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Summertime is so much fun as the weather is usually nice and it's nice to have bright and sunny days! However, the kids can get a bit restless if they aren't entertained in some way. Here are 10 ideas to keep the kids busy during summer break! 1. Make some crafts 2. Go the the […] continue reading...

There are a lot of cute fabrics out there, and so many different things that you can make. Since my sister is pregnant with her second child, I thought it would be nice to make her a flannel blanket. It's nice to always have a receiving blanket on hand, but some times they're not big […] continue reading...

When the kids have a break from school, whether it is a weekend or a holiday, we like to take them to explore new places. Since it has been much too cold to go out and play in all of the snow we have, we decided to take them somewhere indoors. The Science Center was […] continue reading...

Since Valentine's Day is coming up, I decided to show you how easy it can be to package heart shaped cookies in a fun way to give out to classmates, friends, family, co-workers or anyone else you would like to surprise with a treat! I normally package cookies in cello bags and tie them with […] continue reading...

Image Source: Abe's Market I am always trying to find ways to easily include nutritious foods into my everyday diet. Soups are an easy way to include them and so are smoothies. Smoothies are versatile since you simply blend them up and drink them anytime. The recipes are flexible and you can adjust them to […] continue reading...

When it comes to birthday parties, weddings, baby showers, bridal showers and other special occasions where party favors are necessary, the price tag on the event can get expensive. Keeping party favors simple, but sweet can save the party host a lot of money. Most guests would love a treat or something edible to take home so […] continue reading...

Party planning can be a challenge if you are on a tight budget and also have time constraints. I always want to make everything myself instead of serving store bought food, but it isn't always possible. It is time consuming and often just too tiring, so some compromise is always in order. I usually bake […] continue reading...

Crafty activities are always popular in our house. The kids love to stay busy creating and decorating things. This tissue paper "stained glass" art activity was really enjoyable and simple too! All we needed for this activity were: stenciled paper Assorted Colors of Tissue Paper cut into 3-4 inch pieces Glue Sticks Kids Scissors We bought […] continue reading...

Cupcakes are a fabulous year round treat, and since it is holiday season, I decided to dress them up in red and green. These chocolate cupcakes which are filled with peanut butter icing can be decorated in so many ways by simply using a different cupcake liner, a different color of icing and sprinkles. Pastels for Easter […] continue reading...

I love baking during the holidays and I normally make individual cookies for each of my daughter's classmates. However, this time I decided to make giant cookies instead. They were 15 inches tall and so fun to make! I used my huge gingerbread woman and man cookie cutter set that I couldn't resist getting from CopperGifts. […] continue reading...