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DIY Foil Easter Eggs

My kids love decorating Easter Eggs!  In fact, looking back over the years I have a LOT of Easter Egg ideas on my blog!  From Polka Dotted Easter Eggs to Gold Dipped Easter Eggs.  And these Mousse Filled Chocolate Easter Eggs are absolutely scrump...
by Simply Designing on Mar 12, 2015

DIY Foil Easter Eggs

My kids love decorating Easter Eggs!  In fact, looking back over the years I have a LOT of Easter Egg ideas on my blog!  From Polka Dotted Easter Eggs to Gold Dipped Easter Eggs.  And these Mousse Filled Chocolate Easter Eggs are absolutely scrump...
by Simply Designing on Mar 12, 2015

Chocolate Caramel S'mores { #campKOA #ad }

My husband and I used to go camping every year on the beaches in Northern California.  Even saying it sounds dreamy!  And it was!  It was so much fun!  And then the babies started coming and the pregnancies and camping became a bit more tricky an...
by Simply Designing on Jul 7, 2014

Coffee Filter Flower Bouquet

You all know that my two kiddos love to craft and create!  This summer has been so much fun because we have a lot of extra time to be able to get creative!  But crafting with your kids can get expensive, especially if your kids love to craft and go...
by Simply Designing on Jul 3, 2014

Chocolate Caramel S'mores { #campKOA #ad }

My husband and I used to go camping every year on the beaches in Northern California.  Even saying it sounds dreamy!  And it was!  It was so much fun!  And then the babies started coming and the pregnancies and camping became a bit more tricky an...
by Simply Designing on Jun 29, 2014

Favorite Crafting Kits of 2014

I know that most of you are crafty and creative and I just love that about you!  I love to be crafty and creative too...but sometimes...sometimes...I don't want to come up with a craft project for my kids to work on.  Sometimes I want them to be ab...
by Simply Designing on Jun 23, 2014

Kid Crafts {Fox59}

It has been a very cold winter here in Indiana this year.  Like crazy cold.  So we have spent a lot of time indoors.  And we had to get very creative sometimes finding ways to stay busy without spending a lot of money.  So today, I wanted to shar...
by Simply Designing on Feb 16, 2014

Summer Fun with Perler Bead Necklaces and @JoAnn #summerofjoann #spon

8 Days.  8 days until school is out.  Well, my son is already out of preschool, but my daughter has 8 more days left of Kindergarten.  It is exciting...and a bit overwhelming.  I am thrilled to be able to see my daughter more and to be able to go...
by Simply Designing on May 30, 2013

Ice Cream in a Bag

Today I want to share with you a really fun kid activity and treat that is both fun for the kids to make, tasty to eat and of course, it is simple!  Ice Cream in a Bag!  This is a perfect kid activity and a perfect activity to do as the weather get...
by Simply Designing on May 14, 2013

Fun Activities for Kids at a Party

Summer time is fast approaching and that means parties, weddings and backyard BBQ's will be keeping our weekends busy! If you happen to be planning a party, don't forget to include fun ways for the children to be involved!  Especially parties that...
by Simply Designing on Apr 17, 2013

Spring Break = Kid Craft Time

This week is Spring Break for us!  My daughter is really excited for the break and while I am really excited to be able to spend more time with my kiddos, I also realize that I need to have a plan.  My children both like / need structure and in ord...
by Simply Designing on Mar 31, 2013

Spring Finger Puppets

My kids loved making Leprechaun Finger Puppets so much that we decided to make some Spring Finger Puppets as well!  These are so easy to make, a great kid-craft and then provides a fun kid activity as well.  They are perfect for Easter and Spring...
by Simply Designing on Mar 18, 2013

Indoor Snowball Fight Kit

We have recently had two big snowstorms and I am sure more are coming before winter is up.  With the blustery weather and the below freezing temperatures I am always on the search for fun and simple indoor activities to do with my kiddos.  This one...
by Simply Designing on Jan 8, 2013

Amazing Artists Babba Box

Oh  man is it ever a busy time of year.  Baking, partying, cleaning, delivering, shopping and...repeat.  This year is particularly busy for us and while in the past, I have been really good about planning and creating fun ways for my kids to craft...
by Simply Designing on Dec 12, 2012

DIY Snowman Bowling #HolidayHangout Video

I'm super excited today to be a part of a G+ Parenting community's Holiday Hangout!  At 11:30am EST I will be showing off, in a live video, how to make a DIY Snowman Bowling Set!  This is super easy, super fun and only cost about $4 to make! And...
by Simply Designing on Dec 11, 2012

Top 10 Favorite Things About Fall

My six-year-old son, Dipsy, would like me to share his fall faves with you.While the list starts out innocently and predictably enough, I should warn you that toward the end, the whole thing goes to pot. Perhaps literally. (Potty mouth alert!)Dipsy's...

10 Reasons to See the Harlem Globetrotters

The fancy new Barclays Center has finally opened in Brooklyn, and the first basketball team to play there will be none other than the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters on October 7.Because we had a chance to meet five members of the Globetrotters las...

Pretty Flower Pot Craft

I'm not tech-savvy enough to put that little "Pin It!" button here, but don't let that stop you from Pinning this image :)When Boo was in first grade I made a cute flower pot craft with his class. The photo above shows the one I made and brought to c...

DIY Craft Stick Puzzles {Boredom Buster}

Today I wanted to share another really simple but really fun kid craft!  It is a craft that really involves the kids throughout the entire process, and then when you are done creating it, you have a puzzle for your kids to play with!  Today...
by Simply Designing on Jul 25, 2012

Homemade Butter using a Jar {Boredom Buster}

As part of my week-ish long adventure to bring my kids into my crafting, and to prevent Summer Boredom, I knew I wanted to involve food in our crafty adventures.  We LOVE crafting with food or creating yummy treats at our house but I decided to...
by Simply Designing on Jul 19, 2012


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