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  • Welcome to our Family Fun section. Enjoy ideas, tips, and stories on family activities, holidays, special occasions, traditions, and ways to get active and strengthen family relationships. This list shares our most popular posts, or scroll down for the latest.

Irish Traditions: Kissing the Blarney Stone

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Almost 10 years ago, my family traveled to Ireland to embrace our Irish roots…. One of my favorite photos of all-time is a picture of my great grandpa and grandma which was taken right after they arrived in Pennsylvania from Ireland. They were photographed proudly standing next to a

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Food Art: Embracing Your Favorite Disney Adventure

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Remember your parents teaching you to not play with your food? Do you tell your kids the same thing? What if I told you that  Smucker’s® Uncrustables® Sandwiches wants you and your family to play with your food … and enter for a chance to win a Disney …Resort

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Parties: Valentine’s Day Photo Props

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Looking for some fun ideas for your kids’ school Valentine’s Day party? Look no further. These photo props are an absolute must.



Envision a photo booth… where the kids can grab some of their favorite props and strike a pose. Photo props are a fun way to take normal

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Decorating for a Kid’s Valentine’s Day Party

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I love holiday parties. I especially love throwing kids parties…. I get a kick out of planning everything! I’m a party person! You know what else I am? A cheap person. I am always try to be thrifty while planning out my parties! Why throw a party that you’ll

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Tips for Creating Family Fun Nights

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As I child I was never into “forced fun.” My mom and dad might make my sister and I tag along with them to the local nature park. Or go see some local art exhibit…. Or some activity at the local community center. All these things were well intentioned.

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19 Winter-Themed Crafts and Activities for Kids

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Do cold days and school closings have your kids indoors more now? Don’t worry – you can still save your sanity and have a fun time with your children with these fun winter activities. Be sure to pin the post to save it for your next snow day.



Snowflake Stained

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Get in the picture – a gentle reminder for moms this holiday

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We stand proudly over the meal we took 6 and a half hours to cook, and we watch it disappear in twenty minutes. We step back and admire the beautiful tree we decorated (or watched the kids decorate) and carefully pack it away for next year.
We smile in the…

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Holiday Photos – Pictures of Your Childhood Home and Legacy

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For many of us, the holidays mean that we are able to travel to our family’s home. This is the perfect opportunity to capture forever, through photography… the things that meant something to you as a child.
This year, I am spending Christmas at mom and dad’s house near Houston,

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DIY Christmas Garland

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I love a good garland!  It’s so festive and fun and an easy way to make your home feel more holiday ready. What better than making your own Christmas garland?
We just moved into our new house, which, has a mantle!  So fun!  I’ve been thinking of ways to make…

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Family Traditions: Celebrating Winter and Snow

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Winter is full of family traditions (like this delicious one) but none that our family gets as excited for as much as the first snowfall… of the year. Regardless of whether it’s the first or the 15th snowfall, families can make memories involving snow that last all season long!
 

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