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Free Coloring Pages From The Good Dinosaur


Free Coloring Pages from The Good Dinosaur Movie

Have you watched The Good Dinosaur yet?  We have and LOVED it!  The boys were really into it and it was a movie that even Cory and I were able to get into.  My middle child is really into coloring lately and I like to encourage that when possible.  I encourage my oldest to color as well and that takes a bit more of enticing with "cool" pictures.  These free coloring pages from The Good Dinosaur meet his expectations! Enjoy these free coloring pages from The Good … [Read more...]



Teacher Gift Idea – Tools For Teacher

Are you looking for something awesome to give your child's teacher this year? Check out these Tools for Teacher Gift Jar. - Farmer's Wife Rambles

Are you looking for something awesome to give your child's teacher this year? I have something brilliant for you! Check out these Tools for Teacher Gift Jar. In my opinion, teachers always need handy items for their classroom. Usually teachers are pulling money from their own budget in order to provide for their classroom. I love this idea because it's affordable and just a great way to give back this holiday season. I hope you enjoy it as much as my kids' teachers do. It's been a long standing … [Read more...]


Cotton Candy Scented Recipe For Playdough

Do you need something fun to do with the kiddos? This easy cotton candy scented recipe for playdough is just the thing! - Farmer's Wife Rambles

Do you need something fun to do with the kiddos? I have the perfect solution! Cotton Candy Scented Playdough! My kids have always been overly excited about playdough and I love them for that. First of all, this recipe for playdough is super easy, which makes my life that much easier. And the kids also enjoyed playing with it. I think playdough takes us back to a simpler time in life when we don’t have to worry about all the hard stuff. Sometimes even I sit down and play with them using … [Read more...]


Teaching Shapes – DIY Shape Car Garage

Teaching Shapes - DIY Shape Car Garage

Are you in the process of trying to teach shapes to your little ones? A cool approach that I’ve done with my boys in the past is known as a Shape Car Garage. Here’s how you easily make this shape car garage, seriously the hardest part is finding the right box. Teaching Shapes - DIY Shape Car Garage Supplies Cardboard Box (preferably small) Markers Toy Cars Directions Open up the box or cut an opening in a box. Make parking spaces in the box, just like you’d see … [Read more...]


DIY Valentines Day Gifts ~ Potpourri Heart

DIY Valentines Day Gifts ~ Potpourri Heart

Potpourri adds such a sweet smelling, decorative touch to a home. It’s even better when you can use potpourri to make a decorative heart to express your love for someone on Valentine’s Day or any other time of the year. Here’s how to make a quick and easy potpourri heart for a DIY Valentines Day gift.  This is a perfect one to get the kids involved with!      DIY Valentines Day Gifts ~ Potpourri Heart DIY Valentines Day Gifts ~ Potpourri Heart Supplies … [Read more...]


Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

Kids often fall in love with crafting once they have a chance to create something. Pull out your craft supplies and help them to make these adorable Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids. They will have fun creating them and you will have a keepsake that will last for a long time. Crafting also helps their hand and eye co-ordination and keeps them occupied. Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids Valentine’s Day Candle Holders- Artsy Momma Valentine’s Day Critters- Artsy Momma Crayon … [Read more...]


15 Homemade Christmas Gifts

15 homemade Christmas Gifts

Christmas is almost here. Personally I think shopping for gifts can be a little overwhelming. I have a big family to buy for and it can take hours or even days to get all the shopping done.  This year I decided to go a different way and make a majority of the Christmas gifts.  I think people like stuff that is more personal and just made for them.  Of all the years of getting Christmas gifts the ones that I remember the most are the gifts that people took the time to make for … [Read more...]


