Gifts for Creative Kids – Bunchems Alive

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With two daughters and a love for arts and crafts, everyday there is a messy project covering our kitchen table. Glue, paint and glitter spills are common so you can imagine my excitement to find a project for creative kids that doesn't make a mess. A toy that allows creativity to happen over and over again without the need to purchase additional supplies is the perfect gift for creative kids! Bunchems Alive, the 2016 Toy of the Year for Activities, takes a whole new spin on creativity Read More... {Read More...}

Easy Lunch Box Organization

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HorizonLunch #CollectiveBias Our morning routine feels quite chaotic and I've been making an effort to add organization to help the process of getting everyone ready for work and school. Easy lunch box organization with Horizon™ products purchased at Walmart have helped our morning routine immensely. My daughters are off to school everyday with a great packed lunch and I'm off to Read More... {Read More...}

The Jungle Book Red Flower Snack

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Loving The Jungle Book as a child, I was ecstatic when the movie was remade and finally in theaters this month. The story of Mowgli, the "man-cub" growing up in the jungle as being raised by wolves does so much more than make you relive your childhood favorite. The original animated and the new live-action film have their similar storylines and characters but offer a much difference cinematic experience. You'll fall in love with Neel Sethi, the boy actor that transforms Mowgli from Read More... {Read More...}

Thomas & Friends™ Sodor’s Legend Of The Lost Treasure DVD giveaway

Thomas & Friends DVD giveaway

It's been several years since my oldest daughter watched Thomas the Train daily and begged to play with the train set each time we visited our local book store. While she has outgrown her love for Thomas, her baby sister isn't too far away from adoring Thomas & Friends™. We are well prepared for the fascination of the friendly train crew and as parents, love the messages shared in many episodes. Now that we have ditched cable and dish television, having a few DVDs will definitely be helpful Read More... {Read More...}

The 10 best animal apps for kids

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This post is brought to you by our Brie Brie Blooms contributor Kristen. Our kiddos are using more apps on more devices than ever before. Sure, there’s a lot of junk out there, and when it comes to animal-themed apps, there are too many to count. Some of the apps offered are educational, creative, and fun for preschool children through age twelve (and beyond). These awesome animal apps pack a lot of punch at minimal cost, and some are even free. Here’s an in-depth look at my ten Read More... {Read More...}

DIY Shark Week shirts for siblings

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Shark Week is approaching and we are excited! My daughter has always been fascinated by marine animals and she loves learning about sharks during the fun week. Whether it's a Jaws movie night or a Discovery Channel episode marathon, our DIY shark week shirts are perfect for the occasion. This is baby's first Shark Week so we had to get her in on the fun. The silly sibling shark shirts took about half an hour to make and have already received a big thumbs up from my shark loving daughter. Her Read More... {Read More...}