Archive | party ideas RSS feed for this section

New Year’s Eve Treat

We all need a little bling as we ring in the new year right! This is the cutest and easiest New Year’s Eve treat ever!  I thought it was clever–Ring in the New Year! The glitter on the end of the paper is my newest find at the store and I’m in love. It’s just […]

Continue Reading

Christmas Wish List Printable

I’m not against gift giving but I’m definitely not into an overindulgent Christmas.  I really want our kids to have it clear that Christmas is not just about them, so as I shared here we do things in our community to give and serve. I also want them to realize that Christmas gifts are a […]

Continue Reading

Simple Christmas Entertaining Tips

The holidays are filled with lots of friends and family gatherings!  Our family loves to entertain so I’m always looking for ways to simplify our Christmas gatherings.  There are so many things you can do to add a personal touch without spending a lot of time on them. Here are some of my frazzle free […]

Continue Reading

Easy Christmas Appetizer: Lil Smokies Wreath

  Today my little guy was busy decorating his Christmas tree that’s been sitting under the stairs all month waiting for someone to give it life. Well, at some point I saw him “stealing” ornaments from my tree.  Which after he noticed I told him it was okay. But little did I know that I […]

Continue Reading

Healthy Christmas Snack: Reindeer Poop

I don’t know how many times I have to tell my boys not to use potty words.  So this recipe was definitely a favorite because they were able to use a potty word without getting in “trouble”. So I heard things like: I love poop! Can I have more poop? This poop is squishy! This […]

Continue Reading

Mexican Inspired Waffle Bar

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SienteGlade #CollectiveBias During this holiday season, one of the Mexican treats we enjoy are buñuelos, tamales, churros, champurrado which is Mexican hot chocolate.  Most of these yummy treats take a lot of time to make, so I came […]

Continue Reading

Recycled Ornament Craft

Cute recycled crafts makes my heart happy!  This Recycled Cupcake Ornament Craft turned out so cute that I’m making them with my kids so they can give them as gifts to their teachers! If you’re back for our 7 Days of Homemade Christmas Ornaments we are now on our 4th day! I think they’ve all […]

Continue Reading

Craft Sticks Gnome Santa Ornament

Are you back for our 7 Days of Homemade Christmas Ornaments! We are on our 3rd day now and I think they’ve all turned out absolutely adorable and not to mention so easy for the kids to make. These can all be made in 10 minutes or less! Here’s the schedule, you’ll want to check […]

Continue Reading

Bottle Cap Christmas Ornament Kid Craft

We made these a few years back and I love them so much and they’ve lasted for over 3 years so I wanted to share it with you because they were easy and cute. The cute little rudolph the red nose reindeer is my 11 year old son who was 4 in that picture. The […]

Continue Reading

Craft Stick Ornament: Christmas Carolers

You want to get some quality time with your kids this busy Christmas season, craft with them.  Seriously, your creations don’t have to turn out amazing. I’ve had quite a few of those experiences and it’s okay.  I have boys and when we are doing something together it’s when they open up and talk to […]

Continue Reading

Circus Party for Mateo

I’ve been planning a circus carnival theme party for years. I bought the party decorations years ago when my two oldest were younger because they wanted a circus party but then of course they changed their mind at the last minute. Apparently, I was a lot nicer then because I would not let them change […]

Continue Reading

Santa Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids

Follow along via your favorite social network so you don’t miss any of our fun family articles :Pinterest Facebook or Twitter and our readers preferred way via email. The animals find Santa asleep in the woods and wonder if Christmas is coming early or not at all. Santa assured his friends that he has just been taking a snooze after a long hike. […]

Continue Reading

Toilet Paper Tube Pilgrims Craft

We made these toilet paper tube pilgrims craft, last year in homeschool with all three of my boys.  Don’t you just love the Mayflower Ship and the Little People turned pilgrims! Toilet Paper Tube Pilgrims Craft supplies: googly eyes construction paper: black, white and yellow glue Cut out the clothes, hats from the contraction paper and […]

Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Coloring Page and Mayflower Ship Craft

My son had so much fun coloring this sheet and then making his Mayflower craft. We’ve been reviewing the letters M, P, T and S over this past month so this was our P is for Pilgrims and M is for Mayflower ship craft. I read the book Best Thanksgiving Book ABC Adventures by Pat […]

Continue Reading

Healthy Halloween Treats: Franken-Juice

For school this week we have observed pumpkins and came up with descriptive words to describe our pumpkin. We measured  pumpkins using cubes and a ruler.  My little man had to guesstimate how many cubes tall his pumpkin is, then I would write it on the board so he could see the number, finally he […]

Continue Reading

Last Minute DIY Family Halloween Costumes

Our family likes to dress up for Halloween and celebrate the fun and creativity of this holiday! This picture below may look like Halloween but it’s not, it’s just another day in the year at the Tuten home. My kids dress up and play pretend all year long! As I type my oldest is walking out […]

Continue Reading

Healthy Halloween Treat: Boo-nanas

We’ve been having fun with Halloween treats these past weeks.  This was my latest healthy and delicious creation that my kids devoured. This fun treat was so easy to whip up and it was so yummy. These are perfect for a classroom party, Halloween playdate or party or just for fun. You can even have […]

Continue Reading

Creative Costume Ideas for Couples

I’m always impressed with the costumes our friends come up with each year. Especially if you take into consideration that we have no Michaels, Joanns or Hobby Lobby stores here. This was our Halloween costume last year for a couples Halloween party that we attended–Bob Ross and Canvas duo. We actually won a prize for […]

Continue Reading