Category Archive: Family Fun

Apr 02 2014

Spring Crafts with the Kiddos

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The rain has kept us indoors but I’ve had fun with my kiddos creating all sorts of artsy masterpieces. My son only wants to draw ninjas but my daughter is much easier to persuade to craft with me. I’m turning her into a Pinterest fanatic already. We made some cute hair ribbons, jelly bean bracelets, …

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Mar 28 2014

Candy-Free Easter Ideas!

Our Easter Bunny is no fun. He doesn’t bring chocolate bunnies or any candy for that matter (maybe a couple of token jelly beans, just because I feel guilty of deprivation). But for the most part, my kid’s Easter baskets have always been filled with other goodies. Easter egg hunts have been another story. Each …

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Mar 25 2014

Fun Food Ideas for April Fool’s Day

April Fool's Dinner

I have to admit that I don’t love April Fool’s Day. Vaseline on door knobs, hair gel instead of hand soap, cream cheese replacing white deodorant, or plastic wrap over a toilet sounds like a real bummer, not a funny joke (If you disagree than I just gave you some good ideas).  But it IS …

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Mar 11 2014

Easy St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Easy St. Patrick's Day Activities

I now have green fingers, but also a cute shamrock mason jar candle holder just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. I love being crafty and when I can involve my kids, even better. Unfortunately though, my treasures rarely look like Pinterest gems. They are more like “Jentries”- Jen, trying. I do not have patience …

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