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Teacher Gift Idea – Tools For Teacher

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...]

Cinnamon Roll Body Scrub Recipe

As a mom, I love to treat myself from time to time. I have three boys at home, so it’s not always possible to leave home and treat myself, so I have to make do with what I can at home. My all-time favorite way to treat myself is by making and using this Cinnamon Roll Body Scrub Recipe. Although it smells good enough to eat, I wouldn't recommend it. This Cinnamon Roll Body Scrub Recipe would make the most excellent gift for family members, friends or gift exchanges. It’s simple to make and … [Read more...]

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...]

How To Make A Fleece Scarf With No Sewing

Do you love all things football? If so, this no sew football fleece scarf if the perfect craft. You can make your own no sew football fleece scarf in just minutes, and you don’t even need to start up the sewing machine! The perfect craft for kids and adults, this no sew football fleece scarf is sure to keep you warm and festive. Here is how you can get started. How To Make A Fleece Scarf With No Sewing No Sew Football Fleece Scarf   Print Ingredients 1 yard of fleece … [Read more...]

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 Hearts- I … [Read more...]

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...]

DIY Decorative Fall Mason Jar Lanterns

DIY Decorative Fall Mason Jar Lanterns These Fall DIY jar lanterns are an easy and great way to set up your house for the fall holidays coming up! They don’t require a lot of work and are an awesome look for putting them along the walkway to light up your house or putting them on the table to give a dim lighting to a room! There are two different methods I have provided for you for the jars! So let’s get started on the first one! Money Spent to make both jars: $4 Time Spent to make both … [Read more...]