Tired of doing the same old thing when it comes to decorating your Easter eggs? So were we. This weekend we decorated Easter eggs in a way we created last year and it's so simple even my 20-month old...
With Halloween fast approaching everyone at my daughter’s school is talking about parties with friends and dreaming about all the treats they’re going to get to eat. However, if you feel like the kids in your life are going to...
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 We are avid colorers in our house and I love a good, fresh crayon. There is just something about coloring with one that makes the whole activity seem better. Maybe it’s because it is clean and new, maybe it’s...
Do you ever feel like every time you leave the house you are packing for a week away? Sometimes the hassle of remembering everything makes the start of a fun day so much work it hardly feels worth it....
Tired of doing the same old thing when it comes to decorating your Easter eggs? So were we. So, this weekend we tried some new ways to decorate that were exciting and produced vibrant results! My daughter was so...
I have to give my kids credit. They’re really good at listening to directions for a good ol’ craft project. My daughter has always been this way. She loves art and loves to keep busy with her hands. She’s always...
It’s almost December and I can’t wait! I love the Christmas season. It is my favorite time of year. Everyone is happy and friendly. I love the music, the decorations and let’s not forget the food! ...
Happy February, friends! As you get ready to show your love this month and take oodles of time making the perfect Valentine's for school, I thought I'd help out a bit. I've made three different sets of free Valentine's Day...
Do you need an eggcellent egg decorating idea for Easter this year? Look no further than these fun Tie Dye Easter Eggs that kids will love, even those disgruntled older kids. :) We actually did this project for the first...
My daughter is opinionated. She is 2, so that's to be expected. However, I don't think this is going to go away. I see it as a good thing for her life in general and a frustrating thing for...
I am always on the hunt for a new project. I love to remake something into a more beautiful or useful version. As we are in preparation for a new baby I am trying to find better ways to...
Last week, while squeezing into my bathing suit I realized how soon my 2nd baby will be here. I have just over 6 weeks (if she doesn’t come early). I also realized that I have projects to do! I...
I always enjoy a good homemade gift, especially one from my daughter. This is probably the reason I have piles of her artwork from school that I can’t bear to part with. I also feel like displaying it as...
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The Everyday Mom LifeKnow someone who is expecting a baby within the next few months? Chances are you do. According to the United States Centers for Disease Control, July and August are the most popular months for having a...
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