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.…

DIY Puffy Paints by Happy Family Blog

DIY Puffy Paints

We were running low of paint which I never thought would happen given all the paint we had.  When I saw Cindy from My Love Loss Life’s post I knew it was our next project.   It combines two of Bailey’s favorite things: cooking and crafts.   What you need 1 cup of flour 3 teaspoons…

Halloween Costume 

Bailey finally narrowed down her Halloween costume to something orange.  I struggled I think of options pumpkin, butterfly.  She loved the idea of a butterfly so now I have to decide make it or buy it? What do your kids want to be for Halloween?  

Toddler Crafts: Milk Carton Bird Feeder by Happy Family Blog

Milk Carton Bird Feeder

Bailey loves to help MiMi with her bird feeder and bird bath so when I saw this craft idea knew Bailey would love it.    Supplies: Milk carton Paint Piece of paper Hold puncher String  Knife  Step 1 – I did this part while Bailey was at school because I knew she would want to…