Category Archives: Kids Stuff

Taylor Swift Birthday Party (including her cats Meredith Grey & Olivia Benson)

Taylor Swift Birthday Party (including her cats Meredith Grey & Olivia Benson) |

My daughter had a somewhat interesting request for her birthday theme this year. She loves Taylor Swift but about as equally she loves her 2 cats. (SHE LOVES CATS!!)  Her cats are scottish fold and she named them Meredith Grey and Olivia Benson. My daughter just LOVES THAT!!  She wanted to incorporate the two together….

Valentine’s Day Crafts and Decorations for the home

Valentine's Day Crafts and Decorations for the home

Like Christmas– I jumped on Valentine’s Day and created a few pieces for my home to help decorate. Using wood squares then varnished them like Scrabble Blocks (thanks to my hubby) I then added vinyl to my blocks to make this piece. Hobby Lobby had this really awesome burlap charger. I LOVE BURLAP!! I added…

4th Grade Halloween / Fall Party

4th Grade Halloween / Fall Party

I love being the room mom for my kiddos. Now that I have one in HS my baby is still in Elementary and I enjoy it and know my years are numbered. I know also to have parties needs to have a bit of an educational twist and that is ok. Doesn’t mean that the…

Minecraft Birthday Party

Minecraft Birthday Party |

My daughter wanted a Minecraft party. We had a budget to try and do it for no more than 50.00 total. I think we did pretty well. Alot of stuff we either had on hand already or the Dollar Tree had most of what we ended up using. These GEM stickers were wall stickers found…

My Baptism Sack | Candy Gift

My Baptism Sack | Candy Gift |

A special little man who recently turned 8 decided to be Baptized. We wanted to give him a little gift to let him know that we love him and we are proud of his decision.   I always run to Pinterest for ideas. My GO-TO place. I came across this awesome website. Ryan, Cynthia &…

Basket of sunshine – End of the year teacher gift – printable tag

Basket of sunshine - End of the year teacher gift - printable tag |

Wanted to make something cute for my daughter’s teacher t show her how much we appreciate her.  I have seen all types of “box of sunshines” all over pinterest. I decided to hit up the dollar tree and see what I could come up with. Also I had quite a few things in my own…

Cub Scout Pack Meeting- Winter Olympics aka Cublympics

Cub Scout Pack Meeting - Winter Olympics aka Cublympics

Our February Pack meeting was just days after the winter Olympics closed. We felt this would be a fun pack meeting for the boys. it was extremely fun and simple to put together. The cub master’s table was set up with a poster and simple colored plates in the Olympic colors. We set up those…

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party 2014

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party 2014

We love themed dinners in our home. And it gets easier each year actually. Because I add or make a few things each year and keep saving it for the next year. Also when I see things in the store all year long I may purchase them there. Many I found in the dollar section…

Cupcake Birthday Invitation \ Cupcake War Birthday

Cupcake Birthday Invitation |

Looks like a gift but its actually my daughter’s 9th birthday invitation We bought these cute individual CUPCAKE boxes from Amazon. They were the cheapest we could find. They are perfect for what we planned to do with them. I first hot glued 2 liners together. SO that the colors were nice and bright and…

DIY Minecraft Birthday Gifts

DIY Minecraft Birthday Gifts |

My son was invited to a friends birthday. They are both teenagers and wasn’t sure what to give to  a teen as a gift. However when his mom told me he loved Minecraft (as do both my children) I knew exactly what to do. I purchased a shirt at Micheal’s crafts in a lime green. …

Will miss you BERRY much – Teacher Gift – End of the year

Miss you Berry much - Teacher Gift - End of school year |

I have seen various plays on this type of basket all over the internet. I did one similar last year – SEE PHOTO HERE But I wanted to make it more personable and I had alot of cute things on hand to incorporate into it. All the really cute things I put into the BERRY…

Western / Cowboy Theme Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet 2013

Western / Cowboy Cub Scout Blue & Gold Banquet |

Last night was our Blue & Gold Banquet for our Cub Scouts   Since I am the Pack Committee Chair I wanted to do Western theme and all the parents were up for that. It was a great night. One of my favorite Blue & Golds. This is my 5th year planning it and executing…

Fun classes for your kidlets this summer


This summer my kidlets have enjoyed taking Wilton Cake Decorating Classes from Jo-Ann’s Crafts. Their 1st class was on a round cake- butter cream. Making and learning how to do a cupcake on the top of their cakes and decorations. They had a wonderful time. And they were SOO PROUD!! 2nd class- my kidlets took…

Lots of learning fun with the new Vtech Switch & Go Dinos

Switch and Go Dino Family no logo

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of VTechKids. All opinions are 100% mine. My 3 yr old nephew got 2 of the new Switch & Go Dino’s by Vtech. Horns the Triceratops and Sliver the T-Rex He was so intrigued by them. We couldn’t get them out of the packaging fast…

Easy Wedding Hairstyle / Formal & Quick for Girls


We went to a Wedding this week. I was ill prepared with what to do with my daughters thick mane of hair she has. The wedding was on the beach here in FL and we were in the temperatures of 90 + I had a rubber band, 1 flower clip and a brush. That was…

Both deaf since the age of 3, Chad and Mary Beth enjoy not only raising their little family but photographing together, cooking & crafting as well. Living in Central Florida with their ... Read More About Us »