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Apr
18

Links I’m Loving: Earth Day crafts and recipes

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Earth Day is on April 22, and to celebrate, here are some fun and kid-friendly recipes and crafts! Earth Day cake recipe by Kix – the cake inside is both green and blue, too! Earth Day foam ball craft by Meet The Dubiens – a simple craft project made with a foam ball (preferably reused, of course!) and strips of tissue paper. Plantable paper Earth craft by Modern Parents Messy Kids ...
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Links I'm Loving: Earth Day crafts and recipes
Apr
16

Easy Easter egg nest cakes

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These Easter egg nest cakes aren’t just adorable, they’re so easy to decorate that your kids can help! The Victorian sponge cakes are frosted with store-bought icing, then topped with edible Easter grass and Cadbury mini eggs. You could even add a marshmallow Peep chick as the “mother hen” (although I think the nests are so sweet and simple just with the eggs!). To get the cake recipe and decorating instructions, ...
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Easter egg nest cakes
Apr
11

How to make jeweled Minnie Mouse spoons

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I have a sweet little project to share with you today. And I do mean little – these jeweled Minnie Mouse spoons could not be easier to make! They’re so easy, in fact, I almost hate to call this a “how to” because there’s pretty much nothing to it. ; ) Aren’t they cute, though?! (The cutest!) Here’s all you need to make the spoons: a package of wooden cutlery ...
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How to make jeweled Minnie Mouse spoons
Apr
09

Easter bunny and chick fingerprint craft

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Now THIS is cute. Check out these adorable Easter bunnies and chicks that you can make using your fingerprint! It’s a fun little craft for you and your kids to do, and you can make some seriously precious Easter cards or decorations using your art. To make your bunnies and chicks, you just need a stamp ink pad or two in your choice of colors, and a thin point Sharpie ...
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Easter bunnies and chicks fingerprint crafts - SO CUTE!!
Apr
02

DIY ice cream cone and streamer wall backdrop

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For sheer adorableness factor, you can’t beat this ice cream party backdrop by Alana Jones-Mann! The honeycomb ice cream cones (complete with sprinkles and a cherry on top!) are perfect for an ice cream party or sweet shoppe party, to celebrate a birthday or just to celebrate summer. They’re easy to make, and the cheery striped streamer-covered wall is an easy DIY too! You won’t believe what the cones are ...
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DIY ice cream cone party backdrop
Mar
27

DIY Easter bunny favor bags

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These stenciled Easter bunny favor bags are a completely adorable and easy DIY craft for Easter! Just look at that fuzzy little bunny tail. Oh my word. I just love that little tail! To make these bags you just need inexpensive muslin bags, a Martha Stewart holiday stencil kit, acrylic paint, and a stencil brush. And of course you need some pom poms to make those tails. : ) Get ...
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DIY Easter bunny favor bags
Mar
24

Free printable Minnie Mouse ears for plates

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Oh Toodles! I have a new free printable for you today, and I think you’re really going to like it!! I’ve been a little obsessed with Minnie Mouse plates ever since I featured this adorable party here on my blog. I thought the ears on the plates were just the cutest detail, and I know you guys liked them, too. For that party, the ears were homemade from scrapbook paper, ...
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Free printable Minnie Mouse plate ears! #chickabug #freeprintable
Mar
21

Links I’m Loving: Strawberry tissue ball, zig zag streamers, and more!

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It’s spring at last! Hooray!! I’ve been dying to break out some spring projects for ages, and now it’s officially ok to talk about Peeps and pastel colors and pool parties. Just remind me not to look at my phone so I can’t see the snow icon that’s showing up on Tuesday’s weather forecast. The calendar says it’s spring, so flip flops and flowers are surely right around the corner! While ...
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Links I'm Loving: Strawberry tissue ball, streamers, Peeps pudding cups, and more!
Mar
19

Balloon party ideas

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No birthday party is complete without balloons. Why not throw an entire party with balloons as the theme? Here are some creative and pretty ideas to get you started: 1. A trio of small balloons makes a festive and pretty cake topper – this one is made by a kit from Potter+Butler. 2. Tasseled balloon wands would be fun for the kids to play with and then take home – ...
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Balloon party ideas
Mar
13

FREE printable! St. Paddy’s Day in a Jar

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St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s your lucky day! ; ) Here’s a free printable that will make giving last-minute St. Patrick’s gifts a snap, whether you need a gift for a teacher, friend, or neighbor, or if you just want to whip up a fun little surprise for your kids. Presenting… St. Paddy’s Day in a jar! I designed this fun free printable exclusively for HowDoesShe blog readers ...
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St. Paddy's Day in a jar - free printable! Make fun and easy St. Patrick's Day gifts and treats! #stpatricksday #freeprintable
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