Easy & Fun Crafts & DIY Ideas For The Holidays

diy ideas for the holidays

The colder it gets outside the more I find myself baking and filling my house with the wonderful holiday smells.  The kids and I have started plotting holiday crafts, and finally decided on a few DIY ideas for the holidays, but I think we're going to do gingerbread cookies in a mason jar as gifts.  We did choclate chip coockies one year and everyone loved them, this year it's … [Read more...]

Halloween oreo cookie pops!


Looking for a last-minute, easy Halloween craft? Or maybe something to send to school for all the kiddos? How about these super cute Oreo Mummies and Frankensteins?  These cute little cookie pops were not only easy to make, but they are also budget friendly and peanut free. I made almost 100 of them for my Son and Daughter to take to school on Halloween day. This is not the first time … [Read more...]

Easy Halloween Kids Crafts

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JBBB Halloween Kids Crafts

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Farm Rich Smokehouse and a campaign with Sverve. Regardless, all opinions expressed are still 100% my own. Halloween is my third-favorite holiday of the year. Right behind Christmas and Black Friday. Wait, Black Friday isn’t a holiday? Ok. So Halloween is my third favorite holiday of the year, right behind Christmas and Thanksgiving weekend. Hah, … [Read more...]

The Chocolate Transfer Process

printable chocolate transfer sheets

Have you ever considered trying the chocolate transfer process using printable chocolate transfer sheets?  My mom used to use them, and typically they come in different sizes, and have an edible layer which is made from a dusting of powdered sugar and cocoa butter.   The combination is what gift the chocolate the beautiful finish.  It’s said that due to the perfect ration of … [Read more...]

Kids Crafts: How To Make GAK (aka Slime, Goo, Flubber)

how to make gak

This post brought to you by Blitsy. The content and opinions expressed below are that of http://jennsblahblahblog.com/. My kids love crafts, and over the past year I have started to find my creative side again.  I honestly thought that part of me went out the window when I grew up or something.  I used to love crafts and diy projects, and now that I have time for them again, and after all the fun … [Read more...]

Adventure, Dragons, Romance, How to Train Your Dragon 2!!


My Niko & I went to see How To Train Your Dragon 2 and absolutely loved it!! The heart-warming relationships and adventures between humans, dragons, romantic couples, and villagers makes for a remarkable story. We spent the first part of the movie in aw with the wonderful, imagined world of Berk, the graphics are fantastic! Of course Hiccup is our favorite boy, we were hoot’in & … [Read more...]

DIY Bathroom Remodel With FrogTape® NEW Texture Surface™

DIY Bathroom Remodel With FrogTape® NEW Texture Surface

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. We have been remodeling parts of our home, recently added on 2000 square feet to our home, and I just love it!  I am so excited to get started on the diy projects I have planned, and it's really helped me start to get back in touch with my creative side.  I kind of lost … [Read more...]

Five Reasons that I Love Sock Monkey


Monkey Sock Monkey offers some amazing sock monkey related products. One of the things that I found so interesting is that they actually offer the Orange Sock Monkey All in One Box Kit. I contacted the company to see if they wanted to work with me and was very excited when they agreed.   I was able to put the box kit in Andrew's Easter basket and was very happy to see that he was actually … [Read more...]

4th of July Flowers, Kids Craft Ideas, & Meaningful Gifts!

4th of July Kids Crafts & Meaningful 4th of July Gift Ideas #jbbb http://jennsblahblahblog.com

Are you planning on hosting a 4th of July BBQ, or attending one?  Maybe you have a few 4th of July kids crafts planned, or need an awesome gift idea.  Whatever the reason, we totally love The Bouqs, who are not only sponsoring this post, but is also making flowers a meaningful gift again.  I honestly have never thought about red, white, and blue flowers for the 4th of … [Read more...]

Summer Kids Craft Ideas, Plus DIY Room Décor Ideas

Summer Kids Craft Ideas, Plus DIY Room Décor Ideas #jbbb http://jennsblahblahblog.com

The kids and I have been having fun with some projects around the house, and I thought I would share them with you.  If your kids love to paint, you might try our awesome kids craft ideas, and if you are currently decorating maybe one of the diy room decor ideas.  They are just fun, and I will be sharing my finished bathroom soo, which I am very excited about.  It's going to look … [Read more...]

