Chicks Picks


Best Salsa Recipes - Peach Salsa, Pineapple Salsa, Mango Salsa, Greek Salsa, Fresh Tomato Salsa, Avocado Salsa, Tomatillo Salsa... and so much more!  Can't wait for the next summer BBQ!

Salsa recipes are some of my very favorite!  Tomato season is just around the corner and I can’t wait!  Today we’ve got some of the very best salsa recipes for you.  There’s a little something for everyone.  Avocado, Peach, Mango, Cilantro, Corn, Pineapple… oh I can almost taste them!

Salsa Recipes

Okie Caviar from The Crafting Chicks

Best Salsa Recipes - Peach Salsa, Pineapple Salsa, Mango Salsa, Greek Salsa, Fresh Tomato Salsa, Avocado Salsa, Tomatillo Salsa... and so much more!  Can't wait for the next summer BBQ!

Easiest Fire Roasted Green Salsa from Latina Mama Rama

Best Salsa Recipes - Peach Salsa, Pineapple Salsa, Mango Salsa, Greek Salsa, Fresh Tomato Salsa, Avocado Salsa, Tomatillo Salsa... and so much more!  Can't wait for the next summer BBQ!

Avocado Salsa from Cooking Classy

Best Salsa Recipes - Peach Salsa, Pineapple Salsa, Mango Salsa, Greek Salsa, Fresh Tomato Salsa, Avocado Salsa, Tomatillo Salsa... and so much more!  Can't wait for the next summer BBQ!

Fresh Mango Salsa from Cookie and Kate

Best Salsa Recipes - Peach Salsa, Pineapple Salsa, Mango Salsa, Greek Salsa, Fresh Tomato Salsa, Avocado Salsa, Tomatillo Salsa... and so much more!  Can't wait for the next summer BBQ!

Greek Salsa from Two Peas & Their Pod

Greek Salsa

5 Minute Restaurant Salsa from The Chunky Chef

5 minute Restaurant Salsa

Pineapple Salsa from The Gunny Sack

Pineapple Salsa

Peach Salsa from The Pioneer Woman

Peach Salsa

Homemade Fresh Tomato Salsa from Little Broken

Homemade Fresh Tomato Salsa

Rainbow Salsa from Gimme Some Oven

Best Salsa Recipes - Peach Salsa, Pineapple Salsa, Mango Salsa, Greek Salsa, Fresh Tomato Salsa, Avocado Salsa, Tomatillo Salsa... and so much more!  Can't wait for the next summer BBQ!

Tomatillo Salsa Verde from She Wears Many Hats

Tomatillo Salsa Verde Salsa

Chipotle Copycat Corn Salsa Recipe from Bright Green Door

Corn Salsa

Jalapeno Cilantro Salsa from Laylita’s Recipes

Jalapeno Cilantro Salsa

Blueberry Pineapple Salsa from Carlsbad Cravings

Blueberry Pineapple Salsa

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips from Spend with Pennies

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

Salsa Verde from Frugal Coupon Living

Salsa Verde

Fruit Salsa from Know Your Produce

Fruit Salsa

Best Salsa Recipes - Peach Salsa, Pineapple Salsa, Mango Salsa, Greek Salsa, Fresh Tomato Salsa, Avocado Salsa, Tomatillo Salsa... and so much more!  Can't wait for the next summer BBQ!


13 Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - these are perfect for a class party!  Decor, printables, recipes, pinatas, crafts, kids activities, and so much more!

13 Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

Are you planning a Cinco de Mayo class party or family party?  We’ve rounded up 13 of our favorite Cinco de Mayo party ideas to help you out.  You’re going to love them!

Cinco de Mayo Table Setting Printables from The Crafting Chicks

13 Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - these are perfect for a class party!  Decor, printables, recipes, pinatas, crafts, kids activities, and so much more!

DIY Cereal Box Pinata from Messes to Memories

13 Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - these are perfect for a class party!  Decor, printables, recipes, pinatas, crafts, kids activities, and so much more!

Tostadas from Culinary Mamas

13 Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - these are perfect for a class party!  Decor, printables, recipes, pinatas, crafts, kids activities, and so much more!

Cinco de Mayo Napkin Rings from Tiny Side Kick

DIY Cinco de Mayo Napkin Rings

Papel Picados from Create Craft Love

13 Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - these are perfect for a class party!  Decor, printables, recipes, pinatas, crafts, kids activities, and so much more!

Mexican Street Corn Dip from Cooking and Beer

Mexican Street Corn Dip

Sombrero Cookies from Random Thoughts of a Supermom!

