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Spring Flowers: Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival

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What is your favorite way to celebrate Earth Month? I can’t think of a better activity than seeing spring flowers bloom. So, my family was thrilled when Thanksgiving Point offered us tickets to this year’s Tulip Festival.

Seeing Spring Flowers: The Perfect Family Outdoors Activity
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10 Springtime Family Activities

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Spring is around the corner and my first impulse is to run outside and enjoy the weather! This is one of the reasons why it is the perfect season for springtime family activities.  As winter ends, every member of the family is restless.  Harnessing that energy for family togetherness

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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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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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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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5 Color Combos to Rock Family Pictures

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It is that time of year again-Family pictures are happening everywhere!  And can we just have an honest moment about how hard it is to get your family ready and coordinated and happy for family pictures?  Deep breathes is my motto on family picture day.  So today I am sharing

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DIY Art Box for Creativity Containers

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Art supplies can be a hassle.  Crayons, glue sticks, coloring books everywhere.  Here’s the solution: a simple, DIY artbox kids help make themselves. Creative play… is so important for kids and this will make it easy for them to have a safe place to dig into for their fun messes.

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Why It’s Important to Let Kids Make Messes

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Do you think it is important to let you kids make messes? I’ll share with you why I do!



We fuss constantly – clean up your room…, wash your hands, put your laundry away. When was the last time you just let them be messy? I know this comes

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Enjoy Sightseeing on the San Diego Harbor Cruise

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When you think of going to Southern California,… going on a harbor cruise might not be the first thing that comes to your mind. On the last day of our summer vacation, we decided to make sure we exposed our kids to a little education. San Diego is rich in

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