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  • Play Dough Cupcake Factory

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    I honestly love making homemade gifts when it seems like a good fit.  I find it’s a lot easier to do when the kiddos are younger than when they are older so I try to take advantage while I can.  Recently we put together this little play dough cupcake factory
  • Sound Bottles

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    Earlier this week I shared with you that I was taking part in the 6 Days of Sensory Play for Kids blog hop. Well we are down to the last couple of days and today I’m back to share with you on the topic of Auditory Sensory Play. Today
  • Sea Life Play Dough Imprints

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    My (now almost 3yr old) Mr. C was so taken with making imprints and star shapes in the play dough from our red white & blue play dough last week that I thought I would capitalize on his interests for a few more activities. One of which turned out

Back to School Shopping with Kohl’s Disney Jake & Sofia

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Kohl’s. I received a promotional item to facilitate my review. All opinions along with my shopaholic tendencies are all my own.  It’s no secret I love

Felt Silly Faces Busy Bag Activity

I recently came across this Felt Caterpillar Busy Bag tutorial from Toddler Approved. I instantly knew I needed to do something like it for my guys! They just looove googly eyes and the creations her kids made from that busy bag

A Perfect Movie Night

Ok seriously, what makes up the perfect movie night? Good company, maybe some good wine (for Mom & Dad) and of course good popcorn (ie. not burned).  Movie night isn’t the same without the popcorn. Some things just

Play Dough Cupcake Factory

I honestly love making homemade gifts when it seems like a good fit.  I find it’s a lot easier to do when the kiddos are younger than when they are older so I try to take advantage

What Will I Do if I Can’t Tie My Shoe? | Summer Book Exchange

Summer Reading. Those two things go hand in hand don’t they? That’s why when the Love Books Summer Book Exchange showed up on my radar I couldn’t help but want to participate. What is the Love Books Summer

Ten

My guy turned 10 last weekend. 10! How is that possible? Where does the time go? We’ve started a new birthday tradition around here this year. Dad makes all the kids’ birthday cakes. I still can’t believe

Autographed Memory Shirt

I know some of you are probably already out of school and if you are, hey, file this away for next year.  Here in our neck of the woods we still have another one and a half

Father’s Day Boogie Wipes Giveaway

We think dads are cool, so we’re teaming up with Boogie Wipes to give away some great gifts for dads. Three lucky dads will win a Daddy & Company camouflage backpack stuffed with a Cool Dads T-shirt,

Simply Challenge Yourself

For the month of June I’ve decided to take on a photography challenge. 30 photos. 1 photo a day for the month of June. (Hosted by Click it up a Notch & Shutterbag USA if you are

Sound Bottles

Earlier this week I shared with you that I was taking part in the 6 Days of Sensory Play for Kids blog hop. Well we are down to the last couple of days and today I’m back