Spring Break Staycation Ideas

No plans to head out of town for spring vacation?  No worries! We have some fun staycation ideas to keep your kids busy.   Parties...They're not just for birthdays. Luau-Turn up the heat and invite your friends over for some fun in the tropics. Find all your luau party ideas and activities here Camping-Don't want to camp out in the cold and wet weather? Set up your own campsite indoors.  Make s'mores in the microwave and grab some flashlights to make shadow puppets.  Everything Read more [...]

Fun St. Patrick’s Day Recipes for Kids

Love the magic of St. Patrick's Day? Try these fun and easy recipes for Magical Shamrock Potion and Rainbow Toast. From the time our girls were very tiny, our family has always enjoyed creating a wee bit o' magic on St. Patrick's Day. Whether we have made leprechaun catchers, hunted for gold coins, or turned our milk and eggs green, we always try to do a little something special to celebrate our Irish roots on St. Patrick's Day. Here are two great recipes that the kids originally brought home Read more [...]

Christmas Cookies in a Jar

Christmas Cookies in a jar make a great gift for teachers, coaches, or anyone who deserves a little Christmas cheer! It's that time of year again, time to start thinking about holiday gifts for the special people in our lives. In our home, my girls have always wanted to contribute to holiday giving, so that means coming up with easy craft ideas for Christmas gifts. These Christmas cookies in a jar are a wonderful solution. They are pretty, easy to make, and taste great! I got this recipe years Read more [...]

Glass Ball Ornament Crafts

Here are some glass ball ornament crafts for both kids and adults that can help you create easy and beautiful gifts for family, friends, and other special people! Photo Ball --  A great way to commemorate the year is with this glass photo ball. These make perfect gifts for grandparents or other family members. Since we have two daughters, I glue their photos back to back so that the ornament shows a smiling face from every direction! Materials: Clear glass ball ornament School Read more [...]