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
A few years ago I was flipping through a catalog and came across a recipe for a pumpkin dip. I love all things pumpkin so I decided to try it out at a Fall Party I was hosting. Everyone LOVEd it and I had a million requests for the recipe. It pretty much tastes like pumpkin heaven in a … [Read more...] about Pumpkin Dip of Heaven
This year I thought it would be neat to carve a pumpkin with purpose. Below you will find a few poems I found (I wish I knew who wrote them so that I could properly credit them...) that I think are super sweet in sharing with our Happy Buddies about The One who makes us shine. Pumpkin Poem #1 I … [Read more...] about Christ-Centered Pumpkin Carving Poems
Some ministry friends of mine got together recently at a local Chili's restaurant and we did this activity together for our husbands! What we did... First we used these super cute glass pumpkin jars that I found at Wal-Mart!!! Besides being excellent candy corn holders, I thought they would be a … [Read more...] about You Are My Pumpkin Because Jar for the Happy Hubby
Here's a super fun and simple idea to send a little Fall Magic your hubby's way! What I did... Last night after the Happy Buddy was in bed and the Happy Hubby was busy studying, I slipped out the front door and into the night with a bag of goodies in tow. I dashed over to the Happy Hubby's car, … [Read more...] about “It’s Fall in my car!”