Engage the kids this summer with Independence Day themed crafts to get them excited for the Fourth of July holiday. From DIY tote bags to homemade sparklers, patriotic face painting, and more… here are 11 ways to add sparkle to kids craft time on the 4th of July!
DIY Halloween Decor – Lots of fun ways to make Halloween spider webs & creepy cobwebs! Drape these scary Halloween decorations over items inside your house, in corners of a room, or outside on the porch… in trees… and bushes.
Don’t waste those pumpkins you carved for Halloween this year! Here are a bunch of fun ways to use leftover Halloween pumpkins. See lots of food & party recipes using a leftover pumpkin — like pumpkin butter, pumpkin donuts, pumpkin milkshakes, roasted pumpkin seeds, and more. Plus, how to make DIY planters & flower pots, serving bowls, pumpkin toss games, and dog toys. Heck, you can even use leftover pumpkins to make a healthy facial mask, feed the wildlife in your yard, or plant the seeds and grow your own pumpkins for next year!
Kids enjoy being on the computer, coloring, and playing games. Here are some fun Thanksgiving games for kids to play online, plus additional online & offline activities that little ones will enjoy.
Thanksgiving trees are placed inside the home or on a porch and enjoyed between the Halloween & Thanksgiving holidays. Photos + ideas for creating your own Thanksgiving tree for the Autumn months.
DIY Christmas gift baskets can be customized any way you like. This year, mine focused on cozy warm feelings and spreading Christmas cheer. See how I made these holiday gift baskets filled with S’more Christmas Cheer.
Attending a Christmas party with friends or co-workers? What gift are you taking? Here’s the ultimate list of cheap gift ideas (most under $30) that are great for gift exchange games. If you need Dirty Santa gifts (or White Elephant gift ideas, Yankee Swap gifts, etc), we’ve got the best gifts for adults — from conservative and practical to risque and hilarious — all right here!
New Year’s Fun
One item that I found to be a ‘fun read’ was the book 101 Things To Do Before You’re Old and Boring by Richard Horne and Helen Szirtes. Here are some of the things they say you just have to try before you’re old & gray…
Following are all of the best tips I’ve found for writing New Year resolutions, plus tips for sticking to them and monitoring your progress throughout the year. Sometimes all we need is a little motivation. These tips and tools are all you need!