DIY Holiday Teacher Wreath #HandmadeHolidays

DIY Holiday Teacher Wreath

  I struggle each year to find an original holiday gift for my kids’ teachers that they will appreciate and be able to use. This year, I had the opportunity to create a fun holiday wreath for my youngest son’s elementary school teacher with supplies from Staples, and I am so excited to share it […]

DIY Wood Gift Tags and Ornaments

wood gift tags

  My friend, Lisa (ie, my resident crafting genius), sent me a new Christmas craft project that I am loving SO MUCH. I was not familiar with wood burners for crafting use outside of boy scouts before Lisa told me about the wooden gift tags she made this year. Now I’m itching to add a […]

DIY Reusable Fabric Gift Bags

DIY reusable fabric gift bags for Christmas

  Several years ago, I got some reusable fabric gift bags, and every holiday and birthday since then I’ve wished that I had more of them. I spend so much time – hours – every Christmas wrapping dozens (hundreds?) of presents for family and friends. I waste so much wrapping paper that ends up being […]

Big Hero 6 Activity Sheets #BigHero6

Big Hero 6 Activity Sheet Collage

  I’m taking it easy for the next few days to celebrate Thanksgiving with the family, but just in case the kids need some activities to keep them busy while you do more important things like cook…or eat…or shop, here are some fun Big Hero 6 printables, crafts, coloring pages and more. I am especially […]

Thankful Turkey Thanksgiving Craft

Thankful turkeys

  Thanksgiving Day is one of my favorite days of the year and it’s definitely worth a little extra notice, especially with Christmas sales and decorations popping up earlier and earlier every year. I was looking through my Thanksgiving recipes this morning and was reminded of a fun and simple Thanksgiving craft that is perfect […]

NOEL Blocks Christmas Craft

NOEL Christmas Craft

  Earlier this month, my daughter and I joined a few friends for a Christmas craft night and had an absolute blast crafting together (I don’t do it often enough!). Last week, I shared the super-easy Christmas Countdown Whiteboard craft and today I’m excited to share how we made these cute Noel blocks. How to […]

Easy Christmas Countdown Frame Craft

Christmas Countdown Frame Craft

  The other night, my daughter and I got together with a group of “crafty ladies” (how Reese described us) to make a few Christmas crafts. Crafting with friends has got to be one of the best ways to spend an evening (especially when that evening also includes home baked goodies). I love making crafts, […]

10 Fun LDS General Conference Activities and Printables for Kids #LDSconf

10 General Conference Activities #LDSconf

  I look forward to my church’s General Conference each October and April, and last April’s conference packet round-up was so popular that I’ve been eager to make a new round up of new discoveries for my LDS readers. But of course, I’ve been so busy the last few weeks with my press trip to […]

Star Wars Rebels Activity Sheets #Printables #StarWarsRebels

Star Wars Rebels Activity Sheets

  In celebration of the premiere of Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion on the Disney Channel tonight (10/3 at 9pm ET) and the premiere of the Star Wars Rebels series on Disney XD starting October 13 at 9pm ET, I am excited to share these fun Star Wars Rebels activity sheets so you can […]

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, #VeryBadDay Activity Sheets & Sweeps

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  I’ve got news! As if new printable activity sheets AND a sweepstakes to win a family vacation to Disney Aulani wasn’t exciting enough….I’ve got news! In less than 3 weeks, I’ll be heading to Los Angeles to attend a press junket for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day as well […]