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What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

Oh, Mother’s Day. A day to celebrate moms, moms-to-be, mother figures, etc. A special day all about us. So why does it always seem like I never get to relax that one day a year?! I’m always rushing from house to house to celebrate, organizing gifts and cards and flowers for the moms in our… Continue reading What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

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Easter Basket Ideas (2-year-old boy)

I have just as much fun putting together Hank’s Easter basket as I do for the twins. The majority of the items in them are the same, or very similar, and I have a blast trying to coordinate them. Here is a quick look at what my little boy is getting in his basket this… Continue reading Easter Basket Ideas (2-year-old boy)

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Easter Basket Ideas (4-year-old girl)

I love any excuse to put together a gift basket, so obviously I love Easter! Each year I have so much fun shopping for cute gifts from the Easter Bunny. There are a couple of items I include each year, and the rest are pretty much random finds. Below is a list of what my… Continue reading Easter Basket Ideas (4-year-old girl)

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Toddler Boy Valentine Basket

Boys get pink and heart-filled Valentine baskets at our house, too! Hank’s was slightly different than my daughters’ basket. Check out what’s inside below (two-year-old boy). The Basket I purchased these pink baskets at Target. I made a cardboard yarn heart and letters and added a couple of yarn pompom a to personalize them. I… Continue reading Toddler Boy Valentine Basket

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Toddler Girl Valentine Basket

This is my first year doing Valentine baskets for my kids and it certainly will not be my last! I had so much fun crafting, making treats and gathering fun little surprises. Here is a closer look at Lennon and Rowe’s (4 years old) baskets. The Basket I purchased these pink baskets at Target. I… Continue reading Toddler Girl Valentine Basket

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Valentine Poppers

Looking for an easy but creative Valentine treat for your kids to pass out at school or to add to their Valentine baskets?! Well look no further! These Valentine poppers are simple to make but oh so cute. But if you are handing them out to a class full of kids, you’ll want to start… Continue reading Valentine Poppers

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Recycled Heart Crayons

Have you ever wondered what to do with all of your kids’ broken crayons?? Well wonder no more! these recycled heart crayons repurpose those waxy remnants AND make for a perfect Valentine favor. If your kids are anything like mine, their crayons are probably broken before they even make it out of the box. Or… Continue reading Recycled Heart Crayons

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Snowman in a Jar

"Do you wanna build a snowman?” We all know that line from Frozen, and if your kids are anything like mine, they probably say it while knocking on a random door in the middle of July. However, now that winter is upon us the phrase has become a regular in our household; as the twins… Continue reading Snowman in a Jar

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Hole in ONE first birthday par-tee!

Now that the chaos has died down and my house is cleaned up (for the most part; we still have a semi-deflated balloon arch hanging on the porch and unopened toys strewn around the house) it is time to share the inspiration behind Hank’s golf-themed first birthday party! The golf theme came courtesy of my… Continue reading Hole in ONE first birthday par-tee!

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Easter basket ideas for infants and toddlers

I love Easter for many reasons. First, being that the weather is usually starting to warm up. I also love all the activities that come along with Easter; like going to church, visiting the Easter Bunny, coloring Easter eggs, parades and egg hunts! I also really love candy. But what I love most of all… Continue reading Easter basket ideas for infants and toddlers