How to Make a Leprechaun Trap

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St. Patrick’s Day fun isn’t for adults only! Let your little one’s use their imagination and work their engineering skills to create a leprechaun trap for those pesky little green visitors. This fun tradition is rooted in the story that a child creates a trap for the leprechaun and he falls for it – but […]

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5 Step Spring Cleaning Guide

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It’s that time of year! As spring slowly crawls our way, it’s the perfect time to spring clean our homes. Not only does a clean and organized house feel good, there are a lot of great lessons for our kiddos in the process. They can group and sort items and are learning empathy by donating […]

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DIY Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Here are our favorite DIY crafts and gifts that will let your sweetheart know you love them, without breaking the bank: Bag Toppers These are so simple and are great for saving money because you can use bulk candy. Even homemade treats are easily packaged and delivered. Package […]

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Indoor Fun for Cold Days

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Since the fun and excitement of the holidays are over, it can be rough finding indoor fun on cold days! Sure it’s good to get outside, but sometimes the weather and our schedules just don’t cooperate. Never fear! Here are some great ways to have fun, burn off some energy and stay indoors this winter. Tape You […]

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Back to the Routine

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Happy new year! With the exciting prospect of a new year ahead, we are also realizing that the holiday break is quickly coming to a close. It’s amazing how even just a few days without our schedule can disrupt our routines! In an effort to ease back into our normal routines, and maybe even establish […]

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3 Ways to Have Fun and Free Holiday Family Nights

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Being together as a family is one of the best parts about the holiday season! The holidays come and go so quickly and are loaded with events and activities – it’s important to carve out some time and spend it as a family. Here are 3 ways you can spend meaningful and fun time together […]

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Quiet the Chaos and Enjoy the Season

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Sometimes it can feel like the holidays are non-stop chaos. And that chaos can rob us of the true meaning of the season. Making time to quiet the noise of this busy time of year and get back to spending quality time with friends and family is essential to a meaningful and happy holiday. Here […]

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Holiday Personal Touch

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It’s so easy to get caught up in the frenzy of gift giving during the holidays. Making sure that you’ve purchased for everyone on your list – kids included – can be a daunting and expensive task! In an effort to bring some inexpensive and personal touches to the holidays, here are a few do-it-yourself […]

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Bridging Generational Gaps

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So often the holidays mean lots of extended family visiting. Whether they are from across town or across the country, relatives can sometimes feel more like they’re from another planet! The generational gap between family members can prohibit relationships when it feels like there are just too many years in between. But there are a […]

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Building a Budget for the Holidays

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We know it seems early, but the holidays are really just around the corner! And while the season is filled with wonder and excitement, it can also be packed with budget busting purchases. Gifts, decorations, costumes, meals, more gifts…it can be overwhelming to keep up with, let alone budget for. Here are our ideas of […]

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