31 Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

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We've put together a list of fun, adorable and easy Christmas crafts for kids to get your family in the holiday spirit. Bonus, they will keep your children occupied while you check things off YOUR to-do…

31 Easy Halloween Crafts for Preschoolers

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Looking for easy Halloween craft ideas? This round up of Halloween Crafts for Preschoolers has loads of ideas that you can do at home or in a school setting. Great craft ideas for Halloween class parties…

10 Free Printable Valentine's Day Cards (Perfect for Lunch Boxes!)

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When I was in junior high, my school held an annual Valentine's Day fundraiser. You could buy $1.00 carnations to give to people around you. There were three colors that had taken on a meaning of their…
30+ Easy Thanksgiving Craft Ideas

30+ Thanksgiving Crafts

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As the weather gets a bit more chilly, I'm looking for more and more indoor activities to do with my kiddos. This roundup of 30+ Thanksgiving Crafts should give you some festive ideas to keep those little…

10+ Halloween School Party Ideas

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Need some ideas for a Halloween school party? Or even some game ideas for a Halloween party coming up? Keep reading... Am I the only one who draws a blank when it comes to brainstorming up school…

15+ Halloween Snack Ideas

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I love finding fun, non-spooky ways to celebrate Halloween. That's why we've rounded up a great collection of Halloween Snack Ideas! Kiddos love a special Halloween treat and I have no doubt they'd go…

20+ Fourth of July Craft Ideas

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True story... Growing up, it was pretty much a tradition that a hodgepodge of friends and family would spend an entire weekend shooting off fireworks from my lake home that I grew up on. I have…

10+ Easy Easter Crafts

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Easter is such a happy holiday! Here are some easy ways to get your kids in the Easter spirit. While I do love a great craft round up, I also love this round up of books that point kids to the true meaning…
Healthy Dog Treats is the perfect gift for furry friends and their owners on Valentine's Day or any day!

Healthy Homemade Dog Treats: A Gift for Furry Friends

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My mom "stole" my 8-year-old daughter one snowy day recently and baked up a surprise for their doggie, Gracie, and some other pooch friends. What a fun project to do with kids for a Valentine's Day…
DIY Yarn Spider Garland

DIY Yarn Spider Garland: Easy Halloween Decor

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by Kelly Gilion, Contributing Author Hi Ya'll! Kelly from Plume here doing a little blog bomb! Rachel and I have been friends for years, since before she was a blogger and I was a shop owner.…

Painting Pumpkins

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Let the record show that I am pro-pumpkin carving. I have lots of fond memories of doing it as a kid and for sure look forward to do it with mine. However, at this stage in life, an activity that involves…

Thankful Turkeys: A Meaningful (& Easy) Thanksgiving Craft

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I love crafting with a purpose. These "Thankful Turkeys" as I've named them not only got my kids cutting, gluing and using their creative skills but they also gave us an excuse to articulate some…

Halloween Adventures and Hy-Vee Walk the Aisles

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Now that my oldest is 4, we have officially entered into the Halloween madness that occurs once a year. I mean, you guys. This holiday is crazy. It's super fun but it was also slight madness at times. First…

Ghost Bowling

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Here is a quick and easy game for a Halloween party! Simply decorate Styrofoam cups to resemble ghosts. Either use stickers like I did or you can draw faces on them with markers. Stack them up…

Mummy Dogs--A Fun Halloween Treat

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Look no further for an easy to make, fun Halloween party food! Mummy dogs were a hit with all ages. They fall far from the real food philosophy that we try to aim for around here but prove to be a great…

Heathy Halloween Party Treats!

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I've learned that if you make food fun, kids are about 7x more likely to eat it. Yes, 7x- not 8x or 6x. 7 times more likely. I have no documented data aside from my own personal recollection so don't…
DIY Chalk Paint Vases - An easy, fun craft for many ages!

DIY Chalk Paint Vases (or "Look, I Did a Real Live Craft!")

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When it comes to DIY and craft projects, I am not your go-to blogger. I mean don't confuse me with this crafty girl. But when you have a friend you love and that friend loves to craft...you learn…
craft idea with pipe cleaners

Pipe Cleaner Craft: Popsicle Pals

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I love simple craft ideas that my preschooler can actually do with me AND makes very little mess. I'm sure you do too. That's why it is vitally important that you take this craft idea seriously.…

Easy Easter Craft -- Painting Eggs with Pom Poms

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I had no idea what a hit this easy Easter craft with my preschool and toddler would be. Using pom poms, clothes pins and paint, we decorated eggs! Before you even get started with the painting,…

How to Make a Fleece Knot Blanket

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Knot blankets are not a new thing. However, making my own now is! I have seen these cozy, fleecy, want-to-curl-up-with blankets around pretty much all my life. I had never looked at them closely…

Wood Pallet Christmas Tree

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Check. It. Out! I am so proud of my dear hubs for making this Christmas tree out of a leftover pallet. It is serving as a welcoming front porch decoration this season. I love it! He actually…

Handprint Christmas Tree

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Hand print crafts are my favorite. I love little hands. Our little ones grow so fast and capturing a hand print as a keepsake is priceless. When my friend, Rachel J., shared an idea of making a hand…

Simple, Easy DIY Christmas Notes

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Around Christmas time I find quite a few reasons that I need some little note cards around. Gifts for neighbors, thank yous, something to slip into gifts, or like I used them, to send a personal note…

DIY Burlap Wreath

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Oh, hey there pretty burlap wreath on my front door. So glad you could join the fall festivities happening in my home. Also so glad your neutral color and versatility will keep you hanging on my door all…