Tag Archive: DIY

An All-Time New Year’s Eve Party

Happy 2013! I know I am a little late here, but the holidays have been crazy, and I haven’t had much time to write. Anyway, at the last minute, we decided to host… Continue reading

DIY Melted Snowman Ornament

There are so many cute homemade ornaments on the boards. I had some extra clear glass ornaments, so I went looking for something to do with them and found this cool melted snowman… Continue reading

DIY Santa Ornament

I like to make my own Christmas ornaments. Last year I made these, in honor of Edison’s obsession with Harry Potter.   The one on that I found recently┬áPinterest is a little more… Continue reading

DIY Holiday Pinecone Wreath

Well, it’s time to get my holiday on. Every year, I do the traditional evergreen wreath, but this year, I found a super cute pinecone wreath on the boards. The photo on Pinterest… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – The DIY Christmas Countdown (Advent) Calendar

The other day we started counting down to Christmas with the Advent calendar I made. In practice though, it didn’t work too well. The muffin cups didn’t stick to the pan as well… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – Random Acts of Kindness Day 2

The kids are genuinely into the whole idea of the random acts of kindness. Right after breakfast, they were ready to pull their assignments for the day. The Princess likes to argue a… Continue reading

Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

‘Tis the season, as they say, but I wanted the kids to remember that it’s not just the season of getting this year. There are lots of pins on the boards about various… Continue reading

The Copycat Yodels That Will Leave Them Howling for More

All this talk about the Hostess liquidation and the end of the Twinkie left me wondering, what about the Drake’s Cakes? Drake’s is the maker of treats like Ding Dongs, Ho-Ho’s and Yodels.… Continue reading

The Hostess With the Mostest – DIY Copycat Twinkie Cupcakes

Last week, America was rocked by some troubling news: Hostess, the 80-plus-year-old company that makes Twinkies announced that it would fold in the wake of a strike by its workers. It seemed that… Continue reading

M&M Thanksgiving Turkey Favors

A few weeks ago, I came across a really cute holiday favor idea for the kids that used M&M’s to make these adorable turkeys. The photo on Pinterest looks like this:    … Continue reading