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Some of the best crafts for 5 year olds are crafts and activities that they can do independently! Check out these fun crafts for kids that require minimal supervision and watch your child feel proud of his success!

Best Crafts for 5 Year Olds: Christmas gift ideas!

"Can we do a craft?" is something I hear every single day, often multiple times. At 5 years old, Sweet T has pretty much abandoned toys in favor of crafts, books, and games. While I'm all for creativity, It's not practical for me to sit beside her for hours each day while she crafts to her heart's content, so I often need crafts for 5 year olds … [Read More...]

Hot wheels track sets

Hot Wheels Review and a Giveaway! {Ends 12/7}

Christmas Ideas for Boys In my Travel Gifts for Men post I established how hard it sometimes is to buy gifts for men. Sometimes I feel the exact same way about little boys too. After all, I never was one myself and I don't have any brothers so...what are some good Christmas ideas for boys? As the mother of a son now, I need to know these things … [Read More...]

Christmas in Branson is a holiday experience you don't want to miss! Find out all about this popular Christmas destination with this travel guide that showcases Branson at Christmastime.

Christmas in Branson 2015

While people are just beginning to think about how they will deck the halls this Christmas, Christmas in Branson has already begun! The small city of just under 12,000 residents plays host to nearly 8 million people annually. The Christmas spirit is alive and well in this city which was named one of the top 25 destinations in the United States by … [Read More...]

Beautiful fall mantle perfect for Thanksgiving or autumn.

Fall Home Tour with Thanksgiving Decor

Last week I visited my friend Deanna (of Halloween Centerpiece fame) and was once again awed by her creativity. Her home looks like Hobby Lobby and Pinterest had a baby together; a beautiful, warm, cuddly one that sleeps through the night. What a welcoming, festive atmosphere! Let's take a fall home tour of her dining room and all its … [Read More...]

Pecan Apple RITZwiches holiday ritz cracker recipe for Thanksgiving

Holiday RITZ Crackers Recipe & Thanksgiving Dessert Table

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of NABISCO Cookies and Crackers for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Delicious food and a warm, welcoming atmosphere are two key elements of good hospitality. If you're hosting Thanksgiving in your home this year, use this holiday RITZ crackers recipe and Thanksgiving dessert table ideas to … [Read More...]

Homemade Reindeer Ornament. Make this DIY Christmas ornament craft with your kids for some holiday fun.

Reindeer Crafts for Kids: Homemade Ornament

Christmastime's a comin' and that means getting to do some Christmas crafts with my kids. At ages 5 and 3, they love to do crafts but still need a bit of help with some of the steps (I'll let them use the hot glue gun on their 17th birthdays.) This Reindeer Crafts for Kids is perfect for little ones to create with help from mom, and what better way … [Read More...]

Best Gifts for Travelers: Travel Gift Ideas for men and people who love to travel

Travel Gifts for Men: Best Travel Gift Ideas for 2015!

Men are notoriously difficult to buy for. It seems like their wish lists items are complex, expensive or both. You can't just buy them a candle and some body wash and be done with it, right? And they say women are complicated. Humph. If you have a travelling man in your life, gift buying can be a lot easier.  Find some of the best travel gifts for … [Read More...]

Thanksgiving turkey crafts abound, so why not mix things up a little with a pilgrim hat instead? This pilgrim hat craft makes a cute table setting or thanksgiving craft for kids. Add some popcorn and they are tasty too!

Popcorn Pilgrim Hat Craft

Thanksgiving turkey crafts abound, so why not mix things up a little with a pilgrim hat instead? This pilgrim hat craft makes a cute Thanksgiving table setting or Thanksgiving craft for kids. Add some popcorn to make it tasty. For this pilgrim hat craft you will need: Black paper cups Exacto knife Black construction paper Gold ric … [Read More...]

Hilton Sandestin Review

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa: A Review and Some Tips!

We just returned from a glorious girl's trip to Destin, Florida. The beautiful gulf beach and the hospitality of the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa were just what two moms and their girls needed. Sweet T enjoyed fun with friends and so did I! If you're considering a family resort vacation, the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort … [Read More...]

prego ready meals

Curing Breakthrough Hunger with Pace® and Prego® Ready Meals

This post brought to you by Campbell Soup Company. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Sweet T Makes Three. What is your husband's food style? Is he a gourmet? Does he help with any of the cooking? Is he a picky eater? Is he a simple meat and potatoes kind of guy? Hubs is definitely the latter and with good reason. He's on his … [Read More...]

Need Halloween decorations for your home or Halloween party? Try this DIY Halloween Centerpiece for some spooky fun.

Halloween Decorations DIY Halloween Centerpiece

Our last MOPS meeting was full of some of the cutest Halloween decorations DIY you've ever seen. One of our mentors, Deanna, made this incredible Halloween centerpiece and gave me permission to share it with all of you. Not only is she obviously an expert at Halloween decorations DIY, but she brings the same level of creativity and detail to … [Read More...]


Fruity Pebbles Treats for Halloween

Can you believe October is almost over? Where did it go? Halloween is this week and we're looking forward to trick-or-treating together as a family in our themed costumes. Do you know what you are making for Halloween party treats yet? These two Fruity Pebbles Treats are both easy Halloween treat ideas for your child's school party or just for … [Read More...]

If you like easy desserts that taste like you put a lot of time into them, try these orange creamsicle pudding cups.

Orange Creamsicle Pudding Cups

Last night was Mom's Night Out for my MOPS group and I wanted to bring something festive for fall and elegant enough to represent our evening sans children. These Orange Creamsicle Pudding Cups fit the bill and were a hit! If you like easy desserts that taste like you put a lot of time into them, try these orange creamsicle pudding cups. You … [Read More...]

This Caramel Apple Smoothie Recipe makes a great snack idea for kids or make it ahead for a quick breakfast on the go

Caramel Apple Smoothie Recipe

You've probably been enjoying fall for the last several weeks but here in the South, we're just now enjoying mild weather and chilly mornings...sometimes. I think it's supposed to be back in 80's next week, so we'll enjoy the sporadic fall days when we get them! No matter the weather, it's always nice to enjoy fall flavors. This Caramel Apple … [Read More...]