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

Completely Upcycled Homemade Wrapping Paper for Teacher’s Gift

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. […]

LEGO-minifigure-family

Make a LEGO Minifigure Family Postcard! Merry Christmas!

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 […]

Make a quick and easy Santa hat Christmas card

Homemade Santa Hat Christmas Card

While I may be [painstakingly] addressing our family Christmas cards to family and friends… I took a break and Henry and I decorated a quick and simple, Santa hat Christmas card. More craftiness comes from those Ella’s Kitchen baby food pouch caps! Check out the craft stick Christmas tree ornament we made with them, as […]

Easy peanut butter candies to make WITH the kids

Peanut Butter Cup Christmas Candies: Easy Holiday Baking with the Kids

One of our holiday traditions, every year, is to bake Christmas candies with my mom and sister-in-law. The boys usually don’t participate too much, they just play and have a good time, while us adults have a great time too! This year, I included it as part of our Christmas countdown activity chain that I shared on PBS […]

Make a sparkly craft stick Christmas tree ornament with the kids

Craft Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments

I’ve had colored craft sticks in my craft cupboard for ages and never really had any ideas for them. Then it hit me that we could make adorable craft stick Christmas tree ornaments! I spotted ideas for these awhile back when I collected the 30 homemade Christmas ornaments ideas, and found one from Mom Spotted. […]

Decorate a Christmas tree by painting with caps

Decorate a Christmas Tree with Ella’s Kitchen Baby Food Pouch Caps

The boys decorated a simple Christmas tree craft by painting with, our sponsor, Ella’s Kitchen baby food pouch caps. I am incredibly excited to be partnering with Ella’s Kitchen this month to give you some fun holiday crafts, that are easy to make, fun to give to family, and great for creating memories with your […]

Give Zorbit's home planet a name

Zorbit’s Math Adventure Needs a Name for Their Home Planet

This contest has ended. Winners are: First prize is for the name PlusOne submitted by Georgia Beckman Second prize is for the name Zandara submitted by Juanita May Third prize is for the name KidBeHere submitted by Jenny Cawrse Random drawing is for the name Zeptron from Katherine DeDeyne Remember earlier in the summer, we helped […]

My 5 Tips for Making Once a Month Meals with the Kids

My 5 Tips for Making Once a Month Meals with the Kids

Meal planning has never worked for me. It just doesn’t. I can’t stick to the plan, and if a menu is given to me, I generally don’t like half of what is provided to me. That may be because I’m just a tad bit of a picky eater… However, when I know what to make […]

Sticky Note Letter Scavenger Hunt

Letter Scavenger Hunt with Wall Decals for Kids

With George learning letters and actually retaining them now, we’re all about letters in this house. And Henry is a master at teaching them [just not with this activity... ek!]. The kids went on a letter scavenger hunt and then matched them to their cool new tree house wall decal! You have got to check […]