Category: DIY/Crafts

How To Make Peppermint Ornaments

I try to make some kind of ornament every year with the kids. This year we decided to make peppermint ornaments!  We used regular sized cookie cutter and the mini sized ones. I will say, I would recommend using the regular sized metal cutters. We had a problem getting many of the smaller ones out,...

Homemade Scented Pine Cones

I remember growing up; my mom would go to this craft store and buy scented pine cones. I always loved the smell! A few years ago, I bought some too, but they can sometimes be expensive for what they are. This year I decided to make them at home. They are super easy to make...

How to Make Hot Chocolate Mix + Free Printable Labels

This hot chocolate mix is so easy to make and they make cute gifts for the holidays. You can give one to the kid’s bus driver, neighbors,friends and more. You can also store the mix in airtight containers to use for yourself!   You can use the FREE printable below. I made 4 smaller labels...

How To Make a Beautiful Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Please see disclosure. I know what you guys are thinking, it’s a little early to be thinking about Thanksgiving decorations. However, the older I get the more time seems to fly, and I like to  try to plan ahead.  Truth be told I’ve already started pinning Christmas craft and...

How to Make a Harvest Wreath for Under $15

    Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Please see disclosure.  What better way to welcome fall than creating a harvest wreath for your front door. I love decorating for  the different seasons. What I don’t love is spending a ton of money on items that will only be out for a month or two. ...

How to Make the Perfect DIY Candy Buffet

  *This is a guest post written by Wendy Dessler Today guest post editor, Wendy, is sharing how to set up a DIY Candy Buffet. Read below to find  just how easy it can be with these great tips from Wendy! If you are interested in submitting a guest post to be featured, please fill...

How to Make Homemade Finger Paint

  What kid doesn’t love getting messy with finger paints?!? I made these the other day and my daughters had a blast!  It’s a little bit thicker and “chunkier” than the store bought kind, but it’s not toxic, super easy to make, and easy to clean up.  You can also make it any color you...

50+ Free or Nearly Free

Print your FREE Checklist Here! Go to the farmers market Check out books from the library and/or go to storytime Go to the park Have a camp out in the backyard Movie night at home Drive-In Movie Catch fireflies or bugs outside Grow a small garden Tie dye t-shirts Visit a local fire station Visit...

How to Make Lavender Bath Bombs

If you’ve read any of my other posts then you might know I’m a huge fan of bath bombs, well any bath and body products really. I also LOVE the scent of Lavender, so I decided to make my own Lavender bath bombs! I was surprised at how easy these were to make and contain mostly...

How to Make Calming Lavender Play-Dough

    My 4-year-old loves playdough and since we’ve started making our own it hasn’t been the same! For one, it’s cheap to make and only requires a few household ingredients, and you can make it into almost any scent imaginable! You can also check out our Pumpkin Spice, Chocolate, and Gingerbread Play-Dough recipes. This time, we...

How to Make Glitter Slime

    Today I have a super fun project that the kids are going to love! What also makes this project super awesome is it only takes 3 ingredients (glitter glue, Borax, and water) It’s also really easy and can be made in about 10 minutes!   You will need 1 full bottle of Glitter...

How to Make Fake Snow

  Ingredients: 1lb baking soda 1 can unscented shaving cream Directions: Mix the baking soda and shaving cream. Knead the mixture until it becomes soft and pliable.  That’s all there is to it, super quick and easy! This mixture is cool to touch and great for sensory play. My 4-year-old daughter loved being able to make...