Category Archives: Crafts for the decidedly uncrafty

Baby Shower Theme – Spa / Homemade Beauty Products

I had a blast doing a baby shower for a friend a bit ago. I wrote earlier about the rose cake I made, which was fun. But my favorite part was coming up with a creative shower for a second … Continue reading

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Wanna Look Like You Know How to Decorate a Cake?

i am mommy is one of my favorite blogs, as is her baking site, i am baker. I have mentioned her before as the inspiration for these cookies I tried a while back. Well, my friends, I am about to … Continue reading

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A Few Easy Kids’ Christmas Activities

I’m all about activities being easy. Here are a few we’ve done so far. Feel free to share your ideas too! Baby Jesus’ Manger The best gift of Christmas morning. Make a simple manger with things you have around the … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar / Banner / Garland

I’ve wanted to make an advent calendar since last holiday season, but only now have found the time and motivation. Ideas for Types of Calendars. I love all the different types. The little wooden ones with doors, the paper ones, … Continue reading

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Easy Thanksgiving Craft/Activity Ideas for Preschoolers

I wrote about the pumpkin turkey crafts we did that were a big hit. You might want to beware of any 1 year olds you have running around. Samantha tore the head of the turkey that was supposed to represent … Continue reading

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“Cupcake” Theme Birthday Party

We put on a cupcake themed party for my daughter Samantha on her first birthday. It was cute, frugal, fun, and very easy. My kind of party! 🙂 I did some looking online for ideas and inspiration, but it was … Continue reading

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Making Pumpkin Molasses Cookies With the Kids!

This might become a tradition. We’ll see! I wanted to find a quick and easy craft or cooking activity to do with Jaron for Halloween. Plus, this is a good opportunity for Jaron to work his kindness and generosity skills … Continue reading

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