apples

It’s that time of year… Back to School! I’m sure you’re out and about shopping for supplies and maybe a new shoes for the kiddos! But how about getting creative and crafting up a few back to school projects to celebrate the new school year?! Here are 15 Back to School Crafts for Kids. Let’s get […]

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Apples just seem to shout… “Back to School”!! So we’re sharing a take on the apple by making art with an apple stamp. Find all those bad and bruised apples and slice them in half to make these apple stamped cards! You could make a whole set of cards to gift to teacher. They will love […]

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It’s almost Thanksgiving and I’ve come up with a turkey-shaped appetizer for all your guests to snack on before dinner is served. I’ve partnered with Marzetti® for the holidays to share some yummy apple dippin’ fun and I’m using some Old Fashioned Caramel Dip for the center of our display. I chose the light brand, keeping […]

The fall season is well on it’s way with chilly weather and turning leaves. Along with thoughts of fall, apples always come to mind. We love apple crafts, some of my favorite projects have something to do with apples. Today is no different with our next Craftspiration video – Gumdrop Apples! Make one of these […]

Don’t you just love a hot apple pie? I could go for a slice right now and it’s not even a holiday. But to help you get prepped for Thanksgiving, it’s time to start thinking pie. See the following links for Apple Pie Recipes and to help you get the dessert table ready! Easy Apple […]

I love our M&T contributor Lindsey and so I had to share her post for Chewy Caramel Apple Popcorn Balls she made for Today’s Mama. I found this recipe over at the M&T Spotlight, and good thing I did, I WILL be making these this weekend! Here are a few other yummy caramel-y apple-y treats […]

Paper Tube Apple Stamps for Fall

by Marie on September 14, 2012

You know us and paper tubes, they are one of my favorite recycled craft supplies. We’ve stamped with them before and our snowman prints and heart shapes. Today we’re making a few fun apple stamps for fall. And I bet you can guess what’s in store for next month ;) This was such a fun […]

Here’s what I’ve been up to over at Babble’s New Home Ec. Look at dem’ apples: 15 Inspired Apple Crafts Get pretty looking flower arrangements: Quick and Easy Flower Vase Hack Stitching up some cards: 15 Free Stitched Card Patterns Get your techy craft on: 20+ Phone Apps for the Crafty Folk

Apple Cupcakes, Cute As Ever

by Marie on September 9, 2011

It’s September, so apples are on the brain, can you tell? With apple cards, candy apples, yarn apples, I can’t seem to get enough. Well, as I was browsing Pinterest, which I’m addicted to, I came across this post from Muses of Megret on baking your cupcakes into Valentine hearts. It’s such a cute and […]

Here are some back to school crafts and recipes that caught my eye from over at the M&T Spotlight. Have your kids started school yet? Seems like almost everyone starts right about now. **Next week I’ll be featuring your projects for fall, one of my favorite seasons of all. So link up your crafts and […]

Thanks to the folks at Martha Stewart and Plaid, who’ve teamed up to create a power pack of decorative paint and supplies, I received a fun box full of supplies. Right away I headed for these circle sponge stamps, endless possiblitites with these sponges, I’m sure you’ll be seeing more crafts from these. Today I […]

Apple Apple Round and Red

by Marie on September 13, 2010

I’m sharing a fun way to create a little red apple softie. It’s a super easy project, using fabric, stuffing, and a pipe cleaner. For the complete instruction, head on over to BabyCenter’s Life and Home. Play a game of “duck duck goose” with this soft fabric apple. Here are the words to chant as […]

What two things immediately say “school”? Pencils and apples! Here we’ve put them together into a fun bouquet perfect for teacher. This is a great gift to give for back to school, for teacher appreciation towards the end of the year, or even during the holidays. Supplies for Apple Pencil Bouquets: apples pencils vase ribbon […]

Gobbling Turkey Apples

by Marie on November 6, 2009

This is a fun classic craft, perfect for Thanksgiving Day. These Turkey Apples can be “gobbled” up as a snack while they wait for the turkey to be done or saved as part of Thanksgiving dinner. Supplies for Turkey Apples: whole apples, any color, washed and dried toothpicks stick pretzels marshmallows raisins, craisins popcorn Set […]

Apple Playtime Activity

by Marie on October 2, 2009

I’m guest posting over at Dresses and Messes with a fun Apple activity for fall. Come see how we’re putting a fun twist on the childhood game of Duck, Duck, Goose.

Apple Treats & Crafts for Fall

by Marie on September 23, 2009

Apple season is upon us and that means lots of tasty treats and creative crafts to be had. Here’s a few past activities from Make and Takes showcasing ripe juicy apples. Apple Stamped Cards ~~~ Homemade Applesauce ~~~ Applesauce Cookies ~~~ Apple Hand-Stitched Card ~~~ Homemade Apple Pie What apple treats and crafts have you […]

Little Apple Yarn Favors

by Marie on September 21, 2009

These cute little apples just fell from our tree, or so we like to think! They’re super easy to craft and make a fun decoration for my Fall kitchen. Supplies for Yarn Apples: craft yarn – red, green, or yellow (the cheap yarn will do, $2 a skein) pipe cleaners (or chenille stems) – brown […]

Applesauce Cookies were a favorite of mine growing up. We would bottle our own applesauce, then use it to make yummy cookies all year long. They are moist and cake-like, and scattered with chocolate chips to make them a perfect Fall treat. Recipe for Applesauce Cookies: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup shortening 2 eggs 1 […]

As apple season is at it’s peak, we’ve been making more Homemade Applesauce. We love to eat it warm and fresh right after preparing. For this batch of applesauce, we made it with a twist. Jeri, from Et Cetera, bottled up lots of applesauce, but added food coloring for fun. Just 1 or 2 drops […]

Caramel Dipped Apples

by Marie on October 29, 2007

It’s that time of year when apple trees are full and ready for picking. When you’re looking for fun ways to dress your apples, when you’ve made all the pie you can eat, then it’s time to dip them in caramel. These make for yummy treats and are perfect for gifts. Supplies for Caramel Candy […]

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