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Leaf Art for Kids

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Fall is on the way to Eastern Iowa and we are using the changing seasons to inspire our days right now. One thing I love to do during the fall is create leaf art with my kids. We are always inspired by Louis Ehlert’s book Leaf Manand use it

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Kid’s Art Journal

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A couple of years ago I got into art journaling, and I realized that would be the perfect craft for Kate.  She loves coloring and painting and stickers, and this journal could combine all those things.
When I was her age, I was afraid of crafting – so concerned with…

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DIY Space Ship Crafts for Kids

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I love encouraging imaginative play.  Imaginative play always seems to captivate my kids’ interest for longer periods of time.  Anything involving a story-line or scene engages the kids and makes play a lot more fun for everyone.
DIY Space Ship Craft Kids Can Make
After a week of space-themed activities…

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DIY Headbands for Simple Girls Fashion

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After selling a kidney to pay for back-to-school clothes for your kids, you need to take a break. Making these simple and fun headbands is a great way to rest after a full day of shopping, and the bonus is matching headbands to coordinate with back-to-school outfits. Both the headband…

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DIY Crease-less Hair Ties for Simple Kids Fashion

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Hair. Specifically, brushing my daughter’s hair. Is not for the faint at heart. It usually involves screaming, whining, begging. And that’s just on my end.
Truthfully, the daily hair-doing experience is rough around here. So I went on a mission to make the hair-doing experience involve more fun and less…

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Back to School Apple Button Bag

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Most people are gearing up for Back to School with their school age children right now and trying to come up with cute ideas for teachers, as the school year starts. We thought we’d share a cute and easy Back to School Apple Button Bag project that is so easy…

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DIY Princess Crown

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Every Princess needs a crown, right? Since we made our DIY tutu and princess wand…, we knew we needed a DIY princess crown next, to complete the costume.
Make Your Own Princess Costume Crown
How many crowns have I purchased from the Dollar Spot at Target or various other

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DIY Best Friends Necklace – for Multiple Besties

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The bond between two girlfriends, or a group of girlfriends, is something special. Every girl should celebrate her band of besties… – and what better way than with a best friends necklace she can make herself – and split into as many pieces are needed. If you wanted to make

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Making a Creative Play Area for Kids

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Kids need the ability to play creatively so as parents, we want to be sure we’re providing them with space to explore and use imaginative play. When my older two kids were young, I lived close to my college roommates, Kelly and Maja. We had weekly play dates that helped…

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How to Make a Fairy Garden

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My kids have been wanting to make their own fairy garden… for quite some time, so last week, we finally checked it off our to-do list! Making a Fairy Garden is a great way to get your kids outside and involved in gardening and it’s a magical idea that will

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