Cinco de mayo Sombrero Cookies

Fiesta Party Kit Printable from The 36th Avenue

Cinco de Mayo Party printables

DIY Sombreros from Craft Klatch

13 Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - these are perfect for a class party!  Decor, printables, recipes, pinatas, crafts, kids activities, and so much more!

DIY Felt Sugar Skull Sachets from Adventures in Making

DIY Felt Sugar Skulls

Paper Fan Garland from The House That Lars Built

DIY Cinco de Mayo Paper Fans

Let the Fiesta Begin! Printable from Whipperberry

Cinco de Mayo printable

Fresh and Easy Guacamole Recipe from My Sister’s Suitcase

13 Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - these are perfect for a class party!  Decor, printables, recipes, pinatas, crafts, kids activities, and so much more!

13 Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas - these are perfect for a class party!  Decor, printables, recipes, pinatas, crafts, kids activities, and so much more!


Spring Kid Activities - walking sticks, bird feeder, bubbles, sidewalk chalk paint, crafts, windsock, water games, and so much more!

The sun is shining and the flowers are coming up… it’s time to get outside!  We are so ready for Spring activities around here, how about you?  This roundup has a little something for everyone… little ones and big ones alike.

Spring Kid Activities

Spring Windsock from The Crafting Chicks

Spring Kid Activities - walking sticks, bird feeder, bubbles, sidewalk chalk paint, crafts, windsock, water games, and so much more!

Color Changing Flower Experiment from Go Science Girls

Spring Kid Activities - walking sticks, bird feeder, bubbles, sidewalk chalk paint, crafts, windsock, water games, and so much more!

Walking Sticks from The Crafting Chicks

Spring Kid Activities - walking sticks, bird feeder, bubbles, sidewalk chalk paint, crafts, windsock, water games, and so much more!

Noodle Sunflowers from Crafty Morning

Spring Kid Activities - walking sticks, bird feeder, bubbles, sidewalk chalk paint, crafts, windsock, water games, and so much more!

Patriotic Bike Flags from The Crafting Chicks

Patriotic Bike Flags

Q-Tip Painted Handprint Cherry Blossom Tree from Glued To My Crafts

Qtip handprint cherry blossom tree kid craft

Bubble Blower Painting from Childhood 101

Bubble Blower Painting

Thumbprint Flower Pot from Upstate Ramblings

DIY Tumbprint Flower Pot

Handprint Flower Bookmarks from Live.Craft.Love

Handprint Flower Bookmark

Grass Head Pots from Non Toy Gifts

Grass head flower pot

Squirt Gun Races from Made From Pinterest

Squirt Gun Races

Homemade Bird Feeders from Growing Family

Homemade Bird Feeder

Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint from A Little Pinch of Perfect

Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Spring Kid Activities - walking sticks, bird feeder, bubbles, sidewalk chalk paint, crafts, windsock, water games, and so much more!


DIY Garden Markers - A fun way to add color and personality to your garden! A great activity for kids too!

DIY Garden Markers

Spring is in the air and I’m anxious to get outside!  However, it’s not quite warm enough to start planting my garden.  So today we are gathering DIY Garden Marker ideas… you can get them all ready to go now and dream of warmer days.  Get the kids involved, they’ll love it!

Kid Painted Garden Markers from A Girl and A Glue Gun

DIY Garden Markers - A fun way to add color and personality to your garden! A great activity for kids too!

Letter Tile Garden Markers from The Farm Girl Gabs

DIY Garden Markers - A fun way to add color and personality to your garden! A great activity for kids too!

Painted Rock Garden Markers from Crafts By Amanda

DIY Garden Markers - A fun way to add color and personality to your garden! A great activity for kids too!

DIY Garden Plant Markers from Grey Luster Girl

Garden Plant Marker

Brick Herb Markers from Simple Details

Brick Garden Markers

Beaded Garden Markers from Paging Fun Mums

Beaded Garden Markers

 

Wood Spool Marker from Eighteen25

Wood Spool Garden Markers

 

Painted Garden Markers from Ready Set Read

Painted spoon garden markers

Chalkboard Garden Markers from Handmade in the Heartland

Chalkboard Garden Markers

Recycled Spoon Garden Markers from Domestic Simplicity

Recycled Spoon Garden Markers

Rainbow Garden Markers from Living Well Spending Less

Rainbow Garden Markers

 Indoor Chalkboard Garden Markers from The Crafting Chicks

Indoor Chalkboard Garden Markers

DIY Garden Markers - A fun way to add color and personality to your garden! A great activity for kids too!


