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Let’s go to the Ohio State Fair!

Let’s talk about the Ohio State Fair, mamas. Did you know it’s amazing? And affordable? And in our backyard? Several years ago, my sister-in-laws started entering the fair’s baking and crafting competitions. I would listen as Bern and Theresa would pore over recipes, craft books and Pinterest to decide what concoction they’d enter. To be […]

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Preschool Snacks

Quick & Easy Preschool Snacks

Do you dread your appointed snack day? The day you have to provide the snack for your child’s whole preschool, kindergarten, or elementary class? I always want to do something fun and cute, (darn you Pinterest!) but I rarely have the time.  I have a hard enough time even remembering what their appointed snack day […]

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Fun Green Food Ideas

Fun Green Food Ideas

With St. Patrick’s Day on the horizon, you can make mealtime a little more festive for your children with these fun green food ideas!     If you read my Valentine’s Day post last month, you know I like to celebrate the holidays with fun food ideas and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception.  Plus, since this […]

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Crafty Fun for Inside Days!

I have a confession.  I really, really dislike kid’s crafts.   I mean – I like the idea of kid’s crafts.  I respect that craft projects occupy my little one’s time and attention, however brief and messy.  I’m sure there are all kinds of benefits to be obtained from finger-painting toilet paper tubes and cutting […]

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Valentine's Day Party

Hosting a Valentine’s Day Party

Throw a fun and festive Valentine’s Day party for your kids with these easy craft and food ideas!   I always feel a little blue come January and February after the three-month spree of holidays between October to January 1st. Do you feel this way too? By the time February’s here, we’re deep into winter and spring […]

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Playdough and More Homemade Fun

The frigid winter weather often means being stuck indoors and with a toddler, that can spell trouble for everyone involved.  These homemade play ideas will help you both beat the winter blues.    Now that winter’s in full swing, the days gave turned overcast, cold and wet. It’s times like this, that as a stay at home […]

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