Christmas

Star Wars Snowflakes

December 19th, 2018|

Every year our family loves to make snowflakes together. We are always on the look out for some snowflakes that are better than the average snowflakes we would normally make.  These Star Wars snowflakes are seriously the best thing ever! Star Wars Snowflakes My boys love Star Wars Crafts and Star Wars inspired recipes, so we were excited to find these creations by Anthony Herrera.  What was supposed to be about 10-20 minutes of making paper snowflakes turned into an hour or more of Star Wars snowflakes.  I finally had to  call it a night on this project because we could have gone all night and someone has to enforce bed time around here.  I know, I hate to always be the bad guy that ruins all the fun. […]

Printable Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt

December 11th, 2018|

Looking at Christmas lights as a family is one of our favorite Christmas traditions.  This [...]

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Valentines Day

Dinosaur Valentines: Free, Printable Valentines Kids Will Love

February 6th, 2019|

My boys are always on the lookout for the perfect Valentines to give their friends at school. Valentine’s day is a fun time for kids to give and receive Valentines and I prefer to look for unique and fun Valentines, instead of buying generic ones at the store. These Printable Dinosaur Valentines will be a hit with your child’s friends. Dinosaur Valentines V-day is coming! Are you the type of person who plans ahead, or do you run to the store last-minute and try to scramble to find a the perfect Valentines for your kids to send out at school. […]

Valentine Boxes For Boys: Easy, Creative and Fun to Make

February 2nd, 2019|

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! If your kids are allowed to make Valentine boxes, these are my favorite Valentine boxes for boys that we have made.  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: […]

Easter

20 Fun Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

April 12th, 2019|

Holidays are big around here and with Spring comes Easter and with Easter comes Easter Eggs.  Today I am sharing 20+ Fun Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs. Fun Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs My boys love decorating Easter Eggs each year and we love looking for new fun ways to decorate Easter eggs.   I have searched high and low and have found some really fun and unique ideas that I can’t wait to try out this year. […]

Easter Basket Ideas for Teen Boys

March 31st, 2019|

You’re never too old for an Easter basket!  We have made the perfect list of Easter basket ideas for teen boys to help you fill those baskets in no time at all…. with stuff teen boys will surely love! With this list, the Easter bunny is sure to be pleased with all of the wonderful finds we discovered. If you need ideas for younger boys, take a look at our post, Easter Basket Ideas for Boys for even more goodies. Easter Basket Ideas for Teen Boys Let’s get going with those teen boy Easter baskets! […]

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Halloween

Spider Web Pretzels – Easy Halloween Treat

October 26th, 2018|

Halloween is fast approaching and Halloween time is my favorite time of year for making fu [...]

Ghost Treat Bags for Halloween Goodies

October 27th, 2017|

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! […]

Thanksgiving

Turkey Pancakes – Easy Thanksgiving Breakfast

November 20th, 2018|

I know you are planning out your Thanksgiving Dinner, but what about Thanksgiving breakfast?  These Turkey Pancakes are a fun and healthy Thanksgiving breakfast that your kids will love. Turkey Pancakes Can you believe that Thanksgiving time is here?  Our turkey has been bought and plans are being made for a yummy Thanksgiving dinner but I couldn’t let the holiday pass without sharing a fun Thanksgiving breakfast.  Turkey Pancakes are a fun and creative way to get kids to eat their fruit!  You can make them for your kids or let them get creative in how they want to do the feathers.  Have fun playing with your food! […]

Crafts and Activities that Teach Gratitude

November 19th, 2018|

I know that this time of year kids start getting their Santa lists together and start thinking about the things they want, so I love that these Activities and Crafts that Teach Gratitude actually focus on being grateful for the things that we already have. Activities and Crafts that Teach Gratitude ‘Tis the Season where children everywhere start writing down lists and lists of things that they are hoping to find under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning.  But I think it is very fitting that before the gift exchanges come, we have a holiday reminding us to be thankful for the things that we already have.  I love these activities and crafts that teach gratitude. […]

Saint Patrick’s Day

Fill Your Pot of Gold St Patrick’s Day Activity

February 25th, 2016|

I love crafts that are not only fun, but educational.  This Fill Your Pot of Gold activity  is something fun that the kids can make AND play! Kid will learn about counting money as they fill their pot of gold. Fill Your Pot O’ Gold –  St Patrick’s Day Activity The holidays are a fun time for holiday-specific crafts and activities.  This St Patrick’s Day activity helps kids learn how to count change as they fill up their pot o’ gold. […]

Easy St Patrick’s Day Breakfast – 4-Leaf Clover Pancakes

March 17th, 2015|

It’s St Patrick’s Day!  Did you wear green?  We love making holiday breakfasts and this Easy St Patrick’s Day Breakfast was so fun for my boys.  Who do you know who would love lucky 4-Leaf Clover Pancakes? Easy St Patrick’s Day Breakfast – 4-Leaf clover Pancakes I love how much excitement my boys have over every little holiday. I was never really into celebrating St Patrick’s Day until I had kids.  I especially love listening to my son tell me all about the leprechaun that is going to come to school and bring treats.  (I hope it shows up!).  He asked me every single day if it is the day where he is supposed to wear green.  Last year we made these fun Leprechaun Pancakes for St Patrick’s Day and this year we went even easier by making this easy St Patrick’s Day breakfast of 4-leaf clover pancakes! […]

Fourth of July

Patriotic Crafts for Kids

June 25th, 2016|

These Patriotic Crafts for Kids are so much fun!  Can you believe that the 4th of July is this week?!?!  Where has the summer gone?  This fun roundup of Patriotic Crafts, will keep your kids busy all week. Patriotic Crafts for Kids My boys love the 4th of July.  In fact, every year one of them mentions that it is their favorite holiday.  Since the 4th of July is somewhat mid-summer, it gives us the perfect opportunity to do some fun themed crafts and activities.  I’ve put together some fun patriotic crafts for kids, including our Toothpaste Box Firecrackers, that your kids will love.  Just click through on the links below to take you to the instructions for each post. Patriotic Crafts for Kids […]

4th of July Waffles

June 24th, 2016|

These 4th of July Waffles were a hit! These were originally shared as a part of our Summer Survival for Moms of Boys series.  I love making fun holiday-inspired breakfasts and this was worth a re-share.  They are SO good! 4th of July Waffles These 4th of July Waffles are so easy to make and would go perfectly with our Fruit Rockets (which your kids will love!)   I’ve said this before but my boys tend to eat more fruit if it is presented to them in a fun way, and this is pretty fun! How to make 4th of July Waffles: […]