Holiday Night Light

Holiday Night Light

I’m sure you’ve seen the beautiful night lights made from glass blocks.  I know that I’ve admired them at craft shows and little shops.  This Holiday Night Light is similar but made from two inexpensive glass ashtrays.  Are you thinking ashtrays, really?  Many stores, including several dollar stores, still sell ashtrays and there are some […]

8 Family Holiday Traditions to Start Now


Every year my family practices certain traditions around the holidays. We always make too many batches of peanut butter fudge and puppy chow, we drive around looking at Christmas lights together, we wear Santa hats and pajamas around the house for at least two days, we run through an entire Christmas karaoke CD, we watch […]

Grey To A-Okay Random Holiday Cheer Idea

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This post brought to you by BIC®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Family Focus Blog. Random Holiday Cheer Idea: Pay It Forward Notes       You can move someone’s day from grey to A-Okay with this random holiday cheer idea.  It is simple and fun and sure to spread holiday […]

Top Christmas Movies for Kids


As soon as it’s time for Christmas music and lights, it means it’s time for one other thing: Christmas movies. And while the weather gets darker and colder, it can mean a lot more nights for the kids spent indoors. If they’re looking to get into the Christmas spirit, then here is a list of […]

Interactive Storytelling App For Kids

Gepeto interactive storytelling app

This post is sponsored by Gepeto, the Next-Generation Storytelling App. Gepeto Interactive Storytelling App For Kids     Gepeto is an app for kids that lets them make amazing animated stories- the next generation of storytelling!  With Gepeto, creating stories is as easy as playing with puppets- literally.  Kids can use puppets to craft and […]

Homemade Melted Snowman Ornament

DIY snowman ornament

A homemade melted snowman ornament is a fun and easy Christmas craft for kids and adults alike. They are easily made with items already in your craft stash making it a frugal activity as well. One thing I love about these ornaments besides the fact that they are so simple and cute is that they […]

DIY Gingerbread Ornament

DIY gingerbread ornament

This sweet little DIY Gingerbread ornament is a great addition to any tree with it’s simple design and smiling face. Handmade ornaments just add something special to the holidays and this one is simple enough that even smaller children can make their own and take pride in seeing their creation hanging up there with the […]

DIY Nail Kit–Easy Christmas Gift


Do you have teenagers who want to give gifts to ALL of their friends this Christmas but don’t realize how much cash that could take?  I was that teen who just couldn’t leave anyone out and had to give presents to each and every friend.  And my sister followed in my footsteps.  So, my mom […]

Easy Holiday Cheer Activity With Candy Canes

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This post brought to you by BIC®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Family Focus Blog. Easy Holiday Cheer Activity With Candy Canes The Holidays are upon us and spreading holiday cheer is one of the many fun parts of the holidays that I enjoy.  This idea from BIC Merry Marking is a fun, random […]

8 DIY Holiday-Scented Sugar Scrubs

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If you’ve been looking for cheap and bountiful homemade gift ideas that won’t consume an entire day, then you should know that homemade sugar scrubs are one of the top diy holiday presents to give. They’re easy (seriously easy) and fun to make, not to mention cheap. Your kids can probably help you! Like having your […]