Gifts In Jars: Jelly Belly Beans

Use this Gifts In Jars:  Jelly Belly beans for Hostess Gifts! Get seasonal packages of Jelly Belly beans to package in Gifts In Jars! Jelly Belly beans are low fat, gluten free, and "OU" certified (though the mints are not Kosher).  Don't forget they are available in sugar free, sports recovery, high energy, protein and many more! There is an option for each person on your list! Buy your Autumn, Winter, and Holiday sets now and take advantage of the November Sale TURKEY13 code for $15 ...

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EEK-ologist Halloween Project: Spider Web of Facts

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Orkin Ecologist for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. EEK-ologist Halloween Project: Spider Web of Facts This post brought to you by The Orkin Ecologist. All opinions are 100% mine. I will be the first to admit, spiders scare the crap out of me! But I have always been one of those people that wants to know all about what I am afraid of. That was my fear is justified! So when I was approached to do a fun bug themed (or in my ...

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DIY Craft: Finger Mitts Potholders

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DIY Craft:  Finger Mitts Potholders Ever think that potholders are too bulky for carrying that hot item whether it be a mug or a casserole?  Try these Finger mitt potholders! Several years ago I was given some odd shaped potholders at a wedding shower. I had no idea why they were so odd shaped. I have now come to truly appreciate the size, shape and usefulness of these finger mitt potholders. The two pockets serve to protect your thumb and a couple other fingers as you grip a hot pot or ...

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DIY Craft for Kids, Gift idea: Horse Lead Rope

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DIY Craft for Kids, Gift idea:   Horse Lead rope Need a craft for you kids?  This craft project makes  a Horse Lead rope or a shorter version can be made for a Dog Leash.  These make wonderful gifts for family and friends. Supplies: piece of cardboard, plate (saucer for a dog leash, dinner plate for a horse lead rope), pencil, scissors,  12 yards 1/4 cotton rope,  snap, OPTIONAL: dye ...

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Cooking with Kids – How to series 4

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Cooking with Kids- How to series 4 What first? -Cooking with Kids The best way to get children interested in cooking is to give them easy recipes that they can have success with quickly.  Cooking with kids is really quite easy once you get the hang of it.  You just assess your child, their interests, and the recipe.  It is true that any recipe will have something a child can help you do to make an awesome dish.  However, we want to have the children learn the skills as well as experience ...

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Recipes Kids Can Make Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookie ‘Lasagna’

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Recipes Kids Can Make Dessert:  Chocolate Chip Cookie 'Lasagna'   This recipe kids can make - dessert:  Chocolate Chip Cookie 'lasagna' is considered a level 1 a Cooking with Kids- How to series recipe. There is no mixing or heat involved. This Chocolate chip cookie 'lasagna' makes storebought cookies taste homemade! I remember the first time I ever had this dessert recipe.  My sisters and I were shocked at how good it was because we knew who had brought it to the covered dish ...

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How to make Crayon Canvas Art

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How to make Crayon Canvas Art   If you are looking for something fun to do with your kids, why not try this crayon canvas art? It's a super easy project to do and what kid doesn't like to make a little mess? I found this project on Pinterest and there are a million different ways you can do this project, but I decided to keep it simple for my first try. My little girl loved helping me with this project, and it only costs about $8 to make! I found the canvas at Wal*mart for $4! Here ...

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“Class Of” T-shirt project

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"Class of" T-shirt Project   My little girl is entering Kindergarten in just 2 short days, so I wanted to do a t-shirt project to help create some fun first day memories! I think this project is a great way to shake up the classic first day of school pictures each year. I'm looking forward to seeing my little girl grow into her Class of 2025 shirt over the years, until one day (gasp) she will be in a senior in Highschool wearing that same shirt she wore on her first day of ...

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Kids Play Dough Recipe

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Kids Play Dough Recipe   Kids Play Dough Recipe- Looking for something fun to do with your kids on a rainy day this summer? How about making some homemade playdough? All you need is a few ingredients and about 15 mins and you can make your own playdough! This play dough looks and feels just like the kind you get in the store, and costs very little to make! It's a great project to make with your kids too! Here what you will need to make this Kids Play Dough Recipe: 3 Cups of ...

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Crafting with Kids: Why Waste a Baking Fail?

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Crafting with Kids So this week was my step-moms birthday. Trying to be sneaky my daughter and I made cupcakes to surprise her with. Cute Right?? First, let’s start at the beginning! So we got everything measured out and mixed together and my daughter helped me scoop the batter into the cupcake tin so we could bake them. Somewhere in-between turning the oven on to what I swore was 350 and filling the cupcake liners my oven got bumped up to somewhere around 600 degrees!!! Yup…you read that ...

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