Advent Calendar Made Merry With Chunkies Paint Sticks

Advent calendars are great for so many reasons. They create a way to celebrate the season and the days that lead up to Christmas through simple little treats and gifts.

Cook Up A Meal Planning Calendar For Your Family

I am a big fan of planning family meals an entire month at a time and every time I share our monthly meal plan (you can find them all here!), I get lots of questions about how I get it done. Yes, it takes a little extra time up front, but I find that it saves me so much time, money, and effort in the end.

Black Paper Bats For Halloween Crafting Fun

It’s never too early to start decorating for Halloween at our house!  This year we are making black paper flying bats with neon designs in addition to our usual pumpkins and spiders! 

Letter Art – Learning the Alphabet The Fun Way

Challenge your kids to create letter art for as many letters of the alphabet as they can. They can either choose to represent the letters of their name, or try to tackle the entire alphabet

Unique Dye-Free Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Easter Egg decorating is a holiday tradition for many families. It’s no secret, though, that dyeing eggs can result in a serious mess. It’s a close second to carving pumpkins when it comes to the messiest of holiday crafts!  By replacing the dye with other materials such as paints, colored pencils, markers, and crafting (washi) tape, your family can create spectacular Easter eggs with less stress.