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Valentine Pretzel Bites

Valentine Pretzel Bites

I am back again with another version of deliciousness!  Valentine Pretzel Bites!  Mini-twist pretzels and heart candies create the illusion of a heart shape when you add some candy melts in fun Valentine colors! I might be a bit obsessed with this treat.  Seriously.  They are sooooo good and they take next to nothing to

Fruit Cup Santa Snacks

Fruit Cup Santa Snacks

Today I am sharing these cute Fruit Cup Santa Snacks!!!  They took no time at all and the kids absolutely loved them.  I mentioned before when I posted the String of Lights Fingerprint Frames and the Fingerprint Ornaments that I had some of my favorite small people over for an afternoon of crafts and gingerbread

Styrofoam Snowman Ornaments

Styrofoam Snowman Ornaments

I mentioned the other day how I play favorites.  Rudolph, Santa and Snowmen seem to pop up everywhere when I craft and decorate for the holidays!  Today I have this fun Styrofoam Snowman Ornament that is so easy to make and the perfect little gift for neighbors, mailmen, trash and recycling guys and even just

Rudolph Wreath

Rudolph Wreath

I seem to have a few things I love: santa, snowmen and Rudolph!  I seem to make several crafts that revolve around these guys!   Today I am sharing the tutorial for this fun Rudolph Wreath with you all!  (Say Rudolph the Reindeer Wreath three times fast…I dare ya! {wink})   Supplies needed: Wreath form (mine is

String of Lights Fingerprint Frame

String of Lights Fingerprint Frame

This might be my new favorite project!  I know I say that last sentence a lot!  This light bulb fingerprint frame is so easy to make and is SO CUTE!  These are quick and inexpensive gifts that you can give family and friends that are still personal for the holidays!  You can let each kid

Keepsake Fingerprint Ornament

Keepsake Fingerprint Ornament

One of my favorite things to do when it’s time to put up my tree is to look through all the ornaments as we hang them!  I adore the photograph ones, and the ones that my mom gave me from my childhood!  I love to create new ornaments using my favorite small people’s finger and

Santa Gift Wrap

Santa Gift Wrap

You can scour Pinterest and find a million ways to wrap a gift.  Options really are endless.  I made the boys a “Book-a-Day Advent Calendar” this year and I wrapped each of the books to look like Santa!   They thought I was GENIUS!  This Santa Gift Wrap is so easy and sure to add festivities

Washi Tape Christmas Tree Gift Card Holders

Washi Tape Christmas Tree Gift Card Holders

Do you give gift cards as gifts for the holidays?  It seems there is always at least ONE person on your list you have no idea what to give them or you have a tween/teenager that would rather shop for themselves and gift cards are the answer!  There’s no reason you can’t still “wrap” your

Gift Tag Gift Card Holders

Gift Tag Gift Card Holders

Oh I have the most fabulous project today!  These Gift Tag Gift Card Holders took me less than 15 minutes start to finish and I fussed with a baby for a bit in there too!  But would you guess it from looking at them???  Looks like I spent way more time than I actually did! 

Simple Holiday Card Holder

Simple Holiday Card Holder

Have Christmas cards started showing up in your mailbox yet?  Have you sent yours out yet? I created this simple holiday card holder to help tackle the flux of holiday cards and photos so that we can enjoy them more than the day we open them! I love getting Christmas cards in the mail but

Pumpkin Mason Jar Name Cards + Cricut Explore Giveaway

Pumpkin Mason Jar Name Cards + Cricut Explore Giveaway

Do you host Thanksgiving?  If you do, I have these adorable Pumpkin Mason Jar Name Cards that will be perfect for your holiday table.  If you are going somewhere for Thanksgiving, you can make these fun guys, fill them with treats for your host and hostess!!  Thanks to Consumer Crafts for making this possible AND

DIY Fall Leaf Napkin Rings

DIY Fall Leaf Napkin Rings

I have a small obsession with napkin rings!  I kind of just adore them.  They are so simple yet they add so much fun to your tables with minimal work!  Most of the time I can even get my kids to help make them!  Today I whipped up some adorable Fall Leaf Napkin Rings!  As

DIY Wine Glass Charms

DIY Wine Glass Charms

Are you hosting a Halloween party this year?  Or having a fun dinner with friends?  As part of the Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts blogger team I am sharing some Shriek to Chic party ideas with you today including these fabulous DIY Wine Glass Charms! Whether you drink wine or not, chances are you like to

Spider web Wreath

Spider web Wreath

I am participating in a super fun Halloween blog hop!  I am sharing a super easy Spider Web Wreath that is both creepy and crawly and super fun and festive! Today marks day 4 of this fun celebration of all things Halloween!  There are over 110 fantastic projects that are sure to get you in

Black & White Projects

Black & White Projects

Today is a great day for our Monthly Crafty Blog Hop! We have 8 Fabulous Black and White Projects that are sure to be Spooktacular {wink}!  I am sharing these super cute Ghost Mason Jar Project that can be used as vases, lanterns or candy dishes! These are so easy to make!  Here’s what you need:

DIY Projects + Dessert Features | Monday Funday Link Party

DIY Projects + Dessert Features | Monday Funday Link Party

We have 11 fantastic up-cycled DIY projects and 7 dessert features for your this week!  Also,  I *finally* formally introduced you to Spangenbaby this week! If you missed it you can see some cute babe pictures here. I also shared a really fun and simple way to keep my older boys entertained. You probably have

Red, White & Blue Layered Jello

Red, White & Blue Layered Jello

I by no means invented this idea or recipe!   However I am totally guilty of thinking that it was more work than it was worth to make these cute little red, white & blue layered jello treats.  It’s really one of the simplest treats I could make and it has such a fabulous visual impact on

Patriotic Napkin Rings

Patriotic Napkin Rings

Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor day are all great holidays that we get together with friends and family and barbeque!  How about celebrate in style at your next red, white and blue event with these Patriotic Napkin Rings?  My secret to the napkins….bandanas!  I use bandanas for almost all my cloth napkin needs! 

Jean Pocket USA Bunting

Jean Pocket USA Bunting

I love all things patriotic!  I absolutely LOVE the 4th of July holiday as well!  This Jean Pocket USA Bunting sign can be used for all things red, white and blue!  You can also use it as a simple banner for your mantel, as front door decorations or you can even stuff the pockets and

Patriotic One Pan Cake Recipe

Patriotic One Pan Cake Recipe

This Patriotic One Pan Cake Recipe takes no time at all and will be the HIT of your party or summer BBQ!  I’m not actually sure if I should call this a cake or a cobbler or a tart-ish kind of thing or what?  Maybe it’s better to just call it a dessert and keep it

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