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

Creative Family Ideas in the Pacific Northwest

Author: Katie Wallace

Keep Berries Fresh Longer! How to Make Vinegar Fruit Wash

Keep Berries Fresh Longer! How to Make Vinegar Fruit Wash

Use DIY vinegar fruit wash to prevent mold and to extend the freshness of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Homemade berry wash is also great to use on berries that you pick from your garden!

Things to Do With Kids in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Things to Do With Kids in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Families with children of all ages can find many things to do with kids in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Here’s a list of some of our family’s favorite activities and local destinations in the CDA area.

Video! Phoenix Arizona Family Adventure

Video! Phoenix Arizona Family Adventure

We had a blast exploring Phoenix, AZ with our three kids. We camped in our RV at several awesome desert campgrounds and did homeschool on the go. See the highlights of our Phoenix, Arizona family adventure!
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10 Great Kids Activities Near Phoenix, Arizona

10 Great Kids Activities Near Phoenix, Arizona

During a RV trip to Arizona, we tried out a bunch of family activities and went on several awesome hikes with our kids! Here are the highlights of our favorite destinations and things to do with kids near Phoenix, Arizona.

Phoenix, Arizona | RV Camping & Kids Activities

Phoenix, Arizona | RV Camping & Kids Activities

We took our kids on a RV trip to Phoenix, Arizona. We boondocked in the desert and camped at state parks. Our favorite activities while RV camping include hiking, exploring, enjoying the local scenery and doing fun kids activities!

Fun & Creative Homeschool Activities

Fun & Creative Homeschool Activities

One of my favorite things about homeschooling is having fun while learning. I find a lot of opportunities to teach my kids how to be creative. We do art, we bake, we build Lego castles, we go on backyard scavenger hunts, and we make a lot of memories while learning! Here are some of the fun things our family does while homeschooling!
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Meet American Girl Kira Bailey – 2021 Girl of the Year

Meet American Girl Kira Bailey – 2021 Girl of the Year

We had a chance to review the new Kira Bailey doll and her comfy camping tent. True to the American Girl collection, each item of this playset is beautifully detailed, including Kira’s outfits and accessories.

DIY American Girl Valentine’s Day Doll Mailboxes

DIY American Girl Valentine’s Day Doll Mailboxes

Valentine’s Day is a great holiday for making fun kids crafts! Use our printable template to create these adorable doll-sized Valentine’s Day mailboxes, designed for American Girl dolls.

Video! Arizona RV Road Trip

Video! Arizona RV Road Trip

We went on 3-month RV trip to Arizona! Our family headed down from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho to Phoenix, Arizona with our 3 kids and our cat. We drove through parts of Oregon and Utah before arriving in Arizona.
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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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