4th of July, Crafts, Kids

4th of July Kid Craft Round Up

Here’s a compiled list of kid friendly crafts for the Forth of July. 1. Confetti Launcher by FamilyFun 2. Holiday Lanterns by Martha Stewart 3. Patriotic Pinwheel by Kaboose 4. Startburst Table Aarrangements & more by grandparents.com 5. Wooden American Flags by FaveCrafts 6. Fireworks Flowers by Family Corner 7. Patriotic Baton by bhg.com 8. CD Spinners by FamilyFun

Recipes, Smoothies

50 Smoothie Recipes

Since my son and I love smoothies I have found some pretty good ones.  You can basically come up with your own as well but here are some ideas. What is your favorite smoothie? Printable version. 1. Banana Blend 2 bananas, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice. 2. Strawberry-Banana Blend 1 banana,…

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4th of July, Desserts, Recipes

Patriotic Round Up

Since July 4th is in a few weeks I have compiled a few dessert ideas.   1.  Spangled Sandwich Pops by FamilyFun Magazine. 2. Flag Sheet Cake by Martha Stewart 3. All American Chocolate Covered Strawberries by Grin and Bake It! 4. Red, White, and Blue Ice Pops by Tip Junkie 5. Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels by Cupcakes and Cashmere

4th of July, Printables

4th Of July Subway Art

I had actually made this last year when I first started trying subway art. So here’s a nice freebie of a 8×10 for the 4th of July. Download 8×10 Subway Art I’ll be adding more for the 4th.

Coupons, Kids

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading

Since summer is right around the corner, I figured I’d would look up the Barnes and Noble reading program.  My son did it last year and was able to get a free book after he was done. All you have to do is locate a store near you and download the pdf.  Once you read eight books then you get…

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Freebies, Printables

Free Father’s Day Printables

You can download  your own free printables for your kids.  From Chuck E. Cheese.  This is one site I go to often.  Family Fun has more.  I most likely won’t be making any of my own printable for father’s day since it’s Sunday, but I will be compiling some ideas for the Fourth of July.

Coupons

Bath & Body Works Semi Annual Sale

Save up to 75%  off select items.  You can also use the online code: HELLOSALE20 to save an extra 20% (Expires July 8, 2012) I’ve always loved this store and I may have to splurge a bit.

Instagram, Photography

Instagram Photostrips

Ever since I finally broke down and got myself a smart phone, I have been obsessed with instagram.  My eight year old son love getting his picture taken so what better way then to make some photostrips. I first start with a blank template. I then choose which four images I want to use. When you copy and paste your…

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Crafts, Kids

Spray Paint Chalk

I saw this really cool idea on Pinterest and figured my son would love the idea.  I was right.   The spray chalk idea came from Infarrantly Creative.  I got the spray bottles from Oriental Trading. I don’t think I added enough paint though because it mostly came out white, but we can always try it again. Supplies: 1 tsp.…

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In Need Of A Name

I figured it was time to start a blog.  I’m not much of a writer, but I am crafty.  I still haven’t figured out a good name for my blog.