Three Truths to Remind a Single Friend on Valentine’s Day

The flowers floating around the office, the notes passed at school, the cards dripping with love and affection . . . Valentine's Day can be a lot to handle for the individual who is wishing they had someone special with whom to share the day.  And whether it is you...

Candy Land – Inspired Tea Party

  For my mom's last birthday, I decided to throw her a little party combining two things she loves:  tea and her favorite childhood game, Candy Land.  It was a lovely party.  Take a look!         For the table, I used traditional china, adding the playful nature of...

Open the Drawer

Are you struggling through a situation or having to deal with a difficulty that seems too hard to overcome?  We all face challenging times.  The question is how do we handle them?  Do we try to address the situation on our own and in our own strength or do we reach...

We Have A New Look!

I know it has been quiet for the last week or two around here, but it is because we have been working on our new look. What do you think? You will still be able to find the same great content in the same places but know that we're still tweaking a few...

Cooking with Kids: Homemade Honey Granola and Craft

September is just about here and do you know what that means?  National Honey Month!  We're celebrating with homemade honey granola and a honeycomb-inspired craft.  Plus, I'm sharing other ways to celebrate and have fun with honey. Join me at Motherhood On A Dime...

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After-School Kids’ Peanut Butter Trifle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #StockUpWithPost #CerealAnytime #CollectiveBias Can you believe it?  It is that time of year.  Summer has flown by as usual and we are officially back to school....

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GROWING FRIENDSHIPS: A Book That Every Kid Should Read

(This post contains our affiliate link.) It was unanimous.  We all agreed that every kid should read this book on friendship.  Go grab it now because you will love what and how it teaches your child about being a friend. The book is Growing Friendships:  A Kids' Guide...

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Save on Gift Giving with Groupon Coupons

Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post for Groupon.  All opinions are my own and I'm excited to help you save money on gifts. Are you familiar with Groupon?  It is a website I have used many times to score great deals on local and online activities and products.  But...

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A Fun Way for Families to Break Up a Long Road Trip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RoadTripOil #CollectiveBias Are you heading out on a road trip this summer?  Today, I have a great way for your family to break up the long drive, mark your...

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Free Printable Cars 3 Activity Sheets

Earlier in the summer, the kids and I piled into the truck and went to the drive-in to see Cars 3.  One thing we know how to do is go to the drive-in in style.  Air mattress, air pump, sheets, blankets, pillows, snacks, drinks and games.  It is one of our favorite...

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Quick Tips for Planning a July 4th Brunch

I love the 4th of July!  Our town puts on the cutest, family-centered Old Glory Day celebrations.  But because this takes up much of the afternoon and I still like to have friends over at some point during the day, brunch seems like the most logical option. Here are...

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How to Make a Delicious Waffle Bar Your Guests Will Love

  If you are looking for a fun and easy breakfast idea, look no further.  This waffle bar is it!  It requires only basic prep work before your guests arrive and the build-your-own style menu is fun for all. A couple weeks ago, I hosted a Norwex Party with friends and...

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How to Be Purposeful About a Slow Summer

If there is one thing I've been looking forward to as we wrapped up the school year, it is a SLOW SUMMER. The last month has been crazy.  Not only have we been over-scheduled and over-committed, we went and threw a puppy into it.  And friends, let me tell you if you...

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Your Guide to Star Wars at Disney World

The minute Disney acquired the Star Wars franchise, we all knew that the galaxy far, far away was about to get so much closer.  If you have even one Star Wars fan in the house, you're marching orders have already been set.  Schedule your next family vacation for Walt...

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A Mother’s Day Bouquet of Love Notes

  Of all the Mother's Day gifts I have received from my kids, my favorites have always centered around handwritten notes or creations my children have made.  Today, I am sharing a super simple, yet thoughtful gift idea for kids to make for Mother's Day. The added...

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My name is Kristen. I'm a former Wedding & Event Planner blogging about fun ways to celebrate each and every day and the special occasions of life. Here you'll find inspiration for family fun, children's activities, party planning and a faith-filled life.