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]

New Sides to Try This Thanksgiving

New Sides to Try this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about the food. You may have tried-and-true recipes that you rely on each year or you may be more adventurous and like to try new recipes each year. Today I have a list of sides for your Thanksgiving dinner planning consideration. Salad SidesBroccoli Salad With Homemade Ranch DressingĀ - Looking for a salad that doesn't … [Continue]

31 Days Celebration Giveaway!

$50 Gift Card Giveaway to Celebrate 31 Days of Homemaking & Homeschooling With a Happy Heart

I am so excited. I set a pretty lofty goal in September. I wanted to re-focus things here on the blog and the 31 Days Writing Challenge seemed like a great way to jump start that. When I set that goal, it seemed huge. It still feels huge to me.In June through September, I averaged something like 2 posts each month. So to set a goal of writing … [Continue]