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Creative ideas for nature and outdoor gifts for kids! The holidays are coming and we want you to be able to spend more time relaxing than shopping.  Wouldn’t that be nice — feet up, fire going, warm cup of tea & a cookie (or two), Bing crooning “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas…” Ahhh.. now …

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40 creative & useful stocking stuffer ideas for preschoolers, big kids, tweens & teenagers! The art of the filling a stocking — there’s a fine balance to be one of Santa’s helpers, isn’t it?!  Coming up with creative stocking stuffer ideas for kids takes some creative thinking. The goal is to turn an empty Christmas …

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Do you know what I love about today’s activity? 

It doesn’t require perfection or detail or really any focus.  It’s very open-ended and so creative — plus down-right beautiful too!

It came about as a spur of the moment idea when we were making some Clay Pot Garden Markers for a guest post with The Educator’s Spin on It.

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A guide to the 15 best Children’s Magazines for toddlers, preschoolers, big kids & tweens! When my kids were young, I loved to take them to the library.  We would search the shelves for our favorite books and attend storytime sessions. And sometimes we would explore a new area of the library — which is …

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It’s June, which means sunshine, swimming pools and a special day for Dad!

When is Father’s Day this year?  Don’t worry – you’ve still got time — it’s June 16th.  And for the record, my Dad’s birthday is the same week so I’ve been browsing for some fun and unique gifts for a few of the special men in my life. 

Now, my husband will tell you that the best gift any man could get would be an unlimited supply of bacon (and who am I to argue) but I was thinking of something better than bacon.  I know, there’s probably not much that’s better than bacon but here are a few unique ideas that I think they may enjoy.

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