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Halloween Treat Bag Lanterns

Step-by-Step Halloween Treat Bag Lantern Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #BOOItForward #CollectiveBias Hey mamas! Even though the temps here in Omaha aren't feeling too "fall-ish," I'm diving into the season. Bring on the sweaters, boots, pumpkin patches, and Halloween! Embracing the holidays makes each season a [...]

Make Father's Day special with this adorable spinning world craft

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateAllSummer #CollectiveBias June is in full swing, which can mean just one thing: it's time to celebrate dad! Make this Father's Day extra special with an adorable craft dad will love displaying on the wall. I have the [...]

This post is sponsored by buybuy BABY, a brand I love. All opinions here are my own. Read on to see how an awesome buybuy BABY find sparked an idea for the perfect Father's Day craft! Make Father's Day extra special with this adorable spinner craft! Remember the Skinnamarink song? I love you in the morning [...]

These adorable DIY felt flower and bug straw toppers are the perfect kid's activity for your summer picnic!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BlueLizardSummer #CollectiveBias We've officially seen the return of the sun here in Nebraska, and this mama couldn't be more excited about spending the next few months OUTSIDE with my girls! Crafting is something we enjoy year-round, but I [...]

Easy Preschool Teacher Appreciation Card: Have you preschooler make this easy DIY to show how much they appreciate their teacher! The design and saying are a cute play on the shapes our little ones learn during their preschool year! "It takes a BIG heart to shape little minds!"

Show a special teacher in your life just how much they mean to you with this easy DIY preschool teacher appreciation card! It's perfect for preschool and kindergarten kiddos who are learning their shapes! It's Eleanor's first year of preschool, which means we're coming up on our very first teacher appreciation week! And boy have [...]

Personalized Mother's Day Gift: Photo Mat Craft

Looking for a personalized Mother's Day craft to gift to a special mom? I have the perfect gift idea to display her child's artwork + a photo of mom's favorite little artist :) There is no cuter face than that of her child's Nobody in the world creates better artwork than her child So a Mother's [...]

Why I Create With My Kids

Why I Create With My Kids

Not a Pinterest mom? Me neither. Today I'm talking about messy, inventive, free flowing CREATING! The kind where my kids can just be kids. There are no instructions, no step-by-step guides, no exemplars, and no goals. I try to give my girls the opportunity to create every single day. Depending on the day (and how much mess [...]

Easy Turkey Craft for Kids

Easy Turkey Craft to Do with your Kids

Thanksgiving week is officially upon us - I swear we were just picking out Halloween costumes, but here we are mamas! I don't tend to do a ton of decorating for Thanksgiving, but having kiddos makes me want to make the most of every holiday. When my friend Jordan asked me if I wanted her [...]

Four Ways to Encourage Pretend Play at Home with your Kids

This post is in partnership with buybuy BABY, a brand I love. All opinions here are my own. Three is so fun! Challenging, but so, SO fun! The mind of a three-year-old is a truly amazing thing - I absolutely love watching Eleanor spin worlds make-believe. As her mama, I do my best to create [...]

Easy and delicious Halloween snack for preschoolers

This post is in partnership with buybuy BABY, a brand I love. All opinions here are my own. This time of year is amazing for so many reasons - colorful leaves, pumpkin patches, crisp air, and Halloween! Holidays are some of the best parts of being a mama. There are so many awesome opportunities to [...]

Gift Idea: Personalized Books for Kids

I feel like I go through the same routine whenever I am in search of a gift... what can I get someone that means something? Every once in awhile I think of that perfect "something" to give as a special gift, and lately I've been on a kick giving personalized gifts to my loved ones. They're [...]

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