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DIY Mini Gingerbread Houses

by: Mina of Mini Piccolini Last weekend, to kick-off Christmas, we had a little cookie-decorating party for my sons Alec and Louis and their friends Filip and Ebba. I thought it would be fun for them to do gingerbread houses, but the actual building isn’t really that much fun for such small children. So I [...]


Felt Popcorn and Cranberry Activity

One of my favorite Christmas memories is of a night spent making gingerbread ornaments and stringing popcorn and cranberries with my grandparents. Surely the reason I treasure this memory is because of the time with family, because, even as an adult, threading popcorn without breaking it proves challenging. Keeping the berries from dripping onto the [...]


20 No Mess Sensory Activities

I recently posted some ways to make sensory play more manageable at home, but I also wanted to share some super fun ideas that will be great for the next few wintery months! And the best part about this list? These activities aren't messy, and most of the materials are things you probably have around [...]

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Pipsticks Monthly Sticker Subscription

I'd been looking for a good sticker book for the kids for a while when Maureen (a fellow Brooklyn mom and sticker lover) at Pipsticks contacted me about her new monthly sticker subscription service. I was excited to give it a try because like most kids, Charlie and Olive love stickers, and it's a perfect [...]

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Making Sensory Play Manageable at Home

As we head into another long cold winter, the days are shorter and time for playing outside is limited. For those of us at home with kiddos all day, it won't take long before we are out of "quiet" activities to do. And let's be honest...the quiet activities usually aren't the ones that the kids [...]


How To Make Cardboard Even More Fun For Kids!

Between the deliveries of diapers and household products, we always seem to have an over abundance of cardboard boxes to recycle. (Because the less shopping we must do with baby in tow the better, right?!) I constantly find myself pinning inspiration for awesome cardboard DIY creations for kids, and decided it was time to round [...]


Fall Nature Crafts For Kids

I love doing crafts with Drake, and fall is a great time for them because there are so many crafts we can create with things we find outside. With the leaves changing colors and falling everywhere, as well as sticks, acorns, and rocks to collect, it's the perfect way to spend the day with my [...]

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