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50+ Creative Ways To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Posted in Family Life, Pinterest Projects & Recipes
on March 10, 2017

This time of year my Pinterest feed is flooded with rainbows and shamrocks and everything Irish…and I love it!  Maybe my love for St. Patrick’s Day comes from my Irish husband (with his adorable reddish beard) or the fact that my birthday falls on the Irish holiday.  Either way, the onslaught of colorful rainbows and leprechaun’s cheer me up after the gray, dull wintertime.

So, today I’ve gathered 50+ Creative Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with you family.  I’ve got everything here from sweet treats to crafts and decor.  Let’s make this St. Patrick’s Day extra special for our littles and our loved ones.  Enjoy….

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New Mommy Series: How To Calm A Fussy Baby In 5 Simple Steps

Posted in Family Life
on February 24, 2017

A fussy baby that is hard to soothe and console, can be one of the most stressful situations for new parents.  So, today I’m going to walk you through 5 Simple Steps that will quickly and easily calm your crying infant, and give you peace of mind.  I show my new parents these methods each and every shift at the hospital, and I’ve seen them work miracles on my own nieces and nephew.  I know they can help you too….

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Cupid Floats: A Kid-Friendly Valentine’s Cocktail

Posted in Family Life, Pinterest Projects & Recipes
on February 12, 2017

We love making all the holidays extra special in our home…even Valentine’s Day.  These super cute Cupid Floats are the perfect Valentine’s Day surprise for the kids, and they are super simple to make.

Are you ready to feel the love from the little ones in your life…and perhaps experience a sugar high?  Well, you’ve come to the right place!  Let’s make Cupid Floats!

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“I Chews You”- Mini Bubblegum Machine Valentines

Posted in Pinterest Projects & Recipes
on February 7, 2017

I made these sweet, adorable, and unique Mini Bubblegum Machine Valentines for our nieces and nephew recently, and I fell in love with them…no pun intended. 😉 I’m not sure what I like more…the colorful gum balls or the super cute tags that say, “I Chews You”.

If you’re looking for a different idea for Valentines Day look no further.  I think Little {and Big} kiddos will absolutely love these!

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Family Memory Time Capsule

Posted in Family Life, Life Lately, Pinterest Projects & Recipes
on December 31, 2016
Family Memory Time Capsule

The Family Memory Time Capsule is such a wonderful activity for your entire family.  You can Pinterest it up if you want, or “dress it down” to fit your family’s style.  The point is to capture everyone’s favorite memories, thankful thoughts, and any other creative ideas, in a Family Time Capsule.

Then, on New Years Eve, during your family celebration, pass around the Mason Jar, and take turns reading your family memories from that year.  It’s a great way to remember the year, while welcoming the next.

The possibilites for customization are endless! Here’s how I put ours together…

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5 Steps To Building A Joy-Filled Home

Posted in Family Life, Inspiration
on July 27, 2016

There’s a verse that has been on my mind lately.  I saw this verse recently on Instagram of all places and have had it saved on my phone for a while now.  I was reminded of it the other day when I was, according to this verse, acting very foolish…

“The wise woman builds her house, but the foolish tear it down with her own hands.”  Proverbs 14:1

Its an amazing responsibility we have, as the women in our households, to either build up our homes with encouragement, safety, and love…or do the exact opposite and tear it down with judgement, sarcasm, and anger.

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