Category: Holiday

Awesomely Easy Candy Corn Treat Cups

Awesomely Easy Candy Corn Treat Cups

Make these easy DIY Candy Corn treat cups with a few pieces of colored card stock and a glue stick! Treat cups are great for kids’ parties, your next Halloween bash, a Thanksgiving fall festival or just for fun!

Gourmet Holiday Snack Ideas & Festive Drinks

Gourmet Holiday Snack Ideas & Festive Drinks

The holidays are a fun time to try new recipes, make yummy snacks and mix up delicious hot beverages. We’ve partnered with SheSpeaks, Inc and the Simply Orange Juice Company to share some easy holiday ideas you can use at your next party.

Favorite Things that Shimmer and Sparkle

Favorite Things that Shimmer and Sparkle

Glitter is definitely my favorite color. My girls would likely say the same thing. I love the sparkle of the holidays; cheerful twinkle lights, glittery details on holiday decorations and the shimmer of newly fallen snow. Here are some of my favorite gift ideas and DIY activities that are inspired by a bit of sparkle!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Kids Holiday Styles & Activities

Kids Holiday Styles & Activities

The winter holidays are my favorite time of the year. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are wonderful opportunities to create memories with my family, establish traditions and throw festive parties! Don’t miss our ideas for kids’ styles and fun holiday activities.

How to Make DIY Apple Candles for Fall

How to Make DIY Apple Candles for Fall

Whip up gorgeous holiday accents in minutes with these easy DIY apple candles! All you need is a handful of pretty apples and small tea lights. Apple candles are such a festive addition to your fall decorations!

How to Pack an Operation Christmas Child Shoebox

How to Pack an Operation Christmas Child Shoebox

The holidays are the season for giving! Operation Christmas Child is a great way to get your kids involved with gift giving to kids in other countries. Each year, families can pack a shoebox of gifts for kids ages 2 to 14 and deliver them to Operation Christmas Child drop off locations. My kids always have fun picking out gifts for other children and packing their gift shoebox. Not sure what to put in your shoebox? Here’s a list of top gift ideas recommended for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

5 Creative Ways to Use Apples

5 Creative Ways to Use Apples

Are you ready for the holidays? I love holiday shopping and holiday baking. Easily make these apple-inspired ideas, treats and projects for fall and enter to win our Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway!

2017 Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

2017 Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

WINNER ANNOUNCED! The holidays are a fun time to celebrate family, exchange gifts and even possibly welcome a new baby. Our Holiday Gift Guide GIVEAWAY features fun gifts for kids, practical gift ideas for babies, and home and beauty gifts for moms!

Gifts for Babies – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts for Babies – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Baby’s first or second Christmas may include more practical gifts than toys under the tree. After all, a baby’s favorite gift is often the box their present came in! These baby gift ideas are fun to unwrap and meet baby’s needs of feeding, diapering, learning, and sensory play.
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Gifts For Kids – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts For Kids – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

We know all about kids when it comes to gift giving! These fun gifts are sure to bring a smile to your child’s face on Christmas morning. Our gift guide for kids includes something for everyone!

Gifts for Moms – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts for Moms – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Gift giving can be challenging, especially when you are trying to find the perfect gift for her. We’ve put together a fun collection of beauty products, healthy living essentials, gifts for home, fashion picks and accessories!

Christmas Baking and Holiday Treats

Christmas Baking and Holiday Treats

Baking Christmas cookies and holiday treats is a tradition for most families. My girls are old enough now that they can help in the kitchen! This week we made gingerbread cookies cut into hearts, stars, snowflakes, and gingerbread men. My girls incidentally don’t like the taste of gingerbread (or most other cookies other than chocolate) but they had a lot of fun baking holiday cookies for our friends and neighbors! All you need to make gingerbread cookies is aΒ good gingerbread recipe. I rescued our cookie cutters from the play dough box and let the girls cut out their own shapes!

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Simple DIY Pumpkin Planter & Fall Decor

Simple DIY Pumpkin Planter & Fall Decor

This DIY pumpkin flower pot is a beautiful and creative fall decoration, perfect to accent a buffet table or holiday party. See our easy steps for making your own pumpkin flower pot + other gorgeous fall decorating ideas!

2015 Baby & Kids Holiday Gift Guide

2015 Baby & Kids Holiday Gift Guide

Wondering what to get your kids for Christmas? Here are some gift ideas that are unique, practical and cute! Kids will love unwrapping these gifts on Christmas morning.

2014 Baby Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Baby Holiday Gift Guide

Here are some of our top picks for Eco-friendly and innovative Christmas gifts for babies and toddlers! Each of these baby gift ideas inspire Eco-friendly lifestyles, learning and creative expression. Make your little one’s Christmas special with these fun and practical gifts!
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Welcome to Create. Play. Travel. We love sharing creative ideas, kid’s activities, DIY inspiration, beauty tips, fashion picks, family adventures, travel recommendations and more!