About Create. Play. Travel.

About Create. Play. Travel.

Based in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Create. Play. Travel. is a family lifestyle website featuring all things kids and family. We write about mom life, kid’s activities, DIY ideas, beauty & fashion and family adventures.

We believe every mom needs a creative outlet, especially in the midst of parenting young children. We feature crafty ideas that are achievable for moms with kids and we aim to inspire with easy organization tips and creative kid’s projects.

email us: hello(at)createplaytravel.com

Meet the Editor

Mommy Scene meet the editor Katie Wallace

Katie Wallace is a mom to 3 kiddos, wife and DIY enthusiast. She started Create. Play. Travel. as a creative outlet within busy family life. Katie has collaborated with hundreds of mainstream brands to produce inspiring and practical lifestyle features. She loves Jesus, photography and coffee and feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom living in the Pacific Northwest.

Guest Contributors

Karen O. is mom to a rambunctious little boy and a sweet little girl. She loves spending quality time with friends and family, serving in her church, learning about history, traveling, going to the beach and being surrounded by nature. Her favorite thing about working with Create. Play. Travel. is discovering new brands started by moms and dads who had an idea and worked hard to make it happen.
Amy W. founded her own cloth diaper company and lives with her husband and 3 young children in Idaho. She enjoys spending time with her family, going on adventures, hiking, biking and splashing in puddles.


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Themed Features

2018 Holiday Gift Guide - Top Gift Picks2016 Summer Baby Shower Essentials and Gift Ideas Mommy Scene 2017 Top Gift Picks2016 Baby Shower Faves & Gift Ideas - Mommy SceneMommy Scene 2016 Summer Kids Faves 2015 Baby & Kids Holiday Gift Guide

Media Mentions

Green Scene Mom Winter Award Winners 2016 Summer Best in Baby Biz Magazine Green Scene Mom 2015 Fall Award Winners Best in Baby Biz Magazine Green Scene Mom Winter Award Winners Best in Baby Biz Magazine Handsocks Newborn Gift Guide - Mommy Scene

“I want to thank you again for all the wonderful products I received from your Baby Shower
Essentials Giveaway
. We had our baby few weeks back and these products have made my life much easier!”

Blog Street Team

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Brand Feedback

Bun Maternity - Mommy Scene“Create. Play. Travel. not only offers thoughtful, honest, and clear descriptions of some of the best mommy must haves, but also offers an abundance of information that expecting and new moms can truly benefit from. The professionalism is upstanding. The images and descriptive writing that Katie offers is crisp, clear, and exactly what brands and audiences alike are looking for. Create. Play. Travel. is truly on top of the wave, highlighting top mommy-go-to products and providing a wonderful resource for moms.” –  Jackie, bunmaternity.com

Creative Baby Inc. - Mommy Scene“We finally had a great opportunity to work with Create. Play. Travel. and it was well worth the wait. We can’t wait to engage in another giveaway or to be in another review again!”
– Benjamin, creativebabyinc.com

The Olie - Mommy Scene“Working with Create. Play. Travel. has been a wonderful experience and Olie is honored that Katie wanted to review the Olie Bloomer! Katie is very professional and we have gotten more brand awareness thanks to working with her!” – Christina, theolie.com

Guava Family“We can’t say enough good things about our experiences working with Create. Play. Travel. Whether for a review or giveaway we have always been pleased with the professional manner in which they work.”
– Jessica, guavafamily.com

Toofeze“It’s a joy to work with Katie! We’re a small company seeking viral exposure and Create. Play. Travel. has been a great catalyst in that area. Each time Toofeze has been included in one of their giveaways, we see a significant increase in activity on our social media sites. Thanks Katie for expanding our reach in the marketplace!” – Suellen & Rachel, toofeze.com

Peek-a-boo Maternity“Working with Create. Play. Travel.was such a great experience in so many ways. We have received massive brand awareness, starting from a huge increase in our FB likes (by far the most we have received from any other outlet), as well as helping us establish a nice follower base in Pinterest and driving clients to our site. After winning the Green Scene Mom Awards we were exposed to their partnering bloggers which eventually also generated wonderful reviews and more exposure. We will definitely partner with Create. Play. Travel. again in the near future!” – Noa, studio-peekaboo.com

Shop So Rad“Working with these folks is great! They are SO on the ball. They help by sending reminders of what and when they’re posting about So Rad and the exposure is just what a busy Mama like me needs! I consider them part of my team. 🙂 Thanks for everything!” – Jazz, shopsorad.com

kidecals green scene mom feedback“This is one of the most well put together and best looking reviews I’ve ever seen! We love all the detailed pictures you took, including showing the side by side difference in sizes as well as the thickness of the labels. Plus we really appreciate all the detailed copy you wrote too. So thorough! It was great to work with you, and I hope to do so again in the future!” – Deidre, kidecals.com

piggy paint green scene mom feedback“Piggy Paint was so excited to be included in the Create. Play. Travel. Holiday Gift Guide! We appreciate their professionalism and informative posts and look forward to working with them in the future!”
– Katherine, piggypaint.com

buti bag green scene mom feedback“Thank you for the awesome review! You did a great job with explaining our products, and the pictures are fabulous, too! I really, really appreciate it!” – Nicole, butibag.com

punkin wrap green scene mom feedback“I cannot thank you enough for being so thorough in your assessment, photos, and for seriously taking the time to try out several of the PunkinWrap’s uses. You are the best!!” – Laura, punkinwrap.com

Create. Play. Travel. exceeded our expectations for increasing our brand awareness! We are honored to have been chosen as a Green Scene Mom Fall 2015 Award Winner, and with that came visibility as they partnered with other amazing bloggers with their giveaways. In addition, Katie wrote a fabulous & very professional review of our product that we could share for further brand reach.  We definitely will be working with them again!
– Rachel Dehmer, fiddlediddles.com

We LOVED working with Create. Play. Travel. and were thrilled to be a Green Scene Mom Award winner! They are a very professional group of hard working folks!  I was especially impressed with the review. It was well written and very thorough, but the best part of the review was the pictures! Adorable children at all stages of development using the Pello Luxe Floor Pillow always warms my heart! – Cindy Perry, mypello.com

Working with the Create. Play. Travel. team has truly being a pleasure and feels like a positive partnership with a very intelligent partner. Correctness, attention to detail and anticipating the customer’s needs are just a few of the things they have consistently demonstrated. Looking forward to partnering with them on future projects for Little Dundi and another business we are launching in the next few months. – Milena, littledundi.com