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10 Must Know Tips for Traveling Internationally with Kids

I just finished writing an article for Babble/Disney on tips for traveling with kids. As I was brainstorming I kept coming up with tips for international travel so I am going to share them here with you because as a mom who travels a lot with kids I think they will be helpful to you. […]

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Simple Kid Fun: Tic Tac Toe Game

We are traveling next week and I thought this Recycled Tic Tac Toe game would be perfect for our trip. I don’t like for them to take too many toys when we go out because 9 out of 10 times they leave it, lose it and then are really upset because it’s gone. So this […]

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Simple Summer Treat: Ice Cream Cone Rice Krispie Treats

I hope  you don’t mind all the rice krispie treat recipes because I truly am having fun getting creative with them!  Last week I made the Watermelon Rice Krispie treats that turned out absolutely adorable and  this week we made Ice Cream Cone Rice Krispies. You can follow the same recipe I shared with you last week […]

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Simple Summer Snack: Jello Pirate Ship Cups

I had been planning my sons 8th Pirate party in my head for months before his birthday.  Mostly because there are so many things I can’t find in this country so I have to pick them up in the summer 9 months before his birthday.  So that means that in our house for 9 months […]

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Simple Summer Dessert: Watermelon Rice Krispies & Photobook Giveaway!

Hi, my name is Mari and I can eat a whole pan of Rice Krispie treats. There my confession is out. Get all of our fabulous articles today! Follow us via your favorite social network to get our updates:Twitter, Pinterest or Facebook and our readers preferred way via email. My second confession. I don’t do well […]

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DIY Grilling Gift Set: Meat Rub Recipes & Printable

Okay, I just got back from the grocery store from picking up all of my spices to make this Grilling Gift Set for Father’s Day.  It was an eventful trip to the grocery store, apparently everyone is goes to the grocery store the day before Father’s day. I don’t know about you but I have […]

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Father’s Day: DIY Grilling Gift Set

I usually have my husband’s gifts planned way in advance but lately our life has been a roller coaster and I haven’t had time to get anything together until today. I definitely don’t want to go the route I did last year ,I shared it here I Can’t Believe I Did This for Father’s Day. My […]

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Encouraging Our Kids to Tattle

  Featured Contributor: Teri Newburn “Go see what your sister is doing!”  I love to send my 3-year old son running through the house to track down his crawling, mischievous 11-month old sister.  Is she playing with the toilet brush?  Is she pulling apart my cell phone? Is she climbing into the dryer?  (If she […]

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The Best Summer Toddler Activities & Our Funny Toddler Story

The 10+ Best Summer Toddler Activities and $50 Giveaway This is part of a sponsored campaign with Latina Bloggers Connect and Huggies®. Babies R’ Us has provided me with a $50 gift card to supply to one reader for a giveaway. I have been financially compensated to provide my opinion and review of the products. Even though I received […]

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Virtual Summer Camp: Activities, Recipes, Crafts and more

Join our FREE Virtual Summer Camp Series: Family Fun All Summer Long! We are excited to be a part of this camp that Babble/Disney  has going on this summer. And you can join in one of two ways by linking your summer fun activities below and your craft may get featured on Babble/Disney and/or joining our […]

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DIY Gift Idea: Fishing Game

This is the perfect little gift for a child, DIY Fishing Game! I am sure you’ve never done this, but one day I forgot my sons classmate was having a class birthday party. My son had just had a birthday party at school and to my surprise almost every child brought a gift for him […]

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Fun Facts: Exploring Ecuador with Kids

Our first stop in our series “Traveling Adventures with the Familia” is Ecuador. Here are some fun facts to share with them before you head down south. One of the things I highly recommend to families who are wanting to raise globally minded children, is to travel. And you don’t even have to go very […]

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Beach Scavenger Hunt

I shared with you in this post 10 Fun Beach Activities for you to enjoy with your family.  So today I wanted to give you this free printable to go with idea number 10. If you have little ones pair them up with an adult. I don’t know about your beaches but the ones we […]

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Traveling Adventures with the Familia: South America

Traveling can be very stressful. Traveling with kids can be STRESSFUL. But I don’t want this to keep us from discovering the world around us.  Because there is so much culture, adventure and memories to be made when we step out of our comfort zone as a family and explore the world together. What got […]

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This Mama is Going Manual: Shooting in Manual the Easy Way

Today is our first lesson on shooting in manual the easy peasy way.  We will start with shooting in Aperture Priority Mode or AV which is one of the easiest setting to shoot in manual because your camera automatically adjust the shutter speed for you depending on what aperture and ISO you choose. First, find […]

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Mother’s Day Interview Activity: What I Think of Mommy

I recently was looking through some stuff and found this Mother’s day interview my son answered back when he was 4 years old. I shared his Mother’s day interview responses over on my column, “We are that familia…” at  Babble/Disney.  My favorite responses are #7, #10 and #15. These are my handsome little men! Since I loved this activity so much I […]

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Household Tips on Pinterest Tested: Spoon to Prevent Boiling Over

Household Tips & Tricks from Pinterest has been my little project here on Inspired by Familia!  I am always up for a shortcut but only if it works.  If you’ve been keeping up with this series this is the 3rd Tip I have tested. I started with: Sticky Gunk Remover (label printable included) Wrinkle Remover Spray […]

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Photography Tips: This Mama is Going Manual

Have you been telling yourself  you will learn how to shoot in manual mode on your DSLR? But like me it’s been well over a year that you’ve been saying this and you still haven’t gotten around to it. Or you’ve been wondering what the heck ”aperture” is?  My excuse for shooting in auto mode all the time […]

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