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Mini Thanksgiving Feast For Kids

Well, technically it was a tea party/Thanksgiving feast/snack time rolled into one, but it definitely reminded me of a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. For the past week, I have had three little boys (Harrison and 2 daycare boys) begging me to...Read More
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  • GoldDust Dresses

    Calling all Rock n Roll Mommas! GoldDust Dresses one of a kind kaftans never made looking like a Bohemian Beauty so easy… Inspired by the gypsy spirit of Stevie Nicks, GoldDust Dresses are...

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    Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    The Simple Craft That Doubles As A Thanksgiving Teaching Tool!

    The kids made Thankful Trees to help them understand Thanksgiving.

    First, we spent our week talking about what Thanksgiving is and what being thankful means.Very few of the kids understood what I meant when I asked “what are you thankful for?” So I had to pose the question like this: “what are things or people you love? Like? Make you happy?” This got the kids talking and their answers were fantastic: READ MORE

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  • My Open Letter (To Costco)

    Lately there have been lots of “open letters” in the media. I guess the idea is to write a letter and then post it to Twitter, Facebook, etc. so it is “open” to the general public. Well, here is my open letter. To Co...

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  • WTF? – Worst In-Law Stories

    In-laws are famous for being, well…special. They’re the lovely people who come to visit you on holidays (and more frequently, if you’re lucky!) and always have some words of wisdom to share with you....

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    DIY Vintage Circus Baby Shower

    My best friend Lisa asked me to host her shower! “At my place,” she said. UGH. Her place is beautiful, but it’s like a museum—filled with expensive things always arranged just so. I almost feel like I’m messing it up just by...Read More
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  • Summertime: 5 Ideas For Welcoming The Sublime Season

    The Memorial Day holiday is fast approaching, and you know what that means—barbeques, beaches and the official welcome of the summer season. Here are 5 ideas to help you enjoy this summer:

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - 27 Fall Activities and Crafts For Kids That Are Actually Doable
    Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    27 Fall Activities and Crafts For Kids That Are Actually Doable

    I love scouring Pinterest, looking at all of the beautiful, time consuming crafts and activities for kids.

    Yeah, my kids aren’t about to last 30 minutes while I continuously stir homemade play dough on the stove. I need quick, cute, fun, not too messy, easy clean up, good for kids all of ages, and things that the kids will actually enjoy. Looking for that too? READ MORE

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Pinkalicious Costume

    The Case for a Preemptive Pinkalicious Costume

    Smalls wanted to be Pinkalicious for Halloween. You know, the protagonist from the book where the kid eats too many cupcakes, turns pink and the only way to remedy the problem is to eat green foods? I was really hoping she’d choose...Read More
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