Burlap and Butterflies Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

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Moms are truly a group of special people. They know everything about us…and love us anyway. In honor of these amazing women, I put together an easy-to-craft butterfly & burlap brunch and a few mother’s day brunch ideas just for our loving moms, complete with directions on Celebrations.com! You don’t need to be a crafty […]

Smart Cookie Jar Teacher Appreciation Gift in 10 Minutes (or less!)

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It’s been a fantastically fast school year, and it’s almost time to love and adore those wonderful teachers that grow our children’s little minds. I’d venture to say most of us are huge on gratitude and short on time to show said gratitude. As part of Craft Lightning with Crafty Hangouts, here’s a way to […]

Pikachu Ears Pokemon Party Activity

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My son’s Pokemon birthday party was a wild success. The kids all had a ball and the birthday boy said it was the best. birthday. ever. High praise considering the parties he’s had! Every party needs some entertainment, and since a bounce house wasn’t in the budget this year, crafts and games were the key […]

Pokeball DIY Pokemon Party Favor in Under 10 Minutes!

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One of the trinkets we gave the kids as part of their becoming “Pokemon Trainers” at the end of the Pokemon Birthday Party were these Pokeball DIY Pokemon Party Favors. If you’re not familiar with Pokemon, the “trainers” catch Pokemon (the critters) and stuff them into the tiny Pokeballs where they live.  I suppose they […]

DIY Puppy Party Fire Hydrant from Recyclables

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I like to think that most of us try to be pretty “green”. Using things with less packaging, recycling, and overall reducing what we use. It’s pretty cool when we can apply those ideas to party decorating! A few years ago, I wrote an article for Yum! Food and Fun for Kids magazine where I […]