December 28th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
When I saw a tutorial for fabric-covered picture frames in the copy of Girls' Night In that my tween was flipping through, I snatched it out of her hands (don't worry--she's used it it!) and took it as my immediate excuse to stop cleaning the house and refinish a picture frame right that second
September 30th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Halloween is enough of a sugar rush as it is--no need to put even more candy, much less artificial food coloring, in your homemade treats and party food.
May 12th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
The kids and I made this Spawn egg hunt game entirely with the supplies that we had on hand, using not only mostly natural or recycled materials but also materials that would easily compost back into our yard (no clean-up necessary!!!)
May 11th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Many of you are used to being appalled, by now, at the fact that I permit my children to make [&hellip
May 9th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
The kiddo loved it, her friends loved it, and they had a fabulous time beating it to bits with a baseball bat
April 29th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
At CAGW, we've got you covered for your own May the 4th festivities; here are my favorite eco-friendly Star Wars crafts
April 20th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Why, yes, this IS an oddly specific tutorial that I'm writing here
August 14th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
I thought, "Hmm, is it possible that the negative effects of balloon releases are exaggerated? I took the two main claims from these seller and manufacturer sites--that latex balloons biodegrade, and that they do not harm wildlife--and I did my own research
July 6th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Even after the kids have outgrown their building blocks, there's still a place for them in your home.
May 15th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Lize-sized Monopoly, anyone? Giant Jenga? Supersized Scrabble!
May 6th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
If you're looking for a kid-friendly dessert or a birthday party treat that won't knock the children over with sugar overload, then this fruit pizza recipe is what you want
December 22nd, 2014 | by Julie Finn
You can make gifts look beautiful even without store-bought plastic ribbons and bows. Make these handmade bows instead!
July 8th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Need a present for a kid's birthday party?
Skip the mall, and let your kids make their own gifts to give to their friends. The hands-on problem-solving is good for them, and putting real time and effort into a gift (not just your money) is a good lesson on friendship
March 29th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Ever since planning a joint superhero birthday party for my son and his almost-birthday-twin, I've had superhero crafts on the brain
March 26th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
I talked last week about the awesome superhero birthday party that we threw for my son and shared how to make cute superhero capes from recycled felt. Today I'm going to share another superhero birthday party craft: printable cupcake toppers!
March 19th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
We threw a superhero birthday party for my son's first birthday, so obviously we needed to make a DIY superhero cape for every baby who was coming!
May 23rd, 2011 | by Julie Finn
Let the birthday kid help you create an absolutely perfect piñata with nothing more than a balloon, white flour, and plenty of newspapers. Your piñata will be free, which means that you can spend all your money on candy!