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It is almost here! A NEW YEAR! Here are some fun DIY New Year’s ideas and crafts for kids and adults! They range from easy to difficult. But they are all FUN! Have a VERY Happy New Year!Noisemakers: New Years NoiseMakers! from Alpha Mom DIY New Years Eve shakers for kids from The Centsible Life Noisemakers from ribbon spools Family Fun DIY New Year’s hats made with recycled materials from Splash of Something Bubble wrap noisemaker Play With MeDecorate: Spell letters out with pipe cleaners to make cake toppers or...

Looking for some fun snacks and meal options for your New Year’s party? Consider making some of these sure-to-please options. Whether you want some delicious Chinese food, cute desserts, or delightful drinks, these recipes are sure to please! Via Hannah Dedlow PInterest 1.) Time-oriented treats For a simple yet memorable New Year’s dessert option, create cupcakes that are shaped like a clock! To begin, frost 12 cupcakes with vanilla or buttercream frosting. Then, on each cupcake, pipe on a roman numeral (from 1-12) with chocolate...

Last week I was asked to contribute to a silent auction at a local church. I was so nervous and wasn’t sure what I should put together! After thinking about it for some time, I decided chocolate! Chocolate is always the way to go! So, I created an Easter Basket Kit Kat Cake similar to the one that I made last year for Easter. And, I filled it with LOTS of candy! These make such cute cakes and are perfect for Easter or a birthday, plus they are pretty simple to put together. All you need is a boxed cake mix, frosting, Kit Kat’s and...

Are you looking for some easy and inexpensive DIY Valentine Decorations ideas? I’m excited to share two projects that took only a couple minutes each.  The first project is a Conversation Heart Candle votive. You only need 3 items to make this.  Conversation Hearts Votive holder CandleFill your votive holder half full of Conversation hearts and place your candle on the top. You shouldn’t eat the candies after using them as a decoration, they will be dried out and possibly have wax on them. You can line a table with several...

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays since becoming a mom. I love to surprise them on the days up to Valentine’s Day with fun crafts, little treats and things they just don’t expect. This craft would be perfect for popping a little note into a lunch box or backpack. I haven’t figured out how to get a small candy to stick inside of them yet, but I’m working on it! I adapted this project from Martha Stewart for ease, I think doing it with the changes I made makes it a little simpler than the instructions...

Cinnamon rolls are a Christmas morning staple at my house. The best part? With a little prep work the night before, you can have hot fresh cinnamon rolls and NOT get up at 4:00 am to get them! This is a new cinnamon roll dough recipe that I just tried from Money Saving Mom and loved it. They go together very quickly using the bread machine and then I’ll show you how to shape them into a very fun and festive holiday wreath shape. Bread Machine Cinnamon Rolls1 cup plus 2 tablespoons warm milk 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 whole...

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