Paper Plate Green Monster – Kid Craft

Paper Plate Green Monster - Kid Craft

There is NO reason to be scared of today's kid friendly Paper Plate Green Monster craft.'s a monster. But this green colored monster is NOT scary - pinky promise! Not only is this monster super NOT scary but he's also very easy, inexpensive and fun for kids to make. PLUS he goes along perfectly with the children's book "Go Away, Big Green Monster" by Ed Emberley, making it the BEST excuse to have story time and craft time this afternoon! Caldecott Award-winning author-artist Ed … [Read more...]

Simple Housewarming Bouquet Idea w/free printable

Simple Housewarming Bouquet Idea w/free printable

For many military families - this is peak PCS season for them {aka - summer time means moving time!} Although we personally aren't moving across the world anymore this summer, I do know a few incoming people coming to our current base and I really want to WELCOME them as they get settled into their new location. So without further ado – today I'm sharing this Simple Housewarming Bouquet Idea w/free printable and I want YOU to be inspired to gift one today! It doesn’t get any easier than … [Read more...]

Frugal Fun for Preschoolers – Artsy Momma


Hi everyone! I'm Amanda, the blogger behind Artsy Momma and Fun Handprint Art. I'm excited to be guest posting over here today! I adore Stacey and all the crafts she shares here on Glued to My Crafts Blog. Since I have a daughter the same age as her, I thought it would be fun to share some of our frugal fun for preschoolers posts with all of you. All are hands-on ideas that incorporate just a couple common household products for each and provide hours of play and even some play-based … [Read more...]

Banana Pumpkin Smoothie – Recipe

Banana Pumpkin Smoothie - Recipe

A huge thank you to Hamilton Beach for sponsoring today’s giveaway and speedy Banana Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe that is sure to satisfy the sweet tooth this upcoming fall! Is it too soon for pumpkin recipes on the blog? I think not! And with today's Banana Pumpkin Smoothie recipe, you will be thinking the same thing too {least that's my plan anyways!} Not only is today's creamy smoothie recipe extra delicious to enjoy ANY DAY of the year but it's also has some hints of cinnamon and … [Read more...]

Paper Plate Banjo – Kid Craft

Paper Plate Banjo - Kid Craft

Crafting inspiration can hit ANYTIME and ANYWHERE. Take for example, today's Paper Plate Banjo - Kid Craft that is made with the help of a paint stick. Yes - an inexpensive {most of the time free} PAINT STICK! It ALL started when my husband and I started to do some patch work in our rental home to prepare for the big move. We bought some paint at our local hardware store and of course, grabbed a few FREE paint sticks the same day. When we got it all home, it hit me {like a paint stick in the … [Read more...]

Back-To-School Clothespin Displays

Back-To-School Clothespin Displays

Hi friends! Fall is right around the corner and that means the back-to-school season is about to kick off again. In the past I've never been really excited about it BUT now that I'm a mother & my son is in school too, it's starting to become a "season" I look forward too. Mainly because of ALL the craft ideas that come to mind! So you better believe - that's what inspired today's Back-To-School Clothespin Displays. Not only are they super simple to put together on the fly {even for a … [Read more...]

Make Any Day A Sundae – Shopping Experience

Make Any Day A Sundae

A HUGE thank you to J.M. Smucker's Company for sponsoring today's Make Any Day A Sundae post! #SundaeFundae I scream. You scream. We ALL scream for ICE CREAM!!! If you are like me, you love finding an excuse to celebrate. From birthdays to special milestones, to even just small accomplishments around the house - there is ALWAYS a good reason and perfect time to celebrate. One way I LOVE to commemorate the occasion, is to spoil my family with a special yummy treat. And although we … [Read more...]

Paper Plate Cheese – Kid Craft

Paper Plate Cheese - Kid Craft

Welcome friends! I feel like it's been forever since I've shared a "book" themed kid craft on the blog, so I "feel" I need to remedy that ASAP! Today’s blog post is titled Paper Plate Cheese - Kid Craft and it goes along perfectly with the book – Cheese Belongs To You by Alexis Deacon. Rat Law says that if you’re a rat, cheese belongs to you. But there are exceptions. For example, if a big rat wants it, cheese belongs to him. Unless a bigger rat wants it, or a quicker one, or a stronger one. … [Read more...]

Circus Animal Cookie Pudding Pops {Recipe}

Circus Animal Cookie Pudding Pops {Recipe}

Hi friends! It’s that time again – today I’m sharing yet another SIMPLE and indulgent popsicle recipe on the blog and it’s the perfect sweet treat to take a step back from reality & indulge a bit! This Circus Animal Cookie Pudding Pops recipe is soooo simple but yet oh so tasty! You honestly will be wondering why it took you so long to make it in the first place {well – that was my first thought when I made them!} By using instant pudding mix and your favorite frosted cookies - you too … [Read more...]

Simple Under The Sea – Kid Craft

Simple Under The Sea - Kid Craft

Hi friends! Have you ever walked into a craft store and instantly spotted something that inspired you? Story of your life, right? {Well - that's the story of my life!} On a recent trip to my local Michaels, I found these adorable felt sea creature stickers near the front of the store and it instantly inspired today's ocean themed kid craft post. So if you needing a last minute craft idea to keep the kids busy when your days aren’t so jammed packed for the summer – look no further because … [Read more...]