shot through the heart (shaped) Valentine’s brownies

Such a cute Valentine's Day treat! Shot through the heart brownies. Easy Valentine recipe to make with your kids.

Happy it’s almost Valentine’s Day, everyone. Of course, it isn’t actually almost Valentine’s Day, but just like Walmart, I’m going to pretend it is. Because we all know we need at least a full month to prep for any holiday, right? Anyway in honor of it being just over a month away from V-day, I’m […]

kids’ holiday masks to print and color

Printable holiday masks for kids to color. Easy and cheap Christmas craft for kids - perfect for classroom parties!

If you signed up to help with the kids’ Christmas party this year, or are just looking for a fun, easy, and inexpensive Christmas craft to do at home, this post is for you. Today I’m sharing free downloads for three holiday masks to print and color. There are three different designs: a snowman, Rudolph, and Santa. All you […]

how to cut snowflakes {video tutorial + free templates}

Cutting out snowflakes is one of our favorite holiday traditions! Learn how to cut snowflakes with this video tutorial and free snowflake templates. Easy Christmas or winter craft for kids.

One of our favorite holiday traditions growing up was cutting out paper snowflakes. Every year we would set aside one evening to sit around the dinner table and cut designs, making enough snowflakes to tape up on all the windows so that even if it didn’t snow it would still look festive. This year I […]

25 adorable Christmas treats to make with your kids

25 adorable Christmas treats to make with your kids! Easy Christmas desserts and edible gift ideas.

Ok, there are a lot of things I enjoy about Christmas, but I will admit that making Christmas treats ranks pretty high on my list of best things about the season. For starters, I really like treats. And there’s something about Christmas that makes everything a bit more magical, even the dessert. I grew up making treats […]

marshmallow snowman {make a hot chocolate buddy!}

This is so awesome! How to make a snowman out of marshmallows to float in your hot chocolate. Fun winter craft activity for kids.

Today’s project is SO. MUCH. FUN! These easy-to-make marshmallow snowmen float in a mug of hot cocoa for an adorable and tasty winter treat. They’re adorable AND simple enough for kids to make. My daughter ended up making an army of snowmen because she thought they were so cool. I got this idea from a photo […]

clean young adult books & series for your teens

Great list of clean reads for teens! 60 fantastic young adult novels your teenager will want to read. YA book list.

I can still remember reading “The Secret Garden” at age 8 and realizing that reading was the best thing in the whole world. I flew through the books in my elementary school library and started begging my dad to take me to the city library every Saturday to find more books. I started making my own book […]

easy Halloween spider cinnamon roll pops

What a fun idea for a Halloween treat! Easy spider cinnamon roll pops. Cute Halloween breakfast idea to make with the kids

When I was a teenager it seemed like my mom went to the grocery store every single day. I remember wondering why she didn’t just plan ahead a bit so she could go once a week and be done with it. I mean, it didn’t seem like it would be so hard to do. And for […]

Halloween pretzel monsters + ghosts

Awesome! Pretzel monsters and ghosts for Halloween. Fun, easy treat to make with the kids.

Happy halfway through September, people! I hope you’re all enjoying (or at least surviving) getting the kids back to school and figuring out who needs picking up up when, etc. Things are good here, except that I really struggle with carpool rage every morning while dropping off my kids at the elementary school. JUST STOP PARKING IN […]