Crafts

By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Oct 18th, 2018
24 Comments
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Today, we’re featuring our DIY Family Name Sign and DIY Happy Halloween art project in partnership with Craft Cuts. As a mother, I strive to provide our children with long lasting, positive memories of us together as a family. With 6 kids, that makes for a lot of memories. Whether it’s traveling somewhere, playing a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Apr 14th, 2017
43 Comments
3740 Views
The coupons for product redemption, information, and gift card have been provided by Entenmann’s® Little Bites® so that I could try the product and share my thoughts and information about Entenmann’s® Little Bites®. The opinions expressed in this post are my own and do not reflect the opinions of Entenmann’s® Little Bites®. Growing up, watching […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Dec 1st, 2015
32 Comments
4163 Views
I remember when I was a kid, our mom would put out a Sandy Candy Jar filled with Hershey’s Kisses at Christmas time. They were the red and green holiday ones! It was something I literally looked forward to every single year! Unfortunately, that Santa Candy Jar is no longer around, so I got my creative […]...
By Frank Gurnee
In Crafts
May 10th, 2015
31 Comments
10139 Views
Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Eggs In our family, we have a tradition every year to have an Easter Egg Hunt for our six kids! We fill lots and lots of plastic Easter eggs with candy, money and other goodies and hide them in the backyard. However, this year we changed things up. We decided to try something […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Nov 17th, 2014
49 Comments
10188 Views
In our family, we love to go camping!  In fact, we just bought a RV – woo hoo!  We have a favorite campsite in Santa Barbara that we visit on a regular basis and the kids love it because they get to swim, make ice cream sundaes, enjoy s’mores, play in the park and go […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Mar 18th, 2014
0 Comments
6285 Views
St. Patrick’s Day can be a lot of fun for kids – filled with green clothes and jewelry, shamrocks, gold coins, rainbows and Leprechauns!  What’s more fun is when our kids get creative while making crafts!  My son, Dallen, created his very own Leprechaun for St. Paddy’s Day (with mommy’s help of course – hee […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Mar 14th, 2014
10 Comments
7279 Views
St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and that means time for some fun DIY crafts and projects.  We came up with the DIY St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Gifts in a Jar.  It’s fun, creative, yummy and budget-friendly.  Plus, the kids will have a blast as they match up colors, eat candies and see their St. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Dec 16th, 2013
8 Comments
6949 Views
One of my favorite fruits growing up were the California Mandarins that were small, sweet, seedless and easy to peel.  These beautiful orange fruits are also enjoyed by everyone in our home.  So, when I was invited to come up with a crafty idea involving these delicious mandarins, I jumped at the opportunity.  I had […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Nov 22nd, 2013
1 Comment
1886 Views
I love this time of year with all the Christmas lights, red and green colors decorating the streets and store shelves and the happiness that goes along with the season.  I also love this time of year because it’s when M&Ms comes out with their holiday flavors.  Brighten your home for the holidays with red […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Oct 30th, 2013
8 Comments
3582 Views
We love chocolate in our home!   In fact, I don’t think we are ever without chocolate (*raises my hand* I, Shannon Gosney, love chocolate and have a constant stash in our home).  While my family and I love to eat chocolate, I also find that chocolate makes great gifts.  So I wanted to come […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Crafts
Mar 20th, 2013
12 Comments
2546 Views
We got together with a friend and her kids on St. Patrick’s Day.  We made the Rainbows in a Jar craft and the kids had a blast.  But then the oddest thing happened.  They wanted to do another craft!  So we pulled out the construction paper, glue and markers and away we went.  Yes I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Crafts
Mar 12th, 2013
7 Comments
4511 Views
I have not been too much of a crafty person (with the exception of my cakes) up until now.  With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, I wanted to create a craft for the boys and I to do that would be both fun and educational.  The Do-It-Yourself Taste the Rainbow Gifts in a Jar […]...
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