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The Make & Play Vault

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 […]

It’s June – Hello Summer! This month’s playtime cheat sheet is all about playing in warm weather and it’s got […]

Hey friends.  We’re still working furiously to get our home ready to put on the market this week, but I […]

Happy Friday pals.  Any big plans for the holiday weekend?  We’re going to finish up last minute details on the […]

A few months ago I was asked to come up with a series of educational at-home activities to do with […]

Another month, another play theme cheat sheet to get you through.  Did you guys enjoy trying out all our nature […]

Happy Friday friends – I absolutely have to start off this week’s wrap up with a big ‘ol THANK YOU […]

The other day I walked into my mom friend’s kitchen and found the top of a pineapple sitting in a […]

Every once in a while we do a project here on MPMK that I’m over-the-moon excited about. That’s how I […]

Between Freezy Peasy: Freezer Cooking Made Easy and Get Balanced: Nutrition for Real Life, we’ve been talking a lot of […]

Ever noticed how much kids love a good theme?  A central topic is such a great way to get little […]

Happy hump day friends.  Do you all have big Easter plans for this weekend?  We’re actually double booked – which […]

Time for another play/art room update.  The last time I showed it to you guys we had just chucked the […]