Bootastic Feet and Ghostly Crafts for Kids

Bootastic Feet and Ghostly Crafts for Kids

     This weeks Craftin' Around the Country post comes from Ft. Bliss.  They spent the afternoon creating Bootastic Feet, and Spooky Ghosty Plates!      The Spooky Ghostly Plates were great for their 2 year old! You will need: Cardstock (or paper plates) Glue Stick Cotton Balls Construction Paper for eyes and mouth      Putting them together is easy.  Adults - if working with super small kids, cut the bottom off of a paper plate, so the ghosts have a bottom.  Also cut out the eyes and Continue reading

Fall Craftin’ with OTC – Candy Corn Garland, and Treat Bags :)

Fall Craftin’ with OTC – Candy Corn Garland, and Treat Bags :)

(Sponsored)     I am guessing by now, you have seen the Craftin' Around the Country posts that I have been doing.  Some friends and I have been creating crafting days together, even though we are separated by hundreds of miles due to being Military Families, so we craft together to stay close.  It has been so much fun!  Noodle days, and Tye Dye Days, and this month we are creating Fall Crafts!       With the help of some great ideas from Oriental Trading Company (sponsor) I have been making some Continue reading

Pumpkin Pound Cake – Almost Homemade Recipe

Pumpkin Pound Cake – Almost Homemade Recipe

(Sponsored)      It is pumpkin season.  One of my favorite times of the year, and I love coming up with new recipes using pumpkin and other fall foods.  This is just one of those recipes, but it is not new.  I have been making pumpkin pound cake for a few years.  I have made it from scratch, but my favorite way is the almost homemade way!        To make pumpkin pound cake you will need: Pound Cake Mix 3/4 cup Pumpkin Puree (not pumpkin pie mix) 2 Egg Whites 1/2 Cup Water   Continue reading

Craftin’ Around the Country Halloween Signs and & Coffee Filter Wreath #Fall #Craft #Coffee

Craftin’ Around the Country Halloween Signs and & Coffee Filter Wreath #Fall #Craft #Coffee

Halloween Room Decor     I have some amazing creative friends!  When I put out the idea that we should all do fall crafts, even though we are spread across the country, they all got to doing what they do best!  Craftin' Around the Country is always fun, getting to create things with friends even when we can't be in the same room is always interesting and keeps us all feeling close.        Mrs. A got very creative with her Hubs to come up with this great sign for their home!  Using some Continue reading

Candy Corn Wreath: Super Simple and inexpensive!

Candy Corn Wreath: Super Simple and inexpensive!

Confession, I am obsessed with Pinterest.  One look at my boards and you will understand the level of my current obsession.  I may or may not have over 100 boards, very specific boards.  While avoiding work, I started seeing clothes pin wreaths for almost every Holiday!      I figured, hey I can do that!  I say that a lot while looking at Pinterest but this time I had some extra follow through on hand.  One thing I noticed about the wreaths on Pinterest is that they tend to be very detailed! Continue reading