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How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

Learn how to create a DIY bow hair style with your hair, so cute! The holidays are the perfect time to be a little fancier than usual!

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

The holidays are a great excuse to make fancy goodies! I love being creative for special occasions. I typically don’t make elaborate meals but when I’m planning a party or going to one, I love breaking out the gourmet ingredients. 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. I’m excited to share how to easily make these tasty treats for your next party!

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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.

7 Holiday Treat Ideas & Christmas Sweets

7 Holiday Treat Ideas & Christmas Sweets

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. Here are 7 sweet Christmas Craves you and your family will love.

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!

There is a hint of fall in the air around here! The thought of coming holidays, cool weather and baking with spices has me feeling happy and nostalgic at the same time. This past weekend the kids and I made our family’s favorite pumpkin spice cookie recipe. We also received the results of a special little project we started a few weeks ago. I’m excited to share both with you!

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Karen and her husband of 7 years have one active but very sweet toddler boy and a happy baby girl. She loves being mommy, spending quality time with friends and family, traveling and trying new things.

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 gift ideas he will love.

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 love seeing pictures of how much everyone has grown and photos of the new babies born each year. I ordered our personalized cards from Minted this year and I was impressed with the quality and vibrant details of our printed cards.

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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.

12 Days of Awaiting Baby

12 Days of Awaiting Baby

Here are some fun family projects that we did to make the time go a little faster while waiting for our new baby to arrive! I tried to make each day of waiting fun for myself and my other kids.

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.