Cozy ValentineR..

Cozy Valentine’s Day We’ve been doing a lot of traveling lately and this year we are looking forward to a cozy Valentine’s Day. We’re not going out, we’re not buying big gifts, we’re going to enjoy our home and maybe watch a movie with hot chocolate. Even though we live in Orange County California, the […]

How to Make a Hear..

How to Make a Heart Cake Today I’m showing you how to make the easiest, cutest, and quickest heart cake EVER! Great for Valentine’s Day or a birthday. I got all of the supplies from the dollar store and spent a total of $6.00!! Last updated: January 14, 2018 This post was originally published on January 28, 2017   From […]

I’m Old Scho..

I’m Old School Valentine This unique old school Valentine is sure to get a few smiles:) Raise your hand if you remember seeing these strawberry candies every time you were at your grandma’s house back in the day? Me too! Whenever I see these candies, those childhood memories always come back. I love it! Today […]

Heart Marshmallow ..

Heart Marshmallow in Hot Chocolate Whew! What a busy few months it’s been. I sure am happy to feel calm again. It’s been one of those “just sit down and enjoy a heart marshmallow in hot chocolate” kind of afternoon for the kids and I. While we listened to the rain we talked about our […]

How to Make a Wash..

How to Make a Wash Cloth Bunny Welcome to Smart School House! In celebration of all things spring and Easter, today I’m going to show you how to make a Wash Cloth Bunny! These are also known as boo boo bunnies and you can put ice cubes in them to help soothe a child’s boo […]

Bunny Lollipops

Bunny Lollipops I have been so excited to share this spring craft with you! Today I’m going to show you how to make adorable little bunny lollipops using safety pops. Does a sucker it get any cuter than this? You’re going to LOVE this project! Last updated: January 8, 2018 This post was originally published […]

Candy Heart Valent..

Candy Heart Valentine Bouquet Happy Valentine’s Day! If you follow us on Facebook (which we sure hope you already do – find me here!), then you’ve seen our newest Valentine’s Day project: the Candy Heart Valentine Bouquet! With a quick little trick you can create rose bouquet surrounded by conversation hearts. The roses are actually […]

Dish Soap Silly Pu..

Dish Soap Silly Putty Do you ever start a craft and end up messing everything up? Well, our day pretty much started like that. But, I was determined to get something right and that’s how we created dish soap silly putty! Well, it didn’t start out as dish soap silly putty…. it actually started out as […]

Cotton Candy Fudge

Cotton Candy Fudge Hi everyone, it’s Sara from Bitz & Giggles! Is everyone staying warm? In the Midwest we’re struggling through a deep freeze, and I know many other parts of the country are feeling it as well. All this cold and snow can make a person feel as dreary as the sky looks outside […]

How to Make Valent..

  Valentine Fortune Cookies Valentine’s Day will be here in the blink of an eye and we are ready! Today I’m sharing an easy non-candy Valentine idea that is sure to get noticed. Learning how to make Valentine fortune cookies is easy as long as you know the folding technique. Plus, I created the little Valentine […]

The Best Valentine..

Ahhhh Valentine’s Day. Do we stay home or do we go out? How about both? Check out these ideas for making the BEST Valentine’s Day recipes ever! If you already have a special date night planned, consider picking a different day to make a special dinner for the family. Kids love to feel like Valentine’s Day […]

Edible Play Dough

Edible Play Dough Today is such an exciting day!! I’ve been so eager to share our newest edible play dough recipe with you! It’s incredible, it’s edible, and it just so happens to be play dough (which will make you feel like such a fun mom!). You’ll never believe what this stuff is made of… […]

Plastic Wine Glass..

Plastic Wine Glass Cupcake Stand Welcome to Smart School House! Today we are showing you how to make a fun, inexpensive, unique, and cute DIY cupcake stand! The supplies for a plastic wine glass cupcake stand are easy to find and the result is something that your friends, family, and most importantly, your kids, will […]

Heart Shaped Torti..

Heart Shaped Tortilla Chips Oh my goodness you are going to LOVE this Valentine’s Day idea! Heart shaped tortilla chips mixes food, crafts, and fun (perfect for kids!). If you are looking for an easy Valentine’s Day idea, these colorful chips are sure to put a smile on everyone around! Last updated: December 27, 2017 This […]

Easy Sugar Cookie ..

Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe I’m so excited to share this Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe for Valentines Day with you! They are so adorable and fun for kids. The sprinkles are magically attached to the sugar cookie using one special trick (you will love it!). Last updated: December 24, 2017 This post was originally published on […]

Creamy Chicken Enc..

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Skillet It’s always a great idea to add this creamy chicken enchilada skillet recipe into the mix of weeknight dinners because it is a delicious and filling meal for the entire family. This one pan dinner recipe is easy to whip up in a hurry and it’s an irresistible home cooked meal […]

Marshmallow Paint

Marshmallow Paint Do you ever end up making something and thinking to yourself, “Self, this is really COOL!”? Well, that happened to me just the other day. This marshmallow paint started out of desperation and ended up being an amazingly fun, colorful, educational, and EDIBLE paint that we will use for years to come. Can […]

Christmas Trees Ma..

Christmas Trees Made with Pretzels Raise your hand if you love whipping up festive treats during the holidays! We do too! Today I’m sharing a fast and fun Christmas treat that can also be used as a tasty gift. These colorful Christmas trees are made with pretzels and have a delicious vanilla in flavor. Salt […]