Cooking with Kids – How to Series 5

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Cooking with kids- How to series 5 level 1 B recipes Cooking with kids level 1 recipes can be divided to two groups:  A.  Ready to make and B. Pre prep.  Here are some ideas for level B, which require a bit of pre prep by an adult or an advanced child. If you pre slice the strawberries then Strawberry Polka Dot cow parfait could be a good breakfast, snack or dessert. If you pre chop the ingredients to Southern caviar it is a measure, mix, then dip with chips snack! If you pre cook the … [Read more...]

DIY Woopsie Witch

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DIY Woopsie Witch Have some fun this Halloween with a Woopsie Witch of your own!  She's easy to make, especially if you buy pre-made boots.  With the exception of the stockings, you probably have everything you need to make her, around your house.  I bought some cute witch boots at a craft store that was having a big Fall sale so I assumed they were on sale (Halloween is Fall, right?!).  So I get home and realize that I paid full price for them ($20) and the store was an hour away.  Being the … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Beer Bottle Vases

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DIY Chalkboard Beer Bottle Vases   Looking for a fun craft to make for the upcoming Halloween season? Try this DIY Chalkboard Beer Bottle Vases! It's an easy craft to do and doesn't require much time, or more importantly, money! This while project post me about $6, and a few hours of my time (which most of it was drying time). The best part is that it is painted with chalkboard pain, so you can change them according to the season!So if you are ready to get your craft on, lets get … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Marquee Letters

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DIY Halloween Marquee Letters   If you are looking for a fun decoration for your house this Halloween season, you must try these DIY Halloween Marque Letters! These were super easy to make, and look really awesome in the light or the dark! I had seen a  decoration like this at a popular store for over $30, and I just didn't have it in the budget, so I thought of how I could make them myself! This entire project cost under $10 for me. This project took me about an hour and a half to … [Read more...]

Upcycled Painted Planter

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Turning your Refuse into an Upcycled Painted Planter   Are you looking for a cute way to display a plant? Don't go out and buy a flower pot or dish. Take a look in your "garbage" or "recycling" pile and you are bound to find something you can upcycle and repurpose. For this simple DIY project we rescued an old mason jar and in a few simple steps we created a great painted planter.  … [Read more...]

DIY Candy Corn Wreath

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DIY Candy Corn Wreath   DIY Candy Wreath-Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, and I love to make themed crafts for the occasion! In my opinion, why buy something when you can make it for cheaper (and make a memory out of it?). This craft is so easy to do, and you can get your kids involved (as long as they don't eat all the candy corn!). This project all together cost me under $10 and looks great on my door! … [Read more...]

How to Make an Adult Tutu

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Even Grown-ups dress up and this easy how to guide will have your Adult Tutu ready in a short time. Finding tutus for children is as simple as going into your local dollar store but finding them in adult sizes is a little harder. This simple no-sew tutorial will have you completing your tutu in no time. Plus you can select the colors you want so you can customize it for the costume or occasion you are creating it for. … [Read more...]

Mommy and Me Chore Chart

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Mommy and Me Chore Chart If you are looking for a fun craft to do with your kids that will also help you all out in the long run, try making a Mommy and me Chore Chart! My little girl just started school last week, and it has really brought out the "big girl" in her. She asked me if she could start helping out around the house, and I knew that it was the perfect time to introduce a chore chart. So I sat down with her and asked her what kind of chores she wanted to help out with, and she asked … [Read more...]