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20 Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Show your appreciation with these Teacher Appreciation Gifts! Slower mornings, beach days, and fun with friends. I never want summer to end. But the reality is that the Back to School season is just around the corner. With my kids heading off to a new school next year, I'm full of anxious excitement. Who will their friends be? What will their … [Read more...]

Popsicle Stick American Flags

In Texas our summers are pretty hot. It's only June and we've already seen temperatures in the 100's. Needless to say, we spend a lot of time indoors during the hottest part of the day. Since Independence Day is just around the corner, we've been busy making patriotic crafts, like these Toilet Paper Roll Painted Fireworks and Popsicle Stick … [Read more...]

Toilet Paper Roll Painted Fireworks

The summer is in full swing here and I'm keeping the kiddos busy with activities, outings and creative play time. This week we're planning for July 4th and we made these super cute Toilet Paper Roll Painted Fireworks. After last year's incident with real fireworks, I doubt we will ever buy the real deal again. What I love about projects like these … [Read more...]

DIY Bleached Mickey Mouse Shirt

We're headed to Disney World for the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration soon and the last couple of weeks I've been busy giving the kids hints about our upcoming trip. (They know we're going somewhere, just not sure where.) I started with these adorable Mickey Mouse Oreo Pops, made some super sweet Mickey Mouse Candy Bark, started collecting … [Read more...]

Safari Animal Magnets

These Safari Animal Magnets are part of a sponsored post with Fandango. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. My family always gets to the theater super early and we anxiously await for the previews of the upcoming films. While we were waiting in the theater to watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we belly-laughed our way through the … [Read more...]

I Think You’re Sharp Pencil Valentine

If you don't want to send your child to school this year with candy on Valentine's Day, this I Think You're Sharp Pencil Valentine is such a cute alternative. Every year I try to think of ways NOT to send candy to school on Valentine's Day. Sure, the kids love it, but the teachers and parents, well that's another story. A couple years ago I sent … [Read more...]

Easy Valentine’s Day Tree Centerpiece

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Clorox. All opinions are 100% mine. Valentine's Day. A day filled with love, flowers, chocolate and hearts! Now that we have the Christmas decorations packed and put away, it's time to start decorating for Valentine's Day. This year I started with this Easy Valentine's Day Tree Centerpiece. Made … [Read more...]

How to Make Glittered Ornaments

If you've ever wondered how to make glittered ornaments, I've totally got you covered! This easy tutorial will show you how to make glittered ornaments quickly and easily! How to Make Glittered Ornaments Supplies clear glass ornaments extra fine glitter (colors of your choice) Aleene's DIY Glitter Ornament … [Read more...]

3D Dinosaur Canvas Art

This is a partnered post with Fandango. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. My son has had a dinosaur room for the last, oh, two years or so and can you believe I'm still not done with it. I had such great intentions, but you know, life and all got in the way. There's nothing like a new movie though to kick my behind in gear. With … [Read more...]

12 Thanksgiving Decor Crafts

Now that October is behind us and Halloween over with, it's time to start thinking about Thanksgiving! Not just all the yummy food, but all the adorable fall colored decorations. I'm an overachiever and got all my Halloween decor put away on Halloween night and now I can't wait to get all my Thanksgiving goodies down and start decorating! And these … [Read more...]