7 Handmade Ornaments That Make Fun Gifts

Handmade Ornaments That Make Fun Gifts

Handmade Ornaments are treasured keepsakes that often get passed down from generation to generation. If you are on a budget this year, making ornaments to give to your friends and family is a budget friendly option that will be cherished by the recipients. I found 7 fantastic ornaments you can make this holiday season to offer a gift from the heart to the special people in your life.   7 Handmade Ornaments That Make Fun Gifts This DIY Owl Ornament is a great way to get the kids … [Read more...]


Handmade Tangled Lights Recipe Card

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC®. All opinions are 100% mine. BIC has a fabulous line of permanent markers, called BIC Mark-It™. They are available in many colors and you can purchase them in singles or even a 36 count pack, from ultra fine to broad tipped ­this is a crafters dream! Daily I am reaching for a permanent marker for labels, recipe cards, signs, or adding a finishing touch on an ornament. The colors of the markers are vibrant and eye … [Read more...]


Easy Christmas Craft ~ Wishes for Santa Can

Easy Christmas Crafts Wishes for Santa Can

Are you looking for a fun way to send your wishes to Santa? Then why not try an easy Christmas craft this weekend with this “Wishes for Santa Can”? When you give this craft a try, you can easily tuck away those wishes for Santa so he can be sure to see them. Here is how you can get started. Easy Christmas Craft ~ Wishes for Santa Can Wishes for Santa Can supplies: Can with lid (A formula can works great!) Red crafting paper Black construction paper Yellow constructions … [Read more...]


Dollar Store Crafts ~ Holiday Lantern

Dollar Store Crafts Holiday Lantern

This year I'm keeping my holiday decorations to a minimum and  that's why I love dollar store crafts.  Not only are they cheap, homemade, simple but they add just a little bit of decoration without going full blown Christmas.  I always think it's a good idea to deck the whole house out but I never have as much ambition to take it all down after Christmas as I did before.  The boys are getting old enough to help me next year.  So for this year I will be sticking with easy … [Read more...]


Easy Thanksgiving Craft For Kids ~ Flower Pot Saucer Turkey

Easy Thanksgiving Craft For Kids ~ Thanksgiving Flower Pot Saucer Turkey

It isn't too late to get your Thanksgiving crafting on. Take a peek below at this Easy Thanksgiving Craft For Kids and how you can turn an ordinary flower pot saucer into an extraordinary turkey! You can make your own flower pot saucer turkey in just minutes, and enjoy him for holidays to come. Here is how you can get started making this Easy Thanksgiving Craft For Kids.   Easy Thanksgiving Craft For Kids Flower Pot Saucer Turkey Ingredients  Terra cotta flower pot saucer ($1 or … [Read more...]


DIY Pumpkin Painting

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This post is part of a 2-part series in partnership with Sverve and Farm Rich. All opinions are 100% my own. #smokehousebbqFall is a fun time for our family! We enjoy watching the leaves change colors and just having family time together. With little ones in the house I also like to pick non spooky fun things the whole family will enjoy together. We started the tradition of painting pumpkins a while ago and it still continues every year.   DIY Pumpkin Painting With Little Ones To … [Read more...]


Apple Kids Craft ~ Fun & Simple Place Setting Cards

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Apple Kids Craft ~ Fun & Simple Place Setting Cards What better way to decorate the table than a super cute Apple kid's craft?! Kids just love when they are able to help by doing big kid things and setting the table with these adorable apple place setting cards will be a sure fire hit that is loved by kids and adults a like. I used napkins instead of tissue paper because the napkins tend to be a little stronger and easier for your little ones to handle but tissue paper would work great … [Read more...]


36 Halooween Recipes & Crafts From My Coupon Lady

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Welcome to the 31 Day Blog Challenge where I am taking party with a few fellow bloggers.  As bloggers we are constantly trying to make ourselves better and improve on what we offer to our readers.  One of the biggest challenges for myself is that I want to promote my fellow bloggers more.  As you look around the net there is millions of other recipes, helpful articles on any subject and some just plain funny posts that will put a smile on your face.  I hope you enjoy the 31 … [Read more...]


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