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Valentine’s Day Activity for Kids

You’re going to love this Valentine’s Day activity!  My toddler was so entertained by every step that he ended up doing it on his own for 30 minutes.  I was able to get a workout in while he sat next to me at the table.  Nothing like a productive morning! So there are three steps […]

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Lightsaber Popsicle Cozy

So I’ve shared with you the best ever gift to give to kids when attending a birthday party but I’d say this Lightsaber Popsicle Cozy is up there on my list because it’s so darn cute. My son was recently invited to one of his best buds birthday party but it wasn’t just any ol’ […]

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Nature Scavenger Color Hunt

We have spent this past week exploring nature with my kids and to be honest, I’d keep the books on the shelf all week, to spend our days exploring nature. Don’t worry you can even do it in Winter and talk about the colors that are a part of Winter. My preschooler enjoyed this activity […]

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Non-Candy Valentines: I Mustache You…

I’ve been on the search for something clever for Valentine’s day to share with you.  When I finally came up with something–I realized it had already been done on blog land.  Great minds think alike! Either way I’m sharing it because it’s super cute, easy and it’s non-candy. In the past, between all of my kids […]

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New Year Goals for Kids: Wishing Wand Craft

During their annual Star Festival (Tanabata Festival), the Japanese write wishes on strips of paper, tie them on bamboo branches, and wave them up at the stars in the hope that their wish will come true. I like to set goals for myself. When I got married we started setting some goals as a couple. Now […]

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New Year’s Eve Activities with Kids

Are you celebrating New Year’s Eve with kids? Once upon a time when I didn’t have three children (long, long ago), I had a deep desire to end our year in style and with lots of fun. We’ve had parties.  We’ve gone swing dancing. We’ve had friends and family sleepover parties.  We’ve enjoyed game night […]

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Simple Christmas Home Tour

Simple Christmas Home Tour So I’ve hesitated to write a post like this because all of the home tours I’ve seen on blogland that are amazing. But I thought others might feel the same way, who are also looking for ways to decorate their house–simply.  So here’s our simple Christmas décor! A lot of our […]

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Nativity Craft from Toilet Paper Tubes

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Huggies Little Snugglers and Latina Bloggers Connect. By now you’ve probably realize that I love TP tube crafts.  We use them A LOT, the last thing I made was a barn yard & farm animals that was used so much that it literally fell apart. This is our second […]

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Gingerbread Man Theme Christmas Tree

Do you have a Christmas tree tradition?  Do you cut your own?  Decorate together?  I love the scent of a fresh tree so our tradition has always been to either cut our own or pick out a fresh tree.  Here in this picture we are bringing it home. It’s taller than my 6.2 hubby.  I was […]

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Cinnamon Salt Dough Ornaments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The scent of cinnamon is one of the aromas that whisks me away to my childhood.  I can see my mom stirring the Ponche (a festive punch around Navidad) and flipping the Buñuelos (crispy cinnamon sugar fried dough) in […]

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Manger Craft for Kids Inspired by Mortimer’s Christmas Manger

Manger Craft for Kids Inspired by Mortimer’s Christmas Manger This book by Jane Chapman is such a sweet and funny story of a mouse looking for a home.  I seriously, got teary eyed reading it through this sweet book. So we made a manger ornament craft to go with our book! Before kicking off our […]

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Christmas Glitter Play Dough

We love playing with play dough at our house.  Before figuring out how to make no cook play dough I usually hesitated to make it when my boys would ask for it because getting out a pot seemed like a big commitment, ha.  But now that I’ve been using our Awesome & Easy No Cook […]

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Preschool Christmas Activity: Alphabet Play Dough Tree

On Wednesdays, we work with a group of teen moms doing parenting classes and showing them a skill so they can earn some extra money on the side. My boys mostly play while I work and chat with the moms. But today my toddler wanted to help me because I was teaching the moms how […]

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12 Days of Christmas: Advent Calendar Free Printable

12 Days of Christmas: Advent Calendar Free Printable is my  newest creation!  There’s a bible reading plan, an activity, songs, recipes and acts of kindness tied into our day as we celebrate the birth of our Savior! I actually made this advent calendar about 4 years ago for my kiddos but I’m finally getting around to making […]

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Christmas Countdown: 25 Days of Books

Traditions are so much fun especially around this time of the year.  One of our family favorites that’s really simple to put together has been our Christmas Book Countdown.  We’ve done this tradition since my first born was two years old with the exception for one year when we had just moved to another country. We’ve […]

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Gratitude Family Game & Activity

This game is like Headbanz but with a Thanksgiving twist to it. We are kicking off our focus on all things gratitude today.  We started off the morning by baking muffins for the Sunday school teachers at church and tonight we’ll play this game where we can practice gratitude and also have fun together. I thought […]

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Holiday Giveaway

I’m teaming up with some fabulous bloggers from our weekly Mom’s Library link up party to bring you this awesome Holiday Giveaway just in time for Christmas. We really appreciate you stopping in each week to check out all the amazing resources from moms like you. 5 weeks of giveaways are coming at you worth […]

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Free Thanksgiving Printables

Studying the first Thanksgiving is a great way to kickoff this month! As you know I teach my kids ranging from preschool – fourth grade so I’m always looking for ways to overlap on topics and subjects.  So for the next couple of weeks we will be briefly touching on the first Thanksgiving and the […]

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