DIY Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids

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With Mother's Day just around the corner it's time to think about what the kids will make for her. Will it be a book that they draw pictures in, a bath soak for Mom to relax with, or a nest pendant for her to wear? We've gathered a bunch of great ideas just in time for her big day! /1/ Mommy Survival Kit - As a mom, I've gone searching for headache medicine or chapstick more than once. Almost always I come up empty-handed. Maybe for Mother's Day this year I'll get a Mommy Survival Kit - it has everything Mom needs before she knows she needs it. /2/ Mother's Day Book {Free Printable} - The kids can draw her pictures and write in kind words about her after the prompts. This printable book is perfect for Mother's Day, or anytime you want to make her feel special! /3/ Footprint Stool … [Read more...]

9 Essential Items to Pack for a Cruise

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{photo credit} The month of May marks the beginning of a busy cruise season for most cruise lines. That means, there are a lot of you that will be embarking on a sea adventure of a lifetime very soon. Whether you're cruising to the Caribbean, the Bahamas or Bermuda {among dozens of other exotic locations} you want to be prepared for anything, without over packing. From sunscreen to flip-flops, I've created a list of 9 items you won't want to forget when you go on your next cruise. Swimsuits - Unless you have no intentions of ever taking a dip in the ship's pool or putting your toes in the ocean, don't forget a swimsuit for yourself and anyone traveling with you. Sunscreen/Sunburn Care - The very last thing you want is to get sunburned on day one of your cruise. Wear sunscreen and … [Read more...]

9 Graduation Party Ideas for Your Graduate

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Can you believe it's almost here? It seems like just yesterday you were holding your baby in your arms, and in a few shorts weeks he'll be graduating high school. {Or, kindergarten. Or, college.} Our kids really do grow up too fast. Are you planning to host a graduation party in his honor? I've gathered a few of the most fun and unique party decor ideas from around the web, and put them all right here for you! /1/ Giant Photo Display - Create a larger than life, eye-catching display of photos of the graduate throughout the years.  Careful though, a flood of memories will come each time you glance at that beautifully displayed wall! /2/ Grad Party Yard Sign - Don't worry about answering calls from those who can't spot your house in the midst of welcoming guests ever again. Let everyone … [Read more...]

Hippity Hoppity Easter Gifts!

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18 Hot Easter Gifts March is here and Easter is near so it's time to get ready. This is a Month of anticipation, beginning with Daylight Savings Time, moving into the promise of Spring, and ending with Easter on the Horizon!  Spring into action for Easter with these gift ideas for your family and friends.  We have a line up of unique and interesting gifts that you may not have seen. We've looked around the web and found gifts that compliment Chocolate Bunnies and Peeps, and are hotter than the dress that broke the internet!  Gifts Ideas for Children:   Bashful Grey Bunny is just adorable.  He is 12", soft and a pretty color with long ears that are fluffy too.  The best part is you can add a special touch and add personalization to his ears for that special child! Happy … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Kids Crafts

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You don't need to be Irish to enjoy the crafts and decorations of St. Patrick's Day. There's something about bright, colorful rainbows and cheerful, little leprechauns that can make anyone smile. Today we've gathered a bunch of fun and easy St Patrick's Day crafts that you can make with your kids! /1/  Puffy Paint Leprechaun - This looks like enough fun that I may want to join the kids in craft time! /2/  Pot O' Gold at the End of the Rainbow - I love to find a craft that uses "old school" craft supplies. I mean, how much fun are pipe cleaners and sequins! /3/  Rainbow Sensory Collage - This craft is perfect for little hands. You could gather the supplies for them, or go on a scavenger hunt for little things in all colors of the rainbow together. Either way, the … [Read more...]

Daily To-do Printable

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I'm a List Maker.  I like making lists because I LOVE checking things off when I'm done.  I sometimes have running Daily, Weekly and Monthly lists scattered around my desk.  There is something very satisfying about being able to accomplish what you had written down.  Are you a List Maker as well?  Great!  I've made a fun daily to-do printable just for us List Makers. I created a daily to-do list printable with a few fun things.  First - the Doodle/Dream section!  Not only am I List Maker but I am a Doodler, too.  I thought it would be fun to have a little space to just relax and draw whatever came to mind.  At the top, you can date your to-do.  It can be a daily, weekly or monthly list - it's your choice!  Oh, and we can't forget our water!  I put little boxes to check off when we drink … [Read more...]