Stories

Six Christmas Traditions That Change With Multiple Children

The holiday season is infused with a special kind of magic when there’s a child in the house. Charlie (our oldest) was only 4 months old when we celebrated his very first Christmas. With a baby that young, a sense of pure joy was obtained by simply surrounding the tree with dollar store helium balloons… Continue reading Six Christmas Traditions That Change With Multiple Children

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Product Reviews

I Spy Eagle Eye Find-It Game

This is the third board game that we tried out this month from University Games and the kids are LOVING it. But who wouldn’t? Not only is I Spy the most challenging board game we’ve played to date, but it was also my own personal favorite. As an artist, I’ve always had a huge respect for the… Continue reading I Spy Eagle Eye Find-It Game

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Kids On Stage: The Charades Game for Kids!

It’s no secret that Christmas is right around the corner. And as much as I pride myself on my budgeting skills and preparedness, every November finds me wracking my brain for last minute gifts for the kids (and not just *my* kids, but our nieces and nephews too!). In this age of digital downloads it’s… Continue reading Kids On Stage: The Charades Game for Kids!

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Art & Crafts · Sewing

Ombre Dying: The DIY guide to making a Princess Daisy Costume from the Super Mario Bros. Movie

I’ve received several requests asking about the dying process I used to make Evie’s Princess Daisy dress for our “Super Mario Bros. movie” themed Halloween costumes. The process I used is called “Ombre Dying” and thanks to supplies provided by Dharma Trading Company, I had the opportunity to learn the process firsthand. I’m excited to… Continue reading Ombre Dying: The DIY guide to making a Princess Daisy Costume from the Super Mario Bros. Movie

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How To · Sewing

How I Made Three “The Hobbit” Themed Kids Costumes for Under $15 Each

Homemade Halloween costumes are taken pretty seriously in our family (as you may have noticed from my previous posts) but last year was much more challenging than prior years. I blame my six-year-old for that. Seriously. Charlie had finally reached that age where he actually had an opinion of his own, which resulted in costume… Continue reading How I Made Three “The Hobbit” Themed Kids Costumes for Under $15 Each

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I hosted a Tryazon party… with Smores!

As of a few months ago, I had only just heard of Tryazon but still knew very little about their website or their events. From what I could tell, they worked with various brands to sponsor “parties” where new products would be demonstrated and pictures of such shared on social media. Admittedly, it sounded fun.… Continue reading I hosted a Tryazon party… with Smores!

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