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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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Silly Monster Sandwich – Halloween Lunch

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Food, Fun for Kids, Holiday, Kids Party | 0 comments

Silly Monster Sandwich – Halloween Lunch

If  you are at home with your kids, or you pack them a lunch to eat at school, this is a fun way to give them a healthy lunch a  that will make them laugh.  Tiny candy eyeballs can turn any sandwich into a silly monster that will make lunch full of silly fun.  A great way to celebrate Halloween with a lunch that they won’t soon forget because, well…it’s looking back at them!  This is a great way to make a silly Halloween lunch that takes little to no extra time! I am a huge fan of making things fun for the kids around holidays like Halloween.  It’s something I...

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Easy Halloween Snack For School

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Food, Fun for Kids, Holiday, Kids Party | 0 comments

Easy Halloween Snack For School

Need a super quick, super cute Halloween snack for you kids to share at school that is healthy and nutritious?  Here is a healthy alternative to the normal trick or treat type Halloween candy treat.  Festive orange solo cups turned into little monster popcorn holders and ghostly string cheese make for a healthy snack that the kids will be super excited to share with their class.  The best part is, it will only take you a few minutes to prepare and your kids will get a kick out of this.  They can even help too! So a here we were a few days before Halloween and my little lady’s turn...

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The Little Mermaid Movie Date And Starfish Rice Krispie Treats

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Food, Fun for Kids, Kids Party, Summer Projects | 0 comments

The Little Mermaid Movie Date And Starfish Rice Krispie Treats

As the first week of school approaches, I find myself trying to soak in every last moment of summer vacation with the kids.  I fill the last few days of our summer together with fun activities and things that focus on being together as a family.  One of the activities on our summer fun list was for each child to pick a movie to watch and then I would plan a little themed dinner date to go with it.  This was a great way for us to have a quiet little family day and make it extra fun for the kids.  My daughter decided on a Little Mermaid themed movie date and it couldn’t have been more...

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