Cooking with Kids is so much fun I wrote a book about it! #LittleChefs

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Well, I wrote part of a book.  Contributed to a chapter.  But I did!  I'm proud to say I'm one of 40 amazing bloggers who came together for the very first crowd-sourced ebook designed to help get you cooking with kids, the Little Chefs Project!  is all about cooking with kids and includes tips, tricks, recipes, ...

Skylander’s Giants Starter Kit

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One of THE hottest games and gifts this season is the brand new Skylanders Giants! The original Skylanders Spyro's Adventure was released last year around this time, and it was a big hit among many. Right now Spyro’s Skylanders Adventure is the number 1 selling game and highest selling action figure in the country – ...

Teach your daughter to keep track of her periods #KotexMom

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It's almost inevitable that your daughter will at some point start getting her period.  We as adults have a few ways to approach this, with facts and information and open dialogue, or an as-you-go approach.  If you hadn't noticed, I'm in the educate and and talk about things camp.  My daughter, at 7, is aware ...

The Perplexus Review – Holiday Gift Guide

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  Have you seen the new Perplexus maze game from PlaSmart?  I have a feeling that this going to be BIG this holiday season.  This fun toy requires critical thinking, fine motor skills and NO batteries!  Great for kids ages 6 and up.  I was SO excited with the folks at Plasmart agreed to send me ...

Plasma Bike Review – Holiday Gift ideas!

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Many of you may remember our review of the fabulous PlasmaCar from Plasmart last year. We have had so much fun with this toy that we immediately thought of them for this years Holiday Gift Guide. They have some GREAT new products that we were so excited to try out. The Plasma Bike is ...

Holiday Gift Guide 2012 – Playmobil Advent Calendar Giveaway and Review

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Christmas is quickly approaching and it's time to start thinking about holiday traditions and gifts for the kids!  I just love celebrating the holidays with my kids.  It's just so special to see the excitement and delight in their eyes.  This is why I try to incorporate a lot of family traditions into our holiday ...

The Children’s Place has GREAT Costumes Available

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I've got a deep love for The Children's Place.  Great quality clothing, affordable pricing, so the adults are happy, in comfortable styles and colors that the kids are glad to wear.  This even extends, at this time of year, to Halloween Costumes (although if your kids are like mine, they'll enjoy costumes all year round ...

Closetmaid saved the day (in the closet)

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In doing our  bathroom makeover, we had to rob the girls' closet of some space, in order to install some built in shelving for much-needed bathroom storage.  While their closet is a fairly good sized one for a child's bedroom, it also has to house all of the clothing for both of my girls, and ...

Come Join Me for The Little Chefs Project Cook-Along 10/24

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One of my family's favorite things to do together is cook...bake...even make playdoh together. My kids love to make things "from scrap" and have all loved taking part, even as little one year olds barely able to stand on a chair to hold a spoon.  It's not always perfect, and it's definitely always messy, and ...