Archives for November 2012

Homemade Christmas Ornaments: Pipe Cleaners and Wooden Beads

We love making our own homemade Christmas ornaments each year! One of our favorite ways is to use pipe cleaners and beads. The results are always beautiful, and this Christmas craft is appropriate for almost any age! Follow¬†our Christmas for Kids and Family Pinterest board!   Today was a rainy, windy day full of lots […]

Pumpkin Pie Play Dough

I’ve been meaning to make pumpkin pie play dough for weeks now and finally got around to it today. Lucy’s friend was over, and we were in need of something extra fun and fall-like to do. Making pumpkin pie play dough was the perfect activity to do with a friend and had the added benefit […]

Recipe: Easy Slow Cooker Applesauce (no sugar)

Fall is the perfect time to make applesauce in the crock pot or slow cooker. We always make it without any sugar, and it tastes wonderful! It’s a great recipe for the kids to help out with too~ all the way from peeling the apples to eating it! I love recipes that invite kids in […]

My Favorite Homemade Pasta Sauce- Sausage Ragu

This is my all time favorite recipe for pasta sauce that has developed over the years. It’s very easy and tastes delicious! Sausage Ragu olive oil 1 yellow onion 3 cloves of garlic 3 uncooked sweet italian sausages 1/2 cup red wine 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon basil 1/4-1/2 teaspoon crushed […]

Letter Stones

Are you looking for more letter activities for your children to play with at home? These are perfect~ letter stones! I am so in love with them! They are absolutely enjoyable to play with and were really easy and inexpensive to make. I saw this post on making story stones from Happy Hooligans and pinned […]