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7 Warm Ways to Decorate for Winter

This has been a very chilly winter, hasn’t it? Sometimes when it’s too cold outside, we can get a little stir crazy. Decorating your house with cute DIY projects can give you a creative outlet and exercise your mind! These… Continue Reading →

4 Tips for Family-Friendly Outdoor Winter Fun

Whether you’re off on a winter ski trip or just making snowmen in the backyard, I’ve got a few tips to help make your experience a little easier on everyone. Being a big snow sport family, we’ve learned a trick… Continue Reading →

Snowflake Tic Tac Toe Game for Indoor Winter Fun

Are your kids buzzin’ like bees this winter, spending a lot of time indoors? If so, keep those little bees busy by making their own Snowflake Tic Tac Toe board game. They can craft small snowflakes to add to the… Continue Reading →

Crafting a Wintery Wonderland

Celebrate the winter weather by making a crafty wonderland. We’re using recycled magazines to cut and tear out, adding to our wintery scene. You can get really creative by adding a snowman, winter animals, and some evergreen trees. Here are… Continue Reading →

Keeping Warm, Wishing We Were “In Summer”

Have you seen the movie Frozen yet? It’s our favorite. Josh Gad could not be more perfect for this roll as the goofy lovable snowman.  “The hot and the cold are both so intense, put ‘em together it just makes sense!”… Continue Reading →

Holly Jolly Christmas Cards

My girls and I love adding homemade touches to gifts, especially at Christmas time. We made some sweet and simple holly cards, which are perfect for mailing to grandparents, hand-delivering to teachers, or using as gift tags. Need a lot… Continue Reading →

Silly Symmetrical Mitten Art

Brr! We’ve been having some super chilly days around here. But, the sun is shining, so we bundle-up and head outside anyway. Thank goodness for warm hats, scarves, and mittens! When we’ve had enough cold, we come inside, drink something… Continue Reading →

Sweet and Crunchy Tortilla Snowflakes

My daughters have been reminding me that we forgot to cut paper snowflakes during our December advent activities. So, I knew they would enjoy this snack-time surprise – making crunchy tortilla snowflakes dusted with powdered sugar. These are so simple… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: W is for Winter

We’re showcasing all things winter for the letter W and our Holiday ABC series. These are crafts to get you excited about the winter season over the next few months. Coffee Filter Snowflakes: We love to use coffee filters to make… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: I is for Icicle

With winter making it’s way here, we’re at Letter I for Icicles for our Holiday ABC series. Living in Seattle, we don’t see a lot of snow or icicles, but we can sure create some! We’re making felt icicle ornaments to… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: G is for Gingerbread

We have no trouble getting our share of sweets during the month of December. It’s the healthy foods we have to be sure to make room for! Here’s a fun hands-on lunch or dinner activity to make with your kiddos… Continue Reading →

Winter Projects, Love, and Valentine’s Day

Here are just a few of the posts I’ve been sharing around the web over the past few weeks. And I’ve thrown in some all around goodness from blogland. Come see what’s been going on. BabyCenter’s Momformation: 10 Ways to… Continue Reading →

Paper Tube Stamped Snowman

I love working with paper towel tubes. And stamping with them is fun, they make such cool shapes and are super easy for little hands to hold. Today, we’re making stamped snowmen for a silly winter kids craft! Supplies for… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Winter Wonderland

It’s time for another showcase of fun crafts and ideas from the M&T Spotlight. This week it’s all about the wintry white of January. Here are 6 projects and recipes that will give a chill to your day. **Next week:… Continue Reading →

Craft Some Snowman Magnets for Winter

While snowmen are very popular around Christmastime, they actually make the perfect craft subject for January! Aside from New Year’s and Martin Luther King Jr. day, January has no other truly crafty holidays. Until Valentine’s Day rolls around in a… Continue Reading →

Winter Snow Globe Place Cards

My girls love setting a fancy table any time of year. Holiday get-togethers are a perfect time to create some extra-special place cards, like our cute snow globes! We’re planning to use these for our winter solstice candlelight dinner, and… Continue Reading →

Glitter CD Snowman

Kids love glitter (heck, so do adults!), and recycling is always a great way to create kid’s crafts, So why not try this cute glittery snowman made from a recycled CD. This would make a perfect ornament too by adding… Continue Reading →

Mini Cookie Dipped Snowmen

We’re dipping mini cookies into white chocolate to create cute little snowmen! They’re almost to “cool” to eat! Supplies for Mini Cookie Dipped Snowman: mini sandwich cookies – any kind white chocolate – melted lollipop sticks or flat craft sticks… Continue Reading →

Science Journal: Observing Snow

With all this white stuff around our house, we thought it would be fun to bring some of it inside and investigate. I’ve previously talked about a Starting a Science Observation Journal, so today we’re observing, testing and recording snow…. Continue Reading →

Santa, Stockings, Snowmamas, and a Live Winter Holiday Chat

Here are a few places I’ve been hanging out, crafting, chatting, and getting excited about the upcoming winter holidays. We’re having more fun with Santa over at the BabyCenter’s Momformation with this Santa Paper Cone. Fill this with goodies for… Continue Reading →

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