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Fun, Cute, Easy Christmas Wrapping Idea

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas, Holiday | 0 comments

Fun, Cute, Easy Christmas Wrapping Idea

Christmas time is near and things get busy!  I always try to make the holidays extra special at our house, and it certainly doesn’t have to cost a lot of money or take a lot of time to do so.  I do a lot of little things during the holiday season to try and make everything memorable without going crazy wasting too much time or money.  Here is a super fun way to warp a simple gift like a movie or game, that will simply delight your kids.  By using plain paper and adding a few little extras with a dab of glue, the Christmas wrap goes from boring…to quirky and cute and super...

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Play Like A Girl

Posted by on Nov 16, 2013 in For Moms, Fun for Kids | 0 comments

Play Like A Girl

Our family was blessed with a little boy and then two years later, a little girl. We really have the best of both worlds under one roof. In or house there are trucks, cars, sports, princesses, tea parties, and ponies. From dresses to cleats, we’ve got it all between both kid’s activities.  Let’s just talk a moment about the power of a little girl.  Because playing like a girl doesn’t always mean princess dresses and hair bows!  Our little girl is, in my opinion, a perfect mix.  She is a princess with the heart of a tom-boy. I will catch her in a princess dress having a tea...

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Fun Thanksgiving Activities For Kids

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013 in Fun for Kids, Holiday | 0 comments

Fun Thanksgiving Activities For Kids

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it’s time to celebrate and be thankful!  Here is a roundup of all of my favorite Thanksgiving activities to do, make, and talk about with the kids.  It is the perfect time of year to slow down and spend some quality time talking with your kids about being thankful each and every day.  From a tree that helps kids talk about what they are thankful for each day, to a creative turkey day centerpiece that lets the kids get crafty at the dinning room table – there is a project here that is bound to thrill and delight you and your...

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Mini Mission – Every Day is a Big Day to Have a Conversation With your Kids

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Food, For Moms, Fun for Kids | 0 comments

Mini Mission – Every Day is a Big Day to Have a Conversation With your Kids

Who doesn’t love scholastic books. I remember sitting at home circleing the books I wanted as a kid, and now my own kids bring their folders home with flyers. I think I enjoy going trough them just as much as they do, and we always find something fun and exciting that we cannot wait to read. Here is a great campaign that gives you the opportunity to compete in monthly mini missions for an opportunity to earn free scholastic books and be entered into a sweepstakes.   Visit scholastic.com/minimissions to register your family for the Every Day is a Big Day program. Each month, log in...

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Microwave Caramel Corn

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Food, Fun for Kids, Holiday | 0 comments

Microwave Caramel Corn

The cool fall weather brings movie night back to our house.  It is one of our favorite family things to do when the weather turns cold and the days get shorter.  Snuggling up together with a good movie and our favorite movies means good memories and sweet treats to share.  Movie night is never complete without popcorn of some kind.  Here is an extra special popcorn treat that is as fun to make as it is to eat!  Microwave Caramel corn is a fun project to do with the kids and an extra special movie night treat! So… my preschooler came home with a little Ziploc bag the other day...

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