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Preserve Precious Memories + Make Pumpkin Spice Cookies!

Preserve Precious Memories + Make Pumpkin Spice Cookies!

The thought of coming holidays, cool weather and baking with spices has me feeling happy and nostalgic. I’m excited to share my Pumpkin Spice Cookie recipe and the results of a special little project we started a few weeks ago!

Get Back to School Ready with Tom’s of Maine®

Get Back to School Ready with Tom’s of Maine®

Back to school shopping makes the start of the school year more exciting! This year my girls needed new school supplies, a few new outfits and some hygiene essentials. A great hygiene routine is a super smart way to get ready for back to school!

Meet American Girl Luciana Vega

Meet American Girl Luciana Vega

The best way to teach kids new interests and skills is by making learning fun! I love finding all sorts of ways to make school fun for my girls. My girls enjoy doing experiments in the kitchen,  mixing colored water, learning how plants grow and looking at the stars at night. My oldest daughter hopes to get a telescope someday. STEM activities are another fun way to introduce kids to science. American Girl created Luciana Vega to make learning about space fun for girls. Luciana is an adventurous girl who loves going to space camp and hopes to become an astronaut and visit Mars. Her colorful outfit, space accessories and adventureous interests will make any girl excited to learn about space!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

How to Entertain a Toddler During Homeschool

How to Entertain a Toddler During Homeschool

Do you homeschool with a range of kids? Keeping my toddler busy helps the rest of my kids have a productive school time. Here are some of the learning-inspired activities I use for my 2-year-old.

Meet American Girl Nanea Mitchell

Meet American Girl Nanea Mitchell

American Girl Nanea Mitchell is a Hawaiian girl growing up in 1941. This BeForever doll has a heartwarming story and she’s fun to dress up in her tropical outfits and Hula accessories. See why American Girl is one of our favorite brands!

Activities for Kids Who Love Adventures

Activities for Kids Who Love Adventures

Little boys are full of energy and are eager for the chance to explore and go on adventures. My 2-year-old boy loves going outside and learning new life skills, all the while running and climbing.  A little boy with all this energy benefits from some toys and activities that live up to the excitement in a little boy’s life.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Little Fashionista Favorites & Accessories

Little Fashionista Favorites & Accessories

These trendy fashion picks are fun for a wide range of ages and any girl who loves dressing up and accessorizing. A cute star GabbyBox backpack can be used for school or for kids to tote their toys or accessories around!

Modern Organic Cotton Kids PJs

Modern Organic Cotton Kids PJs

My kids love being cozy and new pajamas are an exciting and practical gift. Finn + Emma soft Organic cotton pajamas are a great choice for baby and toddler pajama sets. I love the soft modern patterns and roomy designs that also fit over cloth diapers!

Survival Tricks for Life with Kids

Survival Tricks for Life with Kids

A day in the life of a mom can feel a lot longer than 24 hours. Literally anything can happen. Our family routine can go smoothly and everyone is cozy, happy and reading books together on the couch. Or disaster happens. Just yesterday I woke up to an unbelievable number of messes; diaper messes in the crib, food messes on the table, toy messes on the floor. My morning clean up efforts kick-started my day into action! Here are a few things that help me stay sane within mommy life.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Collectible & Cuddly Feltman Brothers Baby Doll

Collectible & Cuddly Feltman Brothers Baby Doll

This collectible doll from the Feltman Brothers is an adorable gift idea for any little girl who loves dolls. Her classic name Caroline Grace matches her timeless details and high quality and realistic looking features.

Interactive Activities for Stir-Crazy Kiddos

Interactive Activities for Stir-Crazy Kiddos

Stuck inside? Colder weather or rainy days often create lots of opportunities for creative activities and imaginative play. We love to create a DIY sensory bin, design kid-friendly art, and practice learning new skills through play.

2017 Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

2017 Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

Winners Announced! The holidays are a fun time to celebrate family, exchange gifts and even possibly welcome a new little one. Our Holiday Gift Guides feature fun and practical gift ideas for babies, kids, and moms! New toys are always fun, but our Gift Guides also include basic essentials such as drinking cups and feeding accessories, maternity and nursing gear, helpful gifts for baby’s first Christmas, Eco-friendly basics for home and kitchen, luxurious natural body products, healthy and beauty gift ideas, and more! One lucky winner will win this entire Holiday Gift Collection!

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How to Talk to Kids about Distressing News Headlines

How to Talk to Kids about Distressing News Headlines

When tough news hits the headlines it can be tempting to hide the facts when talking with children. Here are some ideas for how to share distressing news updates with your kids.

Gifts for Babies – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts for Babies – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

The best gifts for babies often include practical gear along with sensory toys under the tree. These baby gift ideas are fun to unwrap and meet baby’s needs of feeding, diapering, and sensory play.

Gifts For Kids – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts For Kids – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

We know all about kids when it comes to gift giving! These fun gifts are sure to bring a smile to your child’s face on Christmas morning. Our gift guide for kids includes something for everyone!
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Welcome to Create. Play. Travel. We love sharing creative ideas, kid’s activities, DIY inspiration, beauty tips, fashion picks, family adventures, travel recommendations and more!