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Mother’s Day Crafts Kids Can Make – FREE Printable

Mother's Day is fast approaching, this year it's Sunday, May 14th.  If you're planning to take mom out for breakfast, lunch, or dinner you should make reservations now if you haven't made them already; Mother's Day is one of the busiest days for restaurants and reservations fill up fast. Along with taking mom out for a meal the kids like to give her a gift as well, and what better gift to give mom than something made lovingly for her. Here are some really unique ideas that kids can make ...

Mother’s Day Tea Party – FREE Recipes

I think my most favorite meal is afternoon tea even though it's a meal I rarely get a chance to indulge in these days. On childhood visits to my grandparents house in the Philippines my grandmother always made sure everyone was home for "merienda", the Filipino version of afternoon tea.   The light meal was always served on her wrought iron kitchen table at 4:00 p.m.  I don't recall actually having tea, I think my grandfather did, but kids were served juice or hot ...

12 Recipes Using Hard Boiled Easter Eggs

  Easter Sunday will be much more perfect if your house is anything like mine you will have at least a couple of dyed hard boiled eggs on your hands before lunchtime. My first inclination is usually to chop the eggs up and make egg salad sandwiches for lunch for the next few days if not longer. This year if you want to try something a bit different here are some recipes using hard boiled eggs along with some new twists on old time favorites like egg salad ...

Toddler & Allergy-Friendly Easter Eggs

Jett, my 3 year-old toddler is allergic to eggs, dairy, and peanuts. The common Easter egg stuffers such as chocolates, won't do.  I had to get creative.  The eggs had to be allergy friendly  and still be appealing to a 2 year-old.         Below are  Toddler & Allergy-Friendly Easter Eggs for that we used for our  Easter Party and  Egg hunt: Mini race cars Mini monster trucks Fruit snacks Big jeweled rings Candy bracelets/watches ...

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 ...

DIY Stenciled Easter Basket

The other day I was looking for Easter baskets at Walmart.  There was no shortage!  They had Easter baskets in all sizes, materials, styles, and prices.  They ranged any where from $0.88 to over $5.00, and that's just for the basket.  As to be expected the fancier the basket the more expensive it was.  Well I didn't want to pay more that $5 for a cute little basket that had hundreds exactly like it, and of course the cheap plain ones just wouldn't do.  So I thought why not buy a cheap ...

DIY Valentine Gifts for Men

Romance is in the air!  Valentine's Day is right around the corner and by now most of us moms and grandmothers are winding down our Valentine crafting.  Classroom and teacher gifts are done or nearly done, as are gifts for friends and families.  By now many of us have had our fill of cutting out hearts and cupids and are ready to move on.  But we may have neglected one of the most important people in our lives, our significant other! Let's be honest, Valentine's Day is ...

Valentine Heart Hot Pads – Free Pattern

Valentine's Day is in less than a month. Valentine's is such a fun holiday, specially for crafters!  I made up this super cute set of Valentine Heart Hot Pads to use in my kitchen this Valentine's Day.  They make great gifts too! This pattern is very easy, it's perfect for beginners!  It uses rows of alternating single crochet and double crochet stitches to get the textured look.  To make it heart shaped you just increase and decrease stitches at the appropriate rows. I used Lily's ...

Easy Holiday Bark Recipe

Are you still looking for a quick and easy holiday treat to make for family and friends?  Or maybe to give as gifts to friends and neighbors?  This Easy Holiday Bark recipe is the one for you! Really!  This Easy Holiday Bark is just that EASY!  It needs just 2 basic ingredients and whatever toppings you have in the pantry.  It's a great holiday kitchen craft for the kids to make, it's that easy!  All you need is a microwave and aluminum foil. And trust me your family and friends will ...

Homemade Lollipops for Christmas

Are you looking for a cheap and easy treat for the holidays?  Well look no further!  These Homemade Lollipops will do the trick! Homemade lollipops are super cheap and super easy to make. It requires just 2 basic ingredients! (3 if  you want to add flavoring). And sprinkles! More than likely you'll have everything you need in your pantry, sugar and corn syrup. Years ago I made  lollipops using metal molds that resembled cookie cutters with a hole for the stick on the bottom.  I don't ...