Posts in Holiday Fun

What Happened When Santa Contacted my Boys

December 6th, 2012

      A funny thing happened last night. No it wasn’t the phone call from Santa to my 4 year old or the video from Santa to my 6 year old and 8 year old, it was their reaction to it during it and during the rest of the evening.   First, Santa called…

Pin the Wattle on the Turkey -Thansgiving Day Game

November 21st, 2012

  We all know the infamous pin the tail on the donkey game. For my daughter’s school party I thought I’d incorporate a Pin the Wattle on the Turkey game!   It was very inexpensive to make, you will need 1 red and 1 white poster board, scissors, and a package of the big markers….

Thanksgiving Day Bingo – Print & Play

November 21st, 2012

  Are you looking for something to do with your family that you haven’t seen in a year? The ones that are from three different states?   Why not break the ice by playing some bingo? Make some boards out of construction paper (or use our printables below, inspired by Melissa G and created by…

Salt Dough Turkey Hand Prints Craft

November 19th, 2012

    Tired of the same old turkey hand print craft? ….. No? Good, me either ;) I love that at this time of year I get to capture how small their little hands are in the form of an art project while they are just having fun creating it. This year we switched it…

How To Make Your Own Ornaments with Salt Dough

November 16th, 2012

  Home made ornaments are a great way to bring the family together to make the holidays more festive. A great way to make ornaments is with salt dough. It is inexpensive and easy to make, easy to work with and readily accepts color. You also don’t have to have a great deal of artistic…

Elf on A Shelf Christmas Training Camp Preparedness Kit

October 30th, 2012

    So it’s October…the leaves are changing…pumpkins are being carved….children are scurrying about wearing sheets and black pointed hats…cider is brewing…all is well with Autumnal bliss…here in our neighborhoods that is…   Of course some of us are stuck inside dealing with Hurricane Sandy.   Not so far away at the North Pole there…

It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny ~ Cat in the Hat Book Review

March 25th, 2012

  With all the  Easter stuff happening  around New Jersey I thought I would tell you about one of my sons FAVORITE books as a small child.   For Easter, in 2004, the Easter Bunny left Branden It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny in his Easter basket. It quickly became a favorite and a must read…

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? St. Patty’s Day Activity

March 17th, 2012

  “When you think things are bad, when you feel sour and blue, when you start to get mad… you should do what I do!   Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re really quite lucky! Some people are much more… oh, ever so much more… oh, muchly much-much more unlucky than you!” Thanksgiving isn’t the only…