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Lace Covered Candle Holder #upcycle #craft

Lace Covered Candle Holder #upcycle #craft

In honor of Earth Day 2014 (today) I’m sharing an upcycle project I did a couple week back. In a spring cleaning frenzy I cleaned out the kids drawers of outgrown clothing. This gorgeous blue satiny and lace shirt was in the pile. Sabreena picked it up in a thrift store but it never really […]




Stained Glass Easter Egg #kidsinthekitchen

Stained Glass Easter Egg Craft for Kids #kidsinthekitchen #eastercraft

Easter is just around the corner and while we don’t put much effort in to the bunny or hard boiled eggs that doesn’t mean we don’t like to incorporate cute and festive crafts for the home. In the  morning the light shining through the kitchen doors is bright and there isn’t anything prettier than stained […]




Jelly Bean Tree Centerpiece plus Giveaway

jelly bean tree centerpiece

For the last few months I’ve been enjoying making some DIY home decor that fits the seasons and holidays. There was the Valentine’s framed Key to My Heart and the Christmas Card Display board. For Easter and spring it’s no different. I created this adorable Jelly Bean Tree Centerpiece for the dining table. I’m hoping it […]




Jelly Bean Tree Kids Craft #KidsintheKitchen

Jelly Bean Tree Craft for Kids #KidsintheKitchen

With spring comes Easter and with Easter comes the influx of sweet, brightly colored candies. Jellybeans are a staple for this season and what better way to use them (besides eating them) is making crafts like this Jelly Bean Tree. I made a different kind of Jelly Bean Tree(coming next week) but Shae wanted to […]




Paper Bag Birds Nest #kidsinthekitchen

DIY Paper Bag Birds Nest #craftsforkids #kidsinthekitchen #easter

The weather has finally changed for the better. No snow for almost 2 weeks now, that might be longest run we’ve had for the last 4-5 months. We’re noticing the birds making nests in the trees so why make our own Paper Bag Birds Nest to celebrate the great weather we’re experiencing and the new […]




No Dye Decorated Easter Eggs

No -Dye Decorated Easter Eggs

Our family doesn’t put much thought into the characters of holidays and traditions like the Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy or Elf on the Shelf. BUT I do love the look of decorated Easter eggs, they are just so pretty. Here are some of the cutest No-Dye Decorated Easter Egg designs I’ve found.  Mom.Me Sharpie Marker […]




Do You Want To Build A Snowman from Marshmallows #kidsinthekitchen

Do You Want To Build A Snowman from Marshmallows #kidsinthekitchen #frozeninspired

I’ve said it before. I am not creative when it comes to making food into art. There are sites out there that transform everyday food into mini masterpieces like these Lego Movie pancakes from Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons or these Animal Pretzel shapes from Stop Looking Get Cookin. That didn’t stop Shae from […]




Silly Monster Faces for Kids #craft

Silly Monster Faces for Kids #craft

My kids are never short funny stories, jokes and even faces. But that didn’t stop us from making these cute Silly Monster Faces craft that work great for photo bombs or fun photography sessions or even strange conversations between each other. All you need is some paper, scissors, glue & tape and popsicle sticks. Sketch […]




Mom’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies #kidsinthekitchen #recipe

Mom's Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies #kidsinthekitchen #recipe #cookies

Baking cookies with your kids is probably the most fun you can have in the  kitchen besides eating them. This week for #kidsinthekitchen we made MY favorite chocolate chip cookies. The recipe is simple, but you’ll notice  a little twist in them. I’m not sure it that’s what makes them  my favorite but I’ll keep […]




Paper Pinwheels in Mini Flowerpots #craft

Paper Pinwheels in Flowerpots

Happy Spring! Today marks the day of a new season full of promise and excitement. The green grass and daffodils poking through the snowflakes shows that there are BIG things happening. In our house we looking forward getting outside and enjoying the weather changes and shining sun. In the meantime we’re crafting fun and colorful […]