Blue Ice Crystal Candle Holder for Hannukah and Winter DIY Craft

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Since the holidays are here (and snow is coming next week, pout pout) --- Thanksgiving and Hanukkah start in less than a week- I wanted to share something a little more seasonally festive than not.  So here is a blue ice crystal candle holder great for winter and for Hanukkah!   Candles are always good to have ...

Christmas Mouse Craft: DIY Ornament

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It seems as though you can’t get through the holidays without the story of a Christmas mouse or two. Whether it be the story of The Nutcracker or Christopher’s Christmas, mice just seem to get us in the holiday spirit. This holiday, why not do a little mouse crafting with your kids? Take a look ...

Homemade Gift Ideas

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Homemade Gift Ideas Reindeer Food Recipe Cards, Tags, and Wrapping Paper Thumb Print Ornaments Manicure in a Jar Body Scrub: Sugar and Sage Handprint Art Oven Mitts Homemade Vanilla Peppermint Candy Bowl and Peppermint Candy Tree Hot Chocolate in a Jar Sharpie Coffee Mugs The Mavens of Money group is comprised of 11 bloggers: MadameDeals | The Coupon Challenge | Mom On Dealz | Coupons are ...

Fun Halloween Crafts Roundup!

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The Mavens of Money have come together again to bring you a round-up of our best Halloween Crafts. How to Make a Rag Wreath by A Frugal Chick Frankenstein Monster Box by Coupons are Great DIY Halloween Marquee Letters by Madame Deals Toilet Paper Pumpkin Decor by Mom on Dealz Handprint Pumpkin Craft by Saving Toward a Better Life Spooky Sparkle ...

DIY Glow in the Dark Skeleton Halloween Shirt

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  Disclosure: This DIY skeleton Halloween shirt post was sponsored by Hub Network through their partnership with Circle of Moms. While I was compensated to write a post about Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash Costume Contest, all opinions are my own. What you need to make the DIY Glow in the Dark Skeleton Halloween Shirt: Glow in the ...

Fun Kool-Aid Crafts and Recipes ($250 Prize Pack Giveaway)

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Growing up, we had Kool-Aid a lot. Well, maybe not a lot, but at parties, celebrations, we definitely did.  I remember we had these really cool Kool-Aid man mugs and I really really loved those mugs. We might have had a pitcher, too.  Whatever- they were AWESOME. Photo Credit for these beauties goes to Nothyme4Presents  (and excuse ...

Upcycled Torn Fabric Garland #DIY #Craft

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We found a way to make an adorable, reversible photo prop without spending a dime.  It's an upcycled torn fabric garland, and it's really easy to make! Supplies:  Fabric Scraps, Ribbon, Scissors Directions:  Wrap ribbon around your basket, placing a knot at each end of the ribbon where the ends meet.  Leave enough ribbon after each knot to ...

Woodland Creatures Baby Shower Invitations and Memory Book

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This post about baby shower invitations and ideas is sponsored.  I have a firm belief that all babies should be celebrated in some way.  They are, after all, a miracle, each in their own right, and I think they should all be welcomed with some sort of occasion.  It doesn't have to be big or ...

DIY Upcycled Duct Tape Headband Holder #Craft

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Both of my girls love headbands.  One wears all the time, the other wears them for 10 minutes and I find them all over my house.  Headbands are fun, funky, sweet- they can kind of bring a lot to the "outfit party" so to speak.  The problem? We haven't found a good way to store ...

Making a Lego Terrarium

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We do a lot of gardening with our kids, but most of it happens outdoors. The kids are always asking for some plants in the house- and specifically, in their rooms, so I decided this week in honor of Miracle-Gro's The Gro Project, we would make a "Toyrarium" custom for our house.  We've done terrariums ...