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Seasonal Fun

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 […]

St. Paddy’s Day is just over a week away so here’s one more fun project to try with the littles.  […]

Around this time last year I stumbled on the idea of making a Leprechaun Trap for St. Paddy’s Day and […]

Unbelievably, tomorrow’s the first day of March.  Despite my whining about the snow, it kind of caught me by surprise.  […]

It’s been an inordinately busy weekend here at MPMK.  Things starting getting exciting on Friday, so much so that I […]

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 […]