Create. Play. Travel. Creative Family Ideas and Pacific Northwest Family Lifestyle

Creative Family Ideas in the Pacific Northwest

Author: Katie Wallace

Arizona Family Road Trip & RV Adventure

Arizona Family Road Trip & RV Adventure

Our family went on a 3-month RV trip to Arizona with our toy hauler, our 3 kids and our cat, Frankie. Here are the highlights of our road trip and adventures while exploring the sunny land of cactus!

Super Cute Baby Dolls that Look Real

Super Cute Baby Dolls that Look Real

Each of my girls have gone through a baby doll stage. They love dressing up their baby dolls, cuddling them and tucking them in bed. The Feltman Brothers make a variety of super cute baby dolls that look lifelike. These dolls have soft weighted bodies […]

Easy DIY Pomegranate Gummy Snacks

Easy DIY Pomegranate Gummy Snacks

Did you know you can easily make your own homemade gummy bears? These chewy snacks are fun to eat and you can even sneak in some healthy ingredients. Learn how to make homemade gummy bears by following our tutorial for easy DIY pomegranate gummy snacks.
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American Girl 2020 Holiday Outfits

American Girl 2020 Holiday Outfits

The American Girl catalog is a super fun lookbook for girls. This year American Girl released many 2020 holiday doll outfits and winter accessories for both the 18″ dolls and 14″ WellieWishers.

Fabulous Winter Fashion & Beauty Products

Fabulous Winter Fashion & Beauty Products

Winter is a great season to dress up and bundle up. Here are some of my top winter fashion essentials and natural beauty products to help combat the cold weather.

Awesome Gift Ideas for Creative Girls

Awesome Gift Ideas for Creative Girls

Do you love shopping for your kids? When I became a mom, I discovered that buying gifts for my kids is so much fun! My girls, Kiera and Sylvie, especially love dressing up, playing with dolls and doing crafts. If you’ve read my other posts, you know that we do a lot of kids activities. I also encourage my girls to collect specific toy sets, to limit the clutter. Ultimately, I love picking out useful gifts that inspire my kids to be creative. Here are some really fun gift ideas for creative girls.

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2020 Kids Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Kids Holiday Gift Guide

I enjoy giving my kids meaningful gifts that also help them build their collections. Here are some of my top kids gift ideas and interactive toys for kids.

How to Make Cute Recycled Shoe Box Organizers

How to Make Cute Recycled Shoe Box Organizers

Easily organize your home and be eco-friendly too. Learn how to repurpose a shoe box and cover it with printed paper to create cute recycled shoe box organizers!

Easy DIY Sparkle Lip Gloss

Easy DIY Sparkle Lip Gloss

Flavored lip gloss is fun to make and even more fun to use! You can make this shimmery lip gloss using a variety of colors, fragrances and flavors. The basic ingredients for making your own lip gloss are beeswax, shea butter and coconut oil. Learning how much beeswax to use in your DIY lip gloss can take some trial and error to achieve the perfect consistency. Once you’ve mastered the basic lip gloss recipe, you can make all kinds of colors and flavors!

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Stained Glass Tissue Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

Stained Glass Tissue Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

Make these colorful tissue paper sun catchers to add color to your windows for fall! Kids will love designing their own stained glass paper leaves.

Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments Kids Craft

Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments Kids Craft

DIY projects are a colorful way to add seasonal cheer to your home! These popsicle stick Christmas tree ornaments are super cute and very easy to make using colored popsicle sticks and crafty embellishments.

5 Great Skincare Products for Every Coffee Lover

5 Great Skincare Products for Every Coffee Lover

Coffee is a great way to start off the day! If you’re like me, you love the rich flavor of coffee beans, fragrant aromas and caffeine’s natural boost of energy. I also enjoy using natural skincare products that truly benefit my skin. I discovered I can combine my love for coffee with my affinity for great skincare. Java Skincare beauty products smell amazing and contain antioxidant-enriched ingredients to brighten, smooth and refresh my skin. Here are 5 great skincare products for every coffee lover, which I’ve added to my skincare routine.

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No-Sew DIY Phoenix Kids Costume – Easy Craft Idea

No-Sew DIY Phoenix Kids Costume – Easy Craft Idea

You can make practically anything with a little creativity and simple craft supplies! I made a phoenix costume for my daughter using sheer red fabric, strips of glitter tulle, ribbon and a hot glue gun. I created the phoenix’s wings and tail using flowing strips […]

Mulan Family Movie Night, Snack Ideas & Activity Pages!

Mulan Family Movie Night, Snack Ideas & Activity Pages!

Host your own family movie night and watch Disney’s live action MULAN, now streaming on all major digital retailers. Don’t forget to pop some popcorn!

Homeschooling Tips for Teaching Your Kids

Homeschooling Tips for Teaching Your Kids

Are you thinking of teaching your kids at home? Possibly homeschooling is new to your family, or you just have kids in a new range of ages. I’ve been homeschooling my kids for 3 years. I use several homeschooling tips to make our school routine successful. Every family can use these homeschooling tips for parents. I’ve discovered the most important thing is to enforce a consistent schedule, so my kids know what to expect each day. Next, I chose a homeschool curriculum that works for our family. Finally, we do some hands-on activities to make school creative and fun!

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