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Creeper Lanterns: Minecraft Decor

Since I knew that we were having a Minecraft party this year for my son’s 8th birthday, I figured I’d switch out our Coffee Filter Chandelier (yup, that’s right, Coffee Filter Chandelier, you can see it and

Glow-in-the-Dark Creeper Shirts: Minecraft Party Favor

I didn’t want to get a bunch of junky toys or candy for the party favors for my son’s Minecraft party … instead we made the  guests Glow-in-the-Dark Creeper Shirts. After nailing down the easiest and best way

A family that GLOWS together, GROWS together: Together Box Review

When I opened up the complimentary package that Together Box sent us to review, I knew it would be the PERFECT set of activities to do together as a family on New Year’s Eve.  The plan was

Frosty Friends: Books about Snowmen

Frigid temperature and lots of fluffy flurries make for some great snowmen weather … but when the temps are too low and the snow isn’t right for packing the next best thing is reading books about snowmen!

LOVE-ly Books for Parents to Read with their Kids

One of my favorite things to do as a mom is read to my kids.  And some of my favorite books to read to them are special stories that talk about the special bond between kids and

14 Lovely Books about Valentine’s Day

  Valentine’s Day is soon upon us … so we’ve been enjoying some lovely books about Valentine’s Day!  With the weather here in Michigan being as chilly as it has been this year, it’s been wonderful to

MORE Christmas Books

While my 4 year-old daughte, was playing at the library early in December, I pursued the shelves for Christmas books.  Although we have QUITE the collection at home, I’m always amazed at how many MORE Christmas books

Easy Kid-Made Scribble Ornaments

I had some clear plastic Christmas bulbs that I purchased from Oriental Trading Company a couple years that we never found the exact right thing to do with them … until now.  I handed them over to

Customize Your Beyblades

This post is a guest post written by my seven-year old son, Henry.  One of his current passions are Beyblades and creating his very own versions … and he wanted to share his love with you!  It

Gathering Some Books for Thanksgiving

My kids and I love reading seasonal books as our bedtime stories.  It’s a great way to get some snuggles, a passion for reading, and some learning in every day.  Here are some books for Thanksgiving we’ve

When Witches Aren’t Just for Halloween: Pagan Children Learning Series

For many the talk of witches and magic isn’t over when November 1st rolls around.   For Pagans, discussions about magic and witches are of importance ALL year long. Pagan parents … and anyone interested in learning

A Round-Up of Halloween Reading for Kids

I really amazes me how many wonderful children’s books there are about Halloween.  I keep on finding more … and more … and more.  So, I decided to do a round-up of Halloween reading for kids! Here’s