Family Craft Night: Dia de los Muertos Foam Sugar Skulls

Family Craft Night - Dia de los Muertos Foam Sugar Skulls

We recently received a big box of FloraCraft® Foam Heads (available at Michaels and JoAnn stores), and at first I was a little stumped about what I wanted to make with them. I contemplated making Halloween props for our outdoor decorations, but since we had already finished decorating for this year, … Read More...

Inspire Me Wednesday #44

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Welcome to Inspire Me Wednesday, a weekly link party where you can show off all of your crafts, DIY projects, recipes and creative ideas. I can’t wait to see all the awesome things that you’ve been working on! Last week’s party was FULL of tons of creative ideas and inspiration! A huge thank you … Read More...

Inspire Me Wednesday #43

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Welcome to Inspire Me Wednesday, a weekly link party where you can show off all of your crafts, DIY projects, recipes and creative ideas. Last week’s party was FULL of tons of creative ideas and inspiration (a huge thank you to everyone who linked up!), and I can’t wait to see all the awesome things … Read More...

Double Chocolate Butterfinger Cookie Bars

Double Chocolate Butterfinger Cookie Bar Recipe

Halloween is just around the corner, which usually means that you'll soon find yourself buried under a mountain of leftover trick-or-treat candy and searching for ways to use it up. These yummy double chocolate cookie bars can be made with any kind of chocolate candies, but I'm using Butterfingers … Read More...

Crockpot Loaded Baked Potato Soup + 50 Easy Weeknight Meals

Crockpot Loaded Baked Potato Soup

I love potatoes any way you serve them, and this rich and creamy loaded baked potato soup is one of my favorite ways to enjoy them. It's comfort food at its absolute finest, and you can whip it up in just about ten minutes, and let your crockpot do all of the hard work for you! I used fingerling … Read More...

Holiday Gift Idea (+ Giveaway!): InnoTab 3S Plus Kids Learning Tablet

Innotab 3S Plus

The holidays are just around the corner, and I'm sure that the VTech InnoTab 3S Plus is going to be a very popular wishlist item this year. We recently had the opportunity to test drive this innovative 5" Wi-Fi learning tablet for children ages 3-9, and it was a HUGE hit with all three of my boys … Read More...

The Cheapest & Easiest Halloween Decorations EVER – Jack O’Lantern Porch Lights

Halloween Pumpkin Lantern Porch Light Covers

  These Jack O'Lantern porch lights are seriously the easiest and cheapest Halloween decorations EVER! All it takes is $1 and about 3 minutes of time (oh, and some wire or zip ties, too!). Start with a plastic trick-or-treat pumpkin pail, and use a utility knife to cut off a portion of … Read More...

15-Minute Jack Skellington Halloween Makeup

Jack Skellington Makeup with Tulip Face Paint

Sawyer decided in June that he wanted to dress up as Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas for Halloween, so when a box of Tulip® Body Art® Face & Body Paint showed up on our doorstep a few weeks ago, he couldn't wait to do a test run of his makeup. I have done full-face Halloween … Read More...

Inspire Me Wednesday Link Party #42

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Welcome to Inspire Me Wednesday, a weekly link party where you can show off all of your crafts, DIY projects, recipes and creative ideas. I can’t wait to see all the awesome things that you’ve been working on! Last week’s party was FULL of tons of creative ideas and inspiration! A huge thank you … Read More...

Simple Gold Foil Prints + Silhouette Portrait Giveaway!

Gold Print Made with Silhouette Printable Gold Foil

Gold foil art prints are all the rage these days, and I have about a zillion on my wishlist. Since I can't afford to buy a zillion different prints (and I'm Miss Indecision, so I can't just choose one or two!), I decided to try my hand at making my own simple print using printable gold foil from … Read More...

Thomas & Friends Trackmaster Playdate

Thomas Trackmaster Set

This post brought to you by Fisher-Price. All opinions are 100% mine. We recently had the chance to test out the newly redesigned Thomas & Friends™ TrackMaster™ sets, and we invited a few friends over for a Thomas playdate to share in the fun. Let me tell you now, if you're looking for a … Read More...

Watercolor Paper Leaf & Branch Mobile

Watercolor Paper Fall Leaf and Branch Mobile

One of my favorite things about fall is all of the beautiful colored leaves, but in our neighborhood, most of the leaves just turn a boring shade of dull brown. The boys and I decided to take matters into our own hands and make some colorful leaves of our own. We used watercolor paints to turn … Read More...

Reading Slumber Party Ideas

Reading in a Box Fort

My niece spent the weekend with us last week, and before bedtime we found ourselves gathered around the campfire (as usual!) making s'mores and reading stories to each other. My oldest son, Sawyer, has progressed tremendously in his reading skills lately, and I can't even express how happy it makes … Read More...

DIY Air Dry Polymer Clay & Fall Leaf Imprints Kids Craft

How to Make DIY Air Dry Polymer Clay

I recently ran across a recipe for homemade polymer clay, and since it only called for four common household ingredients, I decided to give it a try. My boys love clay, so I've tested dozens of different recipes, and I haven't been very impressed with any of the air dry varieties that we had tried. … Read More...

Inspire Me Wednesday #41

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Welcome to Inspire Me Wednesday, a weekly link party where you can show off all of your crafts, DIY projects, recipes and creative ideas. Last week’s party was FULL of tons of creative ideas and inspiration (a huge thank you to everyone who linked up!), and I can’t wait to see all the awesome things … Read More...

Halloween Kids Craft: Glittery Glue Spiderwebs

Glittery Glue Spiderweb Halloween Decorations

Halloween is absolutely one of my FAVORITE holidays! To celebrate, I've joined up with some of my talented blogging friends to bring you over 110 fabulous Halloween ideas! From costumes to parties, crafts and home decor, recipes and free printables, we have TONS of fun ideas to share! I guarantee … Read More...