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Each year my mega gift guides collection grows in popularity and each year, right around this time, I start seeing […]

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*This post is sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company, but all opinions are 100% my own. Who doesn’t love a […]

Advent calendars have become such a HUGE part of Christmas these days – have you noticed? We’ve tried several variations over […]

I’ve written a lot about the importance of family traditions, big and small. But one thing I sometimes forget is how […]

After getting our famous Christmas Gift Guides out at the beginning of October this year (woot!), I’m kinda on a […]

Gratitude isn’t a new concept for us.  We’ve talked before about regularly expressing gratitude toward our kids and putting our […]

Who says Halloween crafts and activities have to be scary? I absolutely love this slimey, ooey, gooey activity for helping little […]

The holiday season, and all the fun that comes with it, is here! Just in case your weekend to-do list […]

Maybe it’s because of my past life as an elementary teacher, but I love celebrating holidays. I’ll take any opportunity […]

I’m so excited about this Halloween project, it turned out even better than I’d envisioned.   It’s the quintessential MPMK […]

If you’re looking for a simple DIY Halloween decor idea to try with the kids this year (one that – […]

It’s the time of year when I’m once again gathering my holiday resources and putting together a simple plan for making […]

Today, I’m going to let you in on a little Father’s Day trick I discovered a few years ago – […]

I’m sure it hasn’t escaped your attention that Mother’s Day is just around the bend. Whether you’re planning to spend it […]