Easter Centerpiece: $5

Easter Centerpiece

Easter Centerpiece   I had a challenge from my team can you create an Easter centerpiece for $5. I am Madame Deals so here is my entry. I used the items below with the help of three assistants to create an amazing centerpiece or hostess gift. Here is what I had peeps $2, $1 lollipop sticks (I still have some left), cookies $1.00 (I bought the mix at the $1 store), glass bead $1 , scrapbook paper $.15, $.25 floral block the egg and oil $.20. The vase was from an orchid I got last year. I ...

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Crafting with Kids: Compromising

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Crafting with Kids My daughter is 3 ½ and has recently started shall we say, inserting her independence. This as you can imagine is making doing art projects with her very difficult. We struggle with everything from her grabbing everything under the sun to ‘add to the project’ to her not wanting to do the project I chose for us to do. There are many ways to approach this and to be quite honest: I haven’t been approaching it in the best of ways lately. First of all, you could get fed up and ...

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How well do you know Dr.Seuss?

How well do you know Dr. Seuss? March 2 is Dr. Seuss Day

Dr.Seuss is one of my daughters favorite Authors of all time! We have about 15 of his Childrens Books. Did you know it was Dr.Suess' Birthday yesterday!? Did you do anything to Celebrate it? We did! We had Green Eggs and Ham (well...bacon) and watched Cat and the Hat!   Check out some of the Dr.Seuss Crafts you can do to celebrate: How cute is this idea, ask your child what their favorite Dr.Seuss book is, and recreate the cover! Or how about these? Handprint "Thing 1" ...

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How to make Edible Finger Paint!

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Today I am going to show you how to make Edible Finger Paint! I don't know about you guys, but my little girl LOVES to paint. She also loves to put things in her mouth that don't belong there! (I.E, paint, nail polish, markers, etc) So I thought of a great idea, Edible Finger Paint! it's easy to make, and fun! Here is how to make Edible Finger Paint: You will need: Plain Yogurt (Vanilla would work as well, just make sure it's white), food coloring, and paper, that's it! Easy ...

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Crafting with Kids: Using Kits is Okay

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I have always been a fan of art projects with little ones! My favorite thing of all is giving a child a wide variety of things in front of them, a piece of paper and some glue (or tape) and letting them go ‘wild’ with their creativity. But, sometimes time just doesn’t allow that and quite frankly…you cannot make too many things by just letting them go with random objects. It is their own creation and still wonderful but sometimes, kits are the way to go! ...

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Crafting with Kids: Making Fun out of Winter

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I have to admit that I am most certainly not a winter person. In fact, even something as simple as going to an appointment takes a lot of convincing (I mean come on, it’s cold out there!!!). So bundling up so my daughter can play in the snow doesn’t necessarily rank high on my ‘to do’. Don’t get me wrong, I get her outside but that does not mean it’s my favorite thing to do! I’d much rather be inside doing our same old art projects. Boring right?? ...

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Crafting with Kids: Winter Fun

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The snow is upon us (at least temporarily) and I have to admit…I am far from excited to be outside playing in the snow. My daughter on the other hand, is so excited to see the snow! There was hardly a dusting on the ground and she pulled out all of her snow gear and was ready to go outside! So, I was on a search to find things to do outside besides the typical winter activities. ...

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Crafting with Kids: Bathroom Arts and Crafts

Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! I’ve said several times that when it comes to arts and crafts with your little ones you need to ‘think out of the box’. And, I’m sure you are going ‘Yeah, Yeah, Yeah….blah blah…’ but ...

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Crafting with Kids: Enhancing Learning

Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! After much consideration I have decided that I will be doing a homeschool preschool with my daughter this year. I can’t see paying for something that I am certified to teach! While I ...

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Crafting with Kids: It’s Back to School Time!!!

Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! Your school aged kiddos aren’t the only ones who can get into that Back to School mode! Your little ones can too! You can turn your art time at home into a learning experience for ...

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