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Easy Last Minute Easter Treats

Easter is tomorrow.  Most of us will be spending today frantically dying eggs and making treats and hoping it will all be ready for the Easter Bunny to give out come Sunday morning. Don't worry here are some cute and quick Easter treats you can whip up in a matter of minutes.  If you don't already have the supplies a quick trip to Walmart, the Dollar Store, or even the grocery store can remedy that. This cute idea from Oh for Sweetness Sake is pretty self explanatory.  Clear ...

Sherbet Easter Basket

It’s Easter time again, and one of my favorite Easter crafts is making Easter Baskets for my grandchildren.  I know there are many plastic and metal baskets out there, and they’re all very inexpensive.  But I like to make them baskets that a different from those you can buy at Walmart. The other day I went to our local craft store and found this pretty yarn by Red Heart.  It’s color is called Sherbet.  When I saw it I just knew I had to turn it into a Sherbet Easter Basket. This ...

Move Like a Pro With These Moving Hacks – Savvy Nana’s

  Moving into a new house is exciting, but the physical act of moving your belongings can be a drag. Professional movers have the tips and tricks down to a science but those of us who don’t do it for a living can find it more difficult.   These moving hacks from our friends at Simply Self Storage will help you move faster, easier and more efficiently. They cover 50 essential moving tips, tricks and hacks to help you move like a pro. Here are some of my ...

Easter Paper Crafts for the Entire Family – Free Templates

If you haven't already heard our family loves holidays, we like to celebrate every single one.  Right now Easter's coming soon and we've been busy with various craft projects.  We've made pom pom bunnies and chicks, chick aviator hats and peek-a-boo bunny hats, and Easter plaques.  The last couple of days I fired up my Cricut Explore Air cutting machine to cut some Easter bunnies and eggs to use for our paper projects.  To add texture to the cardstock I used my cute little Sizzix Texture ...

DIY Easter Plaque – Free Template

My daughter Jaime is planning an Easter Egg Hunt for her 2 year old son Jett, and some of his friends.  While shopping for supplies and decor for the party she ran across a cute cardboard Easter sign in one of the discount stores, it cost $12.  She liked the sign but thought $12 was a bit steep for a small cardboard sign.  When she told me about it I told her about one of my Easter projects, this DIY Easter Plaque.  I was going to send her one along with some other Easter items I've been ...

Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

   This year Easter will be April 1, that means we'll  dying Easter Eggs later this month.. All the discount and dollar stores are selling egg dying kits and many of us find it easier to just buy a kit and call it a day.  We've done this many times and somehow are always disappointed with how it turns out.  Our eggs never seem to look like the pictures on the box. Those kits really don't sell you anything more than 4 tablets or packets of food coloring, a flimsy wire "egg dipper", ...

Rainy Day Kids’ Activities – Fun Activities for All Ages

Many of us are ready for Spring.  Even here in Hawaii I can't wait for Spring and the end of Flu Season.  We've certainly had our fill of the flu!  Although Spring ushers in warm weather and marks the end of flu season it also brings us rain; lots of rain. At our house the kids don't mind the rain, it just means they can play video games all day.  It drives me crazy!  I'm always on the look out for rainy day kids' activities to keep them off the video games and doing something more ...

More DIY Valentine Crafts – FREE Printables

If you haven't found the right Valentine project or just need more ideas here is a round-up of cute Valentine crafts for the whole family. I really love the Gumball Machines pictured above. It's posted by Lilac City Momma on Eat Craft Parent.  They are simple and inexpensive to make using terracotta pots and trays and a glass bowls you can find at dollar stores, hardware, and discount stores.  You can fill them up with your choice of Valentine themed candies.  Click here for instructio...

Yummy Homemade Valentine Treats – Cakes, cookies, chocolates, and more!

Heart shaped boxes of chocolates and Conversation Heart are the tried and true Valentine's Day gifts we give and receive every year.  This year step out of the box and try making something different. Homemade Valentine treats will be a refreshing change for your friends and family.  Here's some cute Valentine's  treats I found around the web, most of them are easy to make, and all of them look definitely yummy! Image from Crazy for Crust These candy buttons by ...

Spread Love with Free Printable Valentine’s Day Stickers

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate Love and Happiness. Here are some easy DIY ideas with free Valentine’s Day stickers to surprise your Valentine. Lovely Planner We all know that one person that writes down their plans, ideas, and goals. Why not surprise them with a customized planner? You’ll need a notebook, some decorative paper or some washi tapes, ribbons, and maybe even glitter. Let your creative juices glow. And don’t forget to print the stickers and apply one on the ...