Lucky Gold Leaf Flower Pots

Tutorial on how to gold leaf flower pots for festive St. Patrick's Day decor

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t a holiday where I traditionally go all out with decorations. That doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a festive piece or two around, and what is out has to be somewhat understated. (Nothing scarier than going to nose to nose with a fake leprechaun in the middle of the night!) As soon […]

Non-Candy Valentines for the Classroom – Free Printable!

Free printable non-candy Valentines for the classroom

The last round of Valentines was sweet–as in full of sugar. I know that they might not be useful to all of you, as many of us have “no candy” rules in place in the classroom on Valentine’s Day. My son’s class are going to be getting these non-candy Valentines that are totally a-mazing! These […]

Dr. Seuss Party Centerpieces – Craft Lightning


Way back when, I had the opportunity to work with Random House on creating a Dr. Seuss birthday party to announce the company’s birthday club (a Seuss book a month!) in Yum! Food and Fun for Kids Magazine. The entire party was crafted in less than 36 hours–and hey, a girl has gotta sleep and […]

Holiday Cooking with the Party Time Linky

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Let the Party Time Linky help you find some new recipes, games or inspiration for your next party or family gathering. ┬áThe Holiday’s are here and for most of us, that means lots of cooking! ┬áLast week on the Party Time Linky we had 35 parties link up and quite a few offered new recipes […]