Spiral Christmas Tree Craft to Warm up the Home

Spiral Christmas tree craft for kids to hang up!

Spruce up the home with this spiral Christmas tree craft the kids can make to make your home all cozy and warm for the holiday season! We don't entertain a whole lot, really not at all. But as you can tell, we do like to craft for the holidays and we make sure to spread the holiday cheer throughout the home with music, Christmas smells, and fun crafts to brighten up all the ...

Completely Upcycled Homemade Wrapping Paper for Teacher’s Gift

Completely upcycled homemade wrapping paper made with baby food and baby food caps

I was gathering supplies to give to Henry's teachers for Christmas. They have asked parents for gifts for their classrooms instead of gifts for them personally. So, I emptied out my craft cupboard and have (probably) fully stocked them up! And then I realized I had absolutely no wrapping paper in the house left. Shucks. Christmas wrapping has taken it all. In lieu of ...

Make a LEGO Minifigure Family Postcard! Merry Christmas!

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This post brought to you by LEGO. All opinions are 100% mine. I just had the best time picking out outfits for my family, courtesy of our sponsor LEGO, as a LEGO Minifigure Family! Can you guess who is who? I'll give you a hint, their pants are their favorite colors... and the white hair might give one of the kids away. You can create your own postcard to share too! Its ...

20 Homemade Christmas Cards Made by the Kids

20 homemade Christmas cards the kids can make over the holidays

I send Christmas cards to the family every year. Usually a simple photo card that I make using an online photo service. But I know it would mean so much more to give homemade Christmas cards to the family, especially close family (trying to be realistic about actually doing it). Even if it's in the form of a gift tag on Christmas day. The boys and I recently created the Santa ...