine’s day and my boys are getting pretty good at designing their own Valentine boxes for school.  Here are some of our favorite Valentine Boxes for boys. Valentine Boxes for Boys Every year my boys design a fun Valentine box that is taken to school empty and that returns full of Valentines from their friends. I was told recently that this doesn’t happen anywhere but in the US, and even then a lot of schools don’t allow it.  Boo!  My boys have a lot of fun designing their Valentine boxes and I’m glad that I can provide a little bit of enjoyment and a lot of memory making with my boys while they are little. Here are a few of the Valentine boxes my boys have made: […]

Marshmallow Snowman Hot Chocolate

This has been a strange winter for us. We just moved to the state that claims to have “The Greatest Snow on Earth” and yet we have had barely any snow. So instead of making snowmen outside, we are making marshmallow snowman hot chocolate! This is the perfect way to warm up on a cold snowy (or not so snowy) day. Marshmallow Snowman Hot Chocolate Everyday after school my boys come running through the door looking for something to snack on. On cold days, they go straight for the hot chocolate. We decided to mix things up a bit and add some marshmallow snowmen. My boys think it is so funny to watch them as they melt away to nothing. […]

17 Free Christmas Printables Kids Will Love

I spent the morning hanging out with a bunch of adorable Kindergarten kids at their class Christmas party. As I was preparing a game for them, I was searching for some free Christmas printables kids will love and found so many great ideas! 17 Free Christmas Printables Kids Will Love […]

Christmas Advent Calendars Kids Will Absolutely Adore

I have so many fond memories of counting down the days until Christmas as a child. This is a great list of Christmas advent calendars kids will love! Each will build so much anticipation until the big day! Christmas Advent Calendars Kids Will Love Help add to your child’s Christmas memories by starting a new tradition with an advent calendar. All you need to do is pick one (or two!) of your favorites and start your tradition on December 1st. Pick a time of day when everyone in the family is home so they can all get in on the excitement. […]

17 Turkey Treats Kids will Gobble Up

It’s my favorite time of the year!  Thanksgiving week is here in the US which means we get to gather our family and friends around us, eat yummy food and express gratitude for all of the wonderful things we have to be grateful for.  Not only do we get to eat some of my favorite dishes, but we get to create fun memories with our families. And the kitchen is my favorite place to make memories, while making yummy treats with my boys. Make these Turkey Treats kids and adults will gobble up. They will be the hit of your Thanksgiving dinner and your kids will have a great time creating memories of their own while they make them. 17 Turkey Treats Kids Will Gobble Up    […]

17 Fun and Easy Turkey Crafts Kids Love

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Family, fun, food….stress? As much as we might love it, there always seems to be a bit of stress involved. Will the turkey be done on time? Will the mashed potatos be lumpy? Will there be enough food?  With all of those things on your plate, you shouldn’t have to worry about how to keep the kids entertained and out of your hair while dinner is cooking. Here are some fun and easy turkey crafts kids will love that will keep them entertained so you can finish basting, mashing and mixing. Easy Turkey Crafts Kids Love […]

Printable Thanksgiving Games: Thanksgiving Charades

Printable Thanksgiving games are the most wonderful way to keep kids entertained and for you to keep your sanity while Thanksgiving dinner cooks. And Thanksgiving Charades is fun for the entire family. Printable Thanksgiving Games: Thanksgiving Charades Picture this for a minute. You are in charge of Thanksgiving dinner. Your extended family is on the way to your house and you are elbow high in mashed potatoes while the gravy is bubbling over on the stove. Then of course the kids run through the kitchen and start complaining about being hungry or bored.  […]

Ghost Treat Bags for Halloween Goodies

These ghost treat bags are a fun and inexpensive goodie bag to have at your next Halloween party. And a simple Halloween craft kids will love to make. Ghost Treat Bags If you are like I am, you probably stress out way too much for the holidays! I try to make things magical for my chidren and that often leaves me overwhelmed and exhausted. I’m always looking for ways to simplify while still adding fun to the holidays. This Ghost Treat Bag is SO simple to make! […]

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