Holiday Projects

My kids absolutely love doing egg hunts in the spring time and they are also crazy about Halloween activities. This year I decided to combine the two and they had a blast! I have a bin full of plastic eggs that sits in the attic for most of the year.

Hello again!  I know my dear friend Pranika is our food guru on Big Kid Small City but this time of year crafting and baking kind of merge for me so I’m bringing to you a simple recipe for a snack mix I created as well as a free printable

The big kids at BigKidSmallCity love Advent Calendars.  So much so that come December 1st, we might need to wake up 30 minutes early just to get to school on time. Our very favorite calendar is the LEGO City Advent Calendar and it is the most expensive. Ranging from $27.00

You may have “Been Boo-ed” in October… and now it’s time to have “Been Jingled” in December. If your kids find a Christmas goodie on the doorstep, along with a poem and elf, you’ve Been Jingled.  If you want to pass it along, make your own goodie bag and leave

In the latest Family Fun Magazine, there is a great Thanksgiving wreath.  You take a Styrofoam wreath, wrap it with fabric or ribbon and have everyone add card stock leaves which say what they are thankful for. We modified it a bit to fit the supplies we had on hand. 

Last Christmas I saw that MoneySavingMom had the great idea of wrapping up Christmas books and letting the kids unwrap one each day until December 25.    This year I decided to try the same. I’ve gathered up all Christmas books from my house and started wrapping them.  I plan to

The “Boo-ing” has started for 2012!  You might remember that we started “Boo-ing” our friends last Halloween.  Now I’m happy to let you know that We’ve Been Boo-ed for Halloween 2012! When we came home from school, we had a surprise waiting for the kids on the porch.  Our friends

Last October we found candy on our doorstep and a note that said “You’ve Been Booed!”. (Go HERE for details.) This started a brand new tradition for our family. Now that it’s almost October, we are getting ready to start Boo-ing our friends. We want to start early so the

  Remember We’ve Been Booed? Well now We’ve Been Jingled! Actually, we haven’t been jingled, but we’ve been jingling our friends. I know it’s not even December yet, but we wanted to get the jingle chain going now so there was time for all of our school friends to participate.

  My kids had a lot of fun Boo-ing their friends. It looks like we get to start Jingling soon. Go HERE to learn more about We’ve Been Jingled!