Along Came a Spider Halloween

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Spiders and spider webs are a Halloween staple. They are inherently creepy, but the black and white design can also be sophisticated or fun in Halloween decor, costumes, and treats!   With all of my spare time, I teach music classes for kids. Last year during Halloween time, I was teaching the “Black Spiders” semester of […]

Baby Update – 1 month old

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Wow! It has already been more than a month since this little man joined our family. We are so in love with him and excited that he is smiling and becoming more interactive each day. He is well-loved by his siblings and so many family and friends. We are so grateful to have him in […]

One Smart Cookie — First Day of School Treat!

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This post originally appeared on one of my favorite sites, Paging Supermom, last year when school started. My kids were so excited by this surprise! School starts this week for us. Not sure they will get such a cool surprise this year. My kids have already gone back to school for the year. It came […]

Pogo Pass Discount — Summer Boredom Buster

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Has it happened at your house yet? Have your children started complaining about being bored this summer? If you live in Arizona, I may just have the solution for you! Have you heard of Pogo Passes? Some of my friends have had these for a couple of years and love them! For a one-time fee, […]

Easy Paper Beachball Garland and Pool Party Placecards

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This post originally appeared on Skip To My Lou as part of her Summer Camp Craft series last summer. We are now out of school and ready to party, so I am excited to share it with you here! It’s a simple party craft to make with the kids. Maybe they will want to host […]

Superhero Birthday for Kids

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Everybody loves Superheros, right? Chances are you are going to be involved in some sort of superhero celebration at some point in your life, if you haven’t already. My son turned 4 at a rather inconvenient time for us. I was just returning from SNAP! conference, I am great-with-child, and on top of it all […]

Party In a Jar Book

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I’m really excited to share this new party book with you today for several reasons. 1) It is written by my talented friend, Vanessa from www.seevanessacraft.com. 2) My daughter is one of the cute kids featured in the book (see that is her above!), and 3) (Maybe most importantly) it is adorable and full of great, […]

LEGO® Girl Power

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We are big LEGO fans at this house! I have an entire LEGO inspired Pinterest board! There is something so empowering and satisfying about taking little bricks and pieces and turning them into something else with its own function, purpose and story. And you know how important creativity is to me! Is it any surprise […]

Fancy Girlie Easter Basket

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Recently I was challenged to fashion an Easter basket for a girl using items found at my local Fry’s (Kroger) grocery store. Since Fry’s is one of the stores I frequent I thought it would be fun to see what I could find there and with my daughters in mind. I was immediately drawn to […]

Testing Week Lunch Box Notes

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My kids have standardized testing this week at their school. My 4th grader’s teacher asked us to send in some words of encouragement for her to hand out from us through out the four days of testing. She thought this might be a nice way to help reduce their anxiety and help them feel confident […]