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DIY reusable upright snack bag #ThisisWholesome
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Before I had kids, I never thought much about on-the-go snacking. Granola bar, water, good to go. Once kids hit, it became a serious daily concern. Every little excursion, I’m packing snacks for both kids like their lives depend on it. Then that day happens when your child goes to

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knitting for kids

Gifts that inspire creativity and new hobbies are the best, and this Christmas, I’m hunting for the them high and low.  My almost 7 year old discovered “yarn bombing” the other day where people use knitting as a form of graffiti .  Well, you know she thought it was amazing

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ghost screamers ring toss

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Cottonelle, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #CottonelleTarget   We had a Halloween party this weekend and it was totally spooked out.  Black Widow Martinis, Frankenstein Raviolis, Graveyard Cookie Cupcakes…. did you

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purple cows laminator

The decision to homeschool my kindergartner this year was a big one, one I did not take lightly.  Many factors were at play, but ultimately we decided homeschool was the right choice for our daughter and I have no regrets!  It has been such a success that I am contemplating

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DIY holiday tabletop trees

(top row) BHG Felt Rosette Trees    In My Own Style Ornament Trees   Good Housekeeping Pinecone Trees (bottom row) Pink Suede Shoe Cardstock Advent Trees   Sparkle Pants Girls Layered Ribbon Trees   BHG Tinsel Piper Trees (top row) BHG Glass Ball Topiaries   My Home My Stye Wire Trees   The Celebration Shoppe Glitter

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Every car trunk should be armed with a fantastic picnic roll.  Picnics can be held anywhere, not just in grassy park but also at the beach, at an outdoor movie — and they are simply one of the best ways to enjoy the weather with your family.  Sheets and large

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Sometimes tearing your child away from their computers, favorite shows and cool gadgets can be a challenge. My daughter adores doing crafts, but I’ll be the first to admit that it takes time to think of crafts and then run out to the store to find all of the needed

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My daughter is a rock collector. She’s been obsessed with them for as long as I can remember. Whether it’s buying different types/colors from rock stands and such or picking them up from our backyard, school playground or on vacation. She’s fascinated with all of them. She sorts them by

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DIY paper flowers
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Cut flowers are pretty but they don’t last long, and if you or your mother has a black thumb, the potted kind won’t last either.  Here’s a novel idea: have the kids help you make paper flowers.  You can customize your own gorgeous bouquet or a single stem will do. 

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Loose Leaf Tea DIY

I love small crafty projects that make a big impact. Many people love loose leaf tea, but find it a little messy to work with. What a great present for someone you care about. For example that teacher that does so many wonderful things for your child. Don’t forget it’s

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