Elf on the Shelf Dunk Tank

Guys... it is almost "That time of the year". You know.. time to dust off the old Elf on the Shelf and start brainstorming clever ideas for him to perform. While he is tons of fun and gives the kids something to look forward to everyday sometimes it is tiring coming up with cute ideas. But, ...

DIY Pan Liners from Felt

DIY Pan Liners from Felt

I love to cook and I love cooking gadgets, baking sheets, and cookware.  What I don't love is getting something new for the kitchen only to have it get damaged within a short time.  Most things for the kitchen are pretty durable but things can happen.  I recently received a set of  Farberware purECOok Nonstick Ceramic ...

Little Charmers Craft Idea: DIY Play Mat

My kids leave a trail of toys from their bedroom through the living room and yes even in the kitchen. Does this sound familiar to you? Tell me I am not alone on this one please. I have tried threatening to throw toys away, hiding the toys, living with it, and just about every other ...

Snack Pack Monster Printables

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This post was supposed to be sponsored by  Snack Pack® via Mode Media for these monster printables! Things are starting to get spooky around here—at least in the fridge and in our lunches. It's creeping up on Halloween, and I love finding little ways to add a little not-so-spooky fun to our everyday lives. Aside from decorating the ...

Yarn Ghost Garland

This no-sew yarn Halloween craft idea is a great one for everyone in the house. It's Kid Friendly (with supervision) and inexpensive. BUT, it's also something else...it's one of the Halloween decorations you can make with your kids that don’t attract pests. This DIY Yarn Ghost Garland craft and Halloween decorating tips brought to you by Orkin. A bonus ...

No Sew American Girl Costume

While I have definitely bought into the whole American Girl craze for my own little girl I love to make my own clothes and accessories for them as much as possible for two reasons. 1) Of course it is much cheaper 2) I can customize for colors, season, patterns, etc.  My little one asked me ...

Pumpkin Dryer Vent Craft

Have you seen the adorable dryer vent pumpkins floating around?  I really wanted to try my hand at one but wanted to create something a little different and with a little more impact. I thought that a Pumpkin Dryer Vent Craft topiary was just the thing- perfect as a centerpiece on the table or and ...

Lunchbox Snack Printables

This post is sponsored by Snack Pack®. We are BACK TO SCHOOL!! Another summer is in the books, and a new year of learning has begun. So many times my kids, who all love school, miss the "fun" of summer- when there's more time to do silly shaped sandwiches, or we have time to sit and ...

Simple ways to make lunches fun

Getting the kids off to school, dressed, and with a healthy lunch is no small feat. Give them fun and tasty lunches but make it easy on yourself by using a few cute, key supplies to think out of the box. First of all my kids love Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers ®  and in these easy ...

American Girl Accessories- Notebooks

Somehow this summer just flew buy and it is nearly time to start thinking about back to school already. If your little girl has an American Girl for a best friend she would love some mini sized notebooks for her doll to get ready to hit the books too! With just some common craft supplies ...