DIY Gift Idea: Peppermint Milk Bath Recipe

I love to take a nice hot bath- and one of the things I like most is having scented water that helps soften my skin.  This peppermint bath milk  recipe is a perfect  holiday soak for yourself or to gift to a friend!  Items Needed: Sealable Jar or Clear Christmas Ornament 1 Cup Powdered Milk 1 peppermint Tea Bag Directions: Empty ...

Blue Ice Crystal Candle Holder for Hannukah and Winter DIY Craft

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

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 ...

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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Toilet Paper Birdfeeder

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I'm smitten with the idea of the monthly subscriptions that are available to consumers.  For kids, most of these subscriptions offer craft ideas, with everything you need, right inside the box....and one of the companies who makes these boxes, ItsySparks, contacted me about doing a review of their ItsyKit for little ones. Our April kit ...