Thursday, March 26, 2015

Easy, Fun Easter Ideas

1. Swimming Peeps

Source: http://thefirstyearblog.com/swimming-peeps-jello-cups/
2. Get the right color...

You'll want to pin this to your Pinterest board...

Source: http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Other/Easter-Eggs
3. Easy Bunny Cakes
Source: http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Other/Easter-Eggs

Source: www.kammyskorner.com
4. Easter Eggs Decorated w/ Napkins

You can decorate eggs with paper napkin patterns. All you need is eggs, egg whites and napkins. Try something new! 
Source: http://www.larecetadelafelicidad.com/en/2013/03/easter-eggs-napkins.html




Thursday, March 19, 2015

Food Hacks: Mason Jar

Does it really take a few seconds to peel a head of garlic and just minutes to make some whipped cream in a mason jar?

Yep! The mason jar is truly fantastic.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

St. Patrick Day Ideas

1. Shamrock Shake Twin

Skip the drive-thru and try this recipe on your own. All you need is ice cream,  milk, mint extract, whipped cream and green food coloring.

Source: http://backtoherroots.com/2011/03/17/thirsty-thursday-shamrock-shake/


2. Green Sprite Surprise

Create some green Kool-Aid ice cubes and add it to your favorite clear drink.

Source: http://wholesomemommy.com/st-patricks-day-fun-with-the-kiddos/

3. Treasure Slime

This is a fun idea for kids. You only need three ingredients: glue, liquid starch and glitter. Add some cold coins for some added fun for St. Patrick's Day.

Source: http://www.growingajeweledrose.com/2013/02/shamrock-slime-kids-activity.html

4. Irish Eggs

Simple cut a pepper into rings to create a frame. Place it in a skillet and add your egg inside.

Source: http://www.pamperedchef.com/com-a-lil-irish-laughter#
5. Cupcake Treasure

Bake your favorite cupcake, cut out the center (halfway) and fill with St. Patrick's Day sprinkles. Cover with frosting and enjoy!

Source: http://familyfoodandtravel.com/2015/02/st-patricks-day-leprechaun-treasure-cupcakes.html





  • 2 bottles of school glue (8 oz)    
  • 1 cup of liquid starch
  • Rainbow glitter
  • - See more at: http://www.growingajeweledrose.com/2013/02/shamrock-slime-kids-activity.html#sthash.F02m7ZQZ.dpuf




  • 2 bottles of school glue (8 oz)    
  • 1 cup of liquid starch
  • Rainbow glitter
  • - See more at: http://www.growingajeweledrose.com/2013/02/shamrock-slime-kids-activity.html#sthash.F02m7ZQZ.dpuf

    Thursday, February 19, 2015

    DIY Cold Weather Animal Shelter

    Styrofoam Bin

    Simply cut a hole in a Styrofoam bin/box (cooler) and add some straw. For added security, place it in a litter box or large plastic bin. 


    Click here to check out more ideas and find instructions.

    Winter Activities - Enjoy It While It Lasts!

    1. Ice Lights:

    Fill up some water balloons and place them outside. Once frozen, peel off the balloon and place a battery operated tea light under each balloon for a beautiful effect.

    Source: http://onelittleproject.com/ice-luminaries/
    2. Frozen Bubbles

    Blow some bubbles with the kids outside and watch as they freeze in the cold weather. 

    Source: http://www.housingaforest.com/frozen-bubbles/


    3. Ice Cube Bird Feeders

    Check out this tutorial for an easy way to decorate the outdoors and help the birds flying around in the cold weather.

    Source: http://hellonatural.co/birdseed-ice-ornaments/

    Thursday, February 12, 2015

    Last Minute Valentine's Day Ideas

    1. Get a digital subscription:

    Stay in for the night and try out a subscription to Netflix, Hulu or even a music subscription.

    2. Find a recipe for a unique dinner and cook together!

    3. Purchase an e-book and stay in for a relaxing night.

    Thursday, February 5, 2015

    DIY - Valentine's Day

    1. Heart Shaped Cake

    All you need is two cakes (one square and round shape) and cut the round cake in half. Place the two on the corners of the square cake.


    Source: http://daisy-pickers.tumblr.com

    2. A Gift For All 5 Senses

    Source: http://whatsonmyporch.blogspot.com/