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'Lil mischief, family fun, and "Parties We Have Held"

Paper Pumpkin Patch

If your kids is like mine, she is ready to decorate for Halloween in September. Here’s an easy craft for the kids to make to kick off the season.  You … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bat Mobile

Looking for a different kind of Halloween decoration? We spied this on MarthaStewart.com and tried it out. It was very easy and had many steps they kids could do themselves. … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Shrunken Apple Heads

Looking for unique Halloween decorations? All you’ll need is a few apples, salt, lemon juice and some pumpkin carving tools. With Halloween just around the corner, the kids might be … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ghost Necklaces

Your child can create a cute ghost necklace using yarn and glue. Make an extra one a teacher and bring it to school on Halloween! Materials: White glue Wax paper … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Simple, Kid-Friendly Halloween Crafts

Grab your toilet paper tubes and get ready to make some festive decorations with the kids. Are your kids asking to decorate the house for Halloween already? Mine are. We made … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pint-Sized Piñatas

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Create festive, individual piñatas that can be used as decorations, or colorful treat holders for partygoers big and small. Materials: Colorful tissue paper Curling ribbon Toilet … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Despicably Adorable Minion Easter Egg Treats

The Aucellos have not had enough of these adorable guys. We saw some Minion Easter eggs on Pinterest and had to give them a try. We also found some cute … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Make Your Own Snowmen

This activity is perfect for  vacation days in December. Spread a blanket outside and give the kids their own bank of “snow.” Materials: One 16 oz. box of cornstarch 1 … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Invite a Turkey to Dinner

Encourage the kids to play with their food this Thanksgiving. Using pumpkins, gourds and some simple craft materials you can make your own turkeys to hold your table’s name cards. … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Father’s Day Back Rub T-shirt

A Father’s Day gift involving back rubs, toy cars and his kids? What’s not to love? Here’s a practical, homemade gift for Dad that involves back rubs and toys cars. … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Unearthing Dinosaur Eggs

Kids still begging for Easter Egg hunts? Try making your own surprise-filled eggs instead. My kids are still filling and hiding plastic eggs for each other, even though Easter is … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Melted Crayons-Shavings Easter Egg

Use your old broken crayons to color your Easter eggs. Luca couldn’t decide what was more fun, grinding up the crayons or coloring the eggs! Most of our chickens lay … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Decoupage Easter eggs

Use colorful party napkins to decorate eggs for a bright, new look in your Easter basket. Most of our chickens lay brown eggs so we are always looking for fun … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Make Your Own Valentine’s Day Play-Doh

Surprise your child with a new batch of glittery, scented Play-Doh. You can also double the recipe to make it into a Valentine’s Day gift for classroom goodie bags. Ingredients: … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

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