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Mother’s Day is just a little over 3 weeks away, which means that if you’re looking to go handmade then […]

Image Credit (cropped & text added): © Chris Parfitt | 05.11.08 | CC by 2.0 You know we can’t get enough of play […]

Need some great kid art and creativity ideas? Look no further. I’m super excited to introduce you guys to Rachelle […]

Spring is in the air and Earth Day is in a few weeks so I thought it might be a […]

Aren’t these DIY wooden watercolor Easter eggs fun?! I love their vivid colors so much – the only problem I’m […]

Happy Thursday guys, we’ve made it through another week. I’ve been receiving lots of emails from you all lately asking […]

We’ve got another fabulous guest post for your guys today while I step away for maternity leave. This one hails […]

Making Leprechaun Traps for St. Paddy’s Day is the latest tradition being adopted everywhere by families with young kids.  For […]

We’re back today with our sponsor Ella’s Kitchen giving you the low down on how to set up a food […]

When the folks at eHow’s mom channel asked me to come up with a Valentine photography project that kids could […]

Since our post on homemade play dough made of Jell-O remains one of our most popular posts of all time, […]

I don’t know about your kids but mine are totally obsessed with knock-knock jokes – they think they’re hilarious and […]

Have you ever noticed that no matter how many toys your kids have, they are always drawn to things like […]

Here’s something fun.  Continuing with our focus on tangible ways to eat better, parent better, organize better and just generally […]

Handmade wrapping paper is a labor of love, but the process is all part of giving a gift that is […]