DIY Mason Jar Centerpieces

DIY Mason Jar Centerpieces

Don’t you love decorating with mason jars! They’re so versatile and charming. Create a few festive DIY mason jar centerpieces and place them on a tray in the middle of your table, or scatter them throughout your home for a warm glow.   DIY Mason Jar Centerpieces Materials needed: Mason jars (or any wide mouth jar will do) Beaded garlands, beads, sea glass, colored stones, etc Tea light candles Fresh cranberries Directions: Add your beads or whatever you’re using to the bottom of each jar. Fill your mason jars almost to the top with water. Add a tea light. White […] Read more »

Winter Writing Prompt

Free Winter Writing Prompt Facebook

  Using writing prompts in a fun way can spark creativity in young children. It gets them writing about a topic they may not have thought about before and helps them take notice of details. Print out this winter writing prompt and find out how you can get four more activity sheets below. Winter writing prompt This writing prompt can be printed multiple times. Only for personal use. Not be sold or added to a package of printable either for sale or free. Can be used in a blogging roundup with link back to this page. Click here to print […] Read more »

DIY Christmas Ornaments

DIY Christmas Ornaments

Creating your own Christmas ornaments can be a great way to spend quality time with your family. Make hot chocolate and put on Christmas music to get everyone in the mood! These festive DIY Christmas ornaments make thoughtful gifts or you can add them to your own tree. DIY Christmas ornaments Above: Felt Christmas Tree Ornaments Glittery Wood Block Ornaments Ribbon Tree Ornaments Snow Globe Ornaments More! Terra Cotta Christmas Bell Ornaments Christmas Cookie Ornaments Sand Art Christmas Ornaments Snow Globe Ornaments Holiday Rag Ball Ornaments If you’re a parent or grandparent, join our group for tons of great ideas […] Read more »

Your Family Will Love These Cute Acorn Cookies

Acorn Cookies

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you enjoy your day with loved ones and good food. Last month I spotted these adorable acorn cookies at my friend Debra’s blog and I decided to make them for Thanksgiving. They were really simple and my family loved them! Acorn Cookies   What you’ll need: Bag of small round Nutter Butters Bag of Hershey’s Kisses Bag of chocolate chips (we used milk chocolate, but you can use dark or semi-sweet) Two plates Assemble your items and unwrap at least 10 – 12 of the Kisses. Microwave one of the plates until it’s hot. We did […] Read more »

Fall Addition Worksheet [free printable]

Addition Worksheet

This cute addition worksheet uses fall graphics to help your little ones develop their addition skills. Addition worksheet Click here to print out your copy.   Also, print out our fall maze activity sheet! If you’re a parent or grandparent, join our group for tons of great ideas from awesome bloggers! Read more »

Autumn Family Traditions

Autumn Family Traditions

Watching summer fade into fall is a magical experience as cool breezes greet you at the front door, leaves are set ablaze and dance to the ground, and everyone is eager to fill their home with glowing pumpkins and scary costumes. Fall reminds us to celebrate what we are thankful for and what better way to do that than by starting a few autumn family traditions. Autumn family traditions Bake a Pumpkin Pie Absolutely nothing says fall like a delicious Pumpkin Pie. Pumpkin Pie is actually an easy pie to bake and if you do bake one your home will […] Read more »

Fall Maze Activity Sheet [free printable]

Fall maze activity sheet

Do your kids enjoy trying to find their way out of mazes? Did you know that while they’re having fun find their way out of the twists and turns they’re working on their problem solving skills? They’re also developing their visual and fine motor skills. Print out this fun fall maze activity sheet for your child. Maze activity sheet Print your copy here   Also check out our autumn themed tracing worksheets. If you’re a parent or grandparent, join our group for tons of great ideas from awesome bloggers! Read more »

Pecan Squares

Pecan Squares

  Are you looking for a new dessert that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser? These chewy pecan squares are like mini pecan pies and your family will love them. Pecan Squares Click here to save and share this on Pinterest   Pecan Squares Crust: 2/3 cup confectioner’s sugar 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 pound sweet butter; softened Topping: 2/3 cup butter (about 11 tablespoons) 1/2 cup honey 3 tablespoons heavy cream 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 1/2 cups shelled pecans; coarsely chopped Click here to save and share this on Pinterest Directions: Preheat oven to 350-degrees and grease […] Read more »