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Creating & Exploring

C is really into colors these days. (Sidebar: He learned his colors and numbers many months ago but he still […]

I’m on vacation this week which means no trash and no trash diet progress to post.  Instead, I thought I’d […]

  Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a wonderful weekend.  I’m excited to be over at Make and Takes […]

I’m at momtastic again today posting on lots of outdoor kid activities to keep the kids happy during your 4th […]

As a girl, I spent a lot of summer days lounging around making friendship bracelets of one form or another.  […]

My little guy and I recently came across a recipe for washable window paints at our local craft store and […]

I was recently part of a contest that required I make a home movie reviewing a toy.  Although I didn’t […]

photos via Made By Joel, Frugal Family Fun Blog, Sycamore Corner Crafts, Morgan Made It, and Meet the Dubiens   […]

bottom left photo via Tokketok, left photo via ohdeedoh. My little man loves pretty much anything that goes vrooom – […]

I’m posting over at momtastic today on how to seize the moment for spontaneous fun.  Be sure to check it […]

Over at momtastic, I’m all about toothpicks and marshmallows for impromptu structure building and color mixing fun (see above for […]

All photos via Childhood 101   Tomorrow is the day I finally share my Celebrate the Boy post and I’m […]

Hickory Nut Sail Boats at Crow Roosters Crow.   This Friday afternoon is my big post for Celebrate the Boy (you […]

photo via LPF Designs.   I’ve been meaning to do a post on the benefits of play dough for a […]

Flickr find at Wallflower.   Whether you buy them, sew them, or throw them together on a whim – kids […]