20 adorable Easter crafts easy enough for kids


I’ve mentioned before that I don’t decorate much for holidays, but one thing I do like to do for each big holiday is spend some time crafting with my kids. I like projects that are fairly easy and don’t require tons of supplies. I’ve found tutorials for 20 adorable Easter crafts that are simple enough […]

totally awesome DIY LEGO Easter eggs

looking for a unique and easy alternative to dying eggs? Try this fun, easy technique for making LEGO mini fig Easter eggs

Time for another mom confession: dyeing Easter eggs is not high on my list of favorite activities. In fact, dyeing eggs is kinda fraught with problems, if you ask me, at least when you have lots of kids. First off, you have multiple cups full of liquid dye just waiting to be tipped over by […]

Valentine’s Day card to make with your kids

great DIY Valentine's day card your kids can help make!

  This year will be my five year old’s first Valentine’s Day at school, and he’s heard a lot about what to expect from his big brothers. He keeps saying things to me like: “Did you know there’s this day when we all give each other treats and cards? And we get to have a […]

20 best indoor kid crafts and activities for rainy days

20 fantastic activities and crafts to keep kids busy on rainy winter days

So every year about this time winter starts getting REALLY OLD. Am I right? Everyone’s tired of snow and cold and the kids are super tired of being stuck inside (and I’m tired of hearing them tell me they’re tired of being stuck inside!). We needed some new “kid fun” ideas, so of course I […]

easy DIY thank you cards with metallic Sharpies


This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Sharpie, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #StaplesSharpie http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. Kids don’t want to write thank you notes. They just don’t. I certainly never did – honestly, I hardly do now! I usually just call someone to say […]

Halloween recipe: spooky spiderweb sugar cookies

***Don’t forget to enter the HUGE craft box giveaway. The blog giveaway ends 9/18 at midnight MST but the facebook giveaway ends tonight, 9/16 at midnight!*** A few years ago my mom was visiting during October, and she showed us how to make these spiderweb sugar cookies. They’re perfect for making with your kids during […]

DIY pvc pipe rocket launcher

Hi all. Before we get to today’s tutorial I want to let you know I’m participating in a fun guest post extravanganza hosted by Sugar Bee Crafts. Every day for the next few weeks she’s linking to four different red-white-and-blue guest posts, and today’s project is one of them. Click on over to see the […]

easy marshmallow catapults {summer fun for kids}

Before we get to the marshmallow catapults, we have a giveaway winner to announce. Isabel A. has won a year’s subscription to Creating Keepsakes Magazine – congrats! Isabel, use the contact button in the top right to let me know if you want a digital subscription or a paper+digital subscription and send me your full […]