Christmas Elf Breakfast

My kids can hardly wait for the return of our Elf on the Shelf.  His name is Joey and he loves to hide in our home, bring small gifts (if the kids are good), and cause a little mischief.  Although Joey arrived a few days ago, he waited until today to bring our annual Christmas [Read On]

American Ninja Warrior-themed Birthday Party {Swish Parties}

My son is officially SEVEN years old.  And for as long as he could talk and be understood, he’s had definite ideas about what kind of birthday party he wants.  (Take a look here and here.)  Many times, it’s a very unique combination. When he turned three, it was airplanes, trains, and pancakes.  Last year it was [Read On]

Valentine’s Day Craft – for Mops {Free Printable}

One of my saving graces (as a mom) is the local Mothers of PreSchoolers group (MOPs) that I have been a member of for YEARS!  I joined our local group through Valley Springs Presbyterian Church when my oldest was 18 months old and I have loved every minute of it.  (He just turned 7…and my [Read On]

Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag – Summer Camp Series

Our summer Day camp series continues today with a great tutorial from Camille at Growing Up Gabel.  Camille is a 30-something wife, blogger and stay at home mom. She cooks almost everything from scratch and attempts to meet most of their household needs herself. She likes to add in a little knitting and sewing because [Read On]

Summer Day Camp – Juice Box Boats – Kids Crafts

It’s time for another fun craft as part of the summer camp series.  This week  Kara from The Joys of Boys is showing us how to create Juice Box Boats!  How FUN is this!  My kids are going to LOVE this project!   Kara is a mom of 4 boys, which also makes her a nurse, [Read On]

Summer Camp – Patriotic Candy Catcher

I’m totally loving being a camp counselor for the Summer Camp hosted by Alanna over at The Craft Nest.  This week Alanna herself is the Camp Counselor!  Alanna was a Design Manager in the scrapbooking industry until the birth of her first child. She then turned freelance designer, crafter and stay-at-home mom. Her website features family and kids [Read On]

Summer Fun for Kids – Summer Snowman

I’m so happy to participate in a summer day camp hosted by Alanna over at The Craft Nest.  Each week you’ll find a new craft for you to create/assemble/put together with your kids…or perhaps YOU are the kid at heart and want to get a little crafty? The first Camp Instructor is Rebecca from Finding My [Read On]

Fathers Day Subway Art {Free Printables}

Father’s Day Subway Art Father’s Day is RIGHT around the corner and I promised myself that with THIS holiday, I wouldn’t be late.  I was thrilled to get a message from Shannah over at Just Us Four to create this fun new Father’s Day subway art.   Shannah is a pretty crafty gal – I [Read On]