Make it Monday: Dough Ornaments

     We just put up our tree this weekend and I’m sure many others will soon be doing the same. One thing that can be really rewarding and a fun family activity is making tree ornaments with your kids. So I thought I’d share one of my favorite methods with you!

Fun Friday: DIY Holiday Countdown Calendar

Here is a little Christmas countdown calendar I made for my daughter. The one I made was really cheap because it was mostly reusing packaging from other products–egg cartons and a cereal box. The most expensive part was the bag of candy to put in it!

Fun Friday: Cute (Not Scary!) Spiders!

Spider Halloween Craft for Kids Would you like one of these cute little spiders? (Don’t worry, they don’t bite! 😉 These are cute spiders so even young kids will like them–especially if they get to help make them! They make a fun Halloween craft and you can use them as favors or decorations at a […]

Fun Friday: Owl Halloween Decorations

We made these super cute owl crafts this fall. All you need is a toilet paper tube, a few cupcake papers and some tape. And they make super-cute Halloween decorations!

White Chocolate Oreo Ghosts

Chocolate Ghosts Halloween Treats   These chocolate ghosts are absolutely addicting. Very dangerous. Make them for your next Halloween party and they will be gone sooo fast! These can be made into regular “truffles” anytime of the year, but this is a fun Halloween twist!

Fun Friday: Monster Hands Halloween Snack

    I came up with this for “monster hands” last year when trying to think of creative Halloween snack to make with some “Twinkie” snack cakes I had. What you need:       9 Twinkie (store brand is fine) snack cakes, one cut in half      4-6 large (3 inch or so) cookies for the palms (if you […]

Fun Friday: Caramel Apple Kit from Concord Foods

Believe it or not, fall is around the corner. And you know what that means. Tis the season for pumpkins, turkeys and caramel apples! Or candy apples–whichever you prefer! A caramel apple kit can be a fun thing to have for you next fall get together! Concord Foods was generous enough to send me plenty […]

Festive Friday: Chocolate Creme Eggs

Chocolate Cream Eggs      Yep, that’s right. You heard me. Chocolate Creme Eggs. Think Cadbury. 😉 Now, while I can’t say these taste exactly like Cadbury’s (though DH claims they do) I can tell you they are pretty good! And you can make these pretty much any time of the year which it awesome. So […]

Candy Cane Straight Candles from Crafted Candles

Have you started decorating for the holidays yet? I’ve only just gotten started this weekend myself, but I’m sure many of you are far ahead of me! One of the items I got to add to my arsenal, though, is this pair of these Candy Cane Straight sided candles from Crafted Candles. I haven’t really used […]


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