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Last-Minute Edible Gifts

Last-Minute Edible Gifts

| December 17, 2018 | 105 Comments

With Christmas only a few days away, you may still have a few people on your list left to buy for. Because the kids are home this weekend, though, this is a great time to spend some time in the kitchen with them, making edible gifts to give out early this week! The great thing […]

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Fun Craft Ideas for November

Fun Craft Ideas for November

| November 9, 2018 | 10 Comments

November is here, and the fall season is in full force. If you’re looking for new and interesting craft ideas to keep yourself and your kids busy, there is no better time of year than this. The season and the upcoming holidays lend themselves to all sorts of creative activities, and fall is a great […]

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Redecorating on the Cheap

Redecorating on the Cheap

| January 5, 2017 | 47 Comments

Now that December has passed, you might be feeling a little bit of that post-holiday letdown. If it’s cold and snowy where you live, you might also be feeling a little stir-crazy! Since most of us don’t have much money to spend on extras just a few days into the new year, it’s easy for […]

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Pinterest and Homemade Valentines

Pinterest and Homemade Valentines

| January 27, 2015 | 25 Comments

Valentine’s Day is in just a few weeks, and my kids are raring to go! I don’t like buying the valentines from the grocery store; my kids tend to just throw those out. Making homemade valentines is definitely something that takes time, but if you start now and make a few per night, you can […]

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Apple Activities For Little Ones

Apple Activities For Little Ones

| September 10, 2013 | 15 Comments

Now that fall is in the air and your big kids are off at school, you might be getting the urge to have some special mom-and-child fall-themed fun with your littlest one. Toddlers and preschoolers are still learning a lot about the world around them, so even simple, everyday objects are exciting to explore and […]

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Mother’s Day Gifts You Can Make

Mother’s Day Gifts You Can Make

| May 8, 2013 | 12 Comments

Mother’s Day is coming up in just a few short weeks, making this a great time to start thinking about gift ideas for your own mother and mother-in-law, as well as for other mothers that you are close to. In many families, the children make homemade cards and gifts, while the adults tend to buy […]

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Treats for the Birds

Treats for the Birds

| December 11, 2012 | 24 Comments

During the warm months, berries, fruits and worms are plentiful and provide hearty sustenance for our fine feathered friends. Now that the ground is cold and maybe even frozen in your area, and many trees and bushes no longer have berries, the birds that did not fly south for the winter might be scrounging for […]

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Decorating for the Holidays With Kids

Decorating for the Holidays With Kids

| November 27, 2012 | 17 Comments

Many families begin decorating for the holidays shortly after Thanksgiving, so you may be in the midst of hanging garland, putting up a Christmas tree or menorah and stapling lights around the outside of your house. When my kids were little, they always wanted to help decorate, but many of the decorations were too high […]

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Cold-Weather Crafting

Cold-Weather Crafting

| November 19, 2012 | 23 Comments

This is the time of year when snuggling up by a warm fire wearing fuzzy socks sounds really appealing, isn’t it? Sometimes it can be tempting to rely a bit too much on television and video games to keep everyone entertained when the wind is blowing outside, but there are a lot of quiet activities […]

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Attitudes of Gratitude: Thanksgiving Tree

Attitudes of Gratitude: Thanksgiving Tree

| November 3, 2012 | 10 Comments

Many people decorate for Halloween and most people decorate for the winter holidays that they celebrate, but one holiday that is a bit more difficult to decorate for is Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a time to remember everything that we are thankful for, and one tradition that my family has stumbled upon is to put up […]

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