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The Make & Play Vault

Happy Friday friends!  I’m not gonna lie, I’m not anticipating a restful weekend. I’m totally swamped trying to put a […]

For many of us, the first day of school was this week.  How did you fare?  Today I’m excited to […]

Happy Friday guys!  This week I’ve got a quick and easy playtime activity over on eHow’s Mom Channel that I’m […]

Now that we’ve just barely finished unpacking all the boxes (inside at least – the garage is a different story), […]

Even though it’s not quite August yet, we just couldn’t wait any longer to post our latest Play Theme Cheat […]

Between the Kid’s Rule Nutrition program and our sinfully delicious Banana Boats, we’ve been covering the full health spectrum of […]

Did you guys know the majority of people’s childhood memories involve being outside?  It’s true! (Go ahead and think of […]

Hi friends, how are you all doing?  To be honest, I’m feeling drained.  We started the week with my daughter’s […]

We’re past due for this month’s play theme cheat sheet.  Ready for another stellar list of ways to play all […]

Happy 4th guys.  We’re spending the day at my uncle’s house (on the lake) with family.  This will be the […]

Today’s the day guys – in a few short hours we will no longer be the owners of the home […]

Although the 4th of July is certainly a kid-centric holiday, the younger set can get a little left out. Not […]

You guys have probably seen this photo print idea floating around pinterest – isn’t the idea brilliant?  How amazing would […]

Father’s Day is less than a week away – everybody ready?  In case not, I thought I’d throw up one […]

Happy Friday everyone, any big plans for the weekend?  We’re going to be bike riding, house hunting, and BBQing with […]