Easy Last Minute Gift Ideas

Easy Last Minute Gift Ideas

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Can you believe that Christmas is a week away?!  I’m seriously not ready.  I feel like I have about a million and one things left to do and I just keep adding more and more to […]

Unique Gifts for Kids

Unique Gifts for Kids

I absolutely love creating gifts from jars.  Last year I created Minty Snowmen filled with a gorgeous Milk & Honey Sugar Scrub for Riley’s teachers.  This year I wanted to make sure that I made a little something for all the children in her class.  Our Frankenstein Halloween Treats went over so well that I […]

Mason Jar Lid Snowman Ornaments

Mason Jar Lid Snowman Ornaments

Hello NY Melrose Family Readers! Christy here again from Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer sharing easy and fun snowman ornaments made from mason jar lids! I bought two cases of mason jars to hold tea lights for our Halloween Display on Halloween night, and I just couldn’t bring myself to throw away the lids. I […]

Handmade Christmas Ornaments

Handmade Christmas Ornaments

Every Christmas I do my best to create a handmade ornament with my girls.  Without fail we always create the snowmen from their fingerprints.  It’s fun to see how much they’ve grown year after year.  I also like to create a handmade Christmas ornament to go with one of our Mason Jar Gifts for Riley’s […]

Frankenstein Halloween Treats

Frankenstein Halloween Treats

Now that it is October, I am so excited to start sharing some of our Halloween ideas.  Riley’s preschool only allows packaged items to be brought in, which broke my heart last year because I was super excited to make one of the gorgeous Halloween Desserts.  I refused to just purchase a package of Halloween […]

Halloween Crafts: Witch Themed

Halloween Crafts Witch Themed

One of my absolute favorite holidays to decorate for is Halloween.  I don’t use typical colors though.  I like to add purple into the mix to make it little bit more girly because we’re all about the girly at our house.  We also love Halloween Crafts that are witch themed because we don’t want anything […]

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Halloween Decorations: Candy Corn Soap Dispenser

Halloween Decorations Candy Corn Soap Dispenser

Hey there Friends!  It’s Ariean from OneKriegerChick here to share how I turned my plain hand soap dispenser into a darling candy corn…perfect for Fall decor!  It’s all about simple and easy when it comes to Halloween Decorations and what better way to do then to use items that you have lying around the house.  This […]

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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 […]


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