Have you seen how cute these are? I love the idea of having a hot chocolate bar for my family. Heaven knows that my kids go through hot chocolate during the winter months like it is going our of style. I might have to find some kid friendly containers and give this a try!
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Here is a great list of the top 20 Christmas movies that are all kid friendly. What a great way to spend time with the family this holiday season. What is your favorite? I love just about all of these!
1. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
2. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
3. Scrooge “A Christmas Carol” (1951)
4. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (1964)
5. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)
6. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
7. Miracle on 34 St (1947)
8. A Christmas Story (1983)
9. Frosty the Snowman (1969)
10. Elf (2003)
11. Holiday Inn (1942)
12. White Christmas (1954)
13. Home Alone (1990)
14. Millions (2004)
15. Gremlins (1984)
16. The Polar Express (2004)
17. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
18. Meet me in St. Louis (1944)
19. The Santa Clause (1994)
20. Jingle All the Way (1996)
Thursday, December 11, 2014
I decided that this year I wanted to update my Christmas wreath for my front door. I was super lucky and found the perfect grape vine wreath at the thrift store a couple of years ago for only a couple of dollars. I didn't know what I was going to use it for when I bought it, but when I decided to do this project I knew that it was perfect!
I knew that when I made this wreath I wanted to use a monogram of our last name on it. I had a wooden "g" that I had previously purchased form the Wood Connection. I love this place they have the cutest things available all year long. You can check them out here.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
I love this time a year. There are so many different activities that you can do with your kids. One of my favorite things to do is make a gingerbread house with my family. There are so many cute ideas out there for making the perfect gingerbread house. Here are some of my favorite.
Monday, December 8, 2014
Christmas time is the perfect time of the year to get your craft on and make some cute Christmas presents. Here is a quick list of some of the cutest and fairly easy presents that you can create all by yourself for cheap!
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Okay I know that most people know how to make these fabric rosettes, but I am sure that someone out there doesn't have a clue and would like to know. So in honor of that person out there I have whipped up a quick tutorial on how to make a fabric rosette.
1. You need to decide what fabric you want. You don't need a special kind of fabric, just plain old cotton fabric will do. Just decide what print or color you want.
2. Cut or rip your fabric into strips that are anywhere from three to seven or eight inches wide and about twelve inches long. You can have them longer if you want bigger rosettes.
3. Tie a knot at the end on one of the strips of fabric and then hot glue the knot down on another piece of fabric. I like to use felt, but you can use the same cotton fabric if you want.
4. Then twist the fabric and glue down around the knot like the picture shown below.
5. Once you get the size of rosette that you want, cut the remaining fabric off leaving about an inch. Then fold the inch of fabric over to the other side and tack it down with hot glue.
There you go. Easy peasy right? Now you can go on to make lots of cute things with rosettes of all colors.