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Stained Glass Turkey Craft

Turkey day is on it’s way! Time to decorate your house with fun Thanksgiving decorations. We’re crafting these festive window decorations – Stained Glass Turkeys! Your kids can make the turkey’s feathers with any color of tissue paper to shine… Continue Reading →

To the Market: Survivor-Made Goods

Last month I was invited to attend a blogger summit for the One Campaign and their work with girls and women. We gathered in Washington DC to learn more about what is happening in other countries, especially the African continent, concerning… Continue Reading →

Paddington Bear Party Ideas

Paddington is a cute and cuddly, often times curious, little bear. Fans of the books will be excited to know that a new Paddington film is arriving in theaters everywhere this January 16th. The film comes from the producer of the… Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Turkey Headbands

Cute and colorful turkey headbands are perfect for the Thanksgiving holiday. These are fun to make in a classroom setting, as I made these with my daughter’s school class. Or they are just the activity for the kids to make and… Continue Reading →

Washi Tape Christmas Book Review

Have you joined the washi tape train? It’s one of my favorite crafting supplies! It’s so easy to use and makes everything so festive and fun. Well, I’m so happy to share that my good friend and fellow craft blogger… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Apple Pie Tortillas

We’re making a deliciously simple dessert with the kids today! It involves apples, one of my kids favorite foods, for Apple Pie Tortillas! This makes for an easy dessert the kids can make for a fall party or even Thanksgiving. With… Continue Reading →

10 Memory Making Ideas for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is upon us, which means hours spent on Pinterest searching for all things turkey and pumpkin! Search no more! We’ve teamed up with our most creative friends to give you a few unique ideas to make your holiday even… Continue Reading →

CraftFail Book Review

Oh, how I love this new crafty book, CraftFail: When Handmade Goes Horribly Wrong! It’s written by my good friend and fellow blogger Heather Mann of Dollar Store Crafts and it’s just what you need for your coffee table. Even my… Continue Reading →

Creating Pumpkin Yarn Art

Whether you’re crafting a few last minute Halloween crafts or creating something festive for Thanksgiving, these simple Pumpkin Yarn Art pictures are a fun way to decorate for the fall season! We’ve created yarn art for a few other holidays… Easter, Christmas,… Continue Reading →

Monsterific Felt Puppets

These monster felt puppets are almost too cute to give a scare! Make a set of these for your little ones to spook this Halloween season! Your kids can put on a monsterific puppet show for everyone to enjoy! These… Continue Reading →

Simple Soccer Snacks for Kids

Yes, I have the official title of “soccer mom”! But I love it! Our family loves to sit on the sidelines and watch the kids play. Even in the cold windy Seattle rain! And each season we’re in charge of snack for… Continue Reading →

6 Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

Warm up this fall with the perfect slow cooker recipe! I’ve partnered with Crock-Pot, the original slow cooker, to share 6 festive fall slow cooker recipes. These recipes are just what you need to make dinner ahead of time, slow cooking,… Continue Reading →

Big Giveaway to Get Fit this Fall

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy cooler weather, get moving outdoors and burn calories to keep those holiday treats from weighing you down. Working out is always much more fun with a friend, so we’re giving away a FitBit… Continue Reading →

Simple Beaded Pipe Cleaners Pumpkins

These sweet and simple pumpkins are just the right activity for fall. As we’re seeing so many fun and festive pumpkins displayed on steps and front porches in our neighborhood, crafting these Beaded Pipe Cleaner Pumpkins is a great way… Continue Reading →

Cream Cheese & Jam Cracker Snacks

We are only a month into school and already lunch options are too repetitive. I’m always looking for variety, for myself in making lunch and my kids in eating it. So I’ve been adding these yummy snacks to their lunches and… Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm

If you’re a fan of the classic children’s show Reading Rainbow, then you’ll be happy to hear about today’s book review. It comes from first time author LeVar Burton, yes, the host of Reading Rainbow, for the new children’s book The Rhino… Continue Reading →

Got Pumpkin? 6 Perfect Recipes for Fall

Let pumpkin season begin! October brings on the pumpkin flavors in every meal of the day! From pancakes and muffins to pizza and beer. Well, I’ve found 6 delicious pumpkin flavored recipes you must make this season to celebrate fall…. Continue Reading →

We’re Gettin’ Crafty with Kiwi Crate

Let’s get crafting today! I’ve partnered with Kiwi Crate for today’s creative adventure. We love Kiwi Crate, it’s always such a fun surprise in the mail. I’ve been a past guest crafter for them, creating one of their monthly projects! Their… Continue Reading →

Spooky Halloween Watercolor Gift Tags

How about making a few Halloween Watercolor Ghosts for a boo-tastic surprise! Tie them up with a bag of candy witch brooms or pumpkin cookie pops! Yum! I’m sharing the step-by-step tutorial over at Eighteen 25 and their Spooktacular Halloween Extravaganza! There are so… Continue Reading →

Halloween Crafts and Party Ideas at CreativeLive

Hey crafters! Head over to CreativeLive (right now) to watch us craft up a Halloween party storm! Today and tomorrow, October 3rd and 4th, I’ll be showcasing Halloween Crafts and Party Ideas in a 2 day workshop. I’d love to… Continue Reading →

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