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CREEPY … SPOOKY … easy & fun Halloween Decorations

3 Simple (& FUN) DIY Halloween Decorations

The kids and I LOVE decorating the house for Halloween, but recently we came up with these three super simple DIY Halloween Decorations. Window Ghost It can’t get much easier than this one.  Especially if you already have white drapes hanging
fairy village redux

Fairy Village Redux

Last year I posted on our lovely Fairy Village.  Due to our harsh winter I put the village away until spring.  When it was time to rebuild … we made some major improvements. We started our Fairy Village Redux 2014 with
Enjoying a Cup of Bubble Tea!

BUBBLES: Books, Crafts, & Fun

I’ve always been a sucker for BUBBLES.  Never grew out of loving them.  And now that I have kids, I share my love of bubbles with them! We’ve been having a lot of fun with bubbles in a few different ways
PlayDrMom shares a simple wreath to make for the 4th of July

a simple wreath for the 4th of July

Just like keeping Food for the Fourth simple, I like to keep the decorations for Independence Day low-key too!  I love creating ribbon and yarn wrapped wreaths because they are quick and easy to to and very easily adaptable for any
creeper crazy minecraft party

Creeper Crazy Minecraft Party!

My son, Henry, was dead set on having a Minecraft Party this year for his 8th birthday.  With all the hype around Minecraft lately, it was pretty easy to gather lots of great ideas for our very own Creeper Crazy Minecraft
Make a CREEPER Mask!

Make a Creeper Mask: a Minecraft CRAFT

For my son’s 8th birthday party we celebrated in Minecraft style!  One of the activities we did at the party was have each guest make a Creeper Mask (an idea I got from Parties 4 Ever).  It was great for the party, but
Make Your Own Creeper Lanterns

Creeper Lanterns: Minecraft Decor

Since I knew that we were having a Minecraft party this year for my son’s 8th birthday, I figured I’d switch out our Coffee Filter Chandelier (yup, that’s right, Coffee Filter Chandelier, you can see it and the tutorial here) …
Glow-in-the-Dark Creeper Shirts

Glow-in-the-Dark Creeper Shirts: Minecraft Party Favor

I didn’t want to get a bunch of junky toys or candy for the party favors for my son’s Minecraft party … instead we made the  guests Glow-in-the-Dark Creeper Shirts. After nailing down the easiest and best way to make these Glow-in-the-Dark
paper heart banner

Paper Heart Doily Banner

With all the snow, chilly temps, and grey skies around here I wanted something to brighten up our window and bring warmth inside the house.  Doing so was very simple!  All that was needed was some paper heart doilies, watercolor paints
Valentine Mailbox ... with Duct Tape!

Make a Valentine Mailbox with Duct Tape (includes links to MANY more Valentine Mailboxes too!)

Last year my son Henry (who’s currently about to turn 8) made this simple Angry Bird Valentine Mailbox with Duct Tape to take to school to collect his Valentines. He used a shoebox that had the lid connected on one side
PlayDrMom's noodle ghosts

Noodle Ghosts

One of the very first posts on this blog was on a super fun Noodle Monster project the kids and I did.  Ever since then I thought that redoing the project would be great for Halloween and create Noodle Ghosts instead.
Part of PlayDrMom's Round-Up of Fairy Fun: sensory play

Fairy Sensory Play: 14 Fun Ideas

The International Fairy Tea Party is tomorrow!  So I’ve been busy rounding up lots of different fairy related posts.  This post highlights 14 fun ideas for Fairy Sensory Play … 1.  Fairy Soup from Happy Hooligans 2.  Pretend Fairy Cookies from The Pleasantest Thing 3.