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Seasonal Fun

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 […]

Pre-kids, quirky little holidays like Groundhog Day didn’t really do much for me.  Post-kids they provide the perfect opportunity to […]

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

Despite February 14th still being over a month away, re-posting last year’s shaving cream valentine has opened the Valentine DIY […]

I can’t believe it’s already Christmas Eve tomorrow.  I used to be one of those people that complained about the […]

Last year I posted on our newly formed Christmas Eve tradition a few days after the fact.  This year I […]

I’m over at momtastic this week with a list of 10 awesome things to make this Christmas.   From kid […]

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

For some reason, this year I just can’t stop coming up with stocking stuffer ideas.  Maybe it’s because I’m really […]