Make your own Handmade Green Apple Mug Candle using soy wax and essential oil. This candle makes a perfect gift for teachers or fall.Hello there! This is Katie from The Casual Craftlete Blog. I am so excited to be here today. The crafting chicks are some of my super friends and I am happy to share during their Mother Hen summer series. Today, I am going to be showing you how to make a Handmade Green Apple Mug Candle using just a few supplies you can purchase at your local craft … [Read more...] about Handmade Green Apple Mug Candle
New pencils. New markers. New glue sticks. Wouldn't you agree that there is nothing better about back to school time than new school supplies? Well, and of course, shipping the kids off to school. Ok, ok, there might be just a few more reasons to do the happy dance for back to school time but this is definitely up there in the Top Ten.Back to school also means the wonderful life of routines. Sure, you might fly by the seat of your pants on the weekends but during the week, if you are … [Read more...] about After School Routines (and free printable)!
Summertime always seems to go by quicker than I expect and all of a sudden we are faced with the first day of school. I usually try to get my boys back on a schedule towards the end of summer. However, that's when I get nostalgic and just want to snuggle my kids all day long. Despite how I might have felt like I lived in Crazy Town all summer long with them complaining they were bored!I love the first day of school for a few reasons. It's a wonderful site to see your kids starting a new … [Read more...] about Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Everything is always better when it's either oversized or itty-bitty. As part of this weeks theme of random acts of kindness, my kids and I decided to make giant award ribbons for friends and neighbors. Think of how cute these will look hanging on everyone's doors as you drive down your street.One reason I chose this craft is to help my children see the great qualities in those around them. I want to teach them to cheer people on for their successes and not feel jealous or spiteful. It's … [Read more...] about Giant Award Ribbons Kids Craft
Not all kids have everything they need to go back to school. Adopt a child or a couple with your family and make these back to school kits for kids in need!One of my favorite memories of childhood is the time of year when my mom and I would go shopping for supplies for back to school. I'm not sure what it was that got me so excited over folders, pencils and erasers, but I would look forward to this yearly venture like the way I look forward to getting happy crafty mail as an adult!My … [Read more...] about Adopt a Child Back to School Kits