• Crafts,  Party Ideas

    Halloween Witch Treat Cups

    Trick-or-treating is a ton of fun but if I had to guess I’d say it’s the parties that kids look forward to the most. Hanging out in costume with their friends, playing spooky (or gross) Halloween games while the Monster Mash plays in the background. The food table adorned with Fang-Tastic Healthy Halloween Snacks like ghost pizzas, pretzel & cheese breadsticks or Spooktacular Halloween Sweet Treats like Halloween Donuts, monster brownies & so much more… But a party is not a party without the favours and of course, a frightfully fun festive way to display them, such as our Halloween Witch Treat Cups. This witch is so ugly, she’s cute,…

  • Crafts

    11 Star Wars Inspired Fun Crafts & Printables

    Being a mom of boys you would think I’d know a little more about Star Wars – I mean this is a movie that’s been around since before I was even born. You’d think I’d have seen just one of the movies…but I haven’t. As disappointing as this may be to you, imagine how disappointed my son was today when I asked him if Stormtrooper was one or two words. Here’s what I do know about the popular movie, everyone knows and loves (except me): 1. My kids really, really want a light saber so they can whack eachother with it. 2. My husband can quote the famous movie line…

  • DIY Deer Hand Warmer Craft + Free Printable
    Crafts,  Printables

    DIY Deer Hand Warmer Craft + FREE Printable

      My hands are always cold – in fact, they’re freezing right now as I type this. Weather has a lot to do with this! During the summer they’re fine, it’s the winter months where they seem to get no relief and according to the weather forecast it looks like we’re in for a couple more months of these frosty temperatures. That’s where these homemade deer hand warmers will come in “handy” – they’re so easy to make, your kids can help too. The heart shape makes perfect gifts to show those around you how much you care – think gifts for grandparents, teachers and friends.     DIY Deer…

  • DIY Washi Bunting Banner Tutorial + Alphabet Banner Template Download
    Crafts,  Party Ideas

    DIY Washi Bunting Banner Tutorial + Alphabet Banner Template Download

    Written by Lauren Densley – Creator of DIY FOR DAYS   Washi tape is the funnest trendy crafting tool!  It has taken me years to figure out a fun original way to use it, and then a couple of weeks ago, I was perusing the Dollar Tree, and I came across a knock off washi tape for less then $1! Jack Pot!  So as a result, this cute banner was born! This tutorial can be tweaked and created for any event, any room, and any style.  This tutorial also comes with a free Alphabet Template to help get you started. DIY Washi Bunting Banner Materials Needed: Colored Crafting Paper Washi…

  • Crafts

    27 Fabulous DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

    Mother’s Day is about much more than honouring the woman who gave birth to you. It’s a special time to pay tribute to the women in your life who played an important role throughout your years of growing up. Mom, grandma, auntie, sister, a close family friend…I could go on. Showing appreciation can be done any day of the year and doesn’t require a gift but it’s nice getting presents, isn’t it? Especially ones made with love like these DIY Mother’s Day gifts that she’ll be sure to cherish forever. 27 Fabulous DIY Mother’s Day Gifts Handwritten Recipes Printed on Tea Towels by Sometimes Homemade DIY Honey Hair Mask Gift…

  • Crafts,  Family,  Printables

    Fun & Free Easter Printables

    Easter is just around the corner and for us this means celebrating with Easter crafts and games leading up to the day the big ol’ Easter Bunny visits our place. Sometimes, having kids with an age gap (there’s almost a 5 year difference between my boys) it can be hard finding something that they can both enjoy. It can be even harder when the ‘something’ you’re looking for is seasonal–like Easter. So, what’s a mom to do when she can’t find what she’s looking for? She makes her own fun and free Easter printables for children 2 and up to enjoy. What Does Your Easter Bunny Look Like? Is it…

  • Crafts,  Family,  Lifestyle

    10 Back To School Gifts For Teachers

    School is almost in session! Teachers do so much for our children; they not only teach them lessons in math and science they also help shape them into the young men and women that they become, they teach them life lessons as well school ones. What better way to show them how grateful you are for everything that they’re going to do throughout the school year than a small token of your appreciation. It doesn’t have to be an extravagant gift; in fact I’ve put together a round-up of 10 Back to School Gifts for Teachers from some amazing and talented bloggers that any teacher would be happy to receive.…

  • Crafts

    I’m Lucky Because… {St. Patrick’s Day Craft}

    Since St. Patrick’s Day is just a week away, I though what better time to find out what my son feels lucky to have or do.  I’m not sure about any of your children, but I know that mine only talks when he wants to talk.  What better way is their to get him to open up than helping him have fun while he does it.  Here’s what you need: Glue stick Scissors Something to write with Heart shape tracer or cookie cutter Construction paper (green and any other color you choose)    On the green construction paper, trace and cut four heart shapes with the cookie cutter, if you…

  • Crafts,  Uncategorized

    Ice Cream Cone Christmas Tree {Kid Friendly}

    Now that the kids are on their Christmas breaks I thought that I would share this fun and yummy treat that my son made at school yesterday.  All you need is: A paper plate – preferably white to look like snow Ice cream cones – the ones with the pointy bottoms not the flat ones Green icing – vanilla store bought is fine just had green food coloring Candy – whatever your little ones favorites are Before you mix the food coloring into the icing put a little on the plate so the cone will stick to it; smother the cone in the green food coloring and than add the…

  • Crafts,  Family,  Uncategorized

    Christmas Wish List Collage {Kid Friendly}

    Ever since L was old enough to tell us what he wanted for Christmas we have been making a Christmas Wish List for him.  We don’t do this old fashioned way with paper and pen we don’t even make it the more modern way online or through a smartphone.  The way that we make it is much easier, more fun and includes us spending time together.  All you need for this is: Kid Safety Scissors A Glue Stick Some Flyers (preferably with toys) Paper (any kind will do) If your child is still to young for scissors they simply have to point to the item that they want, you cut…

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