Create a pet shop Valentine box complete with animal stickers, pom poms and washi tape windows! We even have printable pet shop Valentines to tie onto a small stuffed animal, package of animal crackers, or to tape an animal eraser on! So cute and unique for Valentine's Day! If you like this darling Valentine's day craft you'll love these heart plushies that kids can sew on their own! Ruby had a great time making her own little pet shop! Ruby's Pet Shop is complete with cute corgi, ... Read More about Make a Pet Shop Valentine Box
A collection of Valentine inexpensive or free gift ideas that kids can make and give eachother. Little ways to spread the love all month long by periodically adding little notes and items to a mini mailbox in the home, or giving to friends at school. This post contains affiliate links. A few years ago we started doing Valentine's Day mail boxes. It has been such a fun tradition and the kids loved them. Starting the beginning of February we set them out and leave little notes ... Read More about Valentine Gift Ideas for Kids To Make And Give
Hilarious printable Napoleon Dynamite Valentines to share with friends! What am I doing on Valentine's Day? Whatever I feel like I wanna do. Gosh! If you like these printable Valentines you'll love our printable lunch box conversation starters! We are huge Napoleon Dynamite fans. Derrick and I watched it when it first came out and our first time through we looked at each other and thought "What did we just watch?" And then we just kept watching it, and laughing harder and harder every ... Read More about Napoleon Dynamite Valentines, GOSH!
These microwave salt dough trucks are super fun to make, and super fun to play with! Salt dough is the easiest dough to make with kids. Just 3 ingredients and you are on you way to endless creations! This post contains an affiliate link. If you like these salt dough creations, you'll love our DIY Sesame Street polymer clay figures! The best part about having a little caboose at the end of our family is that I get to re-visit some of the fun crafts that I made with his big brothers when ... Read More about Microwave Salt Dough Trucks That You Can Play With!
This post is sponsored by General Mills, but all opinions are my own. Can't decide between a soft or crunchy taco? Have them both! Double decker tacos are an easy weeknight meal that the whole family will love, AND give back to your child's school while you're at it! December is my favorite month of the year. I simply can't get enough of it. On the flip side, January is not my favorite month. Yes, it's a great time to make goals and start fresh, but I'm just not ready to get back in ... Read More about Double Decker Tacos: Easy Weeknight Dinner Idea
With only 108 calories, this rich and creamy skinny hot cocoa recipe is the perfect way to satisfy your chocolate cravings! Can be made dairy-free or using skim milk. Heat in the microwave or stove top. You might also like our white hot chocolate recipe with polar bear marshmallows! There are only a few hot chocolate brands that I like. My favorite indulgent hot cocoa is from Starbucks. Nothing compares to it, and how can it? Made with mocha sauce, vanilla syrup and frothy milk---it is ... Read More about Skinny Hot Cocoa Recipe: Rich, Creamy, 108 Calories
Here is a gift to make for a baby brother or sister! Made out of flannel, fringed burp cloths are soft, absorbent, and very simple to make. If you like this project you'll love our homemade hand warmers and 10-minute wired headband tutorial! Ten year ago, the girls that I worked with in our church youth group program wanted to learn how to make something simple on the sewing machine. I came up with these fringed burp cloths for them to sew for one of the families in our congregation ... Read More about Fringed Burp Cloths Sewing Tutorial
This DIY kids wardrobe doubles as a closet and dress up box! Perfect for small spaces with plenty of storage for shoes, hats, toys and hooks for hats and bags. If you've been here for a minute you know that our house came with very little storage. We've had to get creative by creating walls of storage like our IKEA built ins, our living room storage built ins and even made a closet nursery. Wait, he also used it as a toddler closet bedroom, too. Needless to say, finding new ways to store ... Read More about DIY Kids Wardrobe Closet For Dress Up or Storage
Light and buttery Valentine sugar cookies that hold their shape. The combination of butter and shortening and the addition of cornstarch make all the difference. This post contains affiliate links. If you like these Valentine sugar cookies, you'll love our delicious sugar cookies with lemon icing. Ruby and I decided to make some Valentine sugar cookies. When given the choice of cookie cutters to use, hearts and bunnies always win with her. So pretty and feminine. Ruby loves to help me in ... Read More about Bakery Style Valentine Sugar Cookies