Fun and Easy DIY Fourth Of July Confetti Poppers

Fun and Easy DIY Fourth Of July Confetti Poppers We are always finding new ways to have fun at home on the Fourth of July.  The Fourth of July is one of the many holidays we do not travel.  We love to spend time in our front yard, watching our neighborhood fireworks display.  What makes it even more fun is the great ways we have learned to create our own fun at home.  One way we like to do that is with these fun and easy DIY Fourth of July

Keep Your Routines Through The Summer

Keep Your Routines Through The Summer Keep Your Routines Through The Summer!  Well, summer has officially begun!  I am always struggling to keep the kids from becoming complete sloths in the summer. Don’t get me wrong, I want them to have fun and we have tons of stuff planned.  It is so easy, though, to just let them go and the next thing you know, school is starting back and they haven’t read even one book and have mold growing under their beds LOL  To keep this from happening, I

Ways To Save On Back To School Uniforms

Ways To Save On Back To School Uniforms If your child attends a school that requires uniforms, these ways to save on back to school uniforms will help you to make ends meet easily.  School uniforms can be pricey, but there are several ways you can save money on them for your kids this year.  Unless your school requires you purchase from a particular vendor, these tips will help you to manage your back to school uniform budget easily. Shop discount retailers and wholesale club stores.  Often times your local

DIY No Sew Superhero Cape #DIY

DIY No Sew Superhero Cape This was another super fun project we decided to test out for the Color Vibe with Tum-E Yummies in Lafayette next month.  This DIY Superhero cape would also be perfect for Mardi Gras, Halloween, or just boys dress up fun!  My son is 10 and still thought this was a lot of fun 😀  There are tons of no sew cape ideas out on the web and we kind of did a compilation of a few we saw on the web and one that a freind

Super Fun DIY Pom Pom Scarf

Super Fun DIY Pom Pom Scarf We found a super fun and cute way to express ourselves at the upcoming Color Vibe with Tum-E Yummies in Lafayette next month!  We made this super fun and cute pom pom scarf from yarn.  It turned out so much better than we expected!  We also made pom pom garland for Valentine’s Day and Mickey Mouse garland for our DisneySide party next month!  We made so many pom poms today and it was so much fun!  This is going to be perfect for Hannah to

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Thankful Turkey

Thankful Turkey Photo credit: iVillage This thankful turkey is such a super adorable way to show everything your thankful for.  It is also a great way to show your little ones what Thanksgiving is all about while still having fun.  I love making holiday crafts with my kiddos that have meaning and this one is full of meaning.  This turkey also has construction paper and paper plates which totally puts it at the top of my kids’ “fun” list 😀  I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

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Popsicle Stick Scarecrow

Popsicle Stick Scarecrow My kids just adore popsicle stick crafts.   This one is so cute and easy peasy to do.  These would also make great name place settings for Thanksgiving and your kids will just LOVE helping you make them.  You could either write names across the brim of the hat or on the little orange nose.  Either way, they will be super cute! Gather your supplies: Popsicle sticks brown and yellow craft foam 1 yellow pipe cleaner 2 googly eyes, yellow orange and red construction paper scissors, black

10 Ways To Save Big On Summer Snacking

Thrifty Summer Snacking Can you believe it?  School will be out NEXT MONTH!  Now is the time to start thinking about how you’re going to feed three meals and snacks every day all summer without breaking the bank.  I have some great tips and ideas on how to do just THAT!  One thing I always try and keep in mind is planning is key!  If I plan ahead, things always seem to go smoother 😀 Package them yourself: You will likely come out better when buying snacks if you forego

Craft or Popsicle Stick Puzzles #diy

  Craft or Popsicle Stick Puzzles We had a blast making these Craft/popsicle stick puzzles!  We were recently looking at puzzles in the store to buy for the kids and I was very surprised to see that many of the larger puzzles are over $20 a piece!  To me, that is crazy!  The kids and I started looking for ways to entertain and learn without breaking the bank.  With 3 kids; even the cheapest toys can become very expensive very quickly.  Besides, my kids think I’m a genius when I