Make these DIY Recycled Valentine's Animals with your kids for a fun and creative Valentine's Day Craft Project.

Show your family you love them with these 10 Valentine's Day ways to say I Love You.

Need an easy, fun and heartfelt dinner idea for Valentine's Day (or any day?) Make these Calzone Hearts for your family.

Need easy, creative ideas for your kids to do in-between virtual learning ? Try making these Activity Sticks they can pull out when they need something to do.

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Fun & Games Sticks

Before school starts back, or as it goes back, why not create these fun washi tape sitcks with ideas on the back to play, create and do once life is busier- it’ll give the kids something to do and keep it simple and stick to ideas you know you can let them do in the […] Read more…

Glittery Snowman Craft

DIY Snowmen Whether it’s snowing or not, snowmen always make us smile.  There is something innately happy about a snowman.  Over the years, Kristin and I have posted many a snowman project.  We’ve made sock snowmen, pizza snowmen and snowman treats.  But this is by far the cutest snowman project so far.  Our kids all […] Read more…

DIY Valentine Animals

How adorable are these little Valentine animals?  This is one of my favorite projects and I love that the little guys are made from recycled paper towel tubes.  This is a super simple project and actually you can make any type of animal by following the same basic instructions. Make these darling little paper tube […] Read more…

Printable Valentine’s Cards for Kids

Printable Valentine Cards Valentine’s Day is such a special day of the year.  It’s as much fun for kids as it is for many adults.  I still recall picking out valentine cards for my friends, when I was little, and deciding who to give them to, signing them and putting them into the envelopes. You […] Read more…

Printable Valentine Cupcake Wrappers

Printable Valentine Cupcake Wrappers Who doesn’t love cupcakes?  Both big and little kids … including adults in the big kid category, love cupcakes.  Cupcakes will always have a special place in our hearts.  They are a perfect party food and for any special occasion.  And truly, they can be made to look really festive with […] Read more…

Calzone Hearts Recipe

Wondering what to make for dinner on Valentines Day?  Look no further.  We have the most romantic recipe for you.  Calzone is a favorite around our house anyway but these little calzone hearts are off the chart yummy and adorable!   Kids will have fun helping to make these cute calzone hearts for dinner.  Filled […] Read more…

10 Easy Valentine’s Day Ideas for Home

Valentine’s Day is coming and we have put together a handful of ideas to say I love you or I care to your kids, a loved one or friend.  What we like about Valentine’s Day is it’s really just a day to remind us we should regularly say how much someone means to us, and […] Read more…

Valentine’s Bite Size Cake Recipe

These little Red Velvet cake bites will delight any chocolate lover and they’re a perfect size for a kid’s dessert. Use our yummy recipe or a standard box cake mix. Kids can help: Mix ingredients and add the sprinkles. Items needed: Ingredients 3 Tbsp butter ¾ cup sugar ¼ cup applesauce 1 egg 1 tsp […] Read more…

DIY Paper Snowflakes Tutorial

How to Make a Paper Snowflake Nothing says winter better than Snowflakes.  Even if there isn’t any snow on the ground or in the air, snowflakes give a feeling of happiness and adventure. And making paper snowflakes carries on such an old tradition.  Did you make these when you were a kid?  They’re beautiful, happy […] Read more…

Make Tonight Special – Anytime Indoor Smores

Smores are a favorite in my house.  My kids would eat smores morning, noon and night if I let them.  And really, can you think up a better combination than chocolate, marshmallow and graham crackers?  I can’t. Here’s a great idea for making your own Smores bar that you can actually use all year round […] Read more…

Grilled Cheese Hearts and Tomato Soup Recipe

Homemade tomato soup and grilled cheese is the perfect lunch combo.  A kid favorite, our tomato soup variation features extra-healthy ingredients.  A great lunch for Valentine’s Day. Kids can help:  Make the grilled cheese hearts. Tomato Soup Saute: 4 finely dice garlic cloves 1 cup finely diced Vadalia onion 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp […] Read more…

Snow Day Activities to Do During Snowpocalypse

One day to go to a January 2016 major winter storm they are calling the storm of the century.  Named Jonas, some people have now nicknamed the storm system Snowpocalypse!  We will see.  Sometimes there is a lot of hype but it almost looks like a sure super snow storm headed for the Northeast corridor, […] Read more…

Winter Kids Art Project using Tape and Paint

  This is a good example of how the contrast of white on dark can really have a lot of visual impact. 1. Tape a border around the edge of a square of watercolor paper with 1″ painter’s masking tape. Cut thick and thin strips for trees that touch the top and the bottom of […] Read more…

Marshmallow Igloo Kids Food Craft

This is a fun activity for the holidays and kids, of course, love playing with food. Made only from marshmallows and pretzel sticks, this cute little Christmas Igloo makes a fun holiday centerpiece and you can eat it afterwards. Items needed: 1 Large bag Large marshmallows Pretzel sticks Red sugar crystals for floor of Igloo […] Read more…

Easy Snowglobe to make with kids

These are simple to make Snow Globes that all kids love to make and play with … even us big kids! We chose empty Plastic jars, like little mayonnaise jars and the new Coca Cola little round bottles to make ours. Easy craft to do with children for Christmas. Items needed: Plastic Jar or bottle, […] Read more…

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