This year Halloween is going to look very different. Most of us will probably opt out of the traditional trick-or-treating for obvious reasons. So if you are looking for some fun ways to still celebrate with your kids, maybe you can consider an outside Halloween Party! Check out these fun ideas to make the holiday fun!This post contains affiliate links. If purchased, I will receive a commission. These fun balloons will definitely help create a whimsical and festive atmosphere! You can fill...

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Chocolate Covered St. Patrick’s Day Strawberries

This post contains affiliate links. If purchased, I will receive a commission, but the price stays the same for you! Happy Wednesday, everyone! Today we’re sharing a sweet cure for the mid-week blues! These St. Patrick’s Day-inspired strawberries are so easy to make and even easier to devour. Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: strawberries, candy melts in white and green (we used two shades of green!), Ziploc bags, scissors, a baking sheet, and wax paper. The above...

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St. Patrick’s Day Felt Garlands

Looking for a fun DIY project to make this weekend? Today we’re sharing some fun and festive felt garlands that are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. You can even swap the colors out to make them match your party decor or keep them as every day garlands! Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: colorful felt, twine or string, fabric scissors, and hot glue. Shades of green bunting: Cut four inch strips of felt in shades of green. Cut out a small triangle shape from the bottom...

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DIY Paper Plate Shamrocks

We are so sad that Valentine’s Day is over, but what luck that St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! Today we’re sharing a fun and simple kids craft to get you in the lucky spirit. Supplies: green paper plates, scissors, a pencil, a single hole punch, white yarn, and a plastic sewing needle (optional). Directions: 1. Draw or trace a shamrock shape onto the back of a plate. 2. Cut the shape out with scissors. 3. Use a single hole punch to create holes around the edge of...

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Valentine Pretzel Treats

This post contains affiliate links. If purchased, I will receive a commission, but the price stays the same for you! If you’ve been reading blog.vickybarone.com for any length of time, you’ll know much we LOVE these chocolaty pretzel treats. This year, we decided to mix them up a bit by using Hershey’s Hugs and Rolos! Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: a baking sheet, square pretzels (regular, not butter flavored!), Rolos, Hershey’s Hugs, and M&Ms....

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