Easy Jingle Bells Craft

This Easy Jingle Bells Craft is fun for even the smallest crafter.  They will love making music with their jingle bells! Easy Jingle Bells Craft My boys are in complete Christmas mode right now and we have been having a lot of fun making simple crafts and decorating the house.  We received some fun craft supplies from Craft Project Ideas and when I saw bells and fuzzy craft sticks, I knew we needed to use them to make some jingle bells for my kids (especially my youngest two) to play with and enjoy. […]

Christmas Tree Pancakes

I can’t believe that I have never made Christmas Tree Pancakes before!  I love making fun breakfast creations for my boys and these were simple to make! Christmas Tree Pancakes I have decided that with just a little bit of effort, fun breakfasts for kids can be created in no time at all.  I love some of our other Christmas Breakfast Ideas for Kids and these Christmas Tree Pancakes were even easier to make.   My oldest boys are getting to the point that they can help out in the kitchen and that makes things even more fun. […]

Reindeer Droppings: Fun Christmas gift

My boys love giving little gifts to their friends for Christmas.  We try to make something fun and we thought these Reindeer Droppings would be perfect for little boys. Reindeer Droppings If you are looking for an easy gift idea for your kids’ friends or for your neighbors, these Reindeer Droppings are fun and pretty simple to make. […]

Christmas Cupcakes: Santa and Reindeer

Christmas Cupcakes Today is the last day of school before Christmas and that means it is the day for class parties.  I was asked to bring in some cupcakes and these Christmas cupcakes turned out so cute!  I want to save one for myself. 🙂  As always, my life is ridiculously busy and just like anyone else, I’m ready for my long winter’s nap, but I still wanted to make something that was cute for my son’s class.  These Santa and Reindeer cupcakes were simple to decorate.  Exactly how I like things! […]

10 Christmas Crafts for Kids

10 Christmas Crafts for Kids Christmas is only 6 days away!  Are you ready?  All of my presents are wrapped but now my boys are wanting to get into the Christmas spirit by making lots of treats and crafts.  I’ve put together a round-up of 10 Christmas crafts for kids that will keep your kids entertained while you get all of the busy things done while they are out of school between now and Christmas. The links to the tutorials for each of the above crafts are below. […]

Easy Candy Cane Ornaments

 I love making easy Christmas ornaments with my boys and these Easy Candy Cane Ornaments can be made in just minutes. Candy Cane Ornaments And the countdown is on!  One week until Christmas.  My boys can hardly contain their excitement and it is everything they talk about.  I love making crafts and treats with my boys but this time of year is SO busy and my sanity is important to me. 🙂  So, we have been having a lot of fun making some simple crafts, ornaments and treats.  Earlier this week I shared Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ornaments and these Candy Cane Ornaments are not only simple but they are a great way for kids to practice fine motor skills. […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ornaments

These Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ornaments were such a hit with the boys and fun to make. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ornaments My 5-year-old is obsessed with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles right now!  This year we put up a small tree in my boys’ room and we have had fun coming up with different ornaments for them to decorate with.  Creating your own DIY Christmas ornaments is a fun tradition to do with your children, no matter how old they are. There are so many different ornaments and crafts you can do with your children, but the most meaningful crafts are those that are special to your children. If you have children who love the Ninja Turtles, these thumbprint Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ornaments are the perfect way to build Christmas memories that will last a lifetime. […]

Christmas Tree French Toast: Easy Christmas Breakfast

 Christmas Tree French Toast Last year I shared some of our family Christmas traditions and one of those traditions includes making Christmas Tree French Toast every year for Christmas morning breakfast.    My boys love this because it is fun to eat and I love it because it is simple to make and doesn’t take any additional prep time than just French toast and sausage alone.  Christmas morning is a time to relax and have fun with the kids, not slave away in the kitchen. This is really self-explanatory but I have learned a few things over the years that make these even easier to make.  You want to try and use Texas toast (No, not the garlic bread kind 😉 ) because it is fat and pretty much square.  You can typically find it with the other bread in your grocery store although my local store doesn’t always carry it.  If you can’t find it then try to find a brand, like Wonder Bread that is still fairly square. […]

8 Simple Ways for Kids to Keep Christ in Christmas

8 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas I love Christmastime!  It has always been my favorite time of the year.  There is just a feeling in the air that makes me feel peaceful and happy.   I love the sights, smells and how my kids light up at every little thing that has to do with Christmas.  And more than anything I love that the holiday season gives me a chance to think about the true meaning of Christmas, which is the birth and life of Jesus Christ.  As much as I love Santa Clause and the spirit of giving this time of year, I want my boys to understand that Christmas is about so much more than treats and new toys and here I’ve listed 8 of our simple family traditions that help my kids to keep Christ in Christmas. […]

Power Rangers Super Samurai: A Christmas Wish

 Power Rangers Super Samurai: A Christmas Wish Christmas pretty much came early for a little 5-year-old in my house when Power Rangers Super Samurai: A Christmas Wish, arrived at our door.  He was so giddy with excitement that we had to watch it right away, and then has watched it several times since. […]

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