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Aug
08

Links I’m Loving: Back To School

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I can’t believe it’s already time for back to school! Here are some fun ideas so you can kick off the year with a little celebration: Ball jar “apple for the teacher” gift by The 36th Avenue Easy back to school cupcakes by Dukes & Duchesses Apple pretzels by Make Bake Celebrate Printable first day of school signs by me : ) for HowDoesShe Chalkboard flower pot teacher gift by SheKnows

Ideas for back to school
Jul
09

Frozen party favor ideas

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If you’re throwing a Frozen party, there’s certainly no shortage of official Disney merchandise out there to fill your favor bags! But DIY gifts are super thoughtful, often less expensive, and let’s face it… some of us love an excuse to get craftin’. ; ) Here are 12 fun Frozen party favor ideas, with gifts for both girls and boys! 1. Olaf mason jar (water-free) snow globes by My Sister’s Suitcase 2. Frozen snow globe rings ...
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DIY Frozen party favor ideas!
Jul
02

Free printable herb garden labels

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You’ll have the snazziest herb garden around with these adorable free printable herb garden labels. They’re my latest freebie that I’m sharing over at I Heart Nap Time! The set of herb garden labels includes 16 popular herbs – cilantro, oregano, basil, dill, mint, tarragon, parsley, chives, thyme, fennel, lemongrass, marjoram, sage, rosemary, chamomile, and lavender. Some of you guys were asking about this cute little planter set – I got it at Target, of course! (Purchased in May 2014.) It’s plastic so ...
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Free printable herb garden labels
Jun
04

Star-spangled patriotic crafts

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With the 4th of July a month away, there’s plenty of time to whip up some patriotic crafts! These star-spangled, budget-friendly DIY projects are all really charming, and many are quite kid-friendly, too. 1. Glitter tape flag via Number 2 Pencil 2. Painted flag mason jars via It All Started With Paint – these would also be lovely as vases for flowers. 3. Firecracker noise makers via Raising Arizona Kids – a five-minute project made from things you probably already ...
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Star-spangled patriotic crafts
May
21

12 awesome DIY Father’s Day gifts

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It’s a time-honored tradition in a lot of families to make homemade gifts for Father’s Day. Here are 12 thoughtful and creative DIY Father’s Day gifts that would be awesome presents for any Dad – and fun to make, too! 1. “Dad rocks” paperweight via Crafts By Amanda – a great gift for Dad’s desk or office. 2. Shrinky dink tie tack via Cool Mom Picks – how cool is this! You can make a ...
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12 awesome Father's Day gifts12 awesome Father's Day gifts! Thoughtful and creative DIY projects that Dads will love : )
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
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!!
Dec
30

Kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party ideas

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Whether your kids are old enough to stay up until midnight or so little that you celebrate early in the evening, here’s a round-up of fantastic kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party ideas that everyone will enjoy! FOOD & DRINKS Set up a hot cocoa bar, cupcake decorating bar, or ice cream sundae station. Make buffet-friendly dishes that everyone can enjoy. Make cupcake fondue (it’s a no-heat fondue, so it’s safe for all ages). Toast with ...
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Kid-friendly New Year's Eve party ideas - food, decor, games, DIY noisemakers, and crafts!
Dec
12

Cinnamon applesauce Christmas ornaments

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I make Christmas ornaments to give as gifts every year, and this year – spoiler alert, friends and family! – I’ll be making these cinnamon applesauce hearts. I love their sweet, rustic style; I love the smell of cinnamon and cloves;  and I really love how easy these are to make. Although I’m quite grown-up, this is definitely a kid-friendly project if you’d like to tackle it with your little ones. : ...
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Cinnamon applesauce Christmas ornaments
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