Handmade Valentine’s Day Card for your Sweetheart


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Handmade Valentine’s Day Card for your Sweetheart Making a handmade Valentine’s Day card for your Special Sweetheart is very easy.  I will show you step by step how I made this card.  The first thing you will need to do is gather your supplies. You can find these supplies at Craft Stores, and Scrapbooking stores. You will need: *2 different colored cardstocks (1 either white or a pale pink and the other one should be a red or maroon). *Ink- coordinting with you red/maroon … [Read more...]

Dr Seuss Star-Belly Sneetch Cupcakes


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Dr Seuss Star-Belly Sneetch Cupcakes The Star-Belly Sneetches is one of my favorite Dr Seuss stories! When I was shopping for the ingredients for the Star-Belly Sneetch cupcakes for some reason I thought the stars were yellow, so I picked out a Star Fruit and thought I was ready to go. At the last minute when I was frosting the cupcakes I realized their bellies were yellow, but the stars were green. So what’s a Mom to do when I mess up? Improvise! I took a tiny dab of green food coloring a … [Read more...]

Dr Seuss Kabobs and Green Eggs & Ham


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Dr Seuss Kabobs and Green Eggs & Ham With Dr. Seuss’s 11th birthday coming up on Monday, my son and I, along with my nieces and nephews, got together and made some “Seuss inspired” party foods! These are pretty simple and don’t require a lot of work, but are fun and tasty too. Make Dr Seuss proud with party foods in his honor! Dr Seuss Cat in the Hat Kabob Ingredients: Kabob Sticks (skewers) Cherry or Grape Tomatoes White Cheese (we used mozzarella) Directions: If you … [Read more...]

Dr Seuss Cat In The Hat Plates Craft


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Dr Seuss Cat In The Hat Plates Craft These Dr Seuss Cat In The Hats plates look so cute when done! These are simple to make and you probably have everything you need already in your home. Grab the kiddos and have fun making this Cat In Hat Paper Plate Craft. Dr Seuss Plate Supplies Glue Scissors Red, and white, and black construction paper Basic white paper plate Dr Seuss Plate Directions: Turn paper plate upside down. Using a pencil, or a black/gray crayon, color … [Read more...]

Valentine Love Chain-Kids Valentine Craft


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I love getting homemade gifts-especially a Valentine! Your kiddos will love making a love chain for Valentines Day! This is a great gift and keepsake for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc. Each one is different and personalized just for them! Valentine Love Chain Kids love to get into the Valentine spirit of love and friendship. This simple project and coloring page is a great way for kids to give a gift to their parents or siblings that is very meaningful but easy enough for … [Read more...]

Valentine Coasters


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Valentine Coasters Valentines Coasters are a great gift to give to Grandparents , teachers or even school friends for Valentine’s Day.  We are using a salt dough recipe to create the coasters.  This simple dough recipe is easy to prepare, frugal and the ingredients so common you’ll most likely have them all sitting in your pantry.  Make these a few days in advance of when you want to give them away so that they can dry properly and come out perfectly. Supplies: Heart Shaped Cookie … [Read more...]

Valentine Garland – Easy and Frugal


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Valentine Garland – Easy and Frugal Decorating your house for Valentine’s day doesn’t have to be costly. Make an inexpensive Valentine’s Garland reminiscent of those pastel heart candies . hang them on a wall, across a mantel or doorway or drape them on a banister. The delicate pastel doily hearts create a sweet, romantic effect. It’s also a great Valentine’s craft to do with kids, since it is relatively easy and the results are dramatic. Stop by the supermarket and pick up a dollar package … [Read more...]

Crayon Heart Valentines Craft


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Crayon Heart Valentines A simple and cute Valentine’s card idea is the heart shaped crayon. These simple Crayon Heart Valentines take some pre-planning because you need to gather the color crayons you want to use or you can simply keep all of your kids broken crayons to create your hearts in multi-colors. You will need a heart shaped mold and at least enough broken crayons that equal 2 packages or two packages of crayons if you are purchasing them new. These two packages of crayons will make … [Read more...]

Valentine Seed Packet Craft


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Valentine Seed Packet Craft Candy, Candy, Candy! It seems like candy is just about the only things kids bring home from school for Valentines day. If you would like a homemade valentine idea with a candy alternative, try our Valentine’s Seed Packet cards. These cute cards are relatively easy and definitely inexpensive to make. They also are calorie free and creative. Most kids really enjoy seeing something they’ve planted growing and your gift will last a lot longer than a box of candy! Be … [Read more...]

Lowes Build and Grow Kids Clinic Saturday –


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Let the kids build something FUN at the next Lowes Build and Grow Clinic Get the kids registered now for the next Lowes Build and Grow Clinic on Saturday, October 11th! This is a FREE Clinic for kids and they will get to build a Haunted House!   Be sure to check the full schedule also to see what is coming up for the next clinics!  ________________________________________________________________________________________ Lowes Build and Grow Clinics are offered every … [Read more...]

