Lava Lamp in a Bag

This lava lamp in a bag is the perfect activity for kids on a day when it is either too cold or hot to play outside. With only 3 ingredients that you can find very easily, this activity can be put together quickly and provides lots of entertainment and even some educational value.

If you want to add it to science unit you can talk about the different densities of water and oil and how like molecules are attracted to each other. Or you can just let them play with the bag and watch their delight as they form different patterns merely by pressing down on the bag.

Kneaders Gingerbread Cookies

If you have ever had the privilege of eating at the Kneader's Bakery and Cafe then you might have seen or tasted the cute seasonal gingerbread man cookies. This Kneaders gingerbread cookies recipe has been making a regular appearance at my Christmas festivities for the past 7 years. The spices are rich and the cookie is not overly sweet. You can dress them up or down to your hearts desires. 

 

Snowman Preschool Craft

Today I am going to show you this cute snowman preschool craft. It's really easy to prepare and it helps your kids fine tune their motor skills, reiterate letters in their name and sparks their creativity as they decorate the snowman, You can use this craft as part of a snowman theme or on it's own.

snowman preschool craft

Peanut Butter Fudge-

5 Ingredient 5 Minute Peanut Butter Fudge

This 5 minute Peanut Butter Fudge is the perfect solution for your parties, as a gift and when you need a quick peanut butter fix! I have been making this fudge for years. I love it because it's one of those recipes that you can't really mess up.  

The creamy texture and the balance of sweet and salty make this peanut butter fudge such a great choice. To add an extra level of delight you can add a sprinkling of rock salt on top. My kids can't get enough of it and I think you will see why when you make it!

 

Anxiety During Holidays-5 Tips to Reduce Stress

Ok friends, I have been looking forward to writing this super cute and lighthearted post about decorating for Christmas. It's definitely one of my favorite activities and something I look forward to all year long.  As I sat down to write that post, I just couldn't get into it. So, I knew it was time to write this post about anxiety during holidays instead.

anxiety during holidays

Outdoor Christmas Decoration Projects

Outdoor Christmas Decorations

One of the best ways to make your decorations really come together is to have a theme that transitions from outside to inside. This year I decided to have a bit of a whimsical theme and focused only on red, green and white. I will show you how I was able to make my outdoor Christmas decorations have a cohesive look and what I did to decorate my small porch space.

 

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