Spooky Glow Jars Halloween Craft

 Spooky Glow Jars Halloween Craft My kids have been begging me to start picking out their costumes for Halloween. September just began, but they are already excited for fall. So for this post, I thought I’d give you a couple of ideas of quick, fun and creative ways to create a “spooky jar”. Above is the jar I made. I must say, this is the first time I’ve attempted this craft and I learned a few important things that I will share at the … [Read more...]

Chocolate Covered Strawberries | Directions for Valentines Day

Chocolate and strawberries are synonymous with romance... the two together are a symphony of flavor. Unfortunately, they can sometimes be incredibly expensive to buy. I have found a quick (and delicious) way to make them that won’t break the bank. Chocolate Covered Strawberries Directions for Valentines Day You will need: Strawberries Chocolate Chips (semisweet or dark, your choice) Cupcake Papers possibly cooking … [Read more...]

25 Valentines Day Party Ideas

25 Valentines Day Party Ideas Valentines Day parties have always been one of my favorite celebrations at school and at home. The one particular day it is socially acceptable to be mushy and lovey with the ones you love... in public (lol). We’ve compiled a list of 25 activities/crafts, food and décor ideas for you to start building your party around! We hope you find something that sparks some fun into your … [Read more...]

25 Valentines Day Crafts and Gifts

25 Valentines Day Crafts and Gifts Our family was slow about putting the Christmas decorations away this year. I think maybe because it is still so snowy and frigid out, it still feels like Christmas. So in honor of putting away the tree, we’ve put together 25 fun Valentines Day crafts and gifts for you to create with your littles while trapped inside under this Polar Vortex. If you happen to dive in a create one (or two, or three) we'd love … [Read more...]

Valentines Day Pink Strawberry Pancakes Recipe

Valentines Day Pink Strawberry Pancakes Recipe My goal for this recipe was to use up our strawberries in the fridge. I ended up with a fun and tasty recipe for pink tinted pancakes for Valentine’s Day. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon white sugar 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1 egg 3/4 cups milk 3/4 cups pureed strawberries (more can be added to achieve desired … [Read more...]

Valentines Day Printables

With Valentines Day around the corner, I spent a little time in the Valentines Day aisle trying to find some that my children would want to hand out. I was a little bummed at how bland and cookie cutter they were. That’s why I decided to go on a hunt for some fun, unique and memorable Valentines that include free printables so you can make them easily at home. From actual Valentines to bag toppers, there is something for everyone. We also … [Read more...]

Red Hot Popcorn Recipe

Red Hot Popcorn Recipe Our family has had a addiction to cinnamon popcorn for years now. Mine started when my Dad would get tins of Topsy's popcorn delivered to the house for Christmas. It so incredibly delicious, but can get expensive when purchasing for six. This red hot popcorn recipe helps meet the craving without breaking the bank... plus you can use those adorable heart red hots for Valentine’s Day! Print 5.0 from 11 reviews … [Read more...]

25 Elf on the Shelf Ideas Your Kids Will Love

25 Elf on the Shelf Ideas Your Kids Will Love Elf on the Shelf has become on the biggest internet sensations this century. Parents near and far have brought these magical creatures into their home to wreck havoc during the night and bring order during the day. I’m assuming you’ve jumped on the Elf on the Shelf bandwagon, but has your idea pool run dry? Have no fear! We’ve searched the web to find 25 Elf on the Shelf ideas that your … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Lookalike Cupcakes

Pumpkin Lookalike Cupcakes This post brought to you by Samsung Home. All opinions are my own. Once upon a time my extended family used to call me “Susie Homemaker”. As a stay at home mom to only one child (and the fact that I was a young pup at only 21) I had boundless ideas and energy. I would sew costumes for my daughter, crochet baskets out of fabric scrap, and the oven always seem to be on. In fact, my husband’s work would call me at least … [Read more...]

DIY Craft | Family Tree Scrabble Style

DIY Craft | Family Tree Scrabble Style   For our 25th wedding anniversary my oldest daughter presented us with this family tree wall hanging. I absolutely LOVED it and wanted to share in hopes it might help spark a creative (& fairly simple) gift for a loved one in your lives! You will need: Scrabble letters to spell the names/words you choose 2 pieces of contrasting scrapbook paper scissors or razor blade to cut … [Read more...]