Easy DIY Greeting Cards
May 28, 2020

Easy DIY Greeting Cards

Who doesn't love getting a greeting card? Lately, I've been getting crafty and and decided to make DIY personal greeting cards for people I care about. I never considered it before, but since having to stay home because of Covid-19, I haven't been going to the store as much. I love getting creative but don't enjoy shopping for craft supplies anymore so I shop online. I also thought making DIY Greeting Cards would be time consuming and difficult. But making DIY Greeting Cards is quite easy if you use cardstock. I have terrible handwriting so puffy sticky letters help too. Here is an easy DIY Greeting Card tutorial. Instead of using paint to color sticks, use OOLY Brush Markers. Folding the flowers …

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Enter The Sweet Memories Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win Entenmann’s® Minis
May 22, 2020

Enter The Sweet Memories Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win Entenmann’s® Minis

I love a good pound cake! It's such a great spring dessert. Add some berries and whipped cream, and I'm set. It's so refreshing and festive. The Fourth of July is coming up along with Memorial Day and I have patriotic desserts on my mind. I was looking for a simple, patriotic dessert to have at a pool party or barbecue and I came up with this delicious Entenmann’s Minis Pound Cake with berries. Who doesn't like Red, White, and Blue Desserts? The kids loved my Berry Shortcake Bar with Entenmann’s Minis Pound Cake, berries, whipped cream, and red, white and blue sprinkles. Entenmann’s knows families are busy so their snack options helps make life easier with the minis being …

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Grab a Party Kit and a Cake and Celebrate with LGO Bakery
May 21, 2020

Grab a Party Kit and a Cake and Celebrate with LGO Bakery

When we had our Birthday party for Oliver, I looked for the best cakes in Phoenix. I usually end up at LGO Bakery, because, really, they have the best cakes in Phoenix! I'm obsessed with LGO Bakery cakes because they are like no other cakes I've ever tasted. They have cakes for any occasion and the executive pastry chef, Andrea Moreno creates the most magical cakes. LGO Bakery is the best bakery in Phoenix. We visit La Grande Orange Cafe regularly and eat their salads and baked goods but right next door at the LGO Bakery, the cakes are a whole other world! They have the most delicious, best quality cakes I have ever tasted. The red velvet cake is …

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5 Fun DIY Memorial Day Crafts for Kids
May 19, 2020

5 Fun DIY Memorial Day Crafts for Kids

  I love Memorial Day! It's a day for me to reflect.  It's the unofficial start of summer and it's a three day weekend for everyone with family celebrations outdoors, like barbecues and picnics. Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day. It is a day of honoring those who have died fighting for our country.  As a first generation American in my family, I am proud to be able to be included in this holiday. My boys are second generation Americans and love doing crafts, especially patriotic crafts. So, I found 5 fun patriotic crafts for them to try for Memorial Day. Check them out! Patriotic Flip Flops by OneCrazyMom DIY Hero Mason Jar by Pink Fortitude Patriotic Rock Painting by MeandMyInklings Patriotic Sparkling Orange Cherry Mocktail by by MeandMyInklings Ice Dyed Patriotic Firecracker T-Shirts by MeandMyInklings How fun …

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Scoob Comes Out May 15 + Watch at Home Party Pack
May 13, 2020

Scoob Comes Out May 15 + Watch at Home Party Pack

Watch the new Scoob! at home with this early access at home premier watch party on May 15. This is the first full-length animated Scooby-Doo adventure that is on the big screen with the never-before told stories of Scooby-Doo’s origins and the greatest mystery in the career of Mystery Inc. I can't wait to find out how Scooby and Shaggy met and and how they joined Mystery Inc with detectives Fred, Velma and Daphne. Get your #SCOOBMovieNight hashtag out on Twitter! Get ready for this pawtastic premier event! Scooby and the gang face their biggest mystery ever! “SCOOB!” will be available for a 48-hour rental via Premium Video On Demand for $19.99, or premium digital ownership for $24.99, beginning on Friday, …

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Why I Took a Vacation During a Pandemic
May 12, 2020

Why I Took a Vacation During a Pandemic

Nothing like this could have ever been planned.  I've stayed home during the Covid-19 pandemic as instructed with my family. Recently, with the Covid-19 outbreak has caused so much fear and stress. Mental health during the Covid-19 Pandemic is a topic that most people avoid but I found myself jumping on the crazy train. I took my family hostage with me on the train while in quarantine. Isolating while staying home has taken me to a place where my mental health has declined. This virus nicknamed the Corona virus has taken over our lives. Staying home is not my cup of tea but I have listened and obeyed the rules for the sake of my family and others. Everyone reacts differently …

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How to have the Ultimate Birthday Party with a Ring Pop Pinata
May 1, 2020

How to have the Ultimate Birthday Party with a Ring Pop Pinata

Thank you Ring Pop® for sponsoring this post. Read below for step-by-step instructions to create this fun Ring Pop Party Starter activity! I think I’m addicted to having birthday parties. We have had every type of birthday party you can imagine, including at-home celebration parties; except for a Ring Pop birthday party! Who would think that setting up a Ring Pop birthday party would be so much fun? There are two things that are essential for a successful birthday party: goody bags and a piñata. A birthday party is not complete without these two items. I love putting the goody bags together and the kids love receiving them. There are always so many fun items in the goody bags. I think it’s safe to say that some people …

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Best Back Yard Water Toys for Kids
April 25, 2020

Best Back Yard Water Toys for Kids

It's getting hot here in Arizona! Today we hit 103 degrees. It's not even May. And with the kids being quarantined due to the Covid-19 outbreak, they are more restless than ever! The Covid-19 has everyone staying home to keep safe and homeschooling. But a lot of kids aren't used to these kind of restrictions. I've found some outdoor back yard activities but I wanted to find some water toys. The boys love outdoor sand tables and water slides. Back yard water toys are going to be the answer to a long, hot summer. Inflatable bounce house pools and inflatable pools are the way to go for multiple kids in a family like mine. Kids water guns …

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Best Mother's Day Free Printables and Card Ideas
April 23, 2020

Best Mother's Day Free Printables and Card Ideas

Mother's Day is a big deal in our family. I have saved all the Mother's Day cards that were given to me by my children, my husband and my mom. I treasure them more than any gift. You can't replace words. That's why I always love getting fun Mother's Day cards. I found some interesting, free Mother's Day printables and free DIY Mother's Day card ideas to print out. You can even get a printable for mom from kids or a free “exploding” printable Mothers Day card for kids. Giving a card is such a lovely gesture , even a Mother's Day coupon card or Mother's Day coupon ideas can be super fun! Check these out! What are you going …

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How to Keep your Children's Hands out of their Mouth
April 21, 2020

How to Keep your Children's Hands out of their Mouth

Now, more than ever, with the outbreak of Covid-19, it is so important for everyone to keep their hands out of their mouth, their hands off their face, and to wash their hands. But this is not a habit than many of us are used to yet. We have to be more proactive about our health and find ways to avoid getting Covid-19. I found a product to keep the kids' hands busy and out of their mouth. ARK Therapeutic sells special need's writing tools, chewies and products for oral motor input and sensory stimulation. They also have products that help with hyper activeness and tools for autism. I've been told that they are both have symptoms of ADHD but I keep doing …

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