DIY Crayon Wreath by Happy Family Blog

DIY Crayon Wreath

This is a sponsored conversation, DIY Crayon Wreath written by me on behalf of Tampico Beverages. The opinions and text are all mine. I don’t know where the summer break went.  It feels like the last day of the school year was just a couple of weeks ago. It came up so fast that I did not…

DIY Preppy Pumpkin + Clean Up by Happy Family Blog

DIY Preppy Pumpkin + Clean Up

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser for DIY Preppy Pumpkin. All opinions are mine alone. #ThinkOutsideTheWipe #CollectiveBias The other day a friend who has not been to our house before said I am sure your house is so clean and organized.  The truth is I love to organize, but…

DIY American Flag Streamers

Happy Summer.  Bring on the BBQs and Pool Parties.  Bailey and I are excited to share a fun craft that is perfect for July 4th or Memorial Day.   You can hang this streamer or Bailey’s favorite you can hold it and run around.  We originally created it as a feature for Spotlight 4 Kids…

Bunny Carrot Snacks by Happy Family Blog

Bunny Carrot Snacks

Happy Spring!  Bring on the bunnies!!! I am always looking for easy and fun ways to transform snacks into a theme.  These Bunny Carrot Snacks are idea for a spring play date, after school snack or a spring party. Supplies Needed for Bunny Carrot Snacks Wilton Disposable 16-Inch Decorating Bags Rubber bands – I use…

Valentine's Day Juice Boxes by Happy Family Blog

How to Create Valentine’s Day Juice Boxes

I love making fun and easy projects for Bailey’s class.  It is fun to come up with new ideas for each holiday.  After christmas I stock up on warpping paper!  I love this red and white strip wrapping paper because it works for so many holidays including Valentine’s Day.  I am excited to share our…

DIY Peppermint Holiday Decor by Happy Family Blog

DIY Peppermint Holiday Decor

As a party planner I love adding personal touches to decor. My daughter Bailey is quickly becoming a mini planner, entertainer and DIY craft lover. When planning crafts and parties I always keep my audience in mind to determine the level of difficulty, materials and the goal of the craft or decor. In this case…

DIY Pine Cone and Cranberry Jewelry

I love cranberries!!!  They are one of my favorite products to work with for holiday crafting and cooking.  One of my goals is to visit a cranberry bog for harvest.  For now I am excited to work with the US Cranberry Marketing Association.  For this project I originally planned to make cranberry and pine cone…

Mickey Mouse Pumpkin

Tonight we carved our first ever family pumpkin.  Bailey got to select the design so it is no surprise it is Mockey Mouse.  Disney had a great template.   What you need Pumpkin Printer to print the template Tape Spoon Knife Thumb tack  Instructions  Step 1 – Print the template.   Step 2 – Cut a…

We Have Been Booed

Yesterday while Bailey was sleeping I heard voices in our front yard.  I went to see who was there and was greeted by a new neighbor and her two girls with an adorable tradition that I have seen on Pinterest, but have never seen in person, “Booing”.   When Bailey woke up she was so…

Toddler Crafts: Butterfly Plates by Happy Family Blog

Toddler Crafts: Butterfly Plates

Items needed Paper plates. We used small ones because that is the size we had.  You can also use full size plates Hot glue gun Sizzors Pipe cleaner Wooden craft stick Paint, stickers, etc. Instructions  Step 1 – Cut the plates in half.  With both sides slacked together cut out a triangle in the middle.…