Crafts, recipes and celebration ideas for holidays and other major yearly events.

Grab the watercolors and make gorgeous handmade Easter cards with just paper and a crayon! These cards are one of my favorite crafts we’ve ever shared! They are so beautiful and so super simple to make.  While we made these as more of an adult craft, you can[…]

Tired of throwing away K Cups? Recycle them to make a K Cup Easter Craft! These adorable Easter basket crafts are great for party favors or decorations. My husband was telling a friend the other day that he didn’t drink coffee until he met me. I’ll admit, I[…]

Handmade kids valentines cards include a handmade necklace.

Make these easy DIY kids Valentines Day cards for kids to hand out at school! Made with simple craft supplies from our partner, Oriental Trading, these Valentine bubblegum machine necklaces are sure to be a hit!   I remember exchanging Valentine’s Day cards at school as being one[…]

Paper airplane Valentine cards for kids will be the most popular card in class! Just print out, fill in, fold and hand out. Recipients can cut out and fold the plane for Valentine’s Day fun. What kid doesn’t love a paper airplane?  They are the simplest toy to[…]

This easy spiced cranberry cider cocktail recipe uses only three ingredients and is perfect for your holiday parties! Chelsey from Budget Girl! Over Thanksgiving, my sister-in-law visited and she introduced us to this awesome new drink. Just three simple ingredients: spiced rum, cranberry juice, and hard apple cider. Who[…]

This year skip the mall! Make a one of a kind Christmas “stocking” for her by shopping through small business online and use PayPal at check out for easy shopping and returns. A few years ago I saw an idea for girlfriends to swap names and fill each[…]

Hang a mug of hot cocoa Christmas ornament on your Christmas tree! Made with just a few basic craft supplies and a great craft for kids! My kids love to make homemade Christmas ornaments for our tree.  We usually play around with different types of clay ornaments or homemade[…]

Whimsical popcorn wrappers make a bag of microwave popcorn in to a movie night Christmas gift. The cost of giving gifts to teachers, co-workers, neighbors and more can add up quickly. But I have the perfect solution! Give the gift of a movie night when you wrap a[…]

Kick up chocolate fudge with Mint OREOS in this easy mint OREO Fudge Recipe! Fudge is my favorite candy to make.  Butter pecan fudge is my absolute favorite.  It’s closely followed by Cookies and Cream Fudge, which is basically an OREO cookie in fudge form.   Every winter[…]

Make a candy garland out of felt for a colorful decoration for Christmas, birthdays or any sweet time! A few years ago I saw some felt candy ornaments floating around the internet and I fell in love with them.  They looked fairly simple to make. But it seemed[…]