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Project Broken Crayons Still Color

So what do DIY Crayons, Acts of Kindness and Valentine’s Day have to do with each other? Read below to find out what we are doing as a family this Valentine’s Day. It was one of those cleaning Saturdays in our home, and my husband was going through our bin of supplies.  In one of […]

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DIY Terrarium

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SienteGlade #CollectiveBias Mi mami (mom) has a green thumb, I do not.  I’m pretty sure she can revive a dead plant that been dead for weeks. When we were out and about, she was always looking at the […]

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New Year’s Eve Treat

We all need a little bling as we ring in the new year right! This is the cutest and easiest New Year’s Eve treat ever!  I thought it was clever–Ring in the New Year! The glitter on the end of the paper is my newest find at the store and I’m in love. It’s just […]

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Christmas Nativity Craft Stick Ornament

My Christmas Tree was missing a nativity ornament. We’ve made a few nativity type of crafts in the past but not an ornament.  Last year, I made toilet paper tube nativity that turned out great and it has made it through lots of little hands.  Oh, and my kids did make a really cute manger […]

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Christmas Party Favors: Rudolph Play Dough

I made this for my son’s 3rd grade class but I think this maybe to “babyish” so hopefully you can put it to good use. I think this turned out adorable and it will be super easy to put together! This is perfect for all my teacher friends or moms who have a holiday gathering […]

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Recycled Ornament Craft

Cute recycled crafts makes my heart happy!  This Recycled Cupcake Ornament Craft turned out so cute that I’m making them with my kids so they can give them as gifts to their teachers! If you’re back for our 7 Days of Homemade Christmas Ornaments we are now on our 4th day! I think they’ve all […]

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Craft Sticks Gnome Santa Ornament

Are you back for our 7 Days of Homemade Christmas Ornaments! We are on our 3rd day now and I think they’ve all turned out absolutely adorable and not to mention so easy for the kids to make. These can all be made in 10 minutes or less! Here’s the schedule, you’ll want to check […]

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Bottle Cap Christmas Ornament Kid Craft

We made these a few years back and I love them so much and they’ve lasted for over 3 years so I wanted to share it with you because they were easy and cute. The cute little rudolph the red nose reindeer is my 11 year old son who was 4 in that picture. The […]

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Craft Stick Ornament: Christmas Carolers

You want to get some quality time with your kids this busy Christmas season, craft with them.  Seriously, your creations don’t have to turn out amazing. I’ve had quite a few of those experiences and it’s okay.  I have boys and when we are doing something together it’s when they open up and talk to […]

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Circus Party for Mateo

I’ve been planning a circus carnival theme party for years. I bought the party decorations years ago when my two oldest were younger because they wanted a circus party but then of course they changed their mind at the last minute. Apparently, I was a lot nicer then because I would not let them change […]

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Santa Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids

Follow along via your favorite social network so you don’t miss any of our fun family articles :Pinterest Facebook or Twitter and our readers preferred way via email. The animals find Santa asleep in the woods and wonder if Christmas is coming early or not at all. Santa assured his friends that he has just been taking a snooze after a long hike. […]

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Gratitude Prompts Family Activity

Honestly, some evenings, I’m not thinking about how to instill gratitude in my children, much less feeling thankful myself. By dinner time I’m in task mode. I’m thinking get them food, get homework done and get them in bed.  My task oriented self forgets about what my soul longs to do–instill gratitude in my children […]

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Toilet Paper Tube Pilgrims Craft

We made these toilet paper tube pilgrims craft, last year in homeschool with all three of my boys.  Don’t you just love the Mayflower Ship and the Little People turned pilgrims! Toilet Paper Tube Pilgrims Craft supplies: googly eyes construction paper: black, white and yellow glue Cut out the clothes, hats from the contraction paper and […]

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My ABC’s of Thankfulness Booklet

We were so fortunate not to have any rain today.  Lately, its been miserably cold and wet.  We took advantage of the lovely weather and decided to do some geocaching.  My husband just discovered this fun adventure and the boys have thoroughly gotten on board with it. We headed to a nearby park to have […]

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Last Minute DIY Family Halloween Costumes

Our family likes to dress up for Halloween and celebrate the fun and creativity of this holiday! This picture below may look like Halloween but it’s not, it’s just another day in the year at the Tuten home. My kids dress up and play pretend all year long! As I type my oldest is walking out […]

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Healthy Halloween Treat: Boo-nanas

We’ve been having fun with Halloween treats these past weeks.  This was my latest healthy and delicious creation that my kids devoured. This fun treat was so easy to whip up and it was so yummy. These are perfect for a classroom party, Halloween playdate or party or just for fun. You can even have […]

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Halloween Fun Food – Silly Pumpkin Snack

I have been making Mandarin pumpkins for our Halloween parties for over 7 years now! They are a hit and easy to make not to mention–healthy. Usually I just fill a huge vase with the mandarins and use it as decor for our party table and the kids get to grab one when they are […]

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Fall Snack: Pumpkin Apple Sauce Crockpot Recipe

Well, this happened on accident but I always welcome delicious mishaps in the kitchen.  It was supposed to be Pumpkin Apple Butter but too much apple juice was added so it turned into pumpkin flavored apple sauce. I loved how easy it was to make our no peel apple sauce crockpot recipe and this was […]

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