Last week for our summer camp at home the theme was Christmas in July. Our elf, Cookie, came back to visit. The kids are in love with our Elf on the Shelf and I reminded them that he was watching (just like Santa) all year. It really seemed to hit home with them. Their love
Have you seen those cute gnomes popping up everywhere? My kids have always loved gnomes because Grandma and Papa have them in their garden. The kids love looking for them and they each have their favorite one. With Valentine’s Day coming soon, I decided to make a gnome gift box for my kids. It’s the
We have an ornament tradition in our house to gift a new ornament every year. I love making my kids homemade ornaments of what they love that year. It just captures that special moment in time and makes it last forever. So far I’ve had luck finding something for my son, but not for my
Paint stir sticks are not just for stirring paint. You can make so many cool things with them. I’ve had this idea for awhile to make paint stick Christmas ornaments. Finally it’s my time! Welcome to the 5th annual 12 Days of Holiday Ideas event, hosted by Shirley of Intelligent Domestications and Erlene of My
Decorating the porch for Christmas is something I truly love, but I live where it knows a lot so I have to be careful with my decoration choices. Last year I made these small merry and bright signs and it was a great touch. This year I’m creating a Merry Christmas Porch Sign with Cricut
It’s beginning to look a lot like a buffalo check Christmas here and I love it! I found this flannel buffalo check plaid ribbon at Joanns and knew I had to have it. The flannel ribbon is comfy, cozy and perfect for a Buffalo Check Christmas Wreath. I used a part of this ribbon for
Do you love counting down to Christmas? I do! I did as a child and even now as an adult, I get so excited as the doors open or the teddy bear moves closer to Christmas Eve. The teddy bear Christmas countdown calendar is from my childhood and I love seeing my kids use it.
Do you love a simple, easy and super cute Dollar Tree Christmas Craft? I sure do! I was inspired by this pin to make an adorable Dollar Tree Christmas tree. My Christmas decor is lacking Christmas trees so this year I’m on a mission to add some. The November Pinterest Challenge Blog Hop hosted
Last year as my Kindergartners Room Parent, I had to come up with a variety of fun kid friendly games for the class parties. It was so much fun, I wish I had the squeals and laughter of them playing candy cane fishing. Candy Cane Fishing Game sounds so easy right, well it’s pretty challenging.