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Build An EMS Truck October 4


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Home Depot Kids Workshop Building an EMS Truck Be sure to sign up and register now for the next Home Depot Kids Workshop on Saturday, October 4th. The kids get to build an EMS Truck for Fire Safety Month! Spots are limited, so register now to reserve your spot! Home Depot Kids Workshop is a FREE kids activity they offer the FIRST Saturday of each month! It is always FREE, but you do have to pre register as spots fill up quickly! FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages … [Read more...]

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Mini-Crate Pencil Holder Saturday August 2nd


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Home Depot Kids Workshop Building a Mini-Crate Pencil Holder Be sure to sign up and register now for the next Home Depot Kids Workshop on Saturday, August 2nd. The kids get to build a Mini-Crate Pencil Holder! Spots are limited, so register now to reserve your spot! This is the perfect project for this time of the year. With School starting back in just a month or so in most areas, they can use the Pencil Holder they make for their desks at … [Read more...]

Lowes Build and Grow Kids Clinic Saturday July 26th – Turbo Taco Truck


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Let the kids build something FUN at the next Lowes Build and Grow Clinic Get the kids registered now for the next Lowes Build and Grow Clinic on Saturday, July 26th! This is a FREE Clinic for kids and they will get to build a Turbo Taco Truck! Be sure to check the full schedule also to see what is coming up for the next clinics!  Saturday 8/2 - Monsters vs Aliens Trolley Saturday 8/23 - Monsters vs Aliens … [Read more...]

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Bug House July 5th


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Home Depot Kids Workshop Building a Bug House Be sure to sign up and register now for the next Home Depot Kids Workshop on Saturday, July 5th. The kids get to build a Bug House! Spots are limited, so register now to reserve your spot! Home Depot Kids Workshop is a FREE kids activity they offer the FIRST Saturday of each month! It is always FREE, but you do have to pre register as spots fill up quickly! FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - 12. Offered the 1st … [Read more...]

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Build a Riding Lawn Mower Saturday June 7 th


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Home Depot Kids Workshop Building a Riding Lawn Mower Be sure to sign up and register now for the next Home Depot Kids Workshop on Saturday, June 7th. The kids get to build a Riding Lawn Mower! Spots are limited, so register now to reserve your spot! Home Depot Kids Workshop is a FREE kids activity they offer the FIRST Saturday of each month! It is always FREE, but you do have to pre register as spots fill up quickly! FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - … [Read more...]

Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic Saturday May 10th – Flower Delivery Truck


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  Lowe's Build and Grow Clinic Saturday May 10th - Flower Delivery Truck Do the kids love to build things? Take them to the next Lowe's Build and Grow Clinic where they get to build a Flower Delivery Truck! Mother's Day is right around the corner, and what a special way for the kids to surprise Mom with flowers and a hand made gift! Each child receives a FREE Apron, and Goggles during their first clinic. For every clinic your child attends, they also get a patch to attach to their … [Read more...]

FREE LEGO Movie Building Event At Toys R Us Saturday, April 12th


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FREE LEGO Movie Building Event At Toys R Us Saturday, April 12th Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? Take them to Toys R Us Saturday, April 12th for a LEGO Movie Building Event! It is from 12 - 2 pm, and it's FREE! They get to build Emmet's Car or Emmet's Awesome Flying Machine! This event is for kids 5 and up! Event materials are available while supplies last and available to participating children. Limit one per child. Be sure to get there a little bit early to make … [Read more...]

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Flower Planter on Saturday, May 3


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Home Depot Kids Workshop Building a Flower Planter Be sure to sign up and register now for the next Home Depot Kids Workshop on Saturday, May 3rd. The kids get to build a very cute Flower Planter! Spots are limited, so register now to reserve your spot! With Mother's Day being the next weekend, any Mother would love to get this special project for a gift on Mother's Day! Home Depot Kids Workshop is a FREE kids activity they offer the FIRST Saturday of each month! It is always FREE, but … [Read more...]

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Birdbath/Feeder on Saturday, April 5


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Home Depot Kids Workshop Building a Birdbath/Feeder Be sure to sign up and register now for the next Home Depot Kids Workshop on Saturday, April 5th. The kids get to build a Birdbath/Birdfeeder from the new FOX film, "Rio 2", in theaters April 11! Spots are limited, so register now to reserve your spot! Home Depot Kids Workshop is a FREE kids activity they offer the FIRST Saturday of each month! It is always FREE, but you do have to pre register as spots fill up quickly! FREE … [Read more...]

DIY Valentine Owls – Fun For Any Valentine’s Day Party


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DIY Valentine Owls Get your "Printer Friendly Version" INGREDIENTS Used Toilet Paper Rolls Construction Paper Googly Eyes if you have them (you can also make eyes from paper and markers) Scissors Glue, I used Modge Podge Ribbon if you would like to hang. DIRECTIONS Cut Paper to the width of your toilet paper roll. Wrap paper around toilet paper roll and adhere. Fold sides in to enclose top of toilet paper roll. Add Googly Eyes with Adhesive. Cut beak … [Read more...]