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From Bottles to Pumpkins – A Halloween Craft

October 2nd, 2011

How’s this for an easy, affordable, and quick craft anyone can do. Collect some containers from your recycling collection. Pumpkins come in all shapes and sizes, why can’t yours? (From left to right we used a milk gallon jug, a Pillsbury Cookie Dough bucket, a half-gallon of milk, and a Tropicana Orange Juice container.) Paint…

First Day of School – Wordless Wednesday

September 14th, 2011

Here’s some of our favorite photos from the First Day of School. (The photos have been submitted by our readers. All photos are the property of their owners.)     How was the First Day of School in your home?   Visit our Wordless Wednesday Archives  

Trail Mix Recipe

Trail Mix Recipe

August 17th, 2011

With the start of the school year, just about on us, I figure now is a good time to reignite our What’s Cooking Wednesday series.  Look to our What’s Cooking Wednesday series for School Day Snacks you can make with the kids for the kids for school or afterschool. We will also be using our…

Alex & The Kaleidoscope Band Concert – Ticket Tuesday Giveaway

May 24th, 2011

Jersey Family Fun loves sharing family-friendly ticket giveaways with our fans. We’ve been fortunate to have several to share with you too. We’ve decided to give these ticket giveaways their own column. We’re calling it Ticket Tuesdays.   Today, we launch Ticket Tuesdays with a Family-Four-Pack of Alex & the Kaleidoscope Band Concert Tickets.  …

Happy Mother’s Day

May 8th, 2011

When my son brought home this Mother’s Day poem the other day I couldn’t help but tear up. But I wanted so much to share it with all the moms out there, that I am sure love their children as much as I love mine. So HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY, but get the tissues ready before…

Make It and Take It at AC Moore

April 29th, 2011

Just before Easter I took my kids to the “Make it and Take it” at AC Moore.  It was such a soggy wet day, and my hopes for a warm sunny easter egg hunt were squashed.  I was super excited to see that AC Moore was hosting an easter egg decorating event.  Needless to say…

Field Trip Snacks – What’s Cooking Wednesday Link Up

April 20th, 2011

  It’s inevitable isn’t it? That even if you feed your children, before heading out on a trip, it won’t be long before someone begins whining, “I’m hungry.” We know, we’ve been there.  With three growing boys, this Jersey Family Fun mom is not about to spend all our spending money on over-priced snacks. Instead,…

Candy-Free Easter Eggs for Toddlers

April 19th, 2011

Your little toddler is on the move. He/she wants to do everything the other kids want to do, including going out on that Easter egg hunt. But your hesitant to have then exposed to so much sugar.   Jersey Family Fun can help. Here’s our ideas. Candy-Free Easter Egg Fillers for Toddlers Bite-Size snacks Temporary…

Morning After – Talk about it Tuesday

April 19th, 2011

( I orginally wrote this post last Easter, but my feelings remain the same.) So it’s not even the “Morning After” Easter and I’m already disgusted by how much candy was bestowed upon my children this past week. Some thing is terribly wrong with the large amounts of chocolate, caramels, marshmallowy, etc sweet  junk we…

Candy-Free Easter Eggs for Girls

April 18th, 2011

Your girls want great Easter eggs. You don’t want them loaded up on candy and sugar.   Jersey Family Fun can help. Here’s our ideas. Candy-Free Easter Egg Fillers for Girls Barbie Doll accessories Barrettes, scrunchies, hair accessories Temporary tattoos Stick on jewelry Legos Silly Bands Mini dolls Stickers Earrings Bracelets Bouncing Balls Playdoh Pretend…

Edible, but Candy-Free Easter Eggs

April 17th, 2011

Want to fill your kid’s Easter Eggs with something yummy, but low in sugar? Jersey Family Fun wants to help. Check out our ideas.   Edible, Candy Free Easter Egg Fillers Cheerios Puffs Crackers Animal crackers Goldfish Pretzels Raisins Marshmallows Fruit Chews Dried Fruit Granola What do you think? Have we missed out on a…

Candy-Free Easter Eggs for Boys

April 16th, 2011

Your boys want great Easter eggs. You don’t want them loaded up on candy and sugar. Jersey Family Fun can help. Here’s our ideas. Candy-Free Easter Egg Fillers for Boys Army men Temporary tattoos Race cars Legos Lego people Silly Bands Mini action figures Stickers Bubble Liquid Treasure Chest Coins Bouncing Balls Pirate eye patches…

Easter Eggs for Fashionistas

Easter Eggs for your Fashionista – Fashionista Friday

April 15th, 2011

For your favorite fashionista, regular Easter eggs filled with candy just won’t do.    She’s all about the style. So don’t disappoint. This Fashionista Friday, we’ve put together a great list of candy-free Easter Egg fillers for your favorite fashionista.   Candy-Free Easter Egg Fillers for your favorite Fashionista     Dress up Jewelry Goody…

Easter Linkup

Happy Easter! Linkup

April 13th, 2011

Happy Easter!!! Can you believe Easter is just a few days away? Now,  I don’t know about you, but even though Easter is later this year it still seems to be sneaking up on me.   Do you feel the same way? This past Valentine’s Day, we had such fun sharing Valentine’s Day ideas and…

Oh-So-Easy Easter Bunny Cake Recipe – What’s Cooking Wednesday

April 13th, 2011

Are you ready for Easter? Do  you like baking with your kids? I have an Oh-So-Easy Easter Bunny Cake recipe for you and the kids to make. This recipe is a modified version of Betty Crocker’s Easter Bunny Cake Recipe. Take a look at this recipe and then our exciting news at the end of…

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