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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.

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. It’s important to pause and reflect throughout the day. You can watch your kids play, observe the beauty in nature, and consider all the ways you are blessed. 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.

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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.

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.

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.

18 Non-Candy Easter Basket Gift Ideas for Kids

18 Non-Candy Easter Basket Gift Ideas for Kids

Easter is a very special holiday 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. These Easter basket gift ideas are interactive, collectible and educational!

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

My kids love birthday parties. They start planning their own birthday parties months in advance and they love going to their friends’ birthday parties. Parents can easily create a memorable birthday experience for their kids with a few creative DIY ideas. 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. You can easily make a Minecraft Creeper Pinata too!

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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.

Meet American Girl Blaire Wilson

Meet American Girl Blaire Wilson

Sweet, friendly and smart, American Girl’s 2019 Girl of the Year Blaire Wilson is a charming character. Her story series is focused on prioritizing relationships within a technology-driven world.

DIY Wooden Trees Made From Fence Boards

DIY Wooden Trees Made From Fence Boards

These DIY wooden trees are a simple and eye catching addition for any blank wall. Anyone can complete this home decor project with a little time, some wood and a splash of craft paint.

The Best Sugar Cookie Icing & Decorating Tips

The Best Sugar Cookie Icing & Decorating Tips

Cute sugar cookies are a great family project to make for practically any holiday. Most everyone loves cookies and you can customize your cookies to match the season! Make heart cookies for Valentine’s Day, star cookies for Fourth of July and snowflake cookies to celebrate winter. Colorful sugar cookie icing is easy to make with 4 ingredients. I discovered a super efficient method for creating cookie icing designs, without using pastry bags that can be hard to clean.

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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.

Natural Skin Care Tips for the Whole Family

Natural Skin Care Tips for the Whole Family

A few skin care tips can help limit winter dryness and summer sun exposure. These natural skin care products can help your whole family live healthier.

Nature Up With Tom’s of Maine Natural Products

Nature Up With Tom’s of Maine Natural Products

A healthy lifestyle isn’t something that’s easy to achieve overnight, but you can take significant steps towards natural living. Tom’s of Maine offers lots of family essentials that make it simple to create healthy habits.

Things to Do in Denver with Kids: Downtown Aquarium

Things to Do in Denver with Kids: Downtown Aquarium

A visit to a big city can be a great diversion and opportunity for lots of family adventures. We took our kids on a week-long excursion to Denver, Colorado. One day we explored the Denver Aquarium. Our kids enjoyed seeing the colorful aquatic exhibits, touching sting rays, and watching the live Mystic Mermaid show during lunch at the Aquarium Restaurant. Consequently, the Downtown Aquarium is at the top of our list of things to do in Denver with kids!

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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.