Making Fun Family Memories

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We really enjoyed our adventures in the Chevy Traverse! We had so many fun things planned for the week, and you can read about that here. A big thank you to Chevy for helping us make such fun family memories this summer!! My husband, Mark, and I were on a mission to complete 13 acts of […]

Making Our Own Adventure

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This summer, our friends at Chevrolet have offered us the opportunity to test drive the new Chevy Traverse for a full week. We are all so excited for this experience and cannot wait to share our adventure with you! I may or may not have done a little happy dance when it arrived (hint: I […]

Nature Packs for Kids

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Packing a fun nature kit for kids is a great way to foster a love of nature, and get outdoors with minimal hassle throughout the summer months! They are so much fun to put together, and you can use many household items you probably already have on hand. Nature packs make it easy to enjoy […]

Our Favorite Books for LEGO Movie Fans

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The LEGO® Movie is about to be released to DVD on June 17th, and my kids can hardly wait! If you’re looking for some great gift ideas for a LEGO® Movie fan in your life, you will definitely want to check out these newest releases from DK that bring the best of the movie to […]

Summer Smoothies — No Blender Required!

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This Summer you can say “goodbye” to your blender when it comes to making delicious and healthy smoothies thanks to the new DOLE Nutrition Plus Fruit & Veggie Shakers POWER Smoothies! These are incredibly easy to prepare and can be found right in the freezer aisle of your local grocery store. Special thanks to the […]

See Disneynature’s BEARS and Protect Our National Parks

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We just returned from an amazing family trip to California to visit Disneyland as part of the Disney Social Media Moms celebration! I cannot wait to share with you some of the new and exciting things our friends at Disney have been working on: inspiring partnerships with charities, supporting research on the benefits that kids […]

Flower Crafts for Preschoolers

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These flower crafts for preschoolers are sure to get the little ones excited for Spring to arrive! Many of these flower crafts use common household materials you probably already have on-hand. Yay for simple and fun activities for Spring!! 1. Flower Prints from Soda Bottles Make flower prints from empty soda bottles to create unique […]

Toy Fair 2014!

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Last week I had the pleasure of attending Toy Fair 2014 in New York City with Amy from Teach Mama and my friends from Melissa and Doug! We had so much fun, and I cannot wait to share some of the new and exciting toys Melissa and Doug are planning to release later this Fall! […]

A Special Superhero Cape Making Brunch

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I LOVE any excuse to get together with good friends and do some crafting, but crafting for a good cause is even better! When FamilyFun magazine asked me to host a few friends for an organization called Enchanted Makeovers, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to do what I love while benefitting others. Enchanted […]

Bring Your Creations to Life with littleBits

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When I first learned about littleBits, I immediately put their Base Kit on Emily’s wish list. You may have seen them featured on TED. For kids who are 8 years old and up and love to build things, littleBits kits allow kids to bring their creations to life using a variety of modules to build […]

Handmade Holidays Crafting Fun

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Are you on Pinterest? Do you find yourself pinning beautiful craft projects, but hardly ever seem to have the time to actually make them?? Thanks to the Michael’s “Don’t Just Pin It, Make It Your Own” campaign, I had the opportunity to encourage crafters to at the Bala Cynwyd, PA store event to get their […]

Special Event at Michael’s Craft Stores

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Are you on Pinterest? Do you find yourself pinning creative craft projects, but rarely finding the time to actually DO them?? If so, you will want to know that Michael’s has created a special Don’t Just Pin It, Make It Your Own Event going on in select stores across the country this Sunday, November 10th […]

A Day in NYC with Celine’s Dolls — Part 2

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Continuing on with our fun-filled adventure in Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY with the lovely Celine from Celine’s Dolls (to read part 1, click here) and her husband Fabien, we went to the Renegade Craft Fair!! This is held in Brooklyn just two times a year — once in Winter, and again in Summer, and in other […]

Fun with Disney Paints — Part 2

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This creative room re-do project is brought to you by Glidden via MomTrends. You may remember a few weeks ago when I posted about the girls’ bedroom painting project. I’m happy to report the process is going very well! To start, I used masking tape to hold stencils in place to paint the girls’ names […]

Fun with Disney Paint — Part I

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My two girls love sharing a bedroom, but have been asking for a bit a re-do just to spice things up a bit. When our friends from MomTrends asked if we would like to review a new specialty paint from Disney, we just had to give it a try! We thought the Ready, Set, Glow! paint […]

10 Recommended Resources for Simplifying

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With the New Year comes the opportunity for a fresh start! Here are some of our favorite resources to help you simplify and organize your household with tips to clean the clutter, organize your time, and foster relationships. I love tools that help me spend more quality time with my family. Wishing you all the […]

10 Things for Kids to Do While Waiting for Turkey

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With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, are you looking for a few ways to keep the kids entertained while they wait for that delicious turkey?? Here are a few low-mess and easy to set up ideas to keep up your sleeve just in case: 1. Hand Stamped Memory Game — A simple game […]

Hershey’s Boo Blvd. — Quick Party Craft

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Are you hosting a Halloween celebration with the kids? Need a quick craft activity to keep them busy? These cute little ghosts were a big hit around here, they were super quick and easy to make. Plus, they double as treat containers for the kids to take home too! To make your own spooky ghost […]