Kids Activity: Scratch and Sniff Painting

Scratch and Sniff Painting

This summer we tried our best to find fun kids activities that would keep Riley creatively inspired.  Riley doesn’t go off to kindergarten this year {sigh of relief}, but as a teacher I know how stringent the academics have become.  There’s little time for creativity with the expectations and stakes so high.  Consequently, I try […]

Back to School Teacher Gifts

Back to School Teacher Gifts Apple Cinnamon

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® Elmer’s and Wet Ones, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #CraftandCleanUp http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV As a student, I loved the first day back to school.  I’d look forward to the new outfit, shoes and backpack with anticipation.  It always felt […]

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Apple Cinnamon Playdough

Apple Cinnamon Playdough

I received a copy of 101 Kids Activities for my review.  My opinions are 100% my own! I long for Summer every single year and then once it’s here I feel like I start planning for Fall almost weeks into vacation.  It’s a little crazy.  I believe it all stems from the fact that for […]

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Handprint Art Bookmarks

Handprint Art Jellyfish Bookmarks

Looking for fun ideas to do with the kiddos over the Summer?  I’m always on the lookout too.  Handprint Art is one kids craft sure to please kiddos and parents alike.  Why not turn those handprints into bookmarks…Hi NY Melrose Family readers!  It’s Ariean from OneKriegerChick here again to share a super cute craft kids […]

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Sparkle Playdough

Sparkle Playdough

Avery’s Fairy First Birthday was full of girly frills and unique touches.  You’ll see tomorrow the fun beverage that we served that both the kids and grown ups loved.  Psst… it’s only 3 ingredients so you can’t lose so be sure to stop back tomorrow.  Today I’m over at Smart School House sharing another one […]

Grill Master Gift Ideas

Grill Master Gift Ideas

You’ve probably noticed the trend of food that is coming out of our kitchen lately.  It’s all about grilling and as you all know it’s largely because it makes my life so much easier because I’m not the Grill Master.  My husband loves to grill.  He gets offended if anyone offers to help him out […]

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Fairy Magic Wand

Fairy Magic Wand

Last week I shared with you my tutorial on how to make a tulle pom pom and I promised that I would show you how we used them for Avery’s first birthday.  I shared that we used them as gift toppers for the playdough party favors and decorations as a pom pom garland, but I […]

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Tulle Pom Poms

Tulle Pom Poms Tutorial

You’ve probably come to realize by now that I love everything pretty and girly.  Luckily for me, I ended up with two girls so I get to throw all sorts of fun birthday parties.  We’ve had everything from Minnie Mouse to Cupcake Fairy for Riley’s birthday parties so far.  Avery turned one recently and I […]

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