All Posts in the ‘Activities’ Category

25 Fun Halloween Trunk or Treat Ideas

October 5th, 2016 | By in Activities, Crafts, Gallery, Kids

When our twin toddlers go door-to-door on Halloween, they end up running into neighbors houses and breaking things.


12 Cool Treehouses for Kids

March 8th, 2016 | By in Activities, Gallery, Kids, Outdoors, Play Areas

Once the weather clears, it’s time to work on those treehouses. 

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20 Creepy Houses that Look Great on Halloween

October 20th, 2015 | By in Activities, Gallery, Kids

To get you all kinds of hyped up, we found 20 creepy houses that only look great on Halloween.

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Leaf Love: DIY Leaf Art to Get Ready For Fall [Video]

September 28th, 2015 | By in Activities, Gardening, How To Videos, How To Videos, Kids, Seasonal Tips, Uncategorized
DIY Leaf Art video how to

Need to know what to do with all those leaves you will be raking up this fall? DIY leaf art will put all those leaves you rake up to use – and keep the kids busy as well if you let them lead this project. With just a few blank canvases, spray paint and some […]


Rainbow Popsicle Soap

June 8th, 2015 | By in Activities, Crafts, Kids, Kids
rainbow popsicle soap

Why make boring old rectangular soaps when you can make colorful rainbow soaps shaped like popsicles? If you’re looking for a fun summer project for yourself or for the kids, try this Rainbow Popsicle Soap DIY tutorial! Here’s what you’ll need: –soap base –soap dye (in different shades) -rubbing alcohol -popsicle mold -popsicle sticks -essential […]


Homemade Bubble Solution

May 18th, 2015 | By in Activities, Crafts, How To Videos, Kids, Kids
bubble solution

For some reason, kids really, really enjoy bubbles. There’s just something about seeing those little bubbles gliding in the air that never fail to give them the giggles! If you have kids who are still at that age where bubbles are the best thing ever, here’s a simple recipe for homemade bubble solution that doesn’t require […]


Homemade Glittery Galaxy Slime for Kids

April 13th, 2015 | By in Activities, Crafts, How To Videos, Kids, Kids
galaxy slime

For some reason, kids really love to play with slime–they just love it. Maybe it’s the slightly gross, ooey-gooey texture, or maybe just the funky neon colors. Either way, if you give your kids some slime to play with, you will definitely earn some “fun parent” points. And the good news is, slime is actually […]


Chocolate Peppermint Bark

December 17th, 2014 | By in Activities, Cooking, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
peppermint bark

‘Tis the season to indulge in chocolate. Or better yet, chocolate and peppermint! In the mood for some Peppermint Bark? Here’s what you’ll need: -12 ounces white chocolate -12 ounces dark chocolate -1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy -1 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract   Melt your white chocolate and dark chocolate separately–you could either use a […]


Homemade Peppermint Soap

December 10th, 2014 | By in Activities, Crafts, Kids
peppermint soap bars

Doesn’t the smell of peppermint just make you think of all things Christmas? Now, imagine smelling that Christmas-y peppermint scent every time you hit the shower with some of your own homemade peppermint soaps–you’ll definitely be full of Christmas spirit the entire day! These homemade peppermint soaps would also make great gifts for your friends!   […]


Skateboard Swing

October 27th, 2014 | By in Activities, Crafts, Kids, Kids, Play Areas

Here’s a fun DIY project that’ll earn you major cool points with your kids–turn an old skateboard into a backyard tree swing! And it’s super easy, too! Here’s what you’ll need: -old skateboard -two pieces of rope (at least 20 feet in length) So this is really simple. First, choose which tree you’re going to […]