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Seasonal Fun

The hubs and I are back from our whirlwind trip to San Francisco (thank you all for the fabulous restaurant […]

Photo credit: Justin W. Moore (www.outdoorphoto.com) Whether you buy a costume or make it at home, they can be expensive and […]

My kids love having Holiday decorations outside our home. I love having homemade decorations. Unfortunately homemade + outdoors don’t always […]

Ah, fall – I adore this time of year, especially now that I have kids.  There’s so much potential for […]

I love seasonal and holiday books, although I’ve discovered that you generally have to sort through a lot of poorly-written […]

Is it cooling down where you live yet?  Fall is definitely in the air here and with the crisp weather, […]

Our family is big on traditions.  We’ve got them for major events like birthdays and Christmas, as well as small things like Saturday mornings […]

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

I know it’s a little early for Halloween, but when talking costumes it never hurts to get ahead of the […]

The 4th of July is just around the corner, have you made your plans yet? The holiday is said to […]

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

Easter is rapidly approaching, it’s true, but we still have a few days left to get creative.  Today I’m presenting […]

Aren’t these water bead eggs cool?  They were unbelievably easy and inexpensive to pull together and I think the kids […]

I can’t believe it’s time to start talking about Easter again!  This was a huge holiday for me last year […]

I’ve got some exciting news to share today.  A few month’s ago the folks over at FamilyFun Magazine asked me […]