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Simple “All in One” Italian Soup

We’ve been enjoying a lot of soup this winter in Seattle, it’s been a gray and rainy one. And most times, I make soup out of what we have on hand. That’s why I LOVE this Simple Italian Soup. It’s great for… Continue Reading →

7 Spring Flower Crafts to Brighten Your Day

We’re ready to celebrate spring with these darling spring flower crafts. Kids can create with tissue paper, fabric, paper, straws, paint, and cardboard, all to make fun flowers for spring. 7 spring flower crafts to make this season! 1. Spring Straw… Continue Reading →

11 Ways to Get Goofy at Disney Parks

There are just too many great things to do on a Disney trip, you don’t want to miss a thing. Over the years we’ve shared a Disney paper chain countdown to get excited before you go, 10 tips for family-friendly travel,… Continue Reading →

10 Bird Kids Crafts to Make

We’re going bonkers for birds with all these darling bird inspired crafts for kids. We’ve gathered 10 of the best and birdiest crafts out there! Many of these supplies you already have on hand, so you’ll be ready to craft… Continue Reading →

Pop-Out Valentine’s Day Card

There’s so many fun ways to get creative with hearts on Valentine’s day and this pop-out card is no exception! Make this sweet pop-out card for your loved one, sharing an “xo” surprise. Kids can craft these cards for their classmates… Continue Reading →

Make Pencil Toppers with Crochet Hearts

Crochet up a few of these darling hearts to add to your Valentine’s day pencils! Actually, they’d be fun to add to your pencils any day of the year. Because I love yarn and crochet so so much, so much,… Continue Reading →

Heart Healthy Exercise Printable – FREE!

We’ve shared our Heart Healthy Exercise Game before on the blog, and it’s still such a great game to play. Especially for a classroom party surrounding Valentine’s Day. We’ve amped it up this year with some darling heart-shaped exercise cartoons. Contributor Juliann… Continue Reading →

Make Red Colored Rice for Valentine’s Day Decor

We’re decorating our house for Valentine’s Day and using all the red items we have from around our home. To add a little extra flare and fun, we’re also crafting a fun DIY project for making red colored rice. Add… Continue Reading →

Game Day Crock Pot Mexican Lasagna

It’s that time of year when we get to cheer for our favorite football team on game day. I’ve got just the thing to serve a crowd if you’re having a party to watch the game… Mexican Lasagna! And I cooked it… Continue Reading →

Wishes for the New Year with Star Darlings

I love discovering new chapter books for my kids, and this brand new book series for Disney Star Darlings are so much fun! These are the type of book my girls just gobble up, learning all about the Star Darlings and… Continue Reading →

Year in Review: Make and Takes 2015

I can’t believe we’re already approaching a new year! 2015 has been an amazing year and we’ve created so many fun crafts. Here are just a few of the projects we’ve made during this past year. Make and Takes 2015 Year… Continue Reading →

Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Countdown

Every year our kids think they want to stay up until midnight to celebrate New Years, but it just never happens. They get tired and cranky around 9-10 at night, making it a real chore to try to stay up. So I… Continue Reading →

Happy Holidays from Seattle

When we first moved to Seattle 4 years ago, I had the idea to put together a holiday card with umbrellas, cuz you know… Seattle (psst, it rains in Seattle ;) Now finally this fun and silly idea has come… Continue Reading →

DIY Electro Dough Kit for Tons of Fun

It’s time to get a little goofy with dough, all while learning about technology! The DIY Electro Dough Kit comes with everything you need to get creative – you just need the dough. You can make your own with our 3 ingredient… Continue Reading →

DIY Felt Nutcracker Ornaments

Don’t you just love The Nutcracker? It’s a must watch during the holiday season. We’re creating a few new holiday traditions as we watch George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker movie and craft felt ornaments to celebrate! I’m partnering with Fox Home Entertainment to… Continue Reading →

Holiday Peppermint Muddy Buddies

With the holidays upon us, we’re gearing up for the season of gift giving! Not only do we love to gift our family, friends and neighbors, we also want to celebrate and thank our school teachers. I’m sharing a yummy recipe for… Continue Reading →

Candy Cane Cookie Buttons

It’s that time to prep for holiday parties, mixing up some sweet treats to share. So I’m baking up a plate full of these cute little candy cane cookie buttons! They are just the cookie dessert to bring to a get… Continue Reading →

Circle With Disney for Family Screen Time

I’m so excited to share the perfect gift for every family this holiday season… Circle with Disney! The Circle is a smart device and app that allows you to set filters for EACH DEVICE in your home, give your kids… Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Pie Yogurt Dip

We’re getting ready for a day of Thanksgiving and I’ve just discovered the recipe for Pumpkin Pie Yogurt Dip. It will be a perfect addition to our turkey day table! I’m partnering with Chobani for today’s pumpkin recipe. They are sharing… Continue Reading →

Baked Brie Baguettes with Tomato and Basil

I’m always on the lookout for quick bite-sized snacks to share with the family or for a holiday party. These brie baguettes are just the right size to share for an upcoming White Elephant party I’m hosting next month! I’m… Continue Reading →

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