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DIY Floral Crowns & Flower Girl Bouquets

DIY Floral Crowns & Flower Girl Bouquets

Learn how to easily make darling DIY accessories flower girls and parties! Use these tips to make custom flower crowns and bouquets using any color or style of flowers.

Summer Kids Activities near Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Colorado

Summer Kids Activities near Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Colorado

Summer family adventures are a great way to explore new places. We spent four days near Breckenridge, Copper Mountain and Silverthorne on a summer family road trip through Colorado. Here are the highlights of things we found to do with kids in Summit County, Colorado!

Lionhead Natural Water Slides & Family Hike

Lionhead Natural Water Slides & Family Hike

You can often find an interesting family adventure just around the corner! We had a blast sliding down the Lionhead natural water slides in North Idaho. The hike to the slippery rock slides is a great outing for families of all ages. This destination is located near Priest Lake and Lionhead Campground. My husband Andy and I took our kids ages 8, 5 and 4 on this forested 2-mile hike along Lion’s Head Creek. We really enjoyed sliding down the natural water slides at the end of the trail.

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Sprinkle Rush Kids Cupcake Baking Challenge

Sprinkle Rush Kids Cupcake Baking Challenge

Welcome to Sprinkle Rush, our kids cupcake baking challenge! Our girls, Kiera and Sylvie, practiced their culinary design skills to make and design their best cupcakes.

Our Coronavirus Chronicles & Fun Stuff to Do at Home

Our Coronavirus Chronicles & Fun Stuff to Do at Home

This spring has been an interesting experience for our family because of COVID-19. Don’t miss our weekly Coronavirus Chronicles videos to see what we’ve been up to while social distancing.

My Simple $50 Makeup Routine + Video Demonstration

My Simple $50 Makeup Routine + Video Demonstration

I love finding effective skincare products that I can rely on and keep my morning routine simple. I’m a busy mom of 3 young kids, and I often only have a few minutes to get ready for the day. Over the last few years, I’ve discovered a variety of great makeup products that I regular use. I’m excited to share my top makeup essentials which total close to $50.

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Meet American Girl Blaire Wilson – 2019 Girl of the Year

Meet American Girl Blaire Wilson – 2019 Girl of the Year

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.

Why Great Wolf Lodge is a Great Family Vacation

Why Great Wolf Lodge is a Great Family Vacation

Great Wolf Lodge is a fun choice for a family weekend getaway. We had a blast playing MagiQuest, splashing at the water park, and exploring Moonstone Mine during the lodge’s Howl-O-Ween celebration.

One Stop Shop for Summer Fun & Family Adventures

One Stop Shop for Summer Fun & Family Adventures

Summer is the perfect time to eat ice pops, visit the pool or go on a family vacation. For moms, summer is not much different than the rest of the year. In hot weather kids are just a little antsier, dirtier from being outside all day and eager to play in the water. To get though my busy summer days I have a one-stop shop for covering all my hot weather needs. At Fred Meyer I can stock up on water toys, swimwear, sunscreen and more and only have to stand in one checkout line. Here are some of the summer essentials that make family life memorable and fun! (more…)