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10 Tips for Family-Friendly Disneyland Travel

Last month I had the chance to fly with Alaska Airlines to vacation with my darling daughter to Disneyland! I can’t tell you how fun it was to go on a trip with just one child and have that special… Continue Reading →

Reinvent Snacking & Make it Fun

A few weeks back I was invited to attend an event with The Laughing Cow® here in Seattle all about how to reinvent snacking. Instead of the same old, same old snacks we’re giving our families, they shared lots of great ways to… Continue Reading →

How to Raise Rockstar Readers

If you’re a parent with children ready to read, then you’ll LOVE this amazing new book for Raising a Rock-Star Reader, in stores November 10th. This is a parents’ must-have guide for raising a lifelong reader and learner. There are… Continue Reading →

25 DIY Family Halloween Costumes

Looking for a few fun family themed Halloween costumes? Here is just what you’re looking for – 25 DIY Family Halloween Costumes. I’m sharing all these fabulous ideas over at About.com Family Crafts channel. Speaking of cute costumes for kids…… Continue Reading →

Having Fun with Pumpkins and the Peanuts Gang

Visiting a pumpkin patch in the fall is always a must-do this time of year. We love all the activities to be done while at the farm… animals, mazes, and treats. We have a fabulous local pumpkin patch in Washington called… Continue Reading →

Upcycled Glow Stick Bracelets

Guest post by Ana of Babble Dabble Do Every Halloween my kids bring home handfuls of glow stick bracelets from class parties and trick or treating, and every year I face the same dilemma, what do I do with them… Continue Reading →

Unstoppable Family Geocaching Adventure

Hi, Lucy here! I’m excited to be writing all about our recent family outing. My family and I love to go geocaching. We always love trading trinkets in the geocaching boxes, also the fun of finding them. When Ford gave us… Continue Reading →

Prepping for a Geocaching Adventure with Kids

We’re headed on an unstoppable family adventure and exploring the world of geocaching with help from Ford Explorer. Have you ever been out treasure hunting like this before? I’ve posted about geocaching with my kids before, walking around our neighborhood finding spots…. Continue Reading →

Mummy Bookmarks for Halloween

We love a good Halloween story, and these funny Mummy Craft Stick Bookmarks are just what we need as a spooky story place holder, thanks to Fireflies and Mudpies! Make a whole set of these for your child’s classroom to pass out… Continue Reading →

Wooded Pumpkin Halloween Decor

It’s time for some Halloween decorating and I have just the craft to make! How darling are these wood sliced pumpkins from Where Imagination Grows?! They are just begging to be crafted and displayed for the upcoming holiday. Head over… Continue Reading →

Help End Hunger with the Hunger Is Campaign

When I think about the need to feed children, children who are going hungry, I don’t think of my own town as having this problem. But hunger is happening right here, right now. Children in America are suffering, and there’s something… Continue Reading →

Make a Glitter Test Tube Tornado

We’re having fun being scientists as we make a glitter tornado craft. My daughter loves to wear anything that makes her work more efficiently, so we grabbed a pair of goggles, our science notebook, and got to work on a… Continue Reading →

3 Family Games to Play with Candy

We’re having a little fun playing games with some sweet treats. We’re turning wrapped candy into game pieces as we play a few simple games before we get to eat the prize! We’ve partnered with Hi-Chew candies for today’s family game time. Are… Continue Reading →

Make a No-Sew Superhero Cape for Reading Powers!

It’s time for a little fun and imagination as my girls pretend play with their new superhero capes! This DIY tutorial is “super” quick and easy to make, helping your little ones get their superhero powers in no time. For today’s superhero tutorial,… Continue Reading →

Easy Lunchbox Idea: Turkey Pesto Roll-Ups

I’m always on the lookout for easy lunchbox ideas, something different from the same-old, same-old… you know who you are, pbj! In comes these yummy turkey pesto roll-ups. These are so quick to put together in the morning to add to… Continue Reading →

13 Magical Science Experiments for Kids

We’re jazzed about these magical science experiments we’ve been seeing all around and we know you’ll love them too. Use up all your senses as you explore each of these experiments made of magic! They are all about diving in and… Continue Reading →

Banana Hazelnut Burritos for an After-School Snack

With school around the corner, we’re getting busy prepping for the first day of school. I’m already anticipating the craziness of the start of the school year, so I’m getting ready with a few after-school snack ideas we can make for when they get… Continue Reading →

Washi Tape Pencil Flags

We’re gifting our teachers with a few fun pencils for the first day of school! It was fun to come up with silly things to say on our pencils, something to motivate both teachers and kids for back to school…. Continue Reading →

Back to School DIY Craft Caddy

With my kids gearing up for back to school, we’ve got school supplies on the brain! We have our lists from the teachers for what our kids need to bring on the first day, so we’re getting everything ready. Along with supplies… Continue Reading →

Button, Paper Fun, and Star Wars Mania Book Series

If you’re a long time reader of this blog, you know I love me some craft books. Especially kids craft books! So I’m thrilled to showcase my dear friend, Amanda of Crafts by Amanda, and her new books that have… Continue Reading →

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