R2D2 Valentine Box

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R2D2 Valentine Box

We have fun coming up with different Valentine boxes for my boys each year and this R2D2 Valentine box is one of my favorites so far! R2D2 Valentine Box My boys are still on a Star Wars kick so I knew that a R2D2 Valentine box would go over very well!  Plus, my 7-year-old can’t…

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Easy Bake Sale Recipes

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Easy Bake Sale Recipes

If you have kids, you have probably been asked to provide a treat for a bake sale. And it’s quite possible that your kids told you about it last minute and you had to hurry and figure out something to make! I know I’ve been there!  These easy bake sale recipes should help you out…

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Star Wars Hot Chocolate

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It’s cold outside!  This Star Wars Hot Chocolate is just the thing to make while snuggling under a blanket and watching your favorite Star Wars episode. Star Wars Hot Chocolate We just returned from visiting our family “up North” and freezing in the process.  We desert rats don’t really do cold. Much of the country…

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Harry Potter Snowflakes

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Harry Potter Snowflakes

If you’ve followed The Joys of Boys for a while you know that we love finding and sharing amazing snowflake ideas and these Harry Potter Snowflakes are incredible! Harry Potter Snowflakes We’ve shared Star Wars Snowflakes and Frozen Snowflakes in the past, so when we were asked to share these Harry Potter Snowflakes, I was…

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Star Wars Snowflakes

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Every year our family loves to make snowflakes together. We are always on the look out for some snowflakes that are better than the average snowflakes we would normally make.  These Star Wars snowflakes are seriously the best thing ever! My boys love Star Wars Crafts and Star Wars inspired recipes, so we were excited to find these.  What was supposed…

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Snowman Pancakes: Fun Christmas Breakfast

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Snowman Pancakes

If you are looking for a fun Christmas morning breakfast idea, these Snowman pancakes will be a hit with your kids.  These are really easy to throw together because we all know that we don’t need any additional stress on Christmas morning.   Snowman Pancakes These Snowman Pancakes are probably one of my favorite holiday…

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Bring Your Family Together with Hedbanz™ Electronic

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Hedbanz Electronic

One thing that I struggle with as a mom is figuring out how to juggle all of the different types of activities that my family is involved in each week.  I always thought the baby years would be the hardest as a mom, but now I’m finding that having older kids brings its own challenges. Since…

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Acorn Donuts

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Acorn Donuts

We love making yummy treats for Thanksgiving and these Acorn Donuts were super easy to make and fun to eat! Acorn Donuts We love getting together with family over the holidays.  We love the enjoying each other’s company as well as letting the cousins run around and have fun.  I’m always looking for fun things…

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Gratitude Pumpkins

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Gratitude Pumpkins

I love that Thanksgiving is a holiday that doesn’t require gifts and extra things.  It is simply a time to reflect on and be grateful for the things that we have.  These Gratitude Pumpkins are a great craft to help kids remember to be thankful for the things that they have. Gratitude Pumpkins I’ll admit…

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DIY LEGO Table

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DIY LEGO table

One year for Christmas, Santa brought my older boys a foldable/storable LEGO table and it has had constant use since then.  But, the saying, “Two’s company, three’s a crowd” tends to apply with my three oldest boys and my younger boys were feeling a bit left out.  So, Santa did not disappoint and brought them their very…

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