When I look for craft ideas I try to find the ones that are the easiest to do at the least cost. Ramblings of a Crazy Woman always has the sweetest and simplest ideas to make magic with Happy Buddies. I saw her Turkey Wooden Spoon Craft and knew I HAD to put one together for our Happy Home! Here are … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Craft – Turkey Wooden Spoons!
I just LOVE jokes. Some nights when the Happy Hubby and I are in bed, I get a sudden burst of energy and an inexplicable urge to keep him awake by sharing all kinds of silly jokes. I am not even kidding about this. And because my Happy Hubby just adores my midnight stand-up comedy acts (Haha!), I … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Jokes – FREE Printable!
I have a major crush on the little flock of Turkey Finger Puppets I made for Thanksgiving this year! They are super easy to make! Come along with me and make one with your Happy Buddies! Materials Needed: Colorful felt Googly Eyes Hot Glue Gun Brown Puffy Paint … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Craft – Turkey Finger Puppets
Thanksgiving. Have you heard of it?? It's that non-revenue holiday secretly sandwiched between those big money-makers, Halloween and Christmas. Even local stores don't know about Thanksgiving. I went to get some Thanksgiving craft supplies the week before Halloween (I was trying to plan ahead - … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Celebrate Gratitude In Your Happy Home
The Thanksgiving Kid's Table was one of my favorite places to be when I was growing up! We had WAY more fun than the adults! Not just because it was a blast reuniting with all of my cousins over the most delicious food, but also because the Kid Table meant magical place settings and extra special … [Read more...] about How to Create an AMAZING Thanksgiving Kid’s Table!
If you haven't signed up for the Parents.com 100 Days of Holidays email, DO IT RIGHT NOW by clicking HERE! I just got my email this morning and it had this RIDICULOUSLY adorable idea that I just HAD to share with all of my fabulous Happy Home readers! How to make a Mayflower Place Card for your … [Read more...] about Mayflower Place Card Craft for Thanksgiving
I just love this idea! Throughout the month of November, have each family member jot down things that he/she is thankful for on strips of red, orange, yellow, or light brown construction paper. Then staple the strips together to make a chain! You could also let each family member work on … [Read more...] about A Chain of Thanks
It's November and you know what that means... Thanksgiving!!!! Get ready, Happy Homes, for a lot of fun this month! We'll be celebrating with all kinds of crafts, activities, games, and magical ideas to prepare your hearts and homes for a season of gratitude and turkey fun! To kick things off, I … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Advent Calendar
Since today is about all things candy I thought I'd give your Happy Home a little Candy Quiz to complete around the dinner table tonight before you head out to collect treats! See which member of your family really knows their candy slogans! Ready?? 1. There's no wrong way to eat a … [Read more...] about Candy Quiz
I am IN LOVE with this fabulously magical idea for how to get rid of all that extra Halloween candy! My friend emailed me the other day with a blurb about the Candy Fairy. The thing I love most about this idea is that it gives children who have food allergies an opportunity to still have a good … [Read more...] about The Candy Fairy
I don't know about you, but it is suuuuuper dangerous having all that Halloween candy hanging around our house after the 31st! My Happy Hubby alone could devour an entire Halloween bagful of Snickers in just one sitting! And we definitely can't afford any extra trips to the dentist, so here are a … [Read more...] about What Should I Do With All That Leftover Halloween Candy?
This morning I put on some praise and worship music and the Happy Buddy and I got to work putting witnessing stickers on our Halloween candy! We had such a great time as I shared with him our family's desire to tell others about Jesus. The Happy Buddy seemed to enjoy putting the stickers on his … [Read more...] about Christian Stickers for Halloween Candy
Who doesn't love these adorable little yellow, orange, and white candies?? And did you know that National Candy Corn Day is October 30th? Leave it to the Happy Home Fairy to provide you with all the fun you need to enjoy a special day of celebrating sugary goodness! Here are some super fun ways … [Read more...] about Fun with Candy Corn
Did you know that October is Pastor Appreciation Month? As the wife of a Worship Pastor, I am daily aware of the amount of time, energy, blood, sweat, and tears my man pours into his calling. Many people assume that the role of the Worship Pastor is quite simple. Just pick out some songs and … [Read more...] about Pastor Appreciation Month Ideas
I just LOOOOOOVE these Pumpkin Windsocks I found over at Little Giraffes! What a great project to do with your Happy Buddies this week as we near the end of October! So easy, so inexpensive, and super cute! Three of my favorite things!!!! What you need - 2 orange paper plates Construction … [Read more...] about Fall Craft – Pumpkin Windsock Decoration