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How to Make a Gumdrop Christmas Tree

I can remember back when I was a little girl around Christmas time, my dad would always have a Gumdrop Christmas Tree around. Some years we made the gumdrop tree and other years, we used a Plastic Gumdrop Tree. It's been several years now that we Read More

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Gift Guide: Top 10 Gift Ideas for the Star Wars Fan

See all of my Holiday Gift Guides at the end of this post + stay tuned for more guides to be posted in the next couple of weeks! 1. Jollylife Star Wars Silicone Ice Tray Set of 6 2. Star Wars Darth Vader Apron 3. Playskool Mr. Potato Head Read More

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How to Simplify Gift Giving this Holiday Season

The holidays are approaching quickly and I admit that I do not have my holiday shopping completed. There's still gifts to buy, gifts to wrap, and stockings to fill. Time is running out. I need to get myself organized and plan for the holidays as soon Read More

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Gift Guide: Top 10 Gifts for the Party Host

See all of my Holiday Gift Guides at the end of this post + stay tuned for more guides to be posted in the next couple of weeks! 1. Oster Electric Wine Bottle Opener 2. Chillz Ice Ball Maker Mold 3. Premium Vegetable Spiralizer Bundle - Read More

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5 Simple Ways to Decorate Your Home During the Holidays with the Kids

The holiday season is a busy time of year. This is the season for giving, entertaining, and spending time with family and friends. We spend a lot of time preparing our homes for guests and decorating so that our homes feel inviting, warm, and Read More

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Kid Friendly Elf on the Shelf Ideas

We've been participating in the Elf on the Shelf for a few years now! Our elf started visiting our home in 2013 and my girls remind me every year about our elf coming for a visit in December! I have to say, it's actually a lot of fun. I enjoy finding Read More

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5 After-School Snack Ideas

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Schreiber Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. I work from home most of the day and keep two of my children home with me. I guess you can call me a WAHM (work-at-home mom). My 4 Read More

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5 Tips to Maintain Your Car in the Winter (+ Giveaway)

Your car is an investment. It's a way for you to transport your family to and from school, extra-curricular activities, the grocery store, vacations, and more. Because your car is an investment, it's a great idea to take good care of your vehicle so Read More

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6 Ways to Keep in Touch With Family this Holiday Season

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #TreatYourFamily #CollectiveBias My husband's career has taken us pretty far from our family. I would have to say that Read More

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8 Diaper Bag Essentials (+ $25 AmEx Gift Card & Diapers Giveaway)

Disclosure: This review was made possible by iConnect and Luvs. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. Keeping a well stocked diaper bag is important for any mom on the go with a baby or Read More

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How to Create a “We are Thankful” Board

So often, we have to remind our children to be thankful for the many blessings we are given on a daily basis. Especially during this time of year, it’s easy for children, in their innocence, to get caught up in thinking about what they want for Read More

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Thanksgiving Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets

If you are looking for fun activities for Thanksgiving to work on with the kids, enjoy these free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets at Crayola.com! There's a lot of cute coloring pages to choose from. You'll also find activities such as Read More

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Disguise a Turkey – Fancy Nancy!

Disguising a turkey is a fun project to complete this year with the family! Schedule a time during the day to sit down with the family and get creative! There are several different ways to disguise your turkey! Basically you just take a printout of a Read More

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Edible Apple Turkey Craft for Kids

Thanksgiving is the time to be thankful for our blessings! I have two little blessings at home that call me, "Mom," and we have a lot of fun working on crafts and activities during the holidays. This Thanksgiving, take a few moments to create a few Read More

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Halloween Craft: Milk Jug Pumpkins

Last week, I posted about making these adorable and easy Milk Jug Ghosts. This week, I wanted to tell you about the Milk Jug Pumpkins we made! When I made the ghosts, I purchased flameless tea lights thinking they were white. When I got home and Read More

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Halloween Ghost Eggs

I was cleaning out our refrigerator recently and noticed that I had some eggs in there that were past the expiration date by a few days. Being the paranoid mom that I am, I decided that it was best to toss these eggs to be on the safe side. Before Read More

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Milk Jug Ghosts Halloween Craft

My girls are at the age where they love to work on arts and crafts with me. Recently, I found that we were throwing away so many useful items that could be turned into fun crafts -- things like jars, toilet paper and paper towel rolls, containers, Read More

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How to Write a Letter to Your Child

When my daughter was born, I started a journal for her. In this journal, I write letters to my daughter on a regular basis. In my letters, I almost always write about how proud I am of my daughter and how much I love her. She doesn't know I have this Read More

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How to Make Green Slime

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #CatchMoreData #Ghostbusters #CollectiveBias My girls look forward to movie nights at our house. Movie Read More

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5 Ways to Save Money for Your Family

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FamilySavings #CollectiveBias Two years ago, my husband and I started what I call a "lifestyle makeover." We were living very Read More

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