We tend to get really crafty around here during the holidays – and we love to bake. There is always some sort of a mess from whatever project we’re working on, so it’s nice when I come across projects the girls can do that aren’t so messy.

We recently received a couple of adorable craft kits from PomTree. The best part of these kits is that you never need to use glue or tape, and there’s no resulting mess. Instead, each of the pieces has a sticky backing so even kiddos as young as three can participate because all they have to do is unpeel and stick on.

The kits are super affordable too with a suggested kit of cost $13 or less.

We got 2 kits to start with:

Mommy & Baby Owl Pom Pals Kit

pom-pals-kitKaylee loves playing mommy and baby games, so I thought she’d love this kit. The mommy and baby owls are super cute, super soft and a fun hot pink color. All kids have to do is embellish the fluff balls with wiggly eyes, noses, feet, wings - and whatever their imagination wants them to do.
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teavana-fall-tea-treatsI participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Teavana. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.

I love tea. I have almost an entire shelf in my pantry devoted to tea – and I’m not exaggerating. I love teas that are calming and teas that are uplifting. And I also love teas that make me feel like I’m indulging in a sweet treat.

I have recently started getting more into loose leaf teas because it’s easier to control the strength and flavor of your tea. It definitely take a little more time, and is a little bit messier, but I enjoy the process and the result.

I recently received 2 Fall Favorite Teas from Teavana - Pumpkin Spice Brulee and Apple Spice Cider. They are both amazingly delicious and have such an enticing aroma!

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by Chrystal Johnson October 17, 2014

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