The Perfect Easter Basket For Older Boys

This post is sponsored by, however, all opinions are 100% my own. Over the years I have found it more and more challenging to come up with great holiday gifts for my older boys. They could care less if they woke up on Easter morning to plastic eggs throughout the house and little bunnies in a basket. Don't get me wrong, they want the candy, but they don't so much care about all of the fun and cute stuff. This year we decided to do something a little different. We live in a very small town and are blessed to have a KMart with a grocery section in it. I love how they carry products for each holiday, but they make my life simple by keeping it all in one big section of the store. Those stores that spread everything all across the store and make you walk back and forth sort of annoy me---ha! KMart's grocery section offers competitive, low prices on their grocery items. I headed over to my local K-Mart with an idea and a budget. I'm pleased to announce that I stayed under … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Earrings #12DaysOf Halloween Fun!

We have had so many great recipes and crafts so far! It's hard to believe that we are already 11 days into our 12 Days of Halloween Fun! Today Olivia from This N That with Olivia has shared an adorable and easy DIY Halloween earrings craft.  These earrings are simple to make and can be worn all season long. Check out her post HERE and stay tuned for tomorrow's post of Day 12 of Halloween Posts. Happy Fall. Be sure to check out the other posts that we've shared by clicking on each of the links below: … [Read more...]

DIY Fall Mason Jar Craft

Let's talk about fall--because it's my favorite time of the year! Today is our 6th day of our 12 Days of Halloween Recipes and Crafts and we are excited to share this one with you because it will last throughout the whole Fall season! raft Tracy at Having Fun Saving made these adorable Fall Mason Jars to celebrate the season! I love that you can make these in just minutes, and it's really affordable! Isn't just about everything in Mason jars adorable? Head over and see how she made them, she has instructions on how to make all 5! When you are done, be sure to come back and check out all of the recipes and other crafts to celebrate the 12 Days of Halloween Fun!   Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list... … [Read more...]

Halloween Deco Mesh Wreath Tutorial

Halloween Deco Mesh Wreath Tutorial!   Halloween is a great time of the year to enjoy crafts and fun recipes with the family! My boys and I love coming up with new ideas! I'm excited to share this easy craft tutorial from our friends at Just Plum Crazy!  Today we have a Halloween Deco Mesh Wreath tutorial from Just Plum Crazy. It's easy to make and there is really no wrong way to do it. Once you've check out the wreath tutorial be sure to head on over and check out the other fun Recipes and Crafts below! linky code … [Read more...]

12 Days of Halloween Crafts and Recipes Starts TODAY!

Forget about the creepy and unwanted thoughts that come when you think about money spent on Halloween crafts and recipes! We are here to give you a list of fun crafts and recipes that you can prepare together as a family without breaking the bank! We are honored to launch the 12 Days of Halloween Crafts and Recipes Ideas for you! DAY 1 is represented by a Halloween Sucker Spiders Craft that shows endless possibilities when it comes to decoration! Celebrate Woman Today shares her version of this simple and affordable craft. Find details for the Sucker Spiders here.   Before you leave, check out other recipes and crafts that will inspire YOU to do something out-of-the-box this Halloween season! linky code … [Read more...]

Over 15 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

October is almost here and we are starting to think about our Halloween costumes. Typically I'm one to wait until the last minute and frantically prepare, usually paying higher prices on costumes that we don't really care for. Not this year! This year I'm prepared, and I'm going to help you be prepared as well! Below you will find a list of DIY Halloween Costumes that you can make yourself in the comfort of your own home. Not only will you more than likely save a ton of money, but you will take pride in the fact that you created this little masterpiece yourself! Butterfly Jake from Jake and the Neverland Pirates Greek Goddess Queen Elsa Garden Gnome Mummies  Breakfast at Tiffanys Peter Pan Baby Peacock Egyptians  Mario and Luigi Teeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles  Thing 1 and 2 Minions Cotton Candy Wonder Woman and Bat Girl Papa Smurf Wizard of Oz … [Read more...]

Frozen Pineapple Sunflower Yogurt Pops #12DaysOf Celebrate Summer

  Today we are sharing a mix of recipe/craft with you! I can't wait to try these with my boys! Not only do they look super fun, but they also look delicious as well! Your children will be begging for more---and they are good for them! SCORE!  How fun are these Frozen Pineapple Yogurt Pops!? With as little as five minutes to build and forty-five minutes to freeze, within an hour your family and friends will have a beautiful snack that they will want MORE of! I bet you can't eat just one!   Visit Mom Does Reviews to grab this amazing recipe, but before you go, grab another one from the linky below! … [Read more...]

Earth Day Freebies from Educents!

Happy Earth Day Writing Activity – Kids of all ages can reflect on ways their family, school, and themselves can help keep the Earth healthy. Also encourages handwriting practice! Earth Day Coloring Pages – Creative kiddos can color the Earth with their colors of choice, or follow the color-by-code page to add critical thinking to art hour. Earth Day Poof! Subtraction to 5 – This Earth Day themed game builds fluency with subtraction facts to 5. It can be played in a small group or as a partner game. It is a fun way to practice those facts! Earth Day Word Search Freebie – Enjoy this Earth Day themed word search puzzle with 21 eco-friendly terms like atmosphere, compost, and recycle. Earth Day Bookmarks – The perfect Earth Day treat for your students. Available in full-color and black-and-white. Earth Day Survey and Graph – A fun and different way to practice graphing in your classroom while encouraging collaboration between students. Spring Coloring Book – Let your little … [Read more...]