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I’m having so much fun rounding up our best posts for you to peruse while I’m working away on the […]

I love activities that are cheap, easy, and entertaining for more than just a minute. This is one of my […]

How’s your summer going so far?  Running out of ways to fill the hours yet?  Never fear, today I’ve rounded […]

The Summer Olympics begin on Friday, woot! (That’s right, I’m so excited I’m wooting.)  Do you guys plan to watch […]

I’m guessing that knitting isn’t high up on most of your lists for summertime fun.  But I’m here to change […]

This is little Zee, 21 months old, wearing his paper cat ears and clutching a paper tail during one of […]

Today Kaley is sharing with us a very clever (and cute) way to get the kids involved in the cleaning. […]

I’ve been really inspired lately by a concept known as “invitations to play”.  The steps involved are about as simple […]

A few weeks ago C finished up his first year of preschool and they had a little carnival to celebrate. […]

Happy Monday everyone. I’m pretty thrilled to be able to announce today that Allison of All for the Boys will […]

I can’t believe it’s already Wednesday, short weeks always seem to wreak havoc on my schedule. Plus today was C’s last […]

Homemade playdough – If ever there was a quintessential DIY this is it!  Parents and children have been happily cooking […]

Have you ever had a day you weren’t really looking forward to, for one reason or another, but actually turned […]

It’s been a busy, busy weekend on the homefront.  Gorgeous weather led to some impromptu yardwork and spring cleaning along […]

Now that Easter has come and gone, I wanted to remind you of this post from last year on exactly […]