20 Christmas Crafts for Kids and a $2,000 Cash Giveaway

20 Fun Ideas for a Kid Made Christmas with Kid Crafts and Christmas Decor HappyandBlessedHome.com

How about 20 Kid Made Christmas ideas including crafts, recipes and Christmas decorating? Oh, and a $2,000 Cash Giveaway? This share-a-thon is part of a collaborative effort of bloggers from the Kid Blogger Network. These bloggers have so many wonderful ideas and many are easy crafts and Christmas decorating ideas you can make with kids. Paper ornaments, […]

FREE Advent Calendar and Advent Christmas Ornaments

24 Free Printable Christmas Advent Ornaments from HappyandBlessedHome.com

If you’ve been looking for a fun and easy way to incorporate an advent study into your family’s Christmas season, you’ll enjoy these advent inspired Christmas ornaments.  These ornaments make an easy craft that you can do with your kids complete with corresponding scripture reading or numbered ornaments for an advent countdown. You can choose […]

12 Days of Christmas OREO Cookie Balls with FREE Printable Ornaments

12 Days of Christmas Oreo Cookie Balls Free Printable Ornaments in Red HappyandBlessedHome.com

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This tutorial will help you create edible Christmas ornaments from OREO Cookie Balls. It includes free printable Christmas ornaments.  One of my favorite songs about Christmas from my childhood is “The 12 Days of Christmas”. I was delighted […]

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes and Loads of Family Fun

Happy Thanksgiving

Family Fun Friday this week features tasty Thanksgiving Day recipes including Carmel Pecan Apple Pie, a yummy Thanksgiving snack mix, homemade cranberry butter, Thanksgiving Apple Cider, Conicopia cake, Pilgrim Hat Cookies, and mini pumpkin pies. Lots of kids activities too including a tutorial on creating a “Frozen” Elsa Crown, building a snowman, and how to make […]

Family Fun Friday Week 94 Helpful Tips for Thanksgiving

Family Fun Thanksgiving and pie

Family Fun Friday this week features Delicious Thanksgiving Recipe ideas including 12 Incredibly Delicious Thanksgiving Side Dishes, Mulled Apple Cider, homemade bread rolls, and over 60 gluten-free Thanksgiving-Day Recipes We’re also featuring a Thankful Tree, a craft for giving thanks, 10 Tips for Raising Grateful Children, 10 Essential Tools for Thanksgiving, a Thanksgiving Week Preparation Checklist, […]

Preschool Activities with Castles, Catapults and FREE Shield Printables

650 Medieval Play for Kids Castles and Catapults with FREE Shields printables for Kids HappyandBlessedHome

If you have a preschooler, toddler, or young child at home who enjoys stories of knights, castles, catapults and shields, you will love this post. It includes a whole host of play ideas for preschoolers and activities for young children centered on a medieval theme. Full disclosure: Kiwi Crate provided me with their Castles & Catapults […]

8 Tips for Teaching Toddlers Thankfulness and a FREE iPhone App

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 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  I’m sharing 8 Tips for Teaching Toddlers Thankfulness based on choices that are working for our family.  Thanksgiving is almost here and I’ve been pondering the topic of teaching thankfulness to my preschoolers.  I was inspired by an article […]

Family Fun Friday Week 93 Holiday Fun and $1,800 Giveaway

Fun Together

Family Fun Friday this week features Family Game Night, Mini Pizza Bar, ways to spend time outside, Creating Crystal Snowflakes, a Chalkboard Christmas Countdown Calendar, and Fun Christmas Traditions for Kids. We’ve also got fabulous fun free prinatbles like Goodnight Gorilla Puppets and Puzzles, FREE Thanksgiving Day Cards and Crafts Kids can make, and Printable Nativity […]

FREE Printable Thanksgiving Day Cards and Crafts for Kids

Thankful Turkey FREE Printables Thanksgiving Day Cards and Crafts for Kids HappyandBlessedHome.com

If you enjoy crafts and activities to help your family celebrate the holiday season, you’ll love my Thankful Turkey Free Printable Thanksgiving Day Cards and Crafts for Kids. Celebrating a season of thanksgiving is easy with this free set of printables featuring some fun and colorful turkeys.  There is lots of room for writing in […]