Gratitude Turkey
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Gratitude Turkey

There are a lot of challenges in the world today. 2020 has been unlike any year I’ve ever experienced. Gratitude is more important than ever and I’ve created a Gratitude Turkey to help you get into the practice – FREE file at the end of this post! This Thanksgiving Gratitude Turkey is simply to use. It’s a basic craft that requires a little cutting and glue. I know I’ve talked about gratitude many times, but that’s because it really is…

More Thanksgiving Place Cards

More Thanksgiving Place Cards

Thanksgiving 2020. What a year it’s been. Our traditions may not look the same this year, but we can still celebrate and take time to be grateful. Sometimes little touches can dress up a celebration. Check out the end of this post for Free Thanksgiving Place Cards that you can simply print and cut. I have always loved Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday all about food and gratitude. This year we’ll be doing a very small Thanksgiving with just my…

13 Fun, Easy Halloween Crafts
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13 Fun, Easy Halloween Crafts

Halloween is right around the corner and these quick and easy 13 Halloween crafts will help you make it festive. I know many of us are experiencing different holidays this year. There is still time to make fun and easy Halloween crafts. Here are my top 13 crafts to get you and your kids into the Halloween spirit. 1. Tin Can Halloween Candle Holders I love recycled crafts and these candle holders are the perfect blend of cute and eco-friendly. 2….

Amazon Prime Day Deals for Crafters and Makers
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Amazon Prime Day Deals for Crafters and Makers

Amazon Prime Day is a once-a-year GIANT sale at Amazon. It usually happens in July, but with all things Covid, it was put on hold until October. Amazon has hundreds of thousands of items on sale for Prime Day. It’s even bigger than Black Friday, so get your craft lists AND your holiday lists and check out these amazing deals! This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link…

Amazon Prime Day Early Access Deals for Crafters and Makers
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Amazon Prime Day Early Access Deals for Crafters and Makers

Amazon Prime Day is a once-a-year GIANT sale at Amazon. It usually happens in July, but with all things Covid, it was put on hold. There are hundreds of thousands of items on sale. It’s even bigger than Black Friday. Get your craft lists AND your holiday lists and check out these amazing deals! This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission,…

Leap Day Countdown Calendar

Leap Day Countdown Calendar

It only happens once every 4 years (and sometimes, once every 8 years)! To keep the excitement going all month, create a Leap Day Tear-Off Countdown Calendar! (Free file at the bottom of this post.) Little, my youngest child, was born on Leap Day. Let me tell you, I knew very little about the day until she came along. Did you know that according to History.com, about 4.1 million people around the world have been born on Feb. 29? Or…

29 Facts About Leap Day

29 Facts About Leap Day

It only happens once every 4 years (and sometimes, once every 8 years!) In honor of Leap Year 2020, here are 29 Facts About Leap Day. 1. A Leap Year happens every 4 years. 2. The Earth takes 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 46 seconds to travel around the sun, just a smidgen longer than a calendar year.   3. The ancient Egyptians first realized the solar year and the man-made calendar were not always in sync. 4….

Thanksgiving Place Cards
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Thanksgiving Place Cards

It’s the time of year to think about your table settings. Family gatherings and lots of parties mean lots of details. Check out the end of this post for Free Thanksgiving Place Cards that you can simply print and cut. (You could also use them for Buffet Place Cards.) I love Thanksgiving. A holiday that is centered around food and gratitude. What’s not to love? I also love that I don’t host Thanksgiving. Long before “Friendsgiving” was a thing, my…

DIY Beaded Pumpkin
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DIY Beaded Pumpkin

This DIY Beaded Pumpkin has saved me more than once when I needed a quick, fun craft. It’s cute, simple and can be done by large groups, making it a perfect Halloween party craft. I signed up (again) to be the Room Parent for Middle’s classroom (because I can’t say no.) At her school, Room Parent means organizing the 3 classroom parties: Halloween, Winter, and Valentine’s Day. A great classroom party included some games, a craft or two, and snacks…

Toilet Paper Tube Pumpkin
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Toilet Paper Tube Pumpkin

Pumpkins are a classic fall image and good for any fall decorating. I wanted to try to find a quick and easy way to create a pumpkin for my fall decor and Thanksgiving table. Say hello to the Toilet Paper Tube Pumpkin. In order to keep it lazy, we’re using simple craft materials. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission but…