10 Best Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day is only weeks away, which means it's time to start thinking of ways to ensure the special women in our lives feel appreciated on that sunny day in May. I always have big plans for creative endeavors and every year end up ordering generic flowers the Friday before Mother's Day. Major daughter fail. This year isn't looking to be much different, so I've decided to enlist the help of other creative people in the process of bestowing upon my lovely mom (and mother in law!) special tokens of my daughterly affection. Want to do the same but need some inspiration? You're in luck! I've gathered a few of my favorite items from some of the best handmade sellers online. Their wares are beautiful, practical and meaningful and are perfect gifts for any woman - mother, grandmother, … [Read more...]

5 Mother’s Day Craft Projects For Kids

Mother's Day is getting closer. I know this because I can already feel the euphoria of being able to sleep in and possibly get breakfast in bed served to me by my two little men. Since Mother's Day is coming I thought it might be fun to do some Mother's Day inspired crafts with my boys. I found some great Mother's Day craft project ideas across the web, and I am going to share them with you! Colorful Celery Bouquet by April. Project Directions Can be found here. Photo Source: April's Little Family. Beauty Mask Craft by Disney Family Fun. Click here for instructions. Photo Source: Disney Family Fun. Mom 'n' Me Wooden Spoons Mother's Day Craft by Kaboose. Click here for instructions. Photo Source: Kaboose Silhouettes Mother's Day Craft by Free Kids Crafts. Click here for … [Read more...]

Best Gift Ideas for Homeschool Moms

Do you have a homeschooling mom in your life?  Don’t have a clue about what to give her this year that will be useful and appreciated, and not become one more thing for her to dust?  Here’s a list of 7 perfect picks for homeschool moms to inspire your gift giving this year. Housecleaning service $15 -30 per hour. An informal poll among the homeschool mothers showed a remarkably constant wish: someone else to clean up the mess.  Remember, moms and the children are at home, all day long.  They're not just at home, but they are pulling out books, conducting science experiments, cooking meals and snacks, and living hard in their homes.  Show Mom you love her by paying someone else to clean the toilets. Maybe she'll finally have time to read a book for herself! Nook Simple Touch … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Crafts with the Kids

I love making fun homemade gifts with my kiddos on Mother's Day.  Here are several little crafts that you print out and quickly do with your children.  You can  make any of these for  Grandparents as well. All About My Mom- Have your child fill in the blanks then get ready to laugh your head off. This is also a fun game to do at a pre-school Mother's Day party. Finger Flowers- To make simply print out on cardstock and use your child's painted fingers for the petals and yellow thumb for the middle. Draw on some green stems and  have them color the pot and you're all set. Hand Print Poem- Place the handprints of your child onto a sheet with this darling poem and laminate it to frame or scrapbook. My Mom Card - Print, color, and fill in the blanks on this cute … [Read more...]

Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day is fast approaching and I'm sure you're looking for some fun and unique gifts to make with your kiddos and to make for Grandma's.  Here are a few ideas that I personally love and have done with my little guys. Marie's man came up with this bookmark. Talk about impressive.  The next year Marie added lots of ways to say the word “Mother” in different languages for the back. Holy Cow, look these games Kathy personalized for her mother! Her Mom loves to play games so Kathy went above and beyond and made the play time a little more special. Mother's Day Coupon Book - Give service as a gift to Mom this Mother's Day by using this coupon book. Simply print it out and fill in the blanks. {{Easy}} Hettie made these homemade bath salts for Mother's Day.  Every … [Read more...]