Plastic Bottle Crafts for the Little Guys

Clever Ways to Upcycle Plastic Bottles

Plastic is forever and with more and more things being made with plastic, its more important than ever that we recycle. Toddlers and preschoolers or kids of any age might not be that enthusiastic about “recycling”, but they might enjoy working … Read more

My Favorite Elf on the Shelf Photos

9 Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Elf on the Shelf Ideas This was our first year of “Elf on the Shelf” adventures with our children, and boy is it a lot of work! It’s also a ton of fun for us and the kids. After the … Read more

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10 Tips to Help Children Cope with Tragedy

Our world was rocked Friday, when a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary in the small town of Newtown, CT and killed 28 people. As news of the events lit up social networks, parents throughout the country experienced a roller … Read more

Clever and Unique Baby Shower Themes

Clever and Unique Baby Shower Themes

I’ve never had to throw a baby shower. Not yet anyway, although I probably just jinxed myself! Its fun to check out the trends and see the clever ideas people come up with for baby shower themes. I know a … Read more

Fun and Fabulous Toddler Activities

Fun and Educational Toddler Activities

Summer is winding down and the big kids are returning to school. Some of you are relieved the kids will return to a routine and the house will be quieter. My house, however, will still be full of chaos as … Read more

Creative Kids Spaces

Creative Kids Spaces: Fun Bedroom Ideas

With the kids getting older, our youngest just turned 2 and our oldest turns 4 in October, its time to start re-designing their rooms. I’m really dragging my feet on this project, because we never planned to live in this … Read more

free pumpkin carving stencils

1000s of Printable Free Pumpkin Carving Stencils

Here is my huge collection of free pumpkin carving stencils along with my easy pumpkin carving tips and ideas for the best Halloween jack-o-lantern ever. Autumn brings cooler air, falling leaves, and fun decorations. In fact, Halloween is the second … Read more