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Homemade Easter Gifts for Kids

It's hard to believe that Easter is next weekend.  It's so early this year!  I never got around to bringing up the Easter decorations from the basement and in fact I think there are a few stray Christmas decorations still out around the house (oops). I have a hard time figuring out gifts for my kids… Continue reading Homemade Easter Gifts for Kids

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You Rule Valentine!

For preschool valentines this year I showed my son a bunch of ideas on Pinterest and let him pick one.  Last year we did the "Have a Ball Valentine!", which I chose.  This year he chose "You Rule Valentine!".  And although there were several really cute printables already out there, Benzo made a new simple… Continue reading You Rule Valentine!

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Kool-Aid Dyed Play Silks

Play silks are exactly what they sound like - big pieces of silk you play with.  I ran into the idea when I was searching for non-toy gift ideas for toddlers and preschoolers in December.  I found a great list on Nourishing Minimalism, and #16 was play silks.  I had never heard of play silks… Continue reading Kool-Aid Dyed Play Silks

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Preschool Valentines

Valentine's Day is Saturday which means preschool Valentine's Day party is Thursday.  Last night we let our older son stay up a little later after dinner to help put together his valentines for his classmates.  I knew I wanted to do a no-candy valentine and there are tons of ideas on Pinterest.  I also knew… Continue reading Preschool Valentines