Paper Straw Vase for St. Patrick’s Day

Paper Straw Vase

I’ve always been partial to St. Patrick’s Day.  Maybe it is the wee bit of Irish in my blood or the fun fact that I was born on St. Patrick’s Day that makes this day one of my favorites.  I love to decorate for all the holidays and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception.  I […]

How To Make Crayon Melted Art

crayon melted art

This is a step-by-step tutorial for crayon melted art decor! This is great project for anyone looking to add some color to their walls. This is an extremely safe project for the kids as well. There are endless options with crayon art decor; you can stick with a color scheme or choose from any image […]

Wine Cork Craft For DIY Valentine’s Day Decor


This is a step-by-step tutorial for a wine cork craft that makes for beautiful DIY Valentine’s Day decor! This is a great project whether you are looking to decorate for Valentine’s Day or if you are looking to entertain the kids. If you do not collect wine corks many craft stores sell them in bulk. […]

Chinese Paper Lantern Craft

Chinese Paper Lantern Craft

When I was in fourth grade, I went to a Chinese American school.  It was a lot of fun and I learned about the Chinese New Year.  The date varies a little each year but this year the Chinese New Year 2015 falls on February 19th. It is an official public holiday in China. The Chinese […]

5 Ways To Show Kids You Love Them This Valentine’s Day

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I have been compensated by Hallmark for this Valentine’s Day post but the content and opinions are my own. Show Your Love To Your Kids This Valentine’s Day: OK, so hopefully you show your kids you love them everyday!  But, Valentine’s Day is a great time to show your love in extra special ways.  You know, the […]

Valentines Day Craft Ideas

Valentines Day Craft Ideas

This post is brought to you by the Dollar Tree. 3 Valentines Day Craft Ideas February 14th is fast approaching! Children are already looking forward to all the games, candy, and fun that go along with Valentine’s Day. Other than eating lots of sweet treats, here are a few fun Valentines Day craft ideas, using […]

Groundhog Day Craft- How To Make a Groundhog Puppet

Groundhog Day Craft

It’s that time of year again. Today, Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog, will emerge from his condo in the ground and peek out at his surroundings. If he sees his shadow, winter will last another 6 weeks. If not, spring is coming early! Mammalian meteorology aside, Groundhog Day is a great time to have fun, especially […]

Valentine’s Day Centerpiece- DIY Valentine Decor

Valentine's Day Center Piece

Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to create your very own Valentine’s Day centerpiece! Valentine’s Day is coming up soon and what better way to decorate than a little DIY project. This is such an easy craft yet so elegant. Feel free to add hearts, pink flowers or anything else to give it a […]

Beat The Winter Blues For Kids


Ahhhh, the dog days of… winter! Yes, the winter blues are upon us. No matter where you might live (unless you are reading this in Key West), it is probably cold, and gloomy, and dreary, and – if you’re a kid – BORING! As I write this, here in Nashville it is 35 degrees, dark, and […]

Easy Felt Heart Valentine Garland

Valentine Garland

Last week I shared how to make yummy Popcorn Heart Valentine Treats.  Today I have a tutorial on how to make this Easy Felt Heart Garland for Valentine’s Day.  It is quick to make and easy enough for the kids to help, especially stringing it together.  This heart garland looks cute hung on the wall, over […]