I’m not a huge ice cream fan (can you say lactose intolerant and milk disliker) but snow ice cream, I’m all over! Making snow cream is a super fun winter activity, easy for any age kiddo and most of all, extremely tasty. I do this with my middle school students but it would make a … More The BEST winter activity, Snow Ice Cream or as I like to call it Snow Cream!
Chinese New Year usually occurs on the second new Moon after the winter solstice, any time between January 21 to February 21 each year. Chinese New Year 2023 is Sunday, January 22. According to the Chinese zodiac, 2023 is the year of the rabbit. The Chinese New Year, sometimes referred to as the Lunar New Year, is celebrated with … More When + what is The Chinese New Year? We talk traditions & superstitions below.
You don’t have to put away all your Christmas decor this winter, much of the Christmas decor can be tweaked to become winter decor. Seasonal decorations for winter are also some of the cheapest decor you will come across if you “shop” your yard for greens. And if you used red this holiday season, leave … More Winter Decorations You Can Keep Up After the Holidays
A decorated evergreen tree, wreaths, and garland are captivating against an all-white backdrop. Decorating with a wire basket filled with firewood reinforces the natural coziness that oozes from this front porch. Scandinavian design inspired an inviting gabled entrance that’s emphasized with berry-studded greenery. Small evergreen trees rest in galvanized buckets on both sides of the … More Winter Doors That Welcome the Season
Express your affection by creating these simple handmade gifts and decorations for Valentine’s Day. From heart-shape art to pretty Valentine’s Day decor for your mantel, these crafts and projects will be loved this holiday. Valentine’s Day BannerBright colors make this Valentine’s Day mantel pop — traditional pink hearts mix with bright orange, yellow, green, and … More Handcrafted Valentine's Day Decor ~ DIY Crafts for Kids and Adults
Treat your sweetie to a Valentine cupcake that shows your love before the first bite. These cute cupcake ideas will charm children and entice adults, too. You’ll fall in love with the easy decorating techniques used to create these delicious gems. Love Banner CupcakesGet your Valentine’s Day message across loud and clear. Print love notes … More Cute Valentine's Day Cupcake Ideas
Mad LoveMad Libs, with their elements of nonsense and the occasional (and purely accidental, we’re sure) off-color joke, are a perennial hit with kids.What you’ll need:a Mad Libs pageorigami paperyarnred paperhole punchscissors (an adult’s job)For each card, roll up one Mad Libs page, then roll a piece of origami paper (ours are 3 inches square) … More Fun Valentine's Day Ideas For Your Kiddos Parties
Transform Premade into One-of-a-KindIt’s easy to customize an ordinary garland for extraordinary impact. Small holiday ornaments secured with hot glue coordinate with this red front door, adding bright pops of color to a premade pinecone wreath. Tall lanterns, adorned with small sprigs of berries, add to the colorful Christmas door decorations. Balance Your Christmas Door … More Front Door Christmas (and Some Winter) Displays and Decor that say Welcome
Patterned-Paper Christmas TreesSpruce up your holiday decor with patterned-paper trees. Cut or punch a decorative edge from 1×2-1/2-inch and 3/4×2-1/2-inch strips of patterned paper; curl the edges by wrapping them around a pencil. Hot-glue the pieces to a foam cone (ours are 9, 12, and 15 inches tall). Top each tree with a star cut … More Easy, Fun~to~Make Handmade~Homemade Christmas Holiday Crafts and Gifts