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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!

How to Make a Baby Shark Birthday Cake

How to Make a 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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Unicorn Tea Party Essentials

Unicorn Tea Party Essentials

Unicorns have inspired colorful drinks, popular songs, glittery fashion and bright accessories. Unicorns are also a fun theme for party planning! These basic tea party essentials can be customized to fit any party theme, including unicorns and rainbows.

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

What is more awesome than finding the perfect wall art to fit a specific space? The answer is making it yourself! DIY wood wall art is a great way to use scraps of wood and customize your home decor to match your accent colors. We made these whimsical wooden trees using re-purposed fence boards. We painted our DIY wooden trees in different hues of watered down craft paint to create a colored stain look. Learn how to make this DIY wood wall art project yourself!
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The Best Sugar Cookie Icing & Decorating Tips

The Best Sugar Cookie Icing & Decorating Tips

Easily create colorful sugar cookies in shape or color! Sugar cookie icing is easy to make with a few ingredients. Learn a super efficient method for creating cookie icing designs, without using hard-to-clean pastry bags.

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. One big lifestyle change you can make is to swap out your everyday essentials such as toothpaste and deodorant for natural alternatives. Tom’s of Maine offers lots of family essentials that make it simple and attainable to create healthy habits.

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Things to Do in Denver with Kids: Downtown Aquarium

Things to Do in Denver with Kids: Downtown Aquarium

Visiting Colorado? A trip to the Downtown Aquarium is at the top of our list of things to do in Denver with kids. Our family enjoyed seeing the colorful aquatic exhibits, touching sting rays, and watching the live Mystic Mermaid show. See our visit highlights!

How to Arrange Indoor Plants with Colored Rocks

How to Arrange Indoor Plants with Colored Rocks

Indoor plants are a nice way to bring the outdoors into your home. Here are some tips about how to arrange indoor plants and give them a new look with colored rocks!

How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

It’s been a busy week at our house. We made lots of treats this week, finished up decorating for Christmas and played in some beautiful, fluffy snow. It’s not uncommon to have snow this time of year in North Idaho, but the shimmery snowflakes definitely make the holidays feel more special. My daughter wanted me to do her hair in a creative style for Christmas, so I created a DIY bow hair style for her. Learn how we did it!

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Great Birthday Gift Ideas for Moms

Great Birthday Gift Ideas for Moms

Birthdays are the perfect excuse to celebrate mom! Celebrating mom’s birthday is a wonderful occasion to pick out one of these gift ideas for moms to show how much you love her!

Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites

Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites

These Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites are a flavorful combination of savory, sweet and salty in one delightful package. They’re the perfect holiday appetizer because they look super fancy and the pomegranate provides a pop of color.

How To Organize A Junk Drawer

How To Organize A Junk Drawer

Everyone has a junk drawer that they stick random clutter into, right? Junk drawers serve a few purposes. First, you can organize basic office supplies, small tools, push pins, chip clips, note pads and all sorts of odds and ends. Second, junk drawers keep useful items close at hand for when someone needs scotch tape or a rubber band. Finally, you can quickly clean off the counter with a clean sweep into the junk drawer and organize it later. Our junk drawer is located in the kitchen and we organize it every few months. Here are some easy ways you can organize your kitchen or office junk drawer, while still maintaining your home’s convenient catch-all.

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