Reindeer Jar Holiday Gift

Reindeer Jar Holiday Gift feature

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MerryAndBright #CollectiveBias There are so many ways to make holidays merry and bright. This year we are spreading holiday cheer by elfing our neighbors with American Greetings and M&M's from Walmart along with some fun crafts like our reindeer jar holiday gift. Our daughters are growing up knowing the holidays are not about gifts, but instead, about the warm and fuzzies Read More... {Read More...}

Holiday ready tips for parents

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone #KidfreshToTheRescue #CollectiveBias It's our favorite time of year and we are getting ready for all the seasonal fun. But getting holiday ready isn't just about singing along at your child's school program or addressing your favorite holiday cards. It's also about making sure you don't let the business get in the way of actually enjoying the season. This holiday season I took a much Read More... {Read More...}

DIY Sweater Stocking for Teacher

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #SkittlesBeard #SweetSelfie #CollectiveBias Each year I have a long list of DIY gifts I want to make and then slowly as we get closer to the holidays, I realize I'll never find the time to craft my way through the season. This year I'm starting early and already have teacher gifts complete! My DIY sweater stocking for teacher is filled with craft supplies and favorite Read More... {Read More...}

Interactive Digital Play with WowWee CHiP and COJI

Interactive Digital Play CHiP and COJI feature

This post was sponsored by Duracell as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.  The way our children play is so different than the days we spent playing outside with friends after school. With new technology developing everyday, my daughter has a growing list of gifts on her holiday list. Between the devices we already have at home and the many she would love to add to her collection, it's not an easy task to differentiate between educational opportunities and those that Read More... {Read More...}

Gifts for Creative Kids – Bunchems Alive

Gifts for Creative Kids Bunchems Alive feature

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...}

Mother’s Day Gift from Adult Siblings

Mother's Day gift from adult siblings feature

Mother's Day is a favorite holiday for me because it's the day I get extra sticky kisses and handmade gifts. But it's also a wonderful day to celebrate my own mom too. My parents have been married for 35 years and built a very strong foundation of family values. My two younger brothers and I grew up in a home full of happy memories and nothing but encouragement for every venture we took on. Our parents smiled through the many times we decided to experiment with new hobbies, change directions, Read More... {Read More...}