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Travel Time Magnetic Kit – Creative Play On-the-Go

May 2, 2014 1 Comment

I received Imagine I Can Travel Time for review purposes. All opinions are my own

This weekend we are going on our first family road trip (one of two this month). We are taking our older two boys (3 &4) to Branson for a couple nights. It is a four hour drive and I am not quite sure how they are going to handle it. I have been trying to find things to take so they don’t get bored easily while we are on-the-go.

Travel Time Magnetic Playset

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Mother’s Day Gift Idea – Handprint Tote Bags

April 29, 2014 4 Comments

In less than two weeks is Mother’s Day and I am trying to get ahead of the game by getting everything made now. Even though I think all moms should be celebrated daily, I enjoy giving a little extra on Mother’s Day. The most popular gifts have always been those that are homemade, one-of-a-kind, and are made with the help of my little ones.

Mother's Day Gift Idea - Handprint Tote Bags

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Coloring Salt with Chalk for a DIY Colored Sand Look

March 19, 2014 No Comments

My favorite projects to do with my kids are ones that can double as gifts. I just love giving loved ones homemade gifts, especially ones the boys made. With Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and birthdays coming up, we have been making a lot of different things, such as these DIY jars with layered faux colored sand.

Chalk Colored Salt for Faux Colored Sand

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DIY Kitchen Busy Kit for Little Ones

February 1, 2014 No Comments

The kitchen is basically the center of our house. Between prepping for meals, cooking, snacks and cleaning, we spend a lot of time there. Often when I am trying to get things done, if they aren’t eating, the boys are running around and making a mess. I have to quickly find something to get their attention and keep them busy.

DIY Kitchen Busy Kit with Dollar Store Supplies & Activities

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‘Fun with Froot Loops’ Activity Sheets for Preschoolers

January 9, 2014 No Comments

I am always trying to find ways to sneak some learning into everyday activities. With two preschoolers, they find it fun and we often do it while getting two things done at once. This can be as simple as making snack time a learning time as well. For some snack time fun,  I created some new activity sheets just for Froot Loops.

Printable Froot Loops Activity Sheets for Preschoolers

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Battling Cough, Cold, & Flu Season with 3 Kids + a DIY Kleenex Box Train Craft

December 13, 2013 6 Comments

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When someone gets sick on our house, a one-day virus can easily turn into a few week ordeal. It doesn’t take much for my 2, 3, and 4 year old to pass around the sickness like a ping pong ball. No matter how much I try to prevent it, every year it happens. We have to find ways to stay busy indoors during these times, and crafts are always a hit.

Kleenex-box-train

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Fun Christmas Bucket List Ideas + Printables

November 29, 2013 No Comments

I can’t believe Thanksgiving is already over and it’s just about December. Even though I am sad how fast this year went by, I am overjoyed about the holiday season. To get the kids excited this week, we made a Christmas Bucket List, complete with their own tree and ornaments.

Christmas Bucket List  Ideas with Printables

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