Reindeer Handprint Ornaments {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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  It's Christmastime! Have you decorated? I'm all over it here! We were at the tree farm cutting down our tree the weekend after Thanksgiving. I wanted to capture his little hand and thought these Reindeer Handprint Ornaments were a great way! I love this time of year and love having our home decorated with little crafts my children have made over the years.  SUPPLIES NEEDED: Brown … [Read more...]

25 Days of Christmas Books for Kids {Countdown Christmas Advent}

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This year we started a new tradition! We are celebrating Christmas with all our favorite holiday books! We've taken 25 Christmas Books for Kids to read throughout the month to celebrate! It's a great opportunity to bring the family together and share the company of a good book. In the past years I've seen some parents talking about how they wrap books and every night they unwrap one and … [Read more...]

Kids Have Healthy Smiles With Orajel™ Kids {PLUS 5 Toddler Teeth Brushing Tips & Orajel™ Smilestones Photo Sweepstakes}

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It is no secret that I love taking pictures of my kiddos. I really want to remember their sweet smiles and faces at every age. I love capturing all the fun holiday moments, candid moments, and day-to-day life. They are already growing up so fast and I don't want to every forget what they were like as babies, toddlers, and school aged kids. I will probably be that mom that takes a million pictures … [Read more...]

15 Great Halloween Board Books

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The first thing that comes out each holiday is our stash of movies and books. They are always packed right on top and the kids enjoy seeing their favorite characters celebrating just like they are. Sawyer's still enjoying all his Halloween Board Books that we've accumulated over the last few years and we wanted to share with you some of our favorites. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey's Halloween … [Read more...]

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Paper Plate Pumpkins {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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I'm so excited it's officially October! It means I can finally pull out all the Halloween decorations and start to get festive for the string of upcoming holidays! I thought I'd have the boys make these Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Paper Plate Pumpkins to get them excited too! Making these are pretty simple and don't many supplies. You probably have most of them on hand already. SUPPLIES … [Read more...]

15 Fun Fall Children’s Books

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It's now officially fall and I've pulled out the sweaters and hoodies. The leaves have begun to change color and fall from the trees and we're lining our schedules with corn mazes and pumpkin patches and these fall children's books are perfect for this time of year! Leaf Jumpers Paperback / Hardcover Graceful, poetic text celebrates the beauty of autumn leaves, while the simple text at the … [Read more...]

15 Pumpkin Children’s Books

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Tomorrow I'm heading to our first pumpkin patch of the year and I'm so excited! My favorite photos of the boys every year come from the pumpkin fields so to get Sawyer ready we've been reading lots of Pumpkin Children's Books! He doesn't really remember prior years so the books have been pretty helpful! Some of the older books have been great for Gavin to read to him and tell him his past memories … [Read more...]

Handprint Garden Stepping Stones You Can Make Yourself {Fun Crafts With Mom}

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If you follow my social sites like Instagram or Facebook (which I hope you do!) you'll know I'm really big about my gardens. Next year we're doing a big overhaul and they will be 6x the size it is now. I've been having the kids make Handprint Garden Stepping Stones to place along the walk ways of all the raised beds. There are several ways to make these and we've been making all different … [Read more...]

Sign Up & Start This Years Summer Reading Challenge!

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School just ended making it the perfect time to sign up for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Even though we haven't even had a full week off of school I don't want my kids forgetting the importance of reading! Gavin just finished 3rd grade and is the top reader for his entire grade! He worked really hard to get there and letting his reading level slide because school is out is … [Read more...]