DIY Easter Baskets - fabric baskets, wood baskets, personalized baskets, pails, buckets, easter tags and party favors - Love these simple Easter baskets!

DIY Easter Baskets

Easter is sneaking up on me this year!  Time to pull out those baskets!  For those of you looking for that special Easter basket, we’ve got some of the best in this post!  These baskets are for everyone.  We’ve got some darling baskets to sew, an adorable one made of wood, one made of crepe paper, personalized baskets and an egg shaped one that the kids will love to help with.

Egg Shaped Easter Basket from HMH Designs

DIY Easter Baskets - fabric baskets, wood baskets, personalized baskets, pails, buckets, easter tags and party favors - Love these simple Easter baskets!

DIY Easter Bucket from The Pinning Mama

DIY Easter Baskets - fabric baskets, wood baskets, personalized baskets, pails, buckets, easter tags and party favors - Love these simple Easter baskets!

Fabric Easter Basket from V and Co.

DIY Easter Baskets - fabric baskets, wood baskets, personalized baskets, pails, buckets, easter tags and party favors - Love these simple Easter baskets!

Easter Basket Cupcakes from The Crafting Chicks

DIY Easter Baskets - fabric baskets, wood baskets, personalized baskets, pails, buckets, easter tags and party favors - Love these simple Easter baskets!

Mini Easter Basket Favors from At Home on the Bay

Mini Easter Basket Favors

Crepe Paper Easter Basket from Smile Mercantile

Crepe Paper Easter Baskets

DIY Decoupage Avengers Easter Basket from Oh So Savvy Mom

DIY Decoupage Avengers Easter Basket

DIY Tutu Easter Basket from Paging Fun Mums

Tutu Easter Baskets

Personalized Easter Baskets from The Daily D.I.Y.er

Personalized Easter Baskets

Wood Easter Basket from Ana White

DIY Wooden Easter Basket

Mini Easter Basket Place Card Holders from The Crafting Chicks

Mini Easter Basket Place Card Holders

Bunny Baskets from Going Star Fishing

Bunny Easter Baskets

Fabric Easter Baskets from Sew Me Some Love

Fabric Easter Baskets

Paper Plate Easter Bunny Basket from The Girl Creative

Paper Plate Easter Basket

Personalized Easter Pails from Simply Kierste

Personalized Easter Pails

Easter Basket Name Tags from The Crafting Chicks

Easter Basket Name Tags

DIY Easter Baskets - fabric baskets, wood baskets, personalized baskets, pails, buckets, easter tags and party favors - Love these simple Easter baskets!


Sewing Skirts Tutorials - Maxi skirt, pencil skirt, tulle skirt, circle skirt, midi skirt... love these!

Sewing Skirts Tutorials

Spring is in the air and we are loving it!  The perfect accessory for spring is a fun, new skirt!  We’ve rounded up 15 of our very favorite skirt tutorials for you.  We think you’re going to love them too!  Get ready to break out that sewing machine.

Circle Wrap Skirt from Simple Simon & Co

Sewing Skirts Tutorials - Maxi skirt, pencil skirt, tulle skirt, circle skirt, midi skirt... love these!

Ruffled Pencils Skirt from Elizabeth Ave.

Sewing Skirts Tutorials - Maxi skirt, pencil skirt, tulle skirt, circle skirt, midi skirt... love these!

Pleated Chevron Skirt from The Crafty Cupboard

Simple Sewing Tutorials - Skirts - Maxi skirt, pencil skirt, tulle skirt, circle skirt, midi skirt... love these!

Winter Wonderland pattern from Grosgrain Fabulous

Simple Sewing Tutorials - Skirts - Maxi skirt, pencil skirt, tulle skirt, circle skirt, midi skirt... love these!

Rainbow Ric Rac Skirt from Simple Simon & Co

Skirt Patterns

Pencil Skirt from So Sew Easy

Pencil Skirt Tutorial

DIY Tulle Skirt from Yarns and Buttons

Tulle Skirt Tutorial

The Everyday Skirt from iCandy Handmade

The everyday skirt tutorial

Knit Maxi Skirt from The Crafting Chicks

Knit Maxi Skirt tutorial

Floral Midi Tutorial from Elle Apparel

Midi Skirt Tutorial

Short Maxi Skirt with Pocket for Girls from The Crafting Chicks

Short Knit Maxi Skirt with Pocket

Mismatched Maxi Skirt from iCandy Handmade

Mismatched Maxi Skirt tutorial

DIY Michael Kors Inspired Lace Skirt from Riva la Diva

Lace Skirt Tutorial

High-Wasted Sash Skirt from This Big Oak Tree

High wasted sash skirt tutorial

Bandage Style Knit Skirt from Family Ever After

Bandage style knit skirt tutorial

Simple Sewing Tutorials - Skirts - Maxi skirt, pencil skirt, tulle skirt, circle skirt, midi skirt... I can't wait to get sewing!


Springtime Printable Pack

Who doesn’t love Springtime?!? We love it around here. New blooming flowers, colorful eggs, and adorable baby animals. So much fun to be had. We wanted to get in on the celebration of all things spring so we designed this Springtime Printable Pack.

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This pack includes 11 printable games and activities that are sure to provide you with everything you need to enjoy springtime as a  family!

You could use this pack for a Springtime themed party at your home, a joy school or home school group, or just for fun around the house. Or turn it into an Easter party and the kids will loving using it after all the eggs have been dyed.  Kids at all three of ours homes have been busy using this kit to its fullest.

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sm easter pack roll a bunny tail

sm easter pack color by number

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sm easter pack placemats

Each Springtime Printable Pack contains:

  • Don’t Catch the Bunny–This is our spin on “Don’t Eat Pete,” using a Bunny.
  • Bunny Headbands– Kids will love to make these cute Bunny headbands.
  • Springtime Memory Game–Kids will want to play this game over and over. It’s a crowd favorite at our house.
  • Roll A Bunny Tail– This game is a hoot to watch and see who can fill up their bunny tail the quickest.
  • Color by Number Eggs–Kids will love to color their eggs and using the coloring guide on each page.
  • Do A Dot Springtime activities–Do A Dot Markers are used to add color to these sheets. Kids will have so much fun using these.
  • Easter Egg Coupons–Instead of candy use these coupons to give your children the best treat they could ask for–time together as a family.
  • Springtime I-Spy–This game is a fun for everyone. Race to see who can count the correct number of images in the quickest amount of time.
  • Bunny Hop: Get out some fun music about love and watch the kids jump from Bunny to Bunny and do the action of the Bunny they land on.
  • Springtime Coloring Pages–Let the kids color up some eggs and springtime themes on paper while you are hiding eggs, or just as a fun activity after school. They’ll love these fun coloring pages.
  • Egg-cellent Activity Eggs–These coupons can also be used in Easter eggs instead of candy. Or a fun springtime way to reward kids for a job well done.

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sm easter pack i spy

sm easter pack egg activities

sm easter pack dont catch the bunny

sm easter pack do a dot egg

sm easter pack bunny hop

sm easter pack bunny mask

You can purchase this pack for only $5.99 right now.

Springtime and Easter Printable Pack

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25+ Favorite Copy Cat Recipes - Drinks, Appetizers, Entrees, Side Dishes, Desserts and Disneyland Recipes - So many yummy recipes!

We love a good Copy Cat recipe!  Sometimes you want the taste of your favorite restaurant dish in the comfort of your own home.  Today we’ve got over 25 of our favorite copy cat recipes for you!  There is something for everyone.  Drinks, appetizers, side dishes, entrees, desserts and we’ve even got a few Disneyland copy cat recipes for you!  Enjoy!

Drinks

1 – Starbucks Caramel Apple Cider from My Frugal Adventures

2 – Cherry Limeade from Classy Clutter

3 – Copy Cat Red Robin Freckled Lemonade from Cincy Shopper

4 – Frosted Lemonade from Your Homebased Mom

25+ Favorite Copy Cat Recipes - Drinks, Appetizers, Entrees, Side Dishes, Desserts and Disneyland Recipes - So many yummy recipes!

Appetizers

1 – Avocado Egg Rolls from No Biggie

2 – Texas Roadhouse Rolls from The Slow Roasted Italian

3 – Honey wheat Brown Bread from Kitchen Trials

4 – Chicken Lettuce Wraps from Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen

25+ Favorite Copy Cat Recipes - Drinks, Appetizers, Entrees, Side Dishes, Desserts and Disneyland Recipes - So many yummy recipes!

Side Dishes

1 – Toasted Ravioli from Frugal Coupon Living

2 – KFC Coleslaw from Gonna Want Seconds

3 – Ruth’s Chris Copy Cat Sweet Potato Casserole from Noshing Nolands

4 – Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole from Cakescottage

25+ Favorite Copy Cat Recipes - Drinks, Appetizers, Entrees, Side Dishes, Desserts and Disneyland Recipes - So many yummy recipes!

Entrees

1 – Chick-Fila-A Chicken Salad Sandwich from The Frugal Navy Wife

2 – Copy Cat Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce from Raining Hot Coupons

3 – Panera Mac & Cheese from Food, Folks and Fun

4 – Chipotle Copycat Barbacoa from Foodie with Family

5 – Applebee’s Oriental Salad from Lil Luna

6 – Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken Copy Cat from Damn Delicious

25+ Favorite Copy Cat Recipes - Drinks, Appetizers, Entrees, Side Dishes, Desserts and Disneyland Recipes - So many yummy recipes!

Desserts

1 – Copy Cat Lofthouse Cookies from Two Twenty One

2 – Copy Cat Girl Scouts Thin Mints from Frugal Coupon Living

3 – Cheesecake Factory’s Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake from Food, Folks and Fun

4 – Copy Cat Krispy Kreme Glazed Doughnuts from Cooking Classy

25+ Favorite Copy Cat Recipes - Drinks, Appetizers, Entrees, Side Dishes, Desserts and Disneyland Recipes - So many yummy recipes!

Disneyland Recipes

1 – Dole Whip from The Crafting Chicks

2 – Monte Cristo Sandwich from Family Food Fun

3 – Mickey Mouse Beignets from Chef in Training

4 – Mickey Mouse Rice Krispies Treats from Mom Endeavors

25+ Favorite Copy Cat Recipes - Drinks, Appetizers, Entrees, Side Dishes, Desserts and Disneyland Recipes - So many yummy recipes!


Valentine Games - Ispy, Matching game, Minute to win it, Dont' Eat Pete, Cootie Catchers, Bingo, Musical Hearts - This is perfect for class parties!

Valentine Games are so much fun!  We’ve gathered some of our favorite games for you.  If you’re planning a class party, preschool party or just want to have some fun with your kids… we’ve got you covered!  I Spy Valentine Edition, Minute to Win It Games, Bingo, Matching Games, Hedbanz and so much more!

Valentine Games

Valentine Party Pack from The Crafting Chicks

Valentine Games - Ispy, Matching game, Minute to win it, Dont' Eat Pete, Cootie Catchers, Bingo, Musical Hearts - This is perfect for class parties!

Heart Relay from Makoodle

Valentine Games - Ispy, Matching game, Minute to win it, Dont' Eat Pete, Cootie Catchers, Bingo, Musical Hearts - This is perfect for class parties!

Valentine’s Hedbanz from The Crafting Chicks

Valentine Games - Ispy, Matching game, Minute to win it, Dont' Eat Pete, Cootie Catchers, Bingo, Musical Hearts - This is perfect for class parties!

I’ll Tumble For You Valentine Game from Tried & True

I'll Tumble For You! Game

Don’t Eat My Heart from The Crafting Chicks

Don't Eat My Heart

Suck It Up from I Gotta Create!

Minute to Win it

Cootie Catchers from The Crafting Chicks

Cootie Catcher

Matching Game from Creations by Kara

Matching Game

Musical Hearts from Teach Mama

Musical Hearts

Vase Drop from Not Consumed

Vase Drop

Conversation Heart Bingo from Say Not Sweet Anne

Conversation Heart Bingo


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We are so excited to announce our Valentine Party Pack! This pack is full of fun and games that will help you become the star of Valentine’s Day just by hitting PRINT!

We know how much you love our Valentine Printables so we wanted to put together something super special for all of you.

Valentine-Printable-pack from the Crafting Chicks

This pack includes 6 games that are sure to provide fun for hours. You could use this pack for a Valentine’s Class Party, a Valentine Party at your home, or just for fun around the house. Our kids have loved to play each of the games and we know yours will too.

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Each Valentine Party Pack contains:

  • A special Valentine’s edition of the Memory Game–Kids will want to play this game over and over even after Valentine’s Day is over.
  • Roll A Heart Man: This game is a hoot to watch and see who can build a Heart Man the quickest.
  • Valentine’s Headbands game: See who can guess the quickest, who/what they are. This game is a hoot.
  • Musical Hearts: Get out some fun music about love and watch the kids jump from heart to heart to land on the number that is called out.
  • Valentine “I Spy”: This game is a fun for everyone. Race to see who can count the correct number of images in the quickest amount of time.
  • Don’t Eat My Valentine: This is our spin on “Don’t Eat Pete,” with fun Valentine images.
  • And the BONUS: Heart Attack: Have fun showing someone how much you love them by decorating their space with hearts that tell how much you love them.

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Valentine-heartman

You can purchase this pack for only $2.99.

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