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The Make & Play Vault

We’re back today with our sponsor Ella’s Kitchen giving you the low down on how to set up a food […]

Today we’re once again exploring ideas for building good eaters through food play with our sponsor Ella’s Kitchen, producer of […]

Happy Thursday guys. Any big plans for the weekend? I’ll be wrapping up some loose ends getting ready for baby […]

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s one of my favorite holidays for arts and crafts. Don’t ask […]

Looking for a fun Valentine’s Day activity for baby?  How about whipping up some healthy pancakes and letting your littles […]

Since our post on homemade play dough made of Jell-O remains one of our most popular posts of all time, […]

I don’t know about your kids but mine are totally obsessed with knock-knock jokes – they think they’re hilarious and […]

Have you ever noticed that no matter how many toys your kids have, they are always drawn to things like […]

Here’s something fun.  Continuing with our focus on tangible ways to eat better, parent better, organize better and just generally […]

Handmade wrapping paper is a labor of love, but the process is all part of giving a gift that is […]

Janssen’s with us today sharing one of her favorite Christmas crafts from her childhood.  I love the idea of using […]

One big holiday down, two to go!  Today Janssen is here with a classic Thanksgiving craft that takes me back […]

  I’m so excited to introduce MPMK’s 2015 Christmas Gift Guides! I’ve been working like mad on them (we’re talking some […]

I love the look of luminaries, but they don’t just have to be for Christmas. With some inexpensive paper lunch […]

Ahhhh…Fall. The leaves turn, the nights grow shorter, and the weather cools. It can all only mean one thing: Carnival […]