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Last Minute Gifts in Mason Jar Ideas for Caregivers

Last Minute Gifts in Mason Jar Ideas for Caregivers

It takes a village! We've all heard the phrase before. Have there been any special people in you and your child's live this year to help with their care? As a single mother who works from home, my son spent two days of almost every week this past year at my dear friend's house where she graciously played, fed, and loved on him. I can never repay her for all of those hours spent caring for my child when I needed to get some work done! Whether it's your child's teacher, grandparent, parent, or simply a kind friend... making sure we...

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12 Days of Handmade - Bird Seed Ornaments

12 Days of Handmade - Bird Seed Ornaments

DAY 10 So now that we've done some seriously ornament making for the indoor trees, it's time to show you guys how to make some ornaments for the outdoor trees. These ornaments even happen to be nature friendly and bring a little holiday love to the creatures living in your backyard! Here's how to make these simple bird seed ornaments using pinecones and peanut butter! What you will need - peanut butter (or any nut butter or a nut free butter option if your little one has a peanut allergy) pinecones birdseed  yarn paper plate (optional, but easier for clean-up!)  ...

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12 Days of Handmade - Kid's Art Ornament

12 Days of Handmade - Kid's Art Ornament

DAY 9 The artwork my little guy brings home from school is probably one of my most favorite things. The problem is that I usually tuck it away in a drawer and it never gets the full admiration it deserves. This year I decided to change that by making some christmas ornaments out of his favorite pieces of art work. It's simple to do and is a great way to cherish those precious little pieces for years to come. Here's how to transform your little one's artwork into simple, handmade ornaments -  What you will need -  art work or...

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12 Days of Handmade - DIY Wooden Bead Ornament

12 Days of Handmade - DIY Wooden Bead Ornament

DAY 8 Welcome to day 8 of our 12 Days of Handmade! I hope some of you have tried out our fun little ornaments and enjoyed doing them! Today I'm showing you how to make a very simple, but yet pretty, beaded ornament for the tree using unfinished wooden beads and some string! Not only is this ornament fun and easy, but it's perfect for fine motor skill learning as well! Here's how to make this fun little ornament -  What you will need:  wooden beads (finished or unfinished - you can find these in most craft sections) twine (optional)...

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12 Days of Handmade - 3 Ingredient Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

12 Days of Handmade - 3 Ingredient Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

DAY 7  Today I am so excited to share with you an ornament favorite that I've made since I was a kid! These cinnamon dough ornaments are so simple to make and will leave your house smelling like the holidays for weeks to come! Not to mention, they only require 3 ingredients so they are a low maintenance craft that your kiddos will love! Here's how to make these super simple cinnamon dough ornaments -  What you will need -  cinnamon 4oz (I like to buy two just incase my dough is sticky and I need more) elmers glue 2...

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12 Days of Handmade - Cheerio Wreath Ornament

12 Days of Handmade - Cheerio Wreath Ornament

DAY 6  Welcome to day 6 of our 12 day of handmade holiday ornaments! Today I'm showing you how to make a fun little wreath ornament that involves a child snack favorite, cheerios! These little ornaments are great to hang on the tree and snack on. Here's how to make them -  What you will need -  cheerios  twine yarn  scissors    How to - - Spread some cheerios out on the table, gather your kids around and cut a few pieces of yarn about 12in long.  - String cheerios onto string until you've got the desired wreath size.  - Tie...

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