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5 Awesome Family Day Activities for All Ages

5 Awesome Family Day Activities for All Ages

One of the best ways to make family memories is to spend some good old fashioned time together. These 5 family day activities are great ways to connect with your kids and encourage some new family hobbies!

How to Color Easter Eggs Using Natural Dyes

How to Color Easter Eggs Using Natural Dyes

We took egg dying to the next level by using homemade natural dyes made from real food! This fun science experiment is a great way to learn about how color can be transferred from one object to another.

“Go Blue” to Support Autism Awareness Month

“Go Blue” to Support Autism Awareness Month

Did you know that April is World Autism Month? If you don’t personally have a child with autism, chances are you know a family who does. Many families encounter the challenge of caring for a child with autism. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, “Every person with autism is different. All will have problems with communication and social skills but not in the same way. Autism is a spectrum disorder because it can cause mild problems, severe problems, or something in between.”

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Why You Should Take a Break and Drink Tea

Why You Should Take a Break and Drink Tea

Everyone’s day is busy. The minutes get filled up with things and the end of the day is often near before you’ve even caught your breath. I like to take a break during my day with a cup of tea. Here are a few reasons why drinking tea is a wonderfully healthy habit.

5 Reasons Wooden Toys are a Good Investment

5 Reasons Wooden Toys are a Good Investment

Great toys help kids learn, imagine and make memories. We’ve enjoyed exploring several classic wooden play sets from Hape Toys. Here are 5 reasons why purchasing high quality wooden toys is a good investment for your kids.

Kids Love Fun Cereal? Enjoy a Balanced Breakfast

Kids Love Fun Cereal? Enjoy a Balanced Breakfast

I’ve heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Cereal is a popular breakfast food at our house; my kids love the colorful boxes and interesting flavors. We often allow our kids to eat fun cereal along with a serving of fresh fruit or yogurt, real orange juice, or a side of scrambled eggs and bacon. Even for breakfast, including the 5 food groups is a great way to teach kids healthy habits.
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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

How to Make Freeze Dried Raspberry Macarons

How to Make Freeze Dried Raspberry Macarons

Have you ever dreamed of making your own flavored macarons? Once you learn how to make the basic macaron recipe, you can add all sorts of creative ingredients to make impressively creative treats!

Rainbow Felt Leaf Garland DIY Decor

Rainbow Felt Leaf Garland DIY Decor

A DIY felt leaf garland is a pretty decorative accent for a party or child’s bedroom. You could also use this easy craft idea to create a garland of stars, hearts or flowers.

Perfect Spring Accessories from Anne Vaughan Jewelry

Perfect Spring Accessories from Anne Vaughan Jewelry

A new season is a great time to organize your wardrobe and refresh your style with a few new accessories! I love the flexibility of coordinating basics and mix and match jewelry that can be layered or worn as a single statement piece. Anne Vaughan Original Jewelry offers a gorgeous variety of handcrafted pieces to match any style, with dozens of collections added just this spring! I received some pieces from the Shimmer Collection and I’ve already worn them several times and have received many compliments.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Revelae Kids Snack Bags

Revelae Kids Snack Bags

Families can enjoy Eco-friendly snack time by using these cute reusable cloth snack bags! Revelae Kids cloth bags have a moisture resistant interior and are decorated with colorful, modern patterns.

Genesis 950 Cleaner

Genesis 950 Cleaner

Genesis 950 Concentrate offers an Eco-friendly solution for cleaning up kitchens, bathrooms and pet stains. The combination of Genesis 950 and water breaks down the bonds of the stain and makes the stain water soluble. 

18 Non-Candy Easter Basket Gift Ideas for Kids

18 Non-Candy Easter Basket Gift Ideas for Kids

Easter is a very special holiday, the start of Spring and a great opportunity to create family traditions. If you give your kids Easter baskets, it’s fun to include few small non-candy surprises. While Easter baskets are typically filled with marshmallow bunnies and chocolate eggs, you can also include small toys and educational activities to offset some of the sugar. These non-candy Easter basket gift ideas for kids are interactive, collectible and educational.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

DIY Baby Shark Birthday Cake

DIY Baby Shark Birthday Cake

This DIY Baby Shark birthday cake is a fun way to incorporate your child’s favorite song into their birthday celebration! All you need is some small cake pans, a boxed cake mix, a tub of icing, white fondant and food coloring.

How To Make A Minecraft Creeper Pinata

How To Make A Minecraft Creeper Pinata

This Minecraft Creeper Pinata was the highlight of my daughter’s Minecraft birthday party. We made it out of cardboard boxes and green tissue paper. Learn how you can easily make a Minecraft Creeper Pinata too!

What Does the Fox Say? Treats, Crafts and Fashion

What Does the Fox Say? Treats, Crafts and Fashion

A catchy song and viral music video brought a shy woodland creature out of the woods and into the spotlight. Incidentally, the fox has become a trendy icon to use in decorating, party planning and fashion. It’s no surprise; this animal is mysterious, clever, cute and colorful. If you love foxes, you’ll enjoy our gift ideas and treats that could have been inspired by the song, what does the fox say?

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.