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40 Awesome Fall Activities for Kids

Do you love the autumn season as much as me? It's such a fun time of year! I am always amazing at all the great things to do in the fall with both indoor and outdoor activities. Enjoy family activities like apple picking, carving pumpkins, take a fall hike, jump in the leaves and so… Continue reading 40 Awesome Fall Activities for Kids

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How To Be Organized for School This Year|Freebie Printables

Are your kids back in school and you're feeling a little crazed and disorganized? The mornings are a mad dash to get out of the house and the afternoons are a rush to get to all the kids' activities. This is how it is for me and I realized I need to figure out how to be… Continue reading How To Be Organized for School This Year|Freebie Printables

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Fun Age-Appropriate Chore Charts For Kids + Tips & Chore Chart Templates

I am so excited about this weeks guest post from Janey at Shutterfly on age appropriate chore charts for kids. Janey provides free printable chore charts templates and gives the reader easy tips on how to introduce more responsibility into your child's life. Use these simple chores chart ideas by age to make adding chores… Continue reading Fun Age-Appropriate Chore Charts For Kids + Tips & Chore Chart Templates

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Easy Pantry Organization Ideas for Kids Snacks & School Lunches

Are you overwhelmed when you open your pantry and refrigerator? Is it totally disorganized and you can't find anything? This is how I was feeling! The kids and I were constantly searching for food and kids snacks we couldn't find or letting food go bad because we didn't see it. I decided it was time… Continue reading Easy Pantry Organization Ideas for Kids Snacks & School Lunches

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40 Things to Do with Kids on Staycation

Are you looking for a way to keep your kids busy over the summer or on school breaks? If you don't want to spend money on a big vacation, we love the idea of planning a great Staycation by finding fun places to go with kids right in our own city and fun things to… Continue reading 40 Things to Do with Kids on Staycation

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Kohl Children’s Museum | What to Know Before You Go 

Are you looking for things to do in Chicago with Kids? Look no further than the Kohl Children’s Museum located in Glenview, Illinois. This children’s museum offers tons of cool play areas for your kids to learn and explore. I have taken my children to kids museums all over the country and this one by… Continue reading Kohl Children’s Museum | What to Know Before You Go 

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5 Rainy Day Activities for Kids | Family Game Nights with No Screens

Need some fun rainy day activities for kids? I don't know about you but I get a little stressed trying to keep the kids busy, especially during winter months or rainy days when you can't just send them outside to play? The nights get long in the winter and kids who are bored tend to get… Continue reading 5 Rainy Day Activities for Kids | Family Game Nights with No Screens

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11 Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas Teachers Really Want

Are you struggling to think of great Teacher Appreciation gift ideas? You want to show your child's teacher how much you appreciate them, but the question is, what will they like? I worry about finding gifts at the holidays and end of the school year teacher gifts. So, to figure out the best Teacher Gifts, I… Continue reading 11 Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas Teachers Really Want

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How to Clean a Washing Machine in 5 Easy Steps

Do you want a clean washing machine? Do you feel like your washing machine smells? I am so embarrassed to say that mine did and I wasn't sure how to fix it. I did a bunch of research and figured out how to clean a front loading washing machine. Turns out it is really easy… Continue reading How to Clean a Washing Machine in 5 Easy Steps

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How to Get Organized with Free Checklist Printables For Kids Activities

How to Get Organized with Free Checklist Printables For Kids Activities Are your afternoons like mine, a crazy rush to get to all the kids' activities? They come home from school and it's a mad dash to get homework done, eat some type of meal, then pack up all your gear and head off. The… Continue reading How to Get Organized with Free Checklist Printables For Kids Activities