Here's a cute and easy Fall Craft to fill you with the spirit of Autumn! I had these little Leaf People out while my niece was here visiting from Germany and she LOVED them! She called them her little Leaf Men. Plus they make EXCELLENT little "Distraction Toys" for when you're changing your … [Read more...] about Fall Craft – Leaf People
Today is the final installment of Apple Extravaganza!Don't tell my hubby, but I have a MAJOR crush on Johnny Appleseed! :-) Just kidding, but seriously. Johnny was a pretty amazing guy. He was gentle, kind, totally domestic (I mean, he wore a tin pot on his head!), and loved telling others … [Read more...] about Apple Extravaganza – Day 5!
Today's Apple Activity is one that will have your home smelling ridiculously Fall-licious. When I was teaching 2nd grade, every year I did an Apple Unit and every year we made homemade applesauce as a class. The kids loved it because they got to make and eat something yummy and I loved it because … [Read more...] about Apple Extravaganza – Day 4!
Today is SUPER special because not only is it Day 3 of our Apple Extravaganza, but also it is the first official day of Fall! I am not even kidding about this! It's here! The season of all fabulous things like pumpkins and pies and hayrides and leaves and of course... apples! So call up a friend … [Read more...] about Apple Extravaganza – Day 3!
I'll bet your kids are still talking about the Apple Star story and activity from yesterday!For today's Apple Activity you may need a quick trip to Wal-Mart, or you may have the materials on hand...Materials Needed -Red, yellow, and green tissue paper, cut into squares Clear contact … [Read more...] about Apple Extravaganza – Day 2!
Welcome, my friends, to Day 1 of our Apple Extravaganza and celebration of the beginning of Fall! The next 5 days will be full of exciting and SIMPLE (which usually means cheap - which usually means a happy husband! ) crafts, activities, and recipes that all have to do with APPLES! There will … [Read more...] about Apple Extravaganza – Day 1!!
Just 3 days to go until our Apple Extravaganza!Here's an idea to help you get in the spirit!Mommies - your mission today is to call up a friend and invite them to join you for a cup of hot apple cider one day next week! When you are grocery shopping this weekend, simply grab a 1/2 gallon of … [Read more...] about Apple Alert – 3 Days to Go!
Dear Readers!In honor of Johnny Appleseed's birthday coming up on September 26th AND to kick off my Fall Traditions category (HOORAY for FALL!), the Happy Home Fairy will be devoting an entire week of blog posts to the magic of APPLES!Here's what you need to do to get ready for APPLE … [Read more...] about Apple Alert!
I am going to be completely honest. Every once in awhile, I grow discontent with being the Happy Home Fairy.What?!?!I know - this is shocking news!But it's true. I am human. Which means that I am completely and totally not perfect. I am subject to occasional bouts of selfishness.Like the … [Read more...] about The Selfless Snickerdoodles
Welcome to the final day of Lunchbox BONANZA! We've had many exciting posts about how to make a healthy and fun lunchbox (see Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, and Day 4)! Today is all about packaging! How to read the packaging of products you purchase for your child's lunchbox as well as the way you package … [Read more...] about Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 5! And a GIVEAWAY!
Welcome to Day 4 of the Happy Home Fairy's Lunchbox BONANZA!You've been provided with a list of healthy lunchbox food options (Day 1), tips to get your child to eat the healthy food options (Day 2), and a bunch of magical ideas to put some love surprises in your child's lunchbox (Day 3). I hope … [Read more...] about Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 4!
Packing a healthy and fun lunch is important (see Lunchbox BONANZA - Day 1 and Day 2), but sometimes all a lunchbox needs is a little lovin' from Mom or Dad's heart! Here are SEVEN ways that you can add a little Love Surprise to your child's lunchbox... 1. Riddle Surprises - What kid doesn't enjoy … [Read more...] about Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 3!
Welcome to Day 2 of Lunchbox BONANZA! I hope you printed the handy list of lunchbox options from yesterday and are using it as a guide for those busy mornings of lunch prep!Today the Happy Home Fairy will provide you with some tips and tricks for packing a school lunch with MAGIC (this means … [Read more...] about Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 2!
Every mom wrestles with the question... How do I pack healthy lunches that my kids will eat?!?Well, Mommies, the Happy Home Fairy is here to help!Stop by my blog every day this week to find posts about various ways to make your child's lunchbox a treasure trove of irresistible deliciousness! … [Read more...] about Lunchbox BONANZA – Day 1!
Here is an amazing idea to celebrate the start of your Happy Buddy's School Year!Gig Harbor Scrapper, gives her Happy Buddies a Back to School Blessing every new school year. This momma picks a Bible verse for each of her children to have as their "theme" verse for the year. She then writes the … [Read more...] about Back to School Blessing