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Trash the Dress 10th Wedding Anniversary Photos

Trash the Dress 10th Wedding Anniversary Photos

Our wedding day was colorful, casual and attended by friends and family who knew us best. To celebrate our 10th anniversary milestone we thought it would be fun to re-purpose my wedding dress and take Trash the Dress photos!

Great Gear for Chilly or Rainy Days

Great Gear for Chilly or Rainy Days

Rainy or snowy days can still be adventurous opportunities for kids to play outside with some extra gear. And if we have to go somewhere, rain and snow gear is essential for staying warm on the go!

Teach Kids to Swim & Love Water with a Mermaid Tail

Teach Kids to Swim & Love Water with a Mermaid Tail

Learning how to swim is a great skill kids can use year round. We love going to the lake in the summer and visiting our indoor community pool in the winter. If you are going to be around pools and hot tubs, it’s especially important to teach kids how to be safe around water. Sun Tail Mermaid fins are a fun way to encourage kids to learn how to swim and feel comfortable in the water.

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Fun Stuff For Active Kids! Animal Blankets, Glitter Slime & More

Fun Stuff For Active Kids! Animal Blankets, Glitter Slime & More

My kids love playtime activities that are interactive and creative! Kids can dress up with Wild Things Animal Blankets, play with homemade glitter slime or create art on a chalkboard table to make the shortened fall days a little more interesting.

Family Fun at New Leaf Nursery Fall Festival

Family Fun at New Leaf Nursery Fall Festival

Today we had lots of fun at the New Leaf Nursery fall festival! This Coeur d’Alene nursery offered plenty of free things to do; a petting zoo, a hay bale maze, rock painting and beautiful fall flowers to view.

Family Tour of Moon Valley Organics Farm

Family Tour of Moon Valley Organics Farm

How fun would it be to visit a local farm that makes amazing herbal skincare products and supports sustainability within the community? We had the chance to do just that and visit the Moon Valley Organics farm on our way through Deming, Washington. We lived in the Seattle area for 5 years so in a way, this Pacific Northwest trip felt like going home, even if it was just for a few days. I’m excited to share some highlights from our visit to the family-owned Moon Valley Organics farm!
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4 Important Things to Consider when Buying a Used Car

4 Important Things to Consider when Buying a Used Car

It can be exciting when it comes time to pick out a car, even when it’s not your first. These 4 tips can help you avoid hidden issues with used cars and make your future car shopping experience much easier.

Water Safety Tips & Summer Gear

Water Safety Tips & Summer Gear

Summer can be filled with lots of fun and adventures. These water safety tips shared by a father and police officer can help parents keep kids safe during family water activities. Also don’t miss our summer gear family must-haves and review of DryFins chafe-free swim trunks below!

5 Creative Outdoor Activities for Kids

5 Creative Outdoor Activities for Kids

All stay-at-home moms know it can be challenging to entertain kids during the summer, school breaks, and open afternoons and evening hours. My kids regularly ask me to play with them or immediately default to wanting to watch a show or play games on the tablet. We limit screen time to about 1 hour a day, which leaves a lot more hours to fill with interactive and engaging kids’ activities. Here are a few simple kids’ activities to encourage imaginative play, also featuring Jubilant balance bikes!

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Beach Faves & Homemade Body Sugaring

Beach Faves & Homemade Body Sugaring

Hitting the beach this summer? It’s important to take care of your summer skin and keep track of your stuff while traveling and playing. Every mom will love these skin care tips and stylish Krafty Chix bags!

10 San Francisco Family Activities

10 San Francisco Family Activities

We found plenty of San Francisco family activities during our summer trip down the West Coast. We enjoyed visiting the Exploratorium and strolling down Pier 39; just a few of our top picks for experiencing San Francisco with kids.

Simple Kids’ Style Tips

Simple Kids’ Style Tips

During the summer my girls beat the heat with cool tank tops and fun twirly summer dresses! Here are some of my daily tips for keeping my girls’ hair tangle free and kids’ clothes and shoes fresh, clean and ready for playtime.

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8 Budget-Friendly Pacific NW Family Travel Destinations

8 Budget-Friendly Pacific NW Family Travel Destinations

Traveling with young kids? This summer we took a family trip down the West Coast. Here are some of our favorite stops in Washington and Oregon that were fun, inexpensive, and memorable for us to visit with kids.

Mount St. Helens Ape Cave & Lava Tubes Family Visit

Mount St. Helens Ape Cave & Lava Tubes Family Visit

We love exploring new places with our kids. I’m excited to share the highlights from our family visit to Mount St. Helens lava tubes and Ape Cave in Washington State.

Sensory Glitter Cloud Dough Kids’ Activity

Sensory Glitter Cloud Dough Kids’ Activity

Kids love sensory activities. This glitter cloud dough is squishy and fun to stretch and mold. It’s not salty like play dough so it won’t dry out little kids’ hands. We made fun sparkly homemade dough with just 3 main ingredients!

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