10 Teacher Appreciation Ideas {Free Printables}

Donut printable teacher appreciation idea

I love Teacher Appreciation Week at school. It's our chance to spoil those people who take the time to ensure my kids are getting the best education possible—and doing it with love. Here are 10 super cute teacher appreciation ideas complete with free printables. Perhaps you could pick your five favorites and do one a day! . . 10 Teacher Appreciation Ideas with Free Printables . RedBox teacher appreciation printable from Crafting Chicks . Teacher appreciation bookmark from Tatertots & Jello . You've Blown My Mind teacher gift from Thirty Handmade Days . Teacher gift … [Read more...]

Peach Cobbler

how to make peach cobbler - No Diets Allowed

There are two reasons to celebrate today... it's Peach Cobbler Day and Snap starts in 10 days!  Who's giddy like a school girl?  Giddy was months ago for me.  I'm now over-the-top elated with constant butterflies in my stomach DYING to meet many of you.  Have you checked out the list of speakers?!?! 10 days still seems WAY too far away until David Tutera, Tara Carson (The Dating Divas), Maria Lichty (Two Peas and Their Pod), and Lindsay and Bjork Ostrom (Pinch of Yum) and SO many more inspiring bloggers!  Ahhhh!!!! Okay, Kami.  Calm yourself. Since we can't indulge ourselves in … [Read more...]

12 Last-Minute Easter Crafts

easter bunny and chick fingerpaint craft

I can't believe Easter is only a week away. Before you know it, we'll be sharing 4th of July crafts! If you're as behind the times as I am, you'll appreciate these last-minute East crafts. My favorite is the tutorial for the adorable pom pom Easter chicks. So cute! . . 12 Last-Minute Easter Crafts . Pom pom Easter chicks from Crafts Unleashed . Easter carrot treat boxes from Ella Claire . Easy burlap Easter bunnies from Landeelu . Peeps houses from Yesterfood . Paper straw Easter egg from Keeping It Simple . Shaving cream painted Easter egg cards from Perfectly … [Read more...]

Tasty Easter Brunch Ideas

blueberry cream cheese coffee cake

I'm not gonna lie. My favorite part of any holiday celebration is the food. And if you can incorporate breakfast-style recipes, even better. That may be why this roundup of Easter brunch ideas has me wishing Easter were here already... . . Tasty Easter Brunch Ideas . Eggs, bacon and toast cups from Kayotic Kitchen Prosciutto & Gruyere croissants from Alexandra's Kitchen Blueberry cream cheese coffee cake from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen Blueberry croissant puff from The Girl Who Ate Everything Mini spinach quiche from Unsophisticook Baked French toast muffins … [Read more...]

10 April Fool’s Recipes Kids Will Love

bacon cupcakes sunny side up

And when I say kids will love these April Fool's recipes, I mean kids and adults. Who doesn't love a super creative, super "what the heck IS that?" dish? . . 10 April Fool's Recipes Kids Will Love . Peanut butter pot stickers from Party Pinching . Carrot cake & zucchini bread sushi from Cupcakes & Kale Chips . Ice cream scoop cookies from Back for Seconds . Pound cake fries from Nutmeg Nanny . Hamburger cupcakes with cookie fries from Glorious Treats . Chocolate ice cream hot dogs and cake fries from Tablespoon . Spaghetti and meatballs cupcakes from … [Read more...]

Green Eggs and Ham Mini Frittatas


St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner and what's more fun than a themed food to celebrate the holiday? These Green Eggs and Ham Mini Frittatas should definitely get you in the spirit. I have two elementary aged children (boy and girl) and their eating preferences could not be more different. My daughter will eat almost anything. She loves most veggies, devours spicy food and frequently gets a salad for lunch at the school cafeteria. My son, on the other hand, will only eat a few select vegetables, doesn't like his food too spicy and I have a very difficult time getting him to eat … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Treats

St Patricks Day Treats via Snap Creativity

After you're done doing a bit of crafting one of these St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids, you'll want to treat your family to something Irish (or green) inspired. Try one of these St. Patrick's Day treats and see if you're taste buds aren't the luckiest taste buds around. . . St. Patrick's Day Recipes . Green velvet cheesecake from B Lovely Events . St. Patrick's Day rice krispie treats from Classy Clutter . Hidden pot of gold brownie cups from Pizzazzerie . Shamrock lime sherbet punch from The Crafted Sparrow . Homemade shamrock shake from Living Locurto . Cool … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

rainbow St Patricks Day craft for kids

St. Patrick's Day is one of my favorite holidays. Maybe it's because I'm part Irish or maybe it's because it has to do with rainbows, pots of gold and pinching. Whatever the reason, it's a great one for crafts so we've rounded up some fun St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids. . . St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids . Rainbow preschool craft from The Nerd's Wife . Sparkly lime jello playdough from Plain Vanilla Mom . Bell pepper shamrock stamp craft from Crafty Morning . Lucky shamrock wands from Smart School House . Pot of gold telescope for kids from Smart School House … [Read more...]

Broccoli, Cheese and Rice Casserole

easy broccoli cheese rice casserole - No Diets Allowed

Here's how I usually celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. I'm out running errands with my kids. As I push my cart down an aisle at Target, I notice a little girl with an adorable green outfit. While passing, I smile and compliment her cute green hair bow. I keep shopping and stop by a woman who has on some lavish green nail polish. I naively continue on my way until a boy runs pass me with a green shirt on. I stop. It's St. Patrick's Day! I quickly scan myself and my kids searching for any sign of green. Nope. No green. Since I want to spare my kids from a pinch-happy child at our library class, I … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Hearts & Stripes Wood Banner

Valentine's Hearts & Stripes Wood Banner

Hello friends.  Valentine's Day is just around the corner, I've started decorating my entry way and as usual I'm sticking to non-traditional colors.  This Valentine's Hearts & Stripes Wood Banner is the first project I'm sharing from my decor this year. I love using non-traditional colors when it comes to Valentine's Day.  Who says it has to be all red and pink?  One of my favorite things this past year has been black and white stripes, and my love for them isn't going anywhere.  I also know how popular gold still is in decor, so I paired the two up for a lovely … [Read more...]