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Kids Designs for Tissue Boxes

After voting in the White Cloud Tissue Box Designs [through their Voting App] for the Children’s Miracle Network, I was so inspired to make our own tissue box designs! Henry wasn’t too excited about it until I showed him it was going to be wrapped around the tissue box. And then he got super excited and […]

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Building with Blocks & Technology

Using the iPad as a guide for building with blocks brings technology into a real hands on activity. Photos can be taken of any tower of blocks to rebuild! What’s awesome is that once you get your child started with this activity, they’ll likely want to build more towers to take photos of to use […]

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What I Wish Moms Would Say: Parenting Is…

If you could go back to when you had your first baby, what would you tell yourself? Summing it all up and quoting my husband, I’d tell myself to… Read everything you can on being a parent… and then adjust to fit ‘shop conditions’. I’ll elaborate on my husband’s quote from my “mom” point of […]

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Foam Monster Treat Bags

  Monsters come in all shapes and sizes! That’s what’s awesome about them. They can be absolutely anything. [Perfect for little kids to make!] A square could be a face, or a flower can! It doesn’t matter at all. We made these foam monsters at Grandma’s using Creatology’s Foam Platters.   And added in googly […]

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12 Things I Gotta Do Before the Baby Arrives!

I’m finally to the point of counting down the weeks left in this third pregnancy. 5 weeks and counting. [Take a stab at guessing when the baby will get here!] And reality kind of hit over the weekend that I’m not at all prepared for the baby to actually be here. My husband was diligently […]

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Sticky Foam: A Birthday Cake in the Window

To celebrate the week before George’s birthday, Henry made a birthday cake right on the front window. We received these foam platters from Michael’s Creatology line, that come in a brightly colored shapes one, as well as a sports edition with balls, trophies and so on.     These Foamies are perfect for sticking to […]

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First Day of Preschool: Picnic Lunch

Henry headed off to his first day of 4 year old preschool on Monday. New building. New teacher. New experience! Henry was excited for school to start [thanks to our back-to-school countdown with books!] and to keep up the excitement, we planned a special picnic with the whole family for after school [he goes just for […]

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Time for Shoes with Shoelaces

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Famous Footwear. All opinions are 100% mine.   I swear sometimes all I do is shop for shoes for the boys. George, I think, has grown through three pairs this summer alone. He’s has monstruous feet! And Henry has actually been wearing through his shoes this summer! […]

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Fabric Painted Pillowcase

Remember our tie dyed pillowcase gift wrap? I added to it for a special little girl’s birthday gift! I used this rather cool fabric paint called DecoArt Ink Effects that irons on whatever you paint! I’ll show you the simple how-to [though, its pretty easy, so there's not really much to show you!]. And the […]

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‘Make A Rainbow’ Hunt! with BabbaBox Giveaway!

We got a BabbaBox! [And you can get one too! Check out the giveaway for a 3 month membership below!] I just want to quickly tell you what BabbaCo is all about. They send you some awesome crafty/activity ideas with all the stuff right in a box, right to your front door. Can’t get much easier […]