DIY Project: How To DIY Herringbone Bed

diy herringbone bed, headboard, footboard

Here's a super fun project for you to have a go at. It is SO SO much easier than it looks. Don't be discouraged if you have never built anything before. Before this diy herringbone bed, I had never even used a drill, and I had certainly never built anything with wood.  I am incredibly happy with this bed, I could scream it from the roof tops. And trust me when I tell you, If I can make … [Read more...]

The Green Kids Craft Box Provides Fun and Learning


  Great Craft Time, Making Something New   As you are all about to learn I love being able to craft and make new things with my children. I would be particularly happy crafting any time but when I get to craft and create something with the kids it is much more exciting and fun for me. My kids really love when they get to make something that they are going to use or something that … [Read more...]

Twelve Easter Crafts, Decorating Ideas, and DIY Fun!

Easter Crafts and Easter Decorating Ideas

Who is ready for Easter?  I know I am, NOT ready for Easter, lol.  It comes too quick every single year, but there sure isn't a whole lot we can do about it.  It doesn't matter whether I am ready or not, Easter is on its way and I need to get on the Easter craft, decorating and DIY fun wagon!  Don't you think?  Typically, I am posting things two months in advance, but not … [Read more...]

Your children will have hours of creative fun!


Summer is just around the corner and the children will be on summer vacation soon. I want to be sure my kids stay active and busy! We have our outside activities already planned, the inside activities can always use a fresh, new , fun approach. This is why I love Skwooshi. My kids will have hours of creative fun all year round!! Kids love to mold and create without a doubt! I love any toy or … [Read more...]

#BunnyTrail Easter Ideas: Fun Easter Basket Ideas For Kids

Easter Ideas For Kids

I love Easter; there are so many reasons it’s one of my favorite holidays – pastel colors, eggs hunts, Easter Bunny, CANDY, and coming up with fun Easter ideas with my kids to name a few. My kids and I completed our first Rice Crispy Easter Basket Craft a few days ago.  My kids are so creative, they have all sorts of Easter ideas right now.  It’s not one of your normal Easter Basket … [Read more...]

Easy, Affordable Minion Valentine’s Day Box Craft With Kids

Affordable Valentine's Day Box Ideas

I love being home with my kids, and having the opportunity to make things like this Minion Valentine's Day Box craft with kids.  Vayda came home on Monday telling me that I needed to go to the store, right away.  Like stop cooking dinner and go to the store to get her a Valentine's Day box for school.  Come to find out she had forgotten to tell me that she needed to make a … [Read more...]

Fun Kids Valentine’s Day Recipe: White Chocolate Covered Marshmallows

Valentine's Day Recipe

I cannot tell you how much fun the kids and I have had this year making all kinds of yummy Valentine's Day recipes!  I am honestly still in shock! I am in no way used to being home with my kids and having time for any type of cooking, baking, or crafting.  It's truly been a blessing, and allowed us to not only make awesome White Chocolate Covered Marshmallows for Valentine's Day, but … [Read more...]

Sweet & Easy Decorations for Christmas Using Holiday M&Ms

Make Christmas Decorations

I love being home with my kids, especially this time of year!  We have been baking our little hearts out, but the kids wanted to make their teachers something for Christmas that was sweet, but something they could also put on their tree!  While I was at the store the other day I picked up a few things in hopes that ideas would come lol.  Finally we decided to make a few different Sweet & Easy … [Read more...]

2 Fun #Thanksgiving Turkey Craft for Kids!

two fun thanksgiving turkey crafts for kids

    I love doing crafts with kids, it's loads of fun, and I have jumped at the chance to help around Mattie's pre-pre-school.  Her teacher and I have come up with some fun Thanksgiving Turkey crafts for kids!  I have to say that's my favorite thing about Mattie's teacher, she's crafty.  She had some really awesome Thanksgiving craft ideas for kids up her sleeve.  I cannot wait for … [Read more...]

It’s Not Play-doh, It’s Not Clay, Hey, It’s Not Even Silly Putty…It’s Skwooshi!!

skwooshi logo 2

Just when I thought I had seen it all, here comes this neat new imaginative dough for kids. Welcome to modern times! It’s not clay, It’s not Play-do, it’s not silly putty It’s Skwooshi! What a fabulous fun cool gift for your whole family!! Skwooshi is a cool new parent approved imaginative dough that is fun for kids to play with! It will never dry out, best of all no more mess! I came across … [Read more...]