DIY Snowflake Ornament for Snowflakes Fall

DIY Snowflake Ornaments for Kids | Vicki-Arnold.com

You know how I'm always telling you that I'm not an activity mom? Well, lately God has been challenging some of my thinking and this area is one that is being challenged. Lately I have been more intentional to do more things with my kids because ultimately I want to build memories with my kids.And guess what?My kids are activities kids. Yeah. They love it.So we have been doing more activities. This week we have made two ornaments with a third one on the schedule for next week. Today I have a book inspired ornament that is part of a fun project organized by the fabulous Melissa at Mama Miss.She has organized 10 days of kid-made, book-inspired ornaments with quite a few bloggers, bringing the total to over 70 ornaments! Be … [Continue]

Awesome Affiliate Sales Alert – Black Friday Edition

Lilla Rose Flexi of the Month 2014 - Back in limited supply for Black Friday!

It has been a long while since I have shared an awesome affiliate sales post. It's not that there haven't been great deals, there have. I've just been in a very busy season in my life (is anyone ever not in a busy season?), so I haven't had the time to hunt down the deals for you.Today is an exception. I just knew there had to be a plethora of steals and deals to be had for Black Friday. And the nice thing about this is that you can do this shopping in the comfort of your pajamas and not have to face the crowds. Win-win, right?So let's dive on in to the awesome affiliate sales I found!Lilla RoseĀ - Everything is 20%-50% off! This is a HUGE sale. AND the year's Flexi of the Months will be back in limited supply. Also, free … [Continue]

5 Holiday Activities for the Whole Family

Holiday Activities for the Whole Family

When it comes to the holidays, spending time with family starts to take center stage. Sure, we love spending time with our kids year-round, but it seems this time of the year is when people really focus on making memories. And that is a great thing!I am a part of several blogging networks that are full of wonderful bloggers, one of the most … [Continue]

50 Great Pie Recipes

50 Great Pie Recipes - Looking for a new pie recipe for your baking arsenal? You are sure to find something here!

Fall and winter are the unofficial baking seasons. The cooler weather make heatingĀ up the kitchen with the oven a welcomed event. Plus, baking with spices like cinnamon makes the house smell wonderful.I've scoured the internet and found a list of great pie recipes to consider adding to your holiday baking lists. Be sure to tell me in the … [Continue]

Holiday Style With Lilla Rose

Holiday Style With Lilla Rose

Lilla Rose is one of those companies I had never heard of before entering the blogging world. I did a giveaway series last year and one of the giveaways was for a Lilla Rose flexi clip that I received to review. After trying it out, I ended up signing up as a consultant because my girls and I loved it.I've accumulated a small collection over … [Continue]

DIY Gifts for Kids Book List

DIY Gifts for Kids - a book list

Creating gifts for kids can either be exciting or overwhelming. Kids have a wide range in likes, but knowing the kid will take you far in deciding what to make. While some kids may be harder to find a gift to MAKE, the reward of giving a gift that is tailored to the receiver is always worth the effort.Today's Crafty Christmas installment is a … [Continue]

Pumpkin Sandwich Cookies

Pumpkin Sandwich Cookies

Pumpkin is such a fall favorite. Previously, I shared a recipe for Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls and for Pumpkin Pie S'Mores that were a hit.Today, I have a short post for you that is really a tip.These pumpkin pie sandwich cookies pictured are super simple to make. You just take the pumpkin graham crackers from the s'mores and then slather … [Continue]

DIY Health & Beauty Gifts

DIY Health & Beauty Gifts for gift giving fun!

Crafty Christmas was born out of my ever-present desire to make the gifts I give. Don't get me wrong, I love to shop for gifts, too. There is just something about adding a handmade gift to the mix that makes it extra special to me.Last time, I covered books with ideas for gifts kids can make and give. This time, we are talking about DIY health … [Continue]