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Easy Homemade Soft Pretzels Kids Can Help Make

Easy Homemade Soft Pretzels Kids Can Help Make

Homemade soft pretzels are easy to make and yummy to eat! Kids will enjoy helping with this creative baking project and making their own snacks. You can embellish pretzels with butter or drizzled chocolate to make savory and sweet treats.

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.

7 Sweet Christmas Craves & Holiday Treat Ideas

7 Sweet Christmas Craves & Holiday Treat Ideas

When the holidays roll around, it doesn’t take long for me to start thinking about what sort of delicious goodies am I going to make this year. Or just eat. Eating them is the best part. However, some brave soul must transform their holiday spirit into something magically delicious. That’s right, I’m talking about holiday treat ideas to write home about. Drop your sugar cookies and muffin tins, Martha — Let’s try something truly special this year! Here are 7 sweet Christmas Craves you and your family will love. You can also make some memories baking together! Just try not to eat them all in one sitting… it may be difficult.
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Andy is dad to three kiddos and lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. He loves going on family adventures, hiking, and riding motorcycles and ATVS. He’s also an entrepreneur and runs a successful children’s brand specializing in solutions for playtime and snack time.

The Perks of Giving Experiences Instead of Things for Christmas

The Perks of Giving Experiences Instead of Things for Christmas

Family adventures can be a great holiday gift idea! It’s fun to enjoy a change of scene during the colder months of winter. Great Wolf Lodge offers a memorable family getaway at their Snowland Extravaganza, packed with family fun and winter festivities from November 24 to January 4.

Preserve Precious Memories + Make Pumpkin Spice Cookies!

Preserve Precious Memories + Make Pumpkin Spice Cookies!

The thought of coming holidays, cool weather and baking with spices has me feeling happy and nostalgic. I’m excited to share my Pumpkin Spice Cookie recipe and the results of a special little project we started a few weeks ago!

Fun Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Fun Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is all about celebrating dad and it’s fun to treat your dad to a few surprises too! Even if your dad seems to have it all, you can always find a special way to celebrate all he does for you! Here are a few Father’s Day gift ideas he will love.

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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.

Christmas Baking and Holiday Treats

Christmas Baking and Holiday Treats

Baking Christmas cookies and holiday treats is a tradition for most families. All you need to make gingerbread cookies is a good gingerbread recipe. I rescued our cookie cutters from the play dough box and let the girls cut out their own shapes!

How to Order Personalized Holiday Cards

How to Order Personalized Holiday Cards

One of my favorite things about the holidays is receiving cards from friends and family. I ordered our personalized cards from Minted this year and I was impressed with the quality and vibrant details of our printed cards.

12 Days of Awaiting Baby

12 Days of Awaiting Baby

Hours can feel like days and days like weeks when you’re waiting for a new little bundle of joy. Such has been the case for me this month as our family waited for the arrival of our third child. I tried to make each day fun for myself and my other kids by doing a special activity or project. Here are some of our 12 Days of Awaiting Baby projects to make the time go faster and help us enjoy every final moment as a family of four.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

2015 Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

We’ve announced the winners for our 2015 Holiday #GiftGuideGiveaway! Thanks to all who entered — have a Happy Holidays! We hope you discovered some great gift ideas from our sponsored brands too.