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Stained Glass Tissue Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

Stained Glass Tissue Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

Seasonal crafts are a fun way to get the kids involved in making some colorful decorations for your home. These stained glass tissue paper leaf sun catchers are cheerful and easy to make with card stock and strips of tissue paper.

10 Things To Do at Your Local Pumpkin Farm

10 Things To Do at Your Local Pumpkin Farm

Fall is a great time to plan a family visit to your local pumpkin farm! While you are there, you will usually find many opportunities to play together, take some family photos and pick out a pumpkin.

Eco-Friendly Tips for a Happy Healthy Halloween

Eco-Friendly Tips for a Happy Healthy Halloween

The arrival of autumn means pumpkins are trending! Our family always enjoys a trip to the pumpkin patch, making homemade pumpkin pies and expressing our creativity through pumpkin carving contests! Pumpkins are good for other things too, such as baking and even shopping local. Our Eco-friendly Halloween tips include creative ideas for pumpkins as well as ways your family can save money and create recycled decorations.
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Get All You Need for Halloween in One Stop

Get All You Need for Halloween in One Stop

Halloween is just around the corner! We found all we needed for Halloween during a one-stop shopping trip to Fred Meyer. Kids can choose from a huge variety of costumes, colorful makeup, hats, wigs and more!

Super Cute DIY Fall Decorating Ideas

Super Cute DIY Fall Decorating Ideas

Fall is a great time to decorate your home to get ready for hosting friends and making family memories. These super cute decorating ideas can be customized to fit any style and available space!

Super Cute DIY Candy Corn Pennant Banner

Super Cute DIY Candy Corn Pennant Banner

Decorating my home is one of my favorite things to do to get ready for changing seasons and holidays! I usually buy some decorations but I also love making homemade garlands, pennant banners and festive wreaths. This candy corn pennant banner is simple to make out of colored card stock and some ribbon! A fall pennant banner is a cute accent for a Halloween party or Fall Festival. You can easily make your own candy corn pennant banner in a few simple steps.
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How to Make DIY Apple Candles for Fall

How to Make DIY Apple Candles for Fall

Make these DIY apple candles in minutes using a handful of small apples and tea lights. Apple candles are a very pretty accent for a buffet table, fall party and seasonal home decor.

5 Creative Ways to Use Apples

5 Creative Ways to Use Apples

Are you ready for the holidays? I love holiday shopping and holiday baking. Easily make these apple-inspired ideas, treats and projects for fall and enter to win our Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway!

Autumn Mornings & Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Autumn Mornings & Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Fall is my favorite season and October my favorite month. I love the crisp cool air, the feeling of change, fiery colors and all the fun family activities. It’s also a busy month so I love savoring the chilly quiet mornings before the kids wake up and this homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe is perfect for these beautiful Autumn mornings!

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Family Fun at New Leaf Nursery Fall Festival

Family Fun at New Leaf Nursery Fall Festival

Today we had lots of fun at the New Leaf Nursery fall festival! This Coeur d’Alene nursery offered plenty of free things to do; a petting zoo, a hay bale maze, rock painting and beautiful fall flowers to view.

Easy Hand-Dipped Caramel Apples

Easy Hand-Dipped Caramel Apples

Learn how to make your own homemade caramel apples in just a few easy steps. This delicious Fall snack is a really fun activity to do with kids. Just melt, dip and enjoy!

5 Ways to Make the Fall Feel Festive

5 Ways to Make the Fall Feel Festive

We all have our favorite seasons and I love things about all of them; summer’s fragrant green grass and flowers, winter’s crisp icy days, and fall’s gorgeous landscape of color — just to name a few. We had a lovely summer this year with some family travel and lots of backyard play, but now I’m ready for fall! Here are some things our family has already done to make the changing of the seasons feel festive and fun!
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Prince Charming Infant or Toddler Halloween Costume

Prince Charming Infant or Toddler Halloween Costume

If you know basic sewing skills, you can easily make one of these Prince Charming costumes yourself! I designed this costume for my little guy’s first Halloween. I hope you feel inspired by my homemade Prince Charming costume for a baby or toddler.

Leaf Painting Fall Activity for Kids

Leaf Painting Fall Activity for Kids

When leaves start falling outside, it’s fun to turn them into art! This kids leaf painting activity is a fun craft to celebrate fall!

9 Awesome Fall-Inspired Kids Turkey Crafts

9 Awesome Fall-Inspired Kids Turkey Crafts

Seasonal decorations are a fun way to celebrate the holidays! My kids love making holiday-inspired paper crafts. Homemade kids turkey crafts add a personal touch to holiday decor and allow kids to show off their creativity and contribute to the festivities!

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