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10 Disney Crafts For the Whole Family

Do you have a Disney trip planned in your near future? Maybe for spring break or a summer vacation. Whether you are going to Disneyland or Disney World, you’ll want to make any one of these Disney crafts to get… Continue Reading →

3 Ways to Prep the Baby Nursery, Safety First!

This is a sponsored post by Nationwide. All opinions are my own. There are so many fabulous ways to design and decorate a baby nursery! From the furniture and accessories to painting the walls and adding in decorations. It’s so much fun… Continue Reading →

New Year’s Goals and Wishes Printable

After the hustle-bustle of the holidays, I can’t wait to hang up a new calendar and start dreaming about all the fresh possibilities the new year holds. When my girls were little, I always interviewed them on New Year’s Day,… Continue Reading →

Spreading Kindness with North Pole Ninjas

I’m always looking for ways my children can be part of something bigger during this time of year. I want to make sure they understand it’s not all about what presents Santa is going to bring. In comes the book, North Pole… Continue Reading →

3 Reasons to Have Disney Day with Sisters

My whole family are big fans of all things Disney! So when the opportunity came to take my sweet sisters to the “Happiest Place on Earth”, I jumped at the chance. It was so much fun sharing this Disney Day. I… Continue Reading →

Scratch-Off Coupons for a Family Date Night

Our family has been intentionally scheduling one-on-one parent and child dates for quite a few years. On these monthly dates, we’ve climbed big rocks, baked fancy cakes, picked new books at the bookstore, held our own video game championships, hiked… Continue Reading →

Studying Up with Big Fat Notebooks

This coming school year I’ll have 2 kids in middle school – what?? Where did the time go?! But we’re really excited, especially for my 11 year old just starting 6th grade. She’s so excited to move on to a new… Continue Reading →

22 Summer Pool Party Ideas

It’s so hot outside, which means it’s the perfect time for a pool party! Whether you’re celebrating a birthday with a pool theme or just inviting some friends over for a fun bash, there are 22 ideas here to help… Continue Reading →

Make Outdoor Art with Water Guns

Get Out and Play Summer Series Guest Post by Sarah of Our Daily Craft My daughter and I like doing art in all kinds of ways, and in the summer we want to be outside as much as we can,… Continue Reading →

10 Awesomely Fun Sidewalk Chalk Activities

HEY! I’m Kimbo from a girl and a glue gun here on Make and Takes today for the Get Out and Play Summer Series! We have probably every color of sidewalk chalk–and when my kids say they are bored I say, “go… Continue Reading →

Upset the Farm Animal Game

I’m Jamie from The Crafting Chicks and it’s great to be here on Make and Takes today for the Get Out and Play Summer Series! We love Marie and are inspired by her everyday. Excited to share a fun family game… Continue Reading →

Creative Kids Cooking Challenge

For kids, helping in the kitchen builds confidence and encourages independence, plus it’s a valuable contribution to the family. Not only do I want my kids to learn cooking and safety skills, I want them to enjoy creating and experimenting… Continue Reading →

Backyard Movie Night with S’mores Popcorn

For family movie night, we were excited to see some all-new antics from Boog and Elliot in OPEN SEASON: SCARED SILLY. What better way to hang-out with this silly group of forest friends than to take our movie night to… Continue Reading →

11 Ways to Get Goofy at Disney Parks

There are so many fun activities 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, and the… Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Muffins

My daughters had a hard time narrowing it down, but they chose these cinnamon sugar doughnut muffins as their favorite homemade muffin. Pretty high praise from some serious muffin-connoisseurs! These muffins are soft and just sweet enough, with a taste… 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 →

Christmas Picture Puzzles – Interactive PDF

Do you like riddles and picture puzzles? Here is a little something to do while you’re snuggled by the fire waiting for those chestnuts to roast. This Christmas Picture Puzzle pdf is meant to be viewed on your screen: computer, tablet, or… 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 →

2016 Word Art Printable for Kids

With a new year, comes a fresh new start. Does your family have any new year’s traditions? In keeping with our annual family tradition, my girls and I have been spending some time jotting down wishes and plans for the… Continue Reading →

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