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Kid Crafts and Birthday Parties

DIY – Decorate your own umbrella

It’s Day 1 of March Break and you’ve already reached for the Advil and your wine. Spring is supposedly coming in 2 weeks and there is still 3 feet of snow in your backyard. Operation “Occupy Your Kids with…

DIY Ribbon T-Shirt (apples and pumpkins)

Little C and me were in Winners back in September. Winners in Canada is like Marshalls for all our fellow neighbours to the south that are reading this. In there she picked up an Eric Carle book. Eric Carle…

Rainbow Party – The Birthday Party

This seems fitting. Post #100. The big Rainbow Birthday Party! The day arrived and Mother Nature had a very good sense humour. Not only did she forgo the rain – which I appreciated – but she decide to wallop…

How to make Rainbow Tissue Paper Pom Poms

As soon as I saw these pom poms on Craftily Ever After, I was sold. I just envisioned a backyard garland of these and went to work on them. And I mean work – 20 of these took me THREE…

Rainbow Party – Loot Bags

If there’s any one thing that gets people riled up about kids birthday parties, it’s the great loot bag debate. Some people hate them. Some people love them. Others think they’ve gotten out of control. And it also doesn’t matter what you…

Rainbow Party – Crafts to do at the Party

I suck at birthday party games. You know those moms that arrange amazing relay races and scavenger hunts. I am not that mom. I am the craft making mom. So there were two crafts we were going to do.…

Rainbow Party – Froot Loops Treats/Squares

From cardio workout style baking to simple. Just like Rice Krispies squares only with an extra dose of sugar and food colouring. Easiest steps ever. 1) Microwave about 2 tbs of butter or margarine with a bag of mini…

Rainbow Party – Baking Rainbow Cookies

If you’ve tagged along here since the early days you know I can’t bake to save my life. That doesn’t stop me from trying. I think subconsciously I keep thinking maybe if I keep trying, I’ll get better because…