Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel {Giveaway}

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We are, among millions of other families, huge fans of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid books written and illustrated by #1 New York Times bestselling author Jeff Kinney. Meeting him during his book tour was an incredible experience that has peaked my kid's interest in writing and has left them begging … [Read more...]

Back To School Tradition

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School Spirit Milk, blue is our school's color, has become a tradition in our home on the first day of school. Just a drop or two of food coloring added to milk can be a morning mood changer, help calm their butterflies or make them look forward to their day. It's all good! Do you have a back to … [Read more...]

Road Tripping From The Minivan

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Yesterday, I shared my DIY Applesauce Freezee Pops with you which are a big hit with the kids. Today, I'm sharing another fun way we eat on the road from our minivan. I prepare our own travel snack cups for road tripping without the mess. Using clear plastic cups I filled them with … [Read more...]

DIY Applesauce Freezee Pops

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We traveled twelve hundred hours by car from Detroit, MI to Duluth, MN and I was really concerned that there wouldn't be many places to stop to eat driving through Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The way my kids feast non-stop I topped off our cooler with as much food and snacks to eliminate the, "I'm … [Read more...]

Hockey Pucks on a Stick

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Need a cute treat for the end of the season hockey party or tournament? Here is a super easy idea to make edible hockey pucks on a stick with Ding Dongs. Each child has their jersey number included with a personalized photo tag attached. To see how to create them, visit my previous post … [Read more...]

Leprechaun Spoof

Since my 101 Elf on the Shelf Ideas post is still going strong, I thought it would be hilarious to create a Leprechaun Spoof to incorporate three holidays into one, Christmas (Elf on the Shelf), Valentine's Day (lollipop photo cards) and St. Patrick's Day (leprechaun tricks), via the most loved and … [Read more...]

Never Miss A Dose Again

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I saw this idea on Pinterest earlier this month and I'm so glad I remembered it because my children, literally, have been sick all month - different child, different week, different illness. Many trips to the doctors and a couple of prescriptions later and this is how we managed to never miss a … [Read more...]