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Peanut Butter Rainbow Popcorn

My family absolutely loves popcorn. And recently we came up with a new fun and delicious way to enjoy it, Peanut Butter Rainbow Popcorn! My kids are treat obsessed. So I often try to find ways to make our treats healthier with more nutrient rich ingredients. And, since we are managing multiple family member food […]

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Simple Easter Basket Crafts for Kids

Easter basket crafts are a fun and easy way make decorations and celebrate spring! They also make lovely little May Day baskets to share with family and friends. They would also be a fun craft to celebrate Spring Equinox. A bit of backstory… I’m always on the hunt for fun ways to recycle and reuse […]

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The Best Gluten Free Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

Fluffy, delicious, gluten free, and vegan pancakes are a rare unicorn. I’ve tried a lot of different recipes and eaten a lot of edible, but not incredible pancakes. But the search is over! These Gluten Free Apple Cinnamon Pancakes are absolutely delicious! One day I was researching pancake recipes and found this promising Pancake Recipe from […]

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Rainbow Crafts and Activities for Kids

There is something truly magical about rainbow crafts and activities for kids. Rainbows are a fun way for young kids to learn their colors. And they make a great first drawing/painting that kids can easily master. But beyond that, they are scientifically fascinating. They really are one of the most joyful things to create and […]

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How To Create Beautiful Nature Chalk Art

Nature chalk art has become one of my favorite ways to create with my kids (and one of my favorite ways to create solo too). The general idea is that you draw a picture with chalk and then find flowers, leaves, rocks, and other items found in nature to further embellish and decorate the picture. […]

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How to Host an Outdoor Flower Tea Party

Flower tea party, fairy stew, nature soup, witches potion, wizards brew, dinosaur punch, or turbo fuel. Whatever you call it, this simple, fun, and creative activity is one of our all-time favorites. The Setup The setup takes less than 5 minutes, it gets the kids outside, and most importantly, they stay entertained for a long […]

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Healthy Banana Cream Pie Milkshake (Smoothie)

I have always loved a good Banana Cream Pie Milkshake! And Banana Cream Pies in general. Growing up, my mom and grandma made a delicious Banana Cream Pie with pudding and whipped cream. And then whenever we’d hit Sonic Drive in on road trips I’d order a Banana Cream Pie Milkshake. There’s something about the […]

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How to Turn Children’s Artwork into Gifts for Mother’s Day

I am often thinking about how to turn children’s artwork into gifts.  We’re always experimenting with different painting, drawing, coloring, and art techniques. As a result, we end up with a lot of amazing artwork!  We have these neat gallery rails that we display artwork on. I try to regularly send artwork to grandparents and […]

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PlanetBox Rover Lunchbox Review

My lunch-obsessed kids got new PlanetBox lunchboxes recently and they absolutely love them. In fact, they love them so much, I wanted to write a PlanetBox review to share some of the reasons why I highly recommend them. Whether we’re hitting up the neighborhood park or going for a hike at the lagoon, my kids […]

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The Nutcracker for Kids in 2020

Watching The Nutcracker Ballet is one of my all time favorite holiday traditions. Even if you’re new to ballet, The Nutcracker for kids is a perfect introduction to the artistry, athleticism, and magic of a live performance. When I was young, my Grandma would sew beautiful dresses for me and my sisters and take us to […]