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03 Nov 2015

An Easy Thanksgiving Centerpiece that You Can Make with the Kids

  Thanksgiving is fast approaching; and if it’s your turn to host the holiday festivities this year, you may be hard-pressed to find a few easy, unique, and creative ways to decorate your home. Don’t make it more complicated than it has to be. Your decorating answer could be right

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23 Jun 2015

4 Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ways to Keep your Kids Cool this Summer [Activities Featured on AMHQ with Sam Champion!]

We’re officially in the summer season. You’ve probably heard the words “I’m bored” more than you care to. It’s too hot to just let your little boogers run around outside, and the few activities that you do have will probably only hold their short little attention spans for only a few

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24 Mar 2015

4 Ridiculously Easy Easter Basket Stuffer Craft Ideas [Infographic]

If you’re anything like me, you’re probably prone to waiting until the last minute to figure out what to put in your kid’s Easter baskets. Candy is, of course, the easiest route, but way too unhealthy. Those premade four foot tall Easter baskets with the plastic grass are decidedly convenient,

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10 Nov 2014

How to Save your Sanity This Holiday Travel Season With These 2 Easy Road Trip Activities for Kids

  At almost three years of age, my two little munchkins have had their fair share of road trips. With family in North Carolina and family friends in bordering states, my twins are no strangers to long car rides. For preschoolers, they actually do pretty well, but I’ve noticed that

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18 Aug 2014

An Easy-to-Make Sundae Topping Gift Basket Featuring a Chocolate and Fruit Pairing that You Won’t Believe

  My entire family absolutely loves chocolate. From traditional chocolate and fruit pairings to a regular old slab of breakable chocolate goodness, we relish in the caffeine fueled high that chocolate brings. My 3-year-old twins (not surprisingly) have no shame in their chocolate obsession; and my husband undoubtedly loves chocolate

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12 Jun 2014

Spring Cleaning for Your Kids – Organization Ideas, Printable, and More!

It’s that time of year again ladies and gentlemen. It’s “spring cleaning season!” I took last week off so that I could put together a few awesome posts that will help you along in your spring cleaning and organization journey. Over the next few days you’ll find posts that are

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02 Dec 2013

4 Easy, Creative, and Festive Wreaths that You Can Make with the Kids for the Holidays

  he holidays are known as the most wonderful time of the year, but we all know that along with the visions of sugar plum fairies comes a host of stressors and frustrations. Finding the perfect gift for that hard-to-shop-for family member who already owns everything; cleaning your house before

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08 Jul 2013

3 Super Cool Gift Wrapping Ideas for Kids

[box] Today we have an awesome guest blogger who’s giving us some super cool ideas on how to wrap your kid’s party presents. When the kiddies attend birthday parties and events this summer, help them stand out with these 3 custom gift wrapping ideas that they can help you create!

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07 Jan 2013

Extreme Makeover: We Got Kidz Edition [Part I] “Decorating for Dummies?”

So the husband and I have decided to take on the task of decorating our bedroom. We’re tired of living like broke college kids. We may not be able to do much about the broke part, but by redecorating, we can at least pretend. We’re sticking to a budget; which,

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04 Jan 2013

2 Crafts to Make for the Kids Now that the Holidays Are Over

When Christmas day came, you were probably inundated with tons of spare wrapping paper, boxes from toys, scraps of ribbon, and various other colorful bits and bobs. It can be easy to stuff it all in a bin or bag and just throw it away; but the leftover bits and

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04 Dec 2012

7 Funky-Fresh Nontraditional Christmas Tree Ideas

We’re a few days into the month of December and the Christmas holiday season is officially in full swing. I would imagine that all of my responsible adult Christmas celebrators are in full Christmas mode with a well-trimmed tree and a gift or two already under the tree. Well, for

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