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12 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

My family didn’t grow up with many holiday traditions, so I was determined to create my own now that I have my own family.  One simple tradition I’ve always yearned for was the simple act of stuffing stockings and opening them on Christmas Eve, then saving the big gifts for Christmas Day. I look forward [...]

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30 Holiday Potluck Ideas

Every year, a sign-up sheet is passed around our office for our annual holiday potluck. Every year, I’m stumped on what to bring besides the same ol’ boring veggie tray or chips and dip, so I’ve compiled a bunch of holiday potluck recipes that would go well over a large crowd.  I believe the best [...]

DIY Pumpkin Face Paper Garland

Halloween often comes with lots of scary decorations, but with a few simple supplies, you and your kids can craft your own garland full of pumpkin faces. Make them as silly or spooky as you want!

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20 Delicious Holiday Treats

Every year as the holidays approach, I can’t help but want to start baking (and eating!) delicious treats. They’re in stores, on magazine covers, and all over my Pinterest feed. Yet even with access to so many yummy-looking recipes, time and time again I end up baking the same frosted sugar cookies. And don’t get [...]

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16 Diwali Activities & Crafts

The Hindu festival of Diwali is coming up soon – on Oct 23! Diwali (or Deepavali, as our family and many others call it) is basically a celebration of the triumph of good over evil, and a time to be with family. As much as I would like to channel Kelly from The Office, I’ll attempt at giving a [...]

20 EASY HALLOWEEN SNACKS

20 Easy Halloween Snacks for Preschoolers

I am a room parent at Liam’s school this year and when I found out, I was so excited to start planning his class Halloween party. I started pinning snacks and games like crazy, picking the perfect ones that I could prepare ahead of time. However, I soon discovered that as room parents, we just [...]

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July to you and your family! It’s been drizzling all day here in New York, but we’re hoping it stops in time for us to catch a fireworks show this evening. We’ll be taking the rest of the weekend off to spend with our families, but we’ll see you back here on [...]

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