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MPMK’s Comprehensive Toy Gift Guides

I have so many friends with little girls that are absolutely obsessed with dolls right now that I just had to include […]

Installment #3 of 2012’s Christmas Gift Guide was born purely out of necessity.  With two rambunctious kiddos bouncing off the walls around […]

Are you guys ready for issue two of MPMK’s Christmas gift guides?  I hope so because it’s one I’m particularly […]

Today I’m excited to give you a sneak peek of a big project I’ve been dilligently working on for quite […]

When buying kids’ gifts for birthday parties or other celebrations we can be easily enticed by toys that aren’t necessarily […]

Raise your hand if you don’t exactly have Father’s day all shored up yet.  Uh huh, that’s what I thought. […]

Just in case any of you out there are procrastinators like me, I thought I’d offer up one more Mother’s […]

I never know how to go about Mother’s Day ideas here on MPMK.  Given that most of you are yourself […]

The title of this one is a little misleading.  These pretty pencils aren’t actually dip-dyed, they just mimic the look […]

photo via Diaper Style Memoirs This post is sponsored by lexi lou jewels, where almost any image can be turned […]

Last year I talked a lot about going DIY instead of commercial with the kids’ Easter baskets but I never […]

I wasn’t quite sure what to title this post (What to Want for Valentine’s Day?).  It seems a little odd […]

If you’re looking for a way to forgo the chocolate this Valentine’s Day, consider gifting your kiddo one of these […]

image via Nancy Nikko Design   This February 14th will be the 12th Valentine’s Day my husband and I spend […]

I promised I’d be back today with ideas for teacher Christmas gifts.  For me, a handmade food-centric gift is the […]