The holidays are here and the excitement in our house is out of control. Between Henry the Elf’s daily adventures and advent calendars, we are just counting down the days. Last week we celebrated with class parties. The kindergartners had a Polar Express themed day. I made these North Pole donut stacks. (Found the idea here) To keep with the theme of the day, we
Henry, our Elf on the Shelf, always brings such excitement to our house during the holidays. The girls are excited to find what he gets into each morning. This year was just as fun as previous years when he brought snow. Here are 25 more elf ideas. Here are a few of his adventures this year: Making Hot Chocolate… Hiding in the Toilet Paper Rolls
My brother (the girls’ Uncle Will) recently received shocking news that he he has Osteosarcoma bone cancer. At 24 years old, Will had just graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Forestry Management and had started working as an arborist at the Denver Zoo. Life was good – first full time job, new apartment – that is, until doctors mentioned the C word.
Well it’s a few months later, but I wanted to share my Christmas teacher gifts from December. I purchased Red Box codes and added a package of popcorn and SnoCaps. I wrapped all 3 pieces in a printable download and taped it tightly to keep all pieces from sliding out. It makes the perfect gift for teachers, aids, bus drivers, and co-workers!
Wow, what a month we had in December! From parties to a marathon of Christmas visits and visitors. We stayed busy! Although the decorations have come down, I did want to share a few of my favorite projects I accomplished during the craziness…. Christmas Berry Wreath made by gluing craft berries to a wooden letter and hanging with burlap. Mini Christmas Tree in a Santa
Nothing like a little Christmas inspiration in July. Confession… I’m actually just getting caught up on blogging about some of my Christmas crafts from last year. So, for all of you who plan Christmas in advance, this will be perfect timing for you. For the rest of us, here are a couple of ideas to Pin to your Christmas board! Owl Ornaments – I made these
We had a great time introducing our Elf On The Shelf, Henry, last year. Taylor (4) was a bit terrified after reading the story. The thought of a small elf watching her all day really freaked her out. She warmed up to him after seeing all of the mischief he got into each morning. I’m looking forward to bring Henry